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The KPop Diet Issue
The Kpop industry is not only an industry of talent and singing, but an industry that is also hyper focused on the image and "beauty" of the idols that they "produce". Miss A's Suzy, Wonder Girls' Yubin, Wonder Girl's Hyelim, Apink's Eunji, Secret's Hyosung, F(x)'s Luna all underwent drastic weight loss transformations in order to maintain the public image of "beauty". Of course these few artists do not even start to represent the issue that is in the Kpop Industry. Twice's Jihyo was bluntly told by JYP that she had to lose weight and that was her flaw. After debuting she also received a lot of hate for her weight and promptly lost a lot shutting up her haters but also instigating complaints from fans saying that she was beautiful the way she was, which I agree with. Many artists have followed unhealthy diets, literally starving themselves in order to achieve the figure required of them by their company and by the image the kpop industry sets up for them. These examples are not limited to these artists but these are just some examples of people who have done these. Sistar's Soyou ate only one meal a day, IU ate one apple, one sweet potato and one protein shake a day, After School's UEE eats only 1000kcals a day (that's half the recommended daily calorie intake!), 2AM's Changmin ate 2 blocks of tofu and ran for 6 hours everyday, Sistar's Dasom ate only cucumbers for 3 weeks, Park Boram is probably one of the more extreme examples of the chaos the kpop industry produces in the minds of young and growing people. She participated in Super Star K2 at the age of 18 and placed in the top 8! Afterwards, though, she eventually lost 70 pounds in order to debut! While this may have taken place over the course of 4 years that is a ridiculous amount of weight to lose! She released an album last year called "Celepretty" revealing her completely changed figure. But the Kpop industry is changing, a bit too slowly, but it's changing. Korea's first plus-sized model, Vivian Geeyang Kim, shared her thoughts about not fitting the "ideal Korean image" in an interview with Koreaboo's partner OOgeeWoogee. You can read more about it here - The people represented above are only a small proportion of the people who suffer from this issue and mentality. I did not mean to exclude anyone and this is also an issue in many nations, the issue of an image that isn't possible by healthy means. Haters gonna hate but we have to show our support for our artists!!! Share the love!!!!!! KpopINT will keep you updated! 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Korean Skin Care: Get Kpop Clear Skin!
Well as you all know if you have been on social media. Korean skin care is where it is at. Everyone is trying these Korean skin care products. Peraonally, I live by Korean skin care products. It doesn't matter what kind of skin you have or what tone you are these products are awesome! I would recommend anyone to try adding Korean skin care products to their skin care routine. In this card I will share some Korean. skin care products that are popular, but are also my favorites. Tagging the head chairs: @bbyitskatie @MichelleIbarra And tagging the rest of the fam: @xoxrlwoxo @LenaBlackRose @daniimals @ILikeHisFace13 @Gaarita100 @tayunnie @parktaemi @tiny93 @Sailynn If you want to buy any of these products I will say if you don't have a local store that carry these you can buy them on amazon.com. I know at my local Korean store they do sale some face sheet masks. However, all the other stuff I bought offline. Face Sheet Masks You cannot speak about Korean skin care without speaking about face sheet masks. Not only are these affordable and relaxing there are some many kinds to work with any skin type. These are the brands that I use. I lobe them all. I will say pick those that go with your skin type. I have sensitive skin, so I use a mask at least once a week. Even guys use face sheet masks! Look at that perfect skin! I have to get on Jimin and Tae's level with healthy skin! Lip Patch There are some many reviews on this korean product. I personally love it. If you want soft lips you should try this. These too are affordable. I brought mine from amazon.com. I use the the Tony Moly Kiss Kiss Lovely Lip Patch. However, there are other brands out there. Oil Cleansing I don't know if this method began or became popular due to Korean culture. However, I live by this method and I heard about it from reading Korean beauty blogs. This method of face cleansing is safe and will give you clear skin like your favorite Kpop artists. God knows I want clear skin like Jimin from BTS! I personally make my own, but I know this brand is popular. It's cheaper for me to mix my own. I use castor oil, rosehip oil and argan in the winter time. In the summer I use coconut oil, olive oil, avacado and apricot oil. Korean Dewy Skin and Makeup and 7 Skin Care Secrets. I love this woman Chriselle Lim and follow her on youtube. She has some great skin care and beauty videos. Skin food Sugar Mask I love sugar scrubs and I'm all about using all natural ingredients in products. This is a brand and product that I know is very popular in the Korean skin care world. I used this once and I loved it. However, I just make my own. Making a sugar scrub like this is easy and cheap. Bubble Clay Mask This has been popular on social media and many people have reviewed this product. It was interesting to use. It dried put my skin, but again I have sensitive skin and I'm not very oily. My bestie tires it and loved it, so I guess it depends on your skin type. I rather have these bubbles on my face. But those are too expensive lol What Korean skin care products do you like or are your favorites? Comment below! @MadAndrea @VIPforever123 @fallchild @Vkookie47 @PassTheSuga @stevieq @Helixx @ashleyemmert @BulletproofV @shantalcamara @stevieq @IsoldaPazo @thePinkPrincess @Baekyeol27 @B1A4BTS5ever @AmbieB @Rhia @kpopandkimchi @KpopGaby @PrettieeEmm @KaceyDodge @glostick @VixenViVi @qwalker1996 @bbyitskatie @MsLoyalHeart @Mercii @staceyholley @ChelseaAustin @SaiT @Emealia @sarahdarwish @herreravanessa9 @AlloBaber @LaynicornLay @RihannaTiaMay @KatieRussell @SugalessJams @ILikeHisFace123 @heidichiesa @katiems @DesireeChucklez @jaebug @moonchild03 @terenailyn @xsandos17 @SarahVanDorn @11erinmims @glo86 @Tigerlily84 @byeolbit @ChelseaJay @KellyOConnor @StephanieDuong @KDramaKPop1015 @fallchild @solodaywithB1A4 @MorleeCorielus @JaxomB @ARMYStarlight @luna1171 @AgentLeo @Roxt1903 @amandamuska @GDsGF @sherrysahar @kpopdeluxegirl @CheyenneJesse @MyaIsNotSexy @DeniseiaGardner @abiersack666 @Taehyungkey @BtsIsLife @Bitterlimelight @KpopQueenaBee @Rhia @Kieuseru @VIPFreak2NE1 @yewookyu @Kyokeo @RainaC3 @reyestiny93 @terenailyn @LilySilver @heidichiesa @KeziahWright @Dabaesaplayer @ShimJooKyung @SamanthaRae19 @DawanaMason @destiny1419 @AlloBaber @JasmineWilliams @VeronicaArtino @Exoexo @bangtanella @taetaebaozi @torchix @JohnEvans @DestinaByrd @NalaniCerteza @BlueBear07 @CreeTheOtaku @Marilovexoxo @chinabarrier16 @MalihaAhmed @B1A4BTS5ever @AmbieB @Rhia @VIPFreak2NE1 @stevieq @IsoldaPazo @shisuschrist @SarahVanDorn @viviano6 @bambamisbae @Maddie27 @CarleB @JaxomB @jessicacheung97 @Ercurrent @BulletproofV @PandaSoapy @ashleyemmert @Vay754 @IsoldaPazo @shantalcamara @LaurenStrayhorn @EliseB @Meeshell @MirandaStephens @Helixx @Ercurrent @ninjamidori @krin @JaclynGuajardo @SarahVanDorn @flxvour @Sinon1488 @SarahHm11 @Elena166 @HayleyYates @daniimals @ScarletMermaid @BAbrajan1 @SugaMint @Destiny98 @ravenrave95 @Airess95 @JayRaider @mbg3t