Besides following the storyline closely, and empathising with the leading characters, we’re sure many of us have our eyes on the makeup looks of our favourite K-drama actresses. If you’ve been wondering which exact lip colour Kim Go-Eun wore in Gobin or what foundation Jun Ji Hyun used in My Love from the Star, you’re on the right article!
- Lipstick Kim Go-Eun wore in Goblin
- Lipstick Jun Ji Hyun wore in Legend of the Blue Sea
- Foundation Jun Ji Hyun wore in My Love from the Star
- Lipstick Lee Sung Kyung wore in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo
- Blush Song Ji-Hyo wore in Emergency Couple
- Lipstick that Jung Ryeo-Won wore in Bubblegum
- Lipstick Park Shin Hye wore in Doctors
- Lipstick Park Shin Hye wore in Pinocchio
- Brow pen Gong Hyo Jin used in Producers
- Lipstick Song Hye Kyo wore in Descendants of the Sun
- Lipstick Song Hye Kyo wore in That winter the wind blows
- Lipstick Choi Ji Woo wore in Temptation
- Foundation Shin Min Ah wore in Oh My Venus
- Mascara Park Bo Young wore in Oh My Ghostess
- Lipstick Go Joon Hee wore on She was pretty
- Lipstick Ha Ji Won wore on The time we were not in love
- Perfume Shin Se-Kyung wore in The girl who sees smells
Lipstick Kim Go-Eun wore in Goblin
Kim Go-Eun plays high school student Ji Eun-Tak in popular drama serial Goblin. She is known to wear barely-there makeup that shows off her flawless skin. But the one feature that stood out to the audience is her lips, particularly the look that she sported on her first day at university. This pretty and wearable shade looks like something any of us could pull off.
The product: Lancome L’absolu Rouge in #264 Peut-Etre. Unfortunately, this specific shade doesn’t seem to be available in Singapore. The closest shade that we can find locally is probably #295 Cafe Parisien (S$46). Compare it for yourself:
What she wore: #264 Peut-Etre
What is close: #295 Cafe Parisien
Shop this product for S$45.14 on Amazon.
Lipstick Jun Ji Hyun wore in Legend of the Blue Sea
Even mermaids wear lipsticks. And of course we know that because of the gorgeous lip colours that Jun Ji Hyun sported in her role in Legend of the Blue Sea.
The product: Hera Rouge Holic in 147 Supreme Pink. While Hera doesn’t have any retail stores in Singapore, you can find this product (and in this shade!) on Shopee at S$45.
Shop this product for S$45 on Shopee.
Foundation Jun Ji Hyun wore in My Love from the Star
Another show starring Jun Ji Hyun, My Love from the Star was so popular the production company extended the series by one more episode, following demand from viewers. And if you’ve caught the show and have been admiring Jun’s radiant complexion, then you may want to find out which product she’s been using on her face.
The product: IOPE Air Cushion XP. The logo may have been covered in the show, but sharp-eyed viewers are still able to identify the product that she used. Just like Hera, while IOPE may not have retail stores in Singapore, you’ll be able to find their products on Shopee.
Shop this product for S$35 on Shopee.
Lipstick Lee Sung Kyung wore in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo
While Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo has low viewership ratings, Lee Sung Kyung’s look in the show is still much talked about. Besides sporting refreshing short hair, her gradient lips also looked on point.
The product: Laneige Two-Tone Lip Bar in #4 Milk Blurring (S$34). Luckily for us, this product in this exact shade is available in Singapore. You can find it at Laneige boutiques and counters, or online stores.
Shop this product for S$22 on Shopee.
Blush Song Ji-Hyo wore in Emergency Couple
The subtle tint on Song Ji Hyo’s cheeks and lips enhances her complexion and is befitting of her role as a doctor in the emergency room.
The product: Benefit Cosmetics Lollitint (S$51). This cheek and lip tint comes with a brush applicator that makes it easy to swipe onto both cheeks and lips. You can blend out the colour with your finger for a more natural look, or intensify it by adding more of the buildable shade.
Shop this product for S$16.80 on Shopee.
Lipstick that Jung Ryeo-Won wore in Bubblegum
Jung Ryeo-won played a radio producer in the show Bubblegum, and one her most signature looks in the show is that of a subtle coral shade that flatters her radiant complexion.
The product: YSL Rouge Volupte Silky Sensual Radiant Lipstick in No. 14 Coral. This high-shine and hydrated lipstick also offers sun protection of SPF15.
Shop this product for S$58 on Strawberrynet.
Lipstick Park Shin Hye wore in Doctors
Park Shin Hye’s role in Doctors is probably one of the most memorable among fans. On top of great acting, all eyes were also on her “see-through bangs” and gorgeous lip colour.
The product: Mamonde Highlight Lip Tint in #6 Pin Spot (S$18). This is also Park’s personal favourite lip colour, and has been seen posing with the product in her personal Instagram photos.
Mamonde Highlight Lip Tint is temporarily out of stock on Amazon. However, you can shop other gorgeous shades for S$8.21 here.
Lipstick Park Shin Hye wore in Pinocchio
Playing a reporter who has “Pinocchio syndrome” (she can’t help but hiccup when she tells a lie), Park Shin Hye’s looks in the show range from innocent to professional as the role evolves.
The product: Mamonde Creamy Tint Color Intense Balm in No. 12 Matte Pop Orange. This comes in the shape of a crayon to offer precision in application.
Mamonde Creamy Tint Color Intense Balm temporarily isn’t available in No. 12 Matte Pop Orange in Singapore. However, you can shop other shades for S$8.43 on Shopee.
Brow pen Gong Hyo Jin used in Producers
Gong Hyo Jin’s role in Producers may have crazy deadlines to meet but one thing she will never neglect – making sure her brows are on fleek all the time.
The product: Clio Tinted Tattoo Kill Brow (S$23.90). This product gives a natural-looking stain and when used repeatedly for a few days, the pigment (that’s made of plant-based ingredients) is able to last for up to a week.
Shop this product for S$10.20 on Shopee.
Lipstick Song Hye Kyo wore in Descendants of the Sun
After swooning over heart-throb Song Joong-ki in Descendants of the Sun, we’re sure you’ll also give your heart to Song Hye Kyo’s beautiful, natural-looking makeup in the drama.
The product: Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar in No. 11 Juicy Pop (S$34). For subtle-looking gradient lips, look no further than this shade in the Two Tone Lip Bar collection. You’ll also love how easy it is to create gradient lips with this product.
Find this exact shade at Laneige boutiques and counters.
Lipstick Song Hye Kyo wore in That winter the wind blows
That winter the wind blows may not have been as popular as Descendants of the Sun, but since it’s Song Hye Kyo, so whatever (beauty product) she touches still turns gold. She plays a blind heiress in this romantic melodrama.
The product: Laneige Silk Intense Lipstick in #430 Pink Garden (S$34).
Find this exact shade at Laneige boutiques and counters, or shop at Laniege’s online store.
Lipstick Choi Ji Woo wore in Temptation
Choi Ji Woo plays the role of a workaholic heiress in Temptation, and one of the most memorable makeup for her role has to be this one, featuring a bold lip look.
The product: NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl (S$37). This product can be used as a lip pencil or applied all over like a jumbo lip crayon.
Shop this product for S$38 on Sephora.
Foundation Shin Min Ah wore in Oh My Venus
Shin Min Ah was seen using a cushion with a beautiful casing in Oh My Venus. In this drama, the actress has to transform into a 170-pound beauty.
The product: O HUI Ultimate Cover CC Cushion. This Korean brand may not be in Singapore yet, but you can find some of its products on Lazada.
Mascara Park Bo Young wore in Oh My Ghostess
It wasn’t difficult to identify which mascara Park Bo Young’s role used in Oh My Ghostess, thanks to the unique mascara wand! Park played a chef who could see ghosts in the drama.
The product: Lancôme Grandiose Waterproof Mascara (S$50). This mascara has a uniquely shaped wand (called the “swan-neck” wand) that help users reach every lash effortlessly.
You can find this product at every Lancome boutique and counter, as well as for S$50 on Sephora.
Lipstick Go Joon Hee wore on She was pretty
The fashion that Go Joon Hee’s character in She was pretty drew a lot of attention, but our eyes are on the lip colour that she wore, which looked vibrant and dewy.
The product: Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Sheer Shine (S$33), although we aren’t sure which exact colour it was. This lipstick gives a balm-like finish yet delivers vibrant colours, making it a great option for those who suffer from dry lips.
This product is available at all Shu Uemura boutiques and counters.
Lipstick Ha Ji Won wore on The time we were not in love
Playing the lead role in TV series The time we were not in love, adapted from award-winning Taiwanese drama In time with you, Ha Ji Won’s signature red lip look has also won the hearts of viewers.
The product: Giorgio Armani Ecstasy Lacquer in No. 402 Red to Go. This is a long-lasting lip gloss that can be worn subtly with just one layer applied, or as a bold look when you layer it.
Giorgio Armani products are not available in retail stores in Singapore, but you’ll be able to find them at Changi Airport, where this lip gloss is available at S$44.60.
Perfume Shin Se-Kyung wore in The girl who sees smells
The perfume that a girl who can see smell wears is definitely something interesting. In this drama, the character Shin Se-Kyung is seen with a specific perfume for the first time in the show, in a romantic scene.
The product: Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet (S$190). This is a delicate scent that opens with a refreshing blend of Sicilian orange essence, as it develops into its heart notes of pink peony and Damascus rose. It finishes with the soft accord of white musk.
Shop this product (50ml) for S$150 on Sephora.