It's no secret that "looks" are an important aspect of K-pop, specifically, makeup. From the perfectly smooth skin and rosy cheeks to the glittery eyes finished with rhinestones, A lot of makeup trends today are based on K-pop Idol looks! (and who doesn't want to be as cute as their favorite idol?). Most people think that Idol makeup can't be achieved because they look unrealistically perfect but, today you will learn that these looks can be achieved with only a couple of products (and you don't have to be a makeup expert to achieve them) We will discuss three main categories of these looks: Aegyo Sal and eye makeup, the perfect ombre lip, and cheeks + face makeup.
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AEGYO SAL AND EYE MAKEUP
AEGYO SAL (애교살)
What is Aegyo Sal? Aegyo Sal is the skin underneath your eyes on the edge of your lower eyelids (seen in the photo on the left). This may not be noticed in other places but in Korea, the goal is to have a defined Aegyo Sal! This makes the eyes look younger and bigger. But, this isn't noticeable to everyone so how do you change that? There's only one product you need: Etude House Cute Eyes Maker at Choc Choc.
[Etude] Cute Eyes Maker
Create super cute and youthful under-eye makeup with this easy-to-use dual-ended eye contour product! One end has a glitter eyeshadow tip applicator and the other end has a slim 2mm liner with just the right amount of pigment for delicate under-eye contouring! The product is available in two shades: Champagne Nude and Peach Nude
When doing idol makeup, the key is glitter of any kind. Glitter and eyeshadow are used in both Male and Female Idol looks! You can apply it to the eyelids, and under-eyes, or for a subtle shimmer you can apply it to the inner corner. When it comes to eyeshadow, you can do smokey eyes, bright colors, or subtle neutrals for a more natural look. You don't need brushes or any fancy techniques!
[Etude] Tear Eye Liner
Make your eyes sparkle with
these shimmering liquid eyeliners! This liquid liner contains superfine glitters to give your eyes a sparkling and dazzling effect!
[Rom&nd] Better Than Palette #PampasGarden
This eye shadow palette has 10 stunning spring-like warm tones in matte and glitter finishes to create a variety of looks! The palette color range includes shades in five levels of brightness intensity to allow color layering for a well-defined and blended eye look. The super-fine glitter particles apply smoothly onto the eyelids without fallout!
2. THE PERFECT OMBRE LIP
Almost all Idol makeup looks contain some sort of lip color! It can tie in the colors of the outfit, hair color, and even give the face more of an "awaken" look! It's quite simple to get that velvety/ombre lip look with only one lip product. A lot of Idols use a lip tint that has a mousse-like texture and tints the lips for a few hours (lip tints can be used on the cheeks as well!)
[Peripera] Ink Airy Velvet Tint
This matte lip tint is light as air! This lip tint has silk powders that give it a smooth glide and soft matte finish. It also contains elastomer that fills in the fine curves of your lips so you can get that emollient finish. It's enriched with Green Tea Seed Oil, Cotton Seed Oil, and Mango Seed Oil to infuse nourishment and moisture into the lips, keeping them plump and smooth.
3. CHEEKS AND OTHER FACE MAKEUP