DF-Wave News Splash #57 – K-Drama Cakes, Action Shows, Vampire Makeup, Letter-writing, and the Supernatural!

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At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week!

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Kim So Hyun and Kim Woo Bin Make Adorable Siblings in Domino’s Commercial

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Domino’s Pizza Korea released the anticipated commercial starring the acting duo. The 25 year old actor (and spokes-model for Domino’s Pizza Korea) and 16 year old actress exude a sweet and playful sibling relationship which can be felt when watching the video.

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K-Pop Corner: 8 Songs that impressed from May 2015

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May comebacks were strong with groups such as BIGBANG returning to the K-Pop arena, but debuts from groups like MonstaX gave them a run for their money! Here are 8 songs that dominated my iPod playlist from May 2015.

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5 Sweet K-drama themed cakes that every super fan needs for his or her birthday

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Every K-drama fan needs the perfect K-drama themed birthday cake! Luckily, Korea is already way ahead of you! From Heirs to Secret Garden, these delicious-looking K-drama themed cakes are perfect for every K-drama super fan!

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The 10 Best Korean action dramas that will keep you on the edge of your seat

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Many Korean drama fans love romantic comedies, but there are other options for viewers who want a change of pace. Even if chaebol romances are your bread and butter, sometimes you just want to see some stuff blowing up or bad guys getting punched in the face, ya know? Well, if you’re one of those drama fans who craves action or even if you’re looking for a different kind of drama to hook your friends or significant others who aren’t really into romcoms, we have some suggestions for you!

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Song Joong Ki will return to Running Man as a guest alongside Jo In Sung, Im Ju Hwan, and more

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Song Joong Ki is returning to his Running Man family! The actor and former Running Man cast member will be a surprise guest on next week’s episode.

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Fridays with Feiii: Orange Marmalade Baek Ma Ri Vampire Makeup

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The wait is over! Feiii is back and kicking off Fridays With Feiii Season 2 with two looks inspired by Seolhyun from AOA, the star of the hit drama Orange Marmalade. The first look is great for everyday wear, but try out the second one if you’d like to shake it up with a darker and more dramatic flair!

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How to pull off the orange lip, summer’s hottest color

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The hottest beauty trend this summer is the orange lip. Ditch your go to nude or pale pink for a brighter more vibrant orange shade. We show you how to go bold with it, what make-up to pair it with, and how to find the perfect shade for your skin. Whether you want to go all-out neon or are searching for that perfect subtly orange tone, we can help you pull of this exciting new trend.

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10 Talented K-pop stars who are not actually from Korea

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K-pop is becoming more and more popular worldwide and has especially established a presence across Asia. It is no surprise, then, that many K-pop idols are from different parts of Asia and from across the world. South Korean entertainment companies have definitely realized the potential of pulling talent from foreign countries!

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How do people from other countries distinguish Americans?

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Ever wondered how other countries view Americans? Well, here are the stereotypes that some people from other countries all over the world seem to have about Americans! The video, which is now going viral, was filmed at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. The people who were asked about Americans and American culture were from many different countries, including Costa Rica, Japan, India, Korea, Austria, Germany, England, Sweden, and more.

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How to write a letter to a Korean celebrity

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안녕하세요! (An-nyong ha-se-yo!) Hello! I’m Billy from GO! Billy Korean on YouTube. Have you ever wanted to write a fan letter to your favourite Korean celebrity, but don’t know where to start? Maybe there’s a Kpop celebrity you love, or a Korean drama actor or actress who you admire. You want to let them know how you feel. There are certain phrases and special ways to write a letter in Korean that you will need to know before you mail it.

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Janie’s Tips & Tricks: DIY mask for oily and acne-prone skin

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If your skin is slightly oily and acne-prone, here’s a great mask for you to cleanse and soften your skin! The best part is, you can get the ingredients at any local store and it’s so simple to do it yourself. Janie shows you how in this great tutorial:

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How to make Japchae (잡채), easy Korean noodles with beef and vegetables

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Japchae (잡채) is a famous Korean noodle dish. The noodles are made from sweet potato starch. The noodle itself doesn’t have much flavour, but the texture is quite unique.

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Why Korea will be the next big international beauty influencer

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It may not be long before the average American looks to Korea for beauty and fashion inspiration. Over the last decade, Korean style has dominated the Asian market largely because of the increasing popularity or Korean dramas and K-pop. Countries outside of Asia are now starting to pick up on the biggest trends too, and it’s not just BB and CC cream.

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9 Favorite supernatural K-dramas you should watch now

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Are you addicted to anything vampire? Have you been clamouring for some shows with a supernatural element? You’ve come to the right place! Here we cover 9 of the best supernatural K-dramas. We have K-dramas with vampires, K-dramas with ghosts, rich fantasy worlds, and even historical K-dramas with a supernatural twist. All of these shows offer heightened drama and suspense mixed in with romance, crime prosecution, and medical dramas.

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Make your own DIY distressed boyfriend jeans–inspired by Gong Hyo Jin in Master’s Sun

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Distressed boyfriend jeans have been seen on many k-drama leading ladies like Gong Hyo Jin in Master’s Sun, and who knew it was so easy to achieve that effortlessly laid-back tomboy style? All you need are an old pair of jeans, chalk, scissors and tweezers, and you can have your own cool-looking jeans in less than 10 minutes!

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That concludes this week’s DF Wave News Splash! 

Come back next Monday, when we will be once again sharing the best DF stories from the last 7 days!

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All article images and clips in this post, aside from JaK Wave Logos, are courtesy of DramaFever.com. All rights reserved.

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Published by SurfinHaruru

SurfinHaruru is Sub-Editor, Head Graphic Designer/Coordinator, and Resident Photographer at JaK Wave, and manages the Korean Language section of the site. He loves Asian culture - living with Chinese culture day-to-day, and studying Korean in his spare time. He has a passion for Asian cookery, dramas, and music, and enjoys attending Traditional and Modern cultural events frequently.

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