K-pop soloist and former I.O.I member Jeon Somi — who is known for collaborating on TikTok with members of the K-pop community — is well-loved for her fun and flattering beauty and fashion choices. We curated some of her best beauty looks — from her various performances to her everyday makeup — that you can recreate whenever the mood hits you.
Jeon Somi's beauty looks
1. Somi’s everyday rosy cheeks and lips look
Somi’s go-to makeup look for her downtime is pretty simple. She uses a bright pink blush, a matte pink lippie, and lightly filled in eyebrows. She usually uses minimal base products and doesn’t contour.
Recreate the look: Even out your skin tone with a light BB or CC cream. Then, using an eyebrow pencil, lightly fill in your brows — no carved out arches needed. For your blush and lips, go for a monochromatic look and use a lip and cheek tint.
The It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better™ CC+™ Cream SPF 50 is available at SGD75 per 32ML at Sephora. The Benefit Cosmetics Goof Proof Eyebrow Pencil is available at SGD47 at Sephora. The Nudestix Intense Matte Lip & Cheek Pencil in Pixi is available at SGD44 per 10ML at Sephora.
2. Somi’s doll-like gaze
Somi’s doll-like features often get emphasised in her music performances and endorsements. Just take a look at her previous campaign with Japanese beauty brand Kiss Me Heroine Make, where she sports wispy fake eyelashes to open up her doe eyes.
Recreate the look: Layer the cult-fave Kiss Me Heroine Make mascara with the Ardell Natural False Eyelashes in 172 for the same bright eyes.
3. Somi’s Dumb Dumb pink eyeshadow moment
For her Dumb Dumb promotions, Somi sported an experimental pink eyeshadow and pale nude lip look. Her makeup artist for this music video was Park Hye-min, who goes by Pony Syndrome on YouTube and has done makeup looks for other popular K-celebs like 2NE1’s CL.
Recreate the look: Use the pink 3CE Multi Eye Colour Palette in Delightful to line your eyes with a fresh swash of colour. Apply the 3CE Velvet Lip Tint Colour in #Like Gentle to match Somi’s nude lip!
4. Somi’s Cruella de Vil Halloween look
It seems like Somi also likes to dress up during her downtime, especially for occasions like Halloween. In 2021, she was decked up as Cruella de Vil. Yes, black and white wig and smokey grey eyeshadow included. She paired those with a bright red lipstick, just like Emma Stone’s version of the character.
Recreate the look: Use cream or liquid eyeshadows like the Sephora Collection Colorful Special Effect Liquid Eyeshadow in Gleaming Grey and the Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Diamond Dust to create an intense eye look. Swipe on the Rare Beauty Lip Soufflé Matte Lip Cream in Inspire too.
The Sephora Collection Colorful Special Effect Liquid Eyeshadow in Gleaming Grey is available at SGD19 per 5ML at Sephora. The Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Diamond Dust is available at SGD40 per 4.5ML at Sephora. The Rare Beauty Lip Soufflé Matte Lip Cream in Inspire is available at SGD33 per 3.9ML at Sephora.
5. Her rose gold hair
While this Somi beauty look is not as temporary as the others, it still deserves a place on this list. She donned the new hair colour for the music video of her song Anymore.
Recreate the look: The Mise-en-Scène Hello Bubble Foam Hair Colour 7AR Ash Rose has a very similar hue to Somi’s hair colour. It’s formulated with Secret Magic Oil and low peroxide to achieve a vivid colour while also leaving your hair soft.
The Mise-en-Scène Hello Bubble Foam Hair Colour 7AR Ash Rose is available at SGD19.20 per box at Watsons.
6. Somi's Fast Forward gamer girl look
Somi served a lot of futuristic looks in her Fast Forward music video, but we loved this one for its playful and fresh vibe. It's as if she came straight out of an anime. Somi created her own version of the hime hairstyle trend (which you can learn more about here) by going for a wavy bob and pigtail braids for the longer portions of her hair.
Recreate the look: Use the L'Oréal Paris Excellence Bleach Supreme for the platinum blonde base colour. Then use a light shade of blue for the edges of your wavy bob like Adore's Semi-Permanent Hair Colors in Baby Blue.
7. Somi's fall season look
Even if she's not releasing new music, Somi simply has the power to get the internet buzzing whenever she dons a brand new look. Just last October she joined the fall season craze and trended on X (formerly Twitter) for her ginger hair. Her olive-coloured contacts for this look amped up her goddess vibes too.
Recreate the look: The Arctic Fox Hair Color in Sunset Orange is perfect when acing this look. Use Hapa Kristin's contacts which will work well if you also have dark brown eyes like Somi.
The Arctic Fox Hair Color in Sunset Orange is available at SGD19.90 per 4OZ on Shopee. The Hapa Kristin Bittersweet Olive Brown coloured contact lenses are available at SGD24 per 10 pieces on the brand's website.
(Cover photo from: @somsomi0309)
This article was first published on 9 March 2022. Last updated: 13 November 2023.
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