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4 K-pop Idols Who Rock the ‘Perilla Leaf’ Hairstyle

The K-pop industry is known to bring forth some creative and experimental music and fashion styles. In fact, numerous K-pop idols have created countless trends that is not just limited to South Korea, but has also taken over the world by storm, especially among K-pop enthusiasts. With idols’ global influence, it is no wonder they can easily become trendsetters in various things.

But among the several trends made by idols, hairstyles are the most common. These days, a new hairstyle trend called the perilla leaf hairstyle is emerging. This hairstyle is used to describe bangs that are pinned to the side, and is usually done with straight hair. Although the hairstyle was popular in the nineties, these four K-pop idols are bringing it back!

1. Red Velvet Joy

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Red Velvet Joy with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

These days, fans could not help but shower Red Velvet member Joy with compliments on her ever-upgrading visuals. And like any trendy idol, Joy has also tried out the perilla leaf hairstyle and managed to pull it off!

Red Velvet Joy

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Red Velvet Joy with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

For Joy, she sweeps her bangs to the side in a stylish way, with her bangs also slightly covering half of her forehead. For a more casual look, Joy adds a colorful hairpin beside her bangs. But for a more dramatic look, Joy paired her perilla leaf hair with a gorgeous ornament.

2. Girls’ Generation Hyoyeon

Hyoyeon

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Girls’ Generation Hyoyeon with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

The veteran idol makes sure she keeps herself up to date with the latest trends. For Hyoyeon, the Girls’ Generation member relives the nineties with not only her fashion sense, but also recent hairstyles.

Hyoyeon

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Girls’ Generation Hyoyeon with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

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For her perilla leaf hairstyle, Hyoyeon’s version is perfect for those who don’t have bangs but want to try out the hairstyle. Hyoyeon parts her hair to the side, and secures it with some bright-colored, neon pins. To make the hairstyle not look flat, she also makes sure to keep a small section of her hair untucked behind her ears.

3. NewJeans Minji

NewJeans Minji

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NewJeans Minji with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

Despite Minji’s rookie status in the K-pop industry, the NewJeans member is already making waves on social media for her stunning visuals. In fact, NewJeans has a retro concept, so it only makes sense that Minji has a hairstyle fitting it!

For Minji’s perilla leaf hairstyle, the young idol radiates elegance as she puts her signature long, straight hair to the side in a scattered and slick style. She tops it off with a big hair pin next to her ear.

4. TWICE Nayeon

Nayeon

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TWICE Nayeon with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

TWICE member Nayeon is known to easily rock any type of concept thrown at her – from girl crush to a more cute and bubbly theme. So it is not a surprise that Nayeon can flawlessly pull off a nineties style with her versatile looks.

Nayeon

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TWICE Nayeon with a ‘perilla leaf’ hairstyle

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And like any trendsetter, Nayeon channeled the nineties with her perilla leaf hairstyle. For Nayeon’s, her hair was parted to the side with a few loose pieces as well, and is secured with a vibrant statement hair clip. To bring out the nostalgia, Nayeon even tied her hair up in a half updo.

Which K-pop idol do you think rocks the perilla leaf hairstyle?

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Written by Robyn Joan