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“Mermaid” After-effects are the K-pop summer beard trend for 2013 apparent on Goo Hara and IU(Internet screengrabs)
If you’re a K-pop fan and accept consistently harboured a abstruse admiration to be a mermaid, this summer’s K-wave beard trend is aloof appropriate for you.
“Mool-gyul”, or bogie hair, is actually authoritative after-effects on the K-pop scene, with idol stars like Kara’s Goo Hara and girl-next-door IU adopting the adult and chargeless appearance for the hot, hot canicule of summer.
We batten to Korean beard authority Edward Kim, who runs Dusol Beard Salon at Raffles City (formerly accepted as Spa Arena salon) to acquisition out added about Korean beard trends and what you charge to do to get those star-worthy locks.
The 32-year-old artistic administrator aboriginal came to Singapore in 2010 to acquaint Korean beard styles and trends afterward the growing acceptance of the Hallyu wave, and has absitively that he has no ambition of abrogation any time soon.
“I absolutely like wanton noodles, craven rice, and alloyed rice,” he says with a laugh.
Korean hairstylist Edward J Kim runs the uber-trendy Spa Arena at Raffles City (Yahoo! Photos/ Elizabeth Soh)
Shine, Health, and Aggregate
The first, and best important additive to accept K-pop aces beard is flash and health, says Kim.
“In Korea, agleam and advantageous is actual important. No acceptable hairstylist will perm your beard if your beard is actual albino or damaged,” said Kim, who refuses to perm customer’s beard if he feels that it is too dry or breakable and is not abashed to acquire their wrath.
“It’s a decay of money if I perm the hair. It will aloof break.”
According to Kim, South Korean beard textures are actual altered from Singaporean hair.
“Singaporean beard arrangement tends to be collapsed and thin, but Korean beard is already thicker and looks like it has added volume. Singaporean ladies appetite that Korean attending of ‘natural volume’,” said Kim, who added that 8 out of 10 of his barter are Singaporean.
This attending of ‘natural volume’ is accomplished through two steps: aggregate rebonding, which adds glassy bluntness but lots of weight to the top allotment of the head, and afresh a ambience perm, which gives the ends of your beard a tonged, accustomed attending rather than the abysmal absurd tight, adaptable curls which abounding bounded salons favour.
Korean girls additionally accumulate their beard colour natural, preferring aphotic browns, accustomed browns, or alike extra-dark black.
Summer Trends 2013?
The awfully contemporary Koreans change their ‘key point’, or key looks every division – so what is, literally, hot, this advancing summer? Kim says its bogie beard for women, and a ‘spin volume’ perm for men.
Mermaid Hair, clashing accepted perms, accept a loose, bouncing and hardly bohemian attending and accept been actualization on appearance icons like SNSD, Lee Da Hae, and Miss A’s Suzy.
Style icons Suzy and Lee Da Hae all action Mool-Gyul appearance beard (Internet)
However, says Kim, it is a hairstyle which can go actual actual amiss if not managed properly.
Firstly it’s difficult to advance and would crave about 30 account of administration afore you leave the abode to accomplish the just-right aftereffect of wind-blown, bouncing beard and if you get apathetic and leave it to dry on its own, you’re acceptable to end up attractive like the basal end of the broom.
For men, the beard ‘key point’ appearance is ‘spin volume’, which is a perm that is bouncing on the top, and kept continued at the abandon to accord its wearer a debonair, hardly metrosexual look. It’s a hairstyle favoured by “Face and Anatomy of a God” idol Kim Hyun Joong and added recently, the accepted amateur Lee Seung Gi.
Lee Seung Gi’s “Volume Spin Perm” is the hottest attending for men in Seoul now (Internet Screengrab)
If you anticipation that best Singaporeans would not be adventuresome abundant to attack these able hairstyles – you anticipation wrong.
“My macho barter additionally ask and try the perms a lot, and they can backpack it off,” says Kim, who aggregate that about 30 per cent of those who appear in to get their beard done are men.
“Most Singaporean women are actual adventuresome with their beard and will booty my recommendations,” said Kim, who counts Big Bang’s G-Dragon and Brown Eyed Babe Ga-In as his appearance inspirations.
“The best requested hairstyles are – accomplish me attending like Song Hye Gyo, or SNSD (Girls’ Generation).”
His salon, Dusol, was set up in accord with mega-production aggregation SIDUS HQ and will anon be fronted by celebrity ambassadors like Jang Hyuk, B-boy Jay Park, and amateur Kim Woo Bin.
They additionally appearance for bounded Korean ball aggregation ALPHA Ent, which manages Korean-Singaporean babe accumulation SKARF.
If you don’t anticipate you’re absorbed in entering such a committed accord with your beard (and draft dryer), some added actual accepted and accepted Korean hairstyles accommodate the .. delay for it, “S-curl”, “C-curl”, “Glam Perm”, and “Root Perm”.
An “S-curl” perm is about a basal abundant hairstyle involving fat, annular adaptable curls and not clashing the “Glam Perm”, which adds lots of anatomy to the beard about your face, framing it and authoritative your appearance softer.
“S curls” are wavy, apart and accustomed ample curls, annihilation like the bound perms you see in abounding Singapore salons (Photo address of Edward Kim)
The “C-curl” is a added changeable adaptation of a perm which artlessly curls in ample bobs at the ends, while the “Root Perm”, his own creation, adds aggregate to the roots of your beard on the top of your beard to actualize – afresh – volume.
This perms are accessible to administer – aloof a simple draft dry and a quick rub-in of serum or chrism advice to set the attending instantly.
However, these hairstyles don’t appear bargain – Glam Perms amount about $398 (including treatment) and absorb you sitting in a armchair for at atomic 3 hours while the Aggregate Spin Perm for men costs from $120-$150 depending on the beard breadth and takes 2 hours.
We acclaim that you try out Kim’s administration afore authoritative a accommodation – for $50, he will set your hair, Korean style, in the architecture of any of the mentioned curls and waves.
And if you’re lucky, you ability alike atom some above K-pop celebrities while you’re there – G-Dragon abundantly absolved in allurement Kim to advice dress his beard (he didn’t, he anticipation it was already perfect), and superstar boyband TVXQ’s ball instructor, who is a celebrity in his own appropriate in Seoul, has had Kim appearance his locks before.
See our slideshow of celebrities antic 2013’s Summer Beard looks actuality
Watch Kim’s video on the Mool-Gyul perm here: