There is no doubt that K dramas have been reigning supreme in capturing the hearts of many individuals since the 2000s. Many people have idolised these Korean drama actors and actresses, from how they dress to being flawless and poreless, to how they style their pairs of stilettos, all the way down to their very scent. Unlike skincare, where you need to wait until its effects work even with an elixir, the beauty of fragrance is that its efficacy is almost immediate.
If you want to score the scent and fragrance secrets of the artists from your favourite Korean drama in Singapore, here are the go-to perfumes and vanity must-haves of the eminent K-drama actresses of all time!
PARK MIN YOUNG: FRESH, FLORAL SCENT
What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim’s Park Min Young is one of the most prominent actresses of all time in the Korean drama world in Singapore and globally. In her very own YouTube channel and one of her uploaded vlogs, she shared that she always carries a bottle of the Creed Love in White in her bag. The scent consists of a romantic, floral scent with a hint of powdery freshness.
SON YE JIN: FLORAL, POWDERY NOTES
The airy powder scent and floral, flirtatious head notes have caught the liking of the Crash Landing on You star Son Ye Jin. This cult-favourite scent from Chloé is a true classic, from its fresh powdery dry down to its delicately pleated bottle adorned with a ribbon. To all fans of Ye Jin and her K dramas, now you know her scent.
HYERI: THE ESSENCE OF AUTUMN
Another Korean drama well-known in Singapore is Reply 1988-star Hyeri. In a vlog, she shared what is in her bag and revealed that the Jo Malone London English Pear and Freesia is her favourite perfume.
SEO JI HYE: SWEET AND SENSUAL STYLE
CLOY is one of the K dramas that boomed in 2019, and it is no secret that Seo Ji Hye became a fashion icon for many people after watching the Korean drama in Singapore. The star is actually fond of layering scents. She loves wearing Goutal Paris perfumes together, but Tenue de Soireé and its sweet, sensual scent are her go-to.
SONG HYE KYO: SOFT, CITRUS, WARM SUNSHINE
The prevalence of Korean drama in Singapore started because of Song Hye Kyo. The venerable Korean star revealed that Penhaligon’s Orange Blossom perfume is her all-time favourite. The scent gives off a warm sunshine feeling with mixed notes of sweet citrus and soft florals while vanilla when dried down.
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