Red Velvet Seulgi’s Beauty Tips: From Minimal Skincare to Edgy Makeup Looks

Red Velvet Seulgi’s Beauty Tips: From Minimal Skincare to Edgy Makeup Looks

Although Seulgi’s monolid eyes do not match Korean beauty standards, they have caused a stir among K-pop fans. People love her monolid eyes for their fierce appearance.

Her diverse makeup looks and flawless skin has attracted the attention of many. Seulgi’s natural beauty has even made her the muse of the popular cosmetic brand “AMUSE”.

With her unique beauty and powerful dancing, the main dancer of Red Velvet has won the hearts of people all over the world. Without further ado, let’s dive into Seulgi’s beauty secrets.

Red Velvet Seulgi’s Beauty Tips

Red Velvet Seulgi's Beauty Tips

Being in the K-pop industry that expects nothing less than perfection has taught Seulgi a lot. She has learned a lot of beauty tricks and tips throughout the years.

Sometimes Less Is More

Seulgi has shared in several interviews that she has extremely sensitive skin. There was a time when she used to try every trending skincare hack before Red Velvet’s comeback.

However, that did not work well for her. She had to battle more skin problems because she was overusing products. This is the reason why Seulgi suggests having a minimal skincare routine. Sometimes less is truly more.

Choose Products That Suit Your Skin Type

As mentioned earlier, Seulgi had to face several skin problems because she overused products that did not suit her sensitive skin.

Your skin type is the most important factor that you should consider before buying skincare products. Seulgi advises to never buy into the hype.

Not every product will suit your skin type. It may lead to breakouts and dark spots if it is not for your skin.

Cica Gel On Dry Days

When winter is nearby, Seulgi’s skin starts to dry out and lead to skin irritation like all of us. Thus, for such days, Seulgi suggests using cica gel or aloe vera gel as a moisturizer.

Cica gel or aloe vera gel has anti-inflammatory properties which help soothe skin irritation and provide hydration. It is the best product for people with acne-prone skin with blemishes and active acne.

Sheet Masks

Other than providing hydration, sheet masks also have anti-aging properties. After a tiring day at work, even the thought of cleaning up and following a skincare routine is scary.

Thus, Seulgi uses sheet masks as they are convenient to use and extremely hydrating. Her favorite kinds of sheet masks are light and gentle like the ones from Etude House.

Red Velvet Seulgi’s Beauty Routine

Red Velvet Seulgi’s Beauty Routine

Too many products make Seulgi’s skin breakout. Therefore, she follows a very minimal skincare routine to clean and hydrate her skin before bed.


Instead of a cleanser that might strip off all the moisture of her skin, Seulgi uses a hydrating toner as a cleanser.

She washes her face with water. Next, she takes some toner on a cotton pad and gently wipes her face. She repeats it until there’s no sebum on her face.

As she has sensitive skin, Seulgi tries not to choose a toner with acids, milk, or any other product in it. She goes for water-based hydrating toner with soothing elements like tea tree or aloe vera.


Moisturizers are the ultimate solution for dry skin. Studies prove that moisturizers heal the barriers of irritated skin and promote the regeneration of skin cells.

For people with sensitive skin, moisturizers with alcohol and paraben can be very harmful. Thus, Seulgi uses a water-based lotion as a moisturizer for her sensitive skin. They are light and gentle on her skin and provide the hydration that her skin needs.

Hand Cream

The skin of your hands comes across more irritants and dirt than the skin of your face. Therefore, they need special care and protection. Seulgi applies and carries a hand cream with her to provide instant hydration to her hands.

Hand creams nourish, repair and protect the skin of your hands to keep them soft and supple. Seulgi’s favorite is the Etude House hand cream.

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What’s In Seulgi’s Makeup Bag?

Red Velvet Seulgi’s Beauty Products

Seulgi loves to try out different makeup looks from warm natural makeup to more creative makeup, she loves them all. However, as a fierce dancer, she usually has to sport an edgy makeup look with darker shades. What beauty products does she carry for such looks? Read on to know more.


A winged liner helps you create a cat-eye look while making your eyes look bigger. Seulgi wears an elongated winged liner in an outward and upward direction. This accentuates her monolids and creates a “lifted” look.

The cat-eye effect tends to make your eyes look wide. Thus, she further extends her liner to the inner corner of her eyes to avoid making her eyes look too distant from each other. Lastly, Seulgi traces over her eyeliner with a little bit of brown eyeshadow.

Lengthening Mascara

Volumizing mascaras are heavy and clunky which can make her eyes look smaller. Therefore, Seulgi opts for a lengthening mascara instead.

The lengthening mascara opens up her eyes and makes them appear more round and full. It helps in creating the doe-eye effect and brings the focus to your eyes and brightens them.

Dark Lip Shades

To match up with her light eye makeup, Seulgi always opts for darker lip shades. The dark colors enhance her captivating aura. Because of the rich pigment, dark lip shades suit everyone.

They complement all skin tones. Although the thought of dark colors on your lips might seem gothic, they in fact look quite edgy, chic, and sophisticated.

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Wrapping Up

The main dancer has mesmerized everyone with her stunning visuals. It is surprising how someone who wears heavy experimental makeup does not have a 10-step long skincare routine.

Her simple skincare routine is proof of her simple personality which is the entire opposite of her persona on stage.

Although she was swept by various skincare trends and hacks, she realized the value of a minimal routine and stuck to it. It has since given her fruitful results. Her skin is now dewy and flawless that makes us envy and admire her at the same time.