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10 Pretty K-Drama Hairstyles to Try If You're Craving a New Look

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10 Pretty K-Drama Hairstyles to Try If You're Craving a New Look
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Aside from the fantastic plots and swoon-worthy love stories, k-dramas are notable for the hairstyles sported by the leading ladies. Their hairdos definitely help shape the characters, and, we're not going to lie– we often find ourselves wanting to steal their looks!

If you agree that k-drama leads have the best hairstyles, you'll love the list below. From short haircuts to long flowing 'dos, check out your next glow-up pegs here.

The Prettiest K-Drama Hairstyles We Loved So Far

1. Chae Song-Hwa's classic bob haircut

Where you saw her: Hospital Playlist

Played by Jeon Mi Do

This classic bob haircut will always be on our hair peg list! The soft layers nicely frame the face. The tips end right below the chin, making it flattering for round and square faces.

Guide to the Hospital Playlist Season 2 characters: Chae Song Hwa
Courtesy of Netflix

2. Cha Soo-Hyun's short bob with bangs

Where you saw her: Encounter

Played by Song Hye Kyo

Hye Kyo looked adorable in this haircut! If you want this look, ask for layered ends and wispy bangs for a flattering look.

Song Hye Kyo in Encounter

3. Kim Bok-Joo's chin bob with micro bangs

Where you saw her: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo

Played by Lee Sung Kyung

Aside from craving Korean fried chicken every time we watch an episode, one standout element was Bok-Joo's cute hairstyle.

Lee Sung Kyung as Kim Bok Joo
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo/MBC

4. Ma Hyoen-Yi's pixie bob

Where you saw her: Itaewon Class

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Played by Lee Joo Young

Looking for a wash-and-wear short 'do that looks super cool? Try Joo Young's soft pixie bob.

Lee Joo Young in Itaewon Class
YouTube/JTBC Drama

5. Jung Seo Hyun's bob

Where you saw her: Mine

Played by Kim Seo Hyung

The sharp hairstyles created from this short bob haircut complemented Seo-hyun's strong personality.

Kim Seo Hyung in Mine
YouTube/TVN Drama

6. Yoon Na-Bi's long layered hair with sheer bangs

Where you saw her: Nevertheless

Played by Han So Hee

We predicted that layered hairstyles would be big in 2021. Little did we know that the webtoon character of Na-Bi had already sported this look way before the hairstyle became hot! The Netflix drama was perfect timing—it gave us a pretty but low-maintenance hair inspo during the time when salon trips are limited.

han so hee nevertheless

7. Jang Man Wol's long hair with sheer bangs

Where you saw her: Hotel del Luna

Played by IU

IU's hairstyle in this series was so iconic, there was a period when we became obsessed with getting sheer K-style bangs.

IU in Hotel Del Luna
YouTube/The Swoon

8. Yeo Da Kyung's long salon blowout hair

Where you saw her: A World of Married Couple

Played by Han So Hee

Da Kyung's life decisions may be questionable but her hair always looked perfect—even during stressful times.

Han So Hee in A World of Married Couple
YouTube/Viu Philippines

9. Secretary Kim's side-part ponytail

Where you saw her: What's Wrong With Secretary Kim?

Played by Park Min Young

If you can't part with your long locks yet. always style it like Secretary Kim. She was the epitome of grace under pressure, and her outfits and signature side ponytail hairstyle perfectly represented her character's personality.

Park Min Young as Secretary Kim

10. Seo Dan's long hairstyle with soft waves

Where you saw her: Crash Landing On You

Played by Seo Ji Hye

NGL, we all wanted to part our hair on one side and wear a pretty hair clip because of Seo Dan. The second lead of hit K-drama CLOY has an amazing sense of style just like the lead, Yoon Se-Ri.

Seo Ji Hye as Seo Dan
Courtesy of Netflix

    *This story originally appeared on Cosmo.phMinor edits have been made by the editors.

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