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How Do Kpop Idols Do Their Hair?

Jason Park
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Kpop idols always have perfect hairstyles, and you might be asking how they do that. Well, it’s very easy; they have professional stylists. The idols that do their makeup are often the ones that are just starting.

How Do Kpop Idols Do Their Hair

Most Kpop Idols have their stylist, and they style the idol’s hair before a performance or TV show. There are almost no idols that do their hair themselves unless they want to, but most idols have professional stylists.

If you’re looking to get hairstyles like the kpop idols, it will be pretty hard, especially if you have no professional stylist near you. There are some good tools to do it yourself, but it’s pretty hard, and you have to get good at it.

However, once you get good at it, you’ll be able to do it every day, and your hair will look amazing. So, if you have the time and money to learn it yourself, I highly recommend it.

There many well reliable tutorials on YouTube to follow. If you want to read more about Kpop idols and their hair, please keep reading on.

Do Kpop Idols Bleach Their Hair?

Yes, many idols bleach their hair because that’s better for them. Many hairstylists have to approve it first before actually bleaching the since it can go very wrong if not monitored well. People that start bleaching their hair need professional help to avoid the hair being damaged.

Almost all idols have professionals to do it for them, and they are all experts in their fields. Generally speaking, the company hires a group of stylists and comes up with a concept. After that, they approve it and start styling their hair.

Idols that bleach their hair too often can accrue hair loss. That’s something you want to avoid at all costs. So, if there’s no expert help, it will probably go wrong. That’s why companies allow the idols to bleach their hair many times over and over again.

They know it’s safe, and they have professionals to reduce and minimize the damage done. If you’re going to do it yourself, make sure to do a lot of research first because you want your hair to survive and not be dead after the first time.

Do Kpop Idols Choose Their Hair Color?

No, idols don’t choose their hair color unless the company approves. That doesn’t often happen since the company already has a whole concept created for the group. The hair colors the company has chosen are often tested already by many other Kpop groups in the past, and they know it will look good.

It’s always a risk to dye the hair of many kpop idols. However, if it looks very good, it can create a lot of attention to attract new fans. This leads to more sales and more profit for the company. In my opinion, idols should have their own opinion in dying the hair.

However, since the idols have signed a contract, they can’t always complain. The company has many rules set up, and if the idols don’t follow them, they can get a fine or kick them out.

How Do Kpop Idols Have Nice Hair?

Idols have nice hair because of the three main factors listed below. In short, they eat healthy food, have a good hair routine, and exercise. We’ll go more in-depth about this here below.

Haircare Routine

Many idols follow a pretty strict hair care routine, and the stylists themselves make it to assure the idols use the right products. It’s very important to find the right products for their specific hair type. Everyone’s hair type is different and therefore needs different products.

If you haven’t created a hair care routine for yourself yet, I highly recommend you do so. It will be a life-changer for many people. It might take some time and money initially, but over time, it’s all worth it.


Exercising is a factor many people overlook; however, studies have shown that exercising improves hair quality. Many people that exercise also say it themselves, and you’ll feel way more energized than before.

You can start small and take it step by step if you don’t have the motivation to do so. Hire a professional to help you as a personal trainer. He/she will help you get started, and because you pay a lot for it, you’ll probably go more often.

Healthy Diet

Healthy dieting is extremely important if you want to have healthy hair. It might not sound true, but it is. Many studies show, eating healthy will improve the quality of your hair significantly. The good thing about this is that you don’t have to switch up your whole diet.

You can take it in small steps and start cutting out fast food. Many idols eat a lot of vegetables or follow a strict healthy diet to perform at their best.

How Do Kpop Idols Not Have Facial Hair?

Most Kpop Idols don’t have facial hair because their audience is pretty young. Most often, young people don’t like it if male idols have facial hair. No study shows this, but the majority of the idols never have facial hair.

Maybe in the future, there will be idols with facial hair, but who knows. The Kpop industry is changing fast. Back in the days, it was a lot of retro music and switched to more hip hop. I hope the old school music will come back where some idols did have facial hair.


Now that you’ve come to the end of this article, I hope it has helped you find the information you were looking for. You might know now that idols have professional hairstylists that are expert in their field.

They have years of experience and always make sure that the idol’s hair looks perfect. If you want a Kpop hairstyle yourself, make sure to test many products and see what looks good on you. I’ve tried this myself, and it took a very long time before finding the right products.

Just give it a try and lookup many YouTube tutorials. Try those yourself and see if it looks good. If it does, you can keep repeating the process, and eventually, you’ll be like a professional.

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    Jason Park

    Jason has been living in Seoul for over 4 years, and during that time, he has experienced many of the city's hidden stores. He loves to write about his experiences and share them with others. Jason has been quoted and referenced by different major media companies like Mashed, Distractify, ThePrint and TastingTable. In his free time, he likes to watch Korean dramas and learn more about Korean culture.

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