100 Years of Korean men's hairstyles in 2 minutes!
If you loved 100 years of Korean beauty, you'll adore this video! In this cute video, Hallyu World's Eric demonstrates hairstyles that defined an era, giving us glimpses of Korean pop culture and men's beauty, plus a mini history lesson! Scroll down to watch!
The short western hairstyles superseded the Korean top knots from the late 19th century to the 1920s. From the '30s through the '50s, side part made with pomade was popular. Influenced by the Beatles, men had longer hair in the '70s, In the '80s, hair products like hairspray became widely available, and "Pride" hair was born. When the first generation K-pop idols like H.O.T. and g.o.d. debuted in the '90s, their signature styles, longer hair and full hair highlights, became popular.
In the 2000s, men were long, wavy hair, thanks to TVXQ and Bae Yong Joon. In the 2010s, Kim Soo Hyun's "Undercut" from My Love From Another Star and BigBang's T.O.P's side part were popular. Currently, the "Comma" hairstyle of Park Bo Gum and Yoo Seung Ho in Remember are trending in Korea!
In the above director's edition of 100 Years of Korean Men’s Hairstyles, makeup artist Esther explains that, starting from the 2010s, "(Korean) men have invested a lot of time and effort into skincare," resulting in "Some of the men's complexions as fair as women's." She added, "Men in their 20s to 30s wear some light makeup such as foundation, bb cream, and cc cream for clear and transparent skin."
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