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An avid follower of K-dramas? Well, then you might have noticed a certain pattern that tends to emerge from a majority of their story lines. The heroine is almost always financially challenged, the romantic lead is rich and capable, and… there’s always an romantic rival that gets in the way.

Also known as the K-drama rich girls, these ladies are the antagonists that we love to hate, or the spoiled rich heiresses who would eventually learn the error of their ways.

Whether they are a temporary roadblock or a conniving love rival, there’s no denying that they have impeccable makeup and style, though.

From their flawless makeup looks to their perfectly styled hair, this is everything you need to use to get the K-drama rich girl style:

The dewy complexion

K Drama Rich Girl Style Dewy Complexion

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A smooth, flawless canvas is essential when it comes to most K-drama starlets. This applies if you’re hoping to achieve the K-drama rich girl style, too, though slightly ramped up.

Their base makeup leans toward dewy more than anything, giving off a reflective quality that makes it seem as if their skin is emitting an ethereal, otherworldly glow. Look to Moora from Bride of the Water God for inspiration! With just a hint of sheen along her cheekbones, her skin is downright radiant.

Get the look with:

1. MISSHA M Magic Cushion SPF50+ PA+++

K Drama Rich Girl Style Missha

We’ll be honest: it can be pretty difficult to get that perfect dewy complexion without looking like you have a oil slick on your face, especially when you live in a hot and humid country such as Singapore. Thankfully enough, you can get just that with the MISSHA M Magic Cushion SPF50+ PA+++!

It is formulated with silica-bean powder, which helps effectively suck up all the sweat and oil on your face while delivering a glowing, dewy finish to your skin. This also allows your makeup to last longer without darkening it in the slightest. K-drama rich girl-esque skin? Check!

The MISSHA M Magic Cushion SPF50+ PA+++ is available at all MISSHA boutiques as well as major departmental store OG. It retails at SGD26.90.

The bold brows

K Drama Rich Girl Style Bold Brows

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Straight brows are still what you have to aim for, but you’re definitely mistaken if you’re thinking of the soft, barely-there brows donned by the main leads in K-dramas. The K-drama rich girl has big, bold brows and she knows it — in some cases, it may even look a little severe, so make sure to opt for a shade that suits your natural hair colour.

This ensures that it doesn’t look too OTT, of course, all while giving off the don’t-mess-with-me vibes that K-drama rich girls naturally emit.

Get the look with:

2. 3CE Longwear Tattoo Eyebrow Marker

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Full, thick, and perfectly shaped brows are exactly what you’re going to get with the 3CE Longwear Tattoo Eyebrow Marker. Available in two varying shades of brown, it is super adhesive and works as a long-lasting henna brow tattoo that goes on a single swoop. The effects of it supposedly lasts up to a week. Hmm, consider us impressed!

The 3CE Longwear Tattoo Eyebrow Marker is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD20.

The flawless winged liner

K Drama Rich Girl Style Winged Eyeliner

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Most K-drama heroines tend to forego eyeliner for that natural, I-woke-up-like-this look. Not the K-drama rich girl, though. Her wings are always sharp, flawless, and oh-so-precise. Nothing too dramatic though; picture just a slight flick extending from the corner of your eye.

Does this add just the right amount of fierceness to any look? Damn straight.

Get the look with:

3. CLIO Waterproof Pen Liner in Kill Black

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You can expect a waterproof and long-lasting formula with the CLIO Waterproof Pen Liner in Kill Black. This a great option for anyone looking to get that flawless K-drama rich girl style, or anyone who is new to eyeliner in general.

The easy-to-use pen tip makes application a breeze, alongside the innovative formula that doesn’t smudge, smear or run. Make sure to get it in the Kill Black shade rather than their browns— the latter hue is more suited for the heroines!

The CLIO Waterproof Pen Liner in Kill Black is available at selected Watsons stores. It retails at SGD24.90.

The subtle smoky eyeshadow

K Drama Rich Girl Style Subtle Smoky Eyeshadow

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If you look closely, you can spot a subtle, smoky eyeshadow on most of our favourite K-drama rich girls. Applied primarily on the outer corners of the lids, it helps define the eye area all without appearing overwhelming. Go for a light, barely-there neutral shade along the eye area, and a darker one by the edges.

Remember to stick to neutral, nude shades. Definitely no pinks, peaches, or warm orange hues! Those sweet looks are a little too cutesy for the quintessential K-drama rich girl.

Get the look with:

4. Tonymoly Perfect Eyes Multi Palette in Cool & Chic

K Drama Rich Girl Style Tonymoly

This palette from Tonymoly contains just the right amount of cool toned shadows as well as neutrals to give you that effortless K-drama rich girl look. Highly pigmented and also available in three different finishes — matte, shimmer, and glitter — you’ll be able to craft the subtle smoky eyeshadow look of your dreams.

Psst! We recommend mixing up the shades of Coffee and Grey Brown to hit that sweet spot.

The Tonymoly Perfect Eyes Multi Palette in Cool & Chic is available at all Tony Moly boutiques as well as on Qoo10. It retails at SGD31.90.

The hint of coral blush

K Drama Rich Girl Style Blusher

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Most K-drama rich girls prefer to go sans blush, but the off chance that they do, coral and yellow-toned blushers are the product of choice, rather than pink. It’s actually not as difficult to pull off as you think— though if you’re in doubt, you can refer to our ultimate blusher guide to pick up some tips and tricks of the trade!

Get the look with:

5. 3CE Duo Colour Face Blush in Retro Drive

K Drama Rich Girl Style 3ce Blush

If you’re new to trying out blushes in various shades other than pink, start simple by going for the 3CE Duo Colour Face Blush. The shade Retro Drive is great if you’re looking to ease into coral and yellow toned blushes, with the duo interface allowing you to mix it up until you achieve the perfect shade you desire.

There are also other variations available in lilac, coral, and deep orange, so make sure to check them out!

The 3CE Duo Colour Face Blush in Retro Drive is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD34.

Bright lip shades

K Drama Rich Girl Style Bright Lip Shades

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Don’t opt for sweet pink or peach lipstick shades— the K-drama rich girl is all about bold, look-at-me shades that you won’t be able to take your eyes off. We recommend something in a berry shade if you’d like to add a modern touch to your look, just like how Han Yeo-Jin is doing it in hit K-drama Yong-pal.

Get the look with:

6. Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bauhau5

K Drama Rich Girl Style Kat Von D

This long-wear, high-pigment matte lip formula comes in an amazing variety of intense shades that is sure to give you the K-drama rich girl look effortlessly. Our pick? The shade Bauhau5, which is a deep raspberry that glides onto lips without weighing it down in the slightest.

The Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bauhau5 is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD31.

Sleek, smooth tresses

K Drama Rich Girl Style Smooth Tresses

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Whether it is done up in curls or pin-straight perfection, the K-drama rich girl never has a hair out of place. Disheveled, frizzy locks are a big no-no, as are sloppy ponytails. Even messy hairstyles are always artfully, carefully crafted for just the right amount of messy.

Get the look with:

7. Etude House Active Proof Flyaway Hair Fixer

K Drama Rich Girl Style Etude House

Also known as the magical hair fixer, the Etude House Active Proof Flyaway Hair Fixer helps hold down thin and fine hairs that threaten to fall loose from carefully constructed hairdo’s. Containing plant-derived ingredients such as argan oil as well as Brazilian nut oil, you can also rest easy knowing that your locks will be nourished all whilst being kept in place!

Apply a liberal coating to baby hairs and flyaways. We guarantee that you’ll see a difference immediately!

The Etude House Active Proof Flyaway Hair Fixer is available at all Etude House outlets and retails at SGD14.90.

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Emily HengAside from being a lipstick aficionado, Emily is also a eyeliner enthusiast, a collector of books, and engages in the occasional bout of boxing. She c...Read More

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