Do you like cats or puppies? I’m not asking you about real cats or puppies. I’m talking about the face type of a person. In Korea, it’s common to classify people’s (usually women’s) faces into cat-faces or puppy-faces based on the shapes and the ratio of eyes, nose, mouth, and facial lines.

Let us explain more about each type with the examples of Korean female actresses and K-pop idols. Why don’t you run to the mirror and check which face type you have?


Cat-face Actresses

It is said that those who have cat-faces have sharp and edgy lines on their faces. Their eyes are narrow and slanted. They also have sharp noses. Due to their clean-cut features, they tend to have a strong, sexy, chick aura. Sometimes they are misunderstood that they are cold and lofty.

1. Han Ye-Seul

 

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한예슬(@han_ye_seul_)님의 공유 게시물님,

Han Ye Seul, a Korean actress and also currently running her YouTube channel, is one of the representative cat-face Korean celebrities.

2. Han So Hee

 

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한소희(@xeesoxee)님의 공유 게시물님,

Han So Hee, a rising star these days after she starred in a drama ‘The World of the Married’, is gaining a lot of popularity from women because of her cat-face.

3. Seo Ji Hye

 

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seo ji hye(@jihye8024)님의 공유 게시물님,

Seo Ji Hye is an actress who played the role of Seo Dan in a drama ‘Crash Landing on You’ is also known as a cat-face actress.

4. Kim Da Mi

 

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KIM DA MI(@d_a___m_i)님의 공유 게시물님,

Kim Da Mi is one of the rookies this year by starring in ‘Itaewon Class’! Many people think of big eyes when it comes to cat-face, but you can see that women with single eyelids can also have a cat-face.

5. Blackpink Jennie

 

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J(@jennierubyjane)님의 공유 게시물님,

Jennie from Blackpink is one of the cat-face idols and many girls follow her makeup or style to look like her. She is surely one of the trendiest stars in Korea at the moment!

6. Red Velvet Seulgi

 

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Seulgi(@hi_sseulgi)님의 공유 게시물님,

Seulgi from Red Velvet is also often mentioned as a cat-face idol. Like Kim Da Mi, Seulgi is also known as a cat-face with single eyelids.

7. ITZY Yeji

 

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ITZY(@itzy.all.in.us)님의 공유 게시물님,

Yeji from ITZY is a rising cat-face idol just like the rising popularity of ITZY. Her dance and charisma on the stage remind of a chic cat!


2. Puppy-face Actresses

Two big features of the puppy-face are round big eyes and soft facial lines. Sometimes people with puppy-faces have drooping eyes, making them look cute and friendly. Due to their soft-looking faces, they look younger than their actual age.

1. Han Ji Min

 

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Hanjimin(@roma.emo)님의 공유 게시물님,

Han Ji Min comes to most Koreans’ minds when it comes to puppy-face actresses. She starred in many famous K-dramas, including ‘One Spring Night’, ‘Dazzling’, ‘Hyde Jekyll, Me’ and more.

2. Son Ye Jin

 

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손예진(@yejinvelyy_)님의 공유 게시물님,

Son Ye Jin is a famous Korean actress and her recent K-drama, ‘Crash Landing on You’ was sensational! She is also one of the puppy -face actresses.

3. Park Bo Young

 

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박보영(@parkbboyoung)님의 공유 게시물님,

Park Bo Young is popular for her lovely and adorable puppy-face. Her filmography includes ‘Oh My Ghost’, ‘Strong Girl Bong-soon’, and ‘A Werewolf Boy’.

4. Kim Go Eun

 

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@ggonekim님의 공유 게시물님,

If Kim Da Mi is a cat-face actress with single eyelids, Kim Go Eun is a puppy-face actress with single eyelids. One of her famous dramas is ‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (Goblin)’ and she is currently starring in ‘The King: Eternal Monarch’.

5. Bae Suzy

 

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숮이 💄💅👡👠🎀👙🌂👗🌂🎀💋💌(@skuukzky)님의 공유 게시물님,

Bae Suzy is a former member of Miss A and not only she is a famous idol, but also she is a well-known actress. She has a pure looking puppy-face and you can see that well in the movie ‘Architecture 101’.

6. IU

 

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이지금(@dlwlrma)님의 공유 게시물님,

IU is one of the best singer-songwriters in Korea and also a talented actress starred in dramas like ‘Hotel Del Luna’, ‘The Producers’, ‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’ and many more! Her cute puppy-face, as well as her various talents, is super popular.

7. Blackpink Jisoo

 

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JISOO(@sooyaaa__)님의 공유 게시물님,

If Jennie is a cat-face member of Blackpink, Jisoo is a puppy-face member. Her lovely puppy-face many men’s hearts pound fast!


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