DF-Wave News Splash #63 – 10cm, Flower Crowns, Irresistible Winks, Mrs. Cop, and Reverse Makeovers

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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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25 Amazingly talented Korean actors under 25

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There is so much up-and-coming acting talent in Korea that it’s incredible! Many actors are taking on challenging roles from a young age and wowing audiences with their skills. Here are 25 Korean actors under the age of 25 (in no particular order) who have already impressed us with their acting abilities:

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Exclusive interview with Korean indie duo 10cm

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We got to sit down and chat with Kwon Jung Yeol and Yoon Cheol Jong, the guys that make up indie band 10cm, a couple of months ago when they stopped by New York City. If they sound familiar, it might be because you recognize them from their song “Only U” in the I Need Romance 2012 OST.

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Make your own DIY flower crown inspired by Girls’ Generation

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In her last episode, Vette Beauty shows you how to make your own flower crown like those worn by Girls’ Generation during their recent appearance on M! Countdown! These are great for a sunny day, and a perfect complement for any of your boho-style outfits!

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10 Versatile Korean actors who have proven they can play any role

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Many Korean actors excel at playing specific types of roles, like haughty male leads or evil mothers-in-law. Once you find an acting niche, it can be hard to change. But some actors aren’t afraid of taking risks, and they have made an effort to take on a broad spectrum of roles.

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12 More Korean stars with unforgettable winks

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Last time I brought you the article 13 Korean stars with irresistible winks, but we all know that 13 can’t even scratch the surface of cute winkers in the Korean entertainment industry! You guys gave some great suggestions for more actors and actresses with amazing winks, so I’ve decided to make a second list.

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Fridays with Feiii: Cute and easy natural eye makeup inspired by Yang Jin Sun in Unfortunate Boyfriend

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In this episode of Fridays with Feiii, Fei shows you how to do your own natural eye makeup to make your eyes look bigger, inspired by Yang Jin Sung in My Unfortunate Boyfriend. You’ll be ready to steal No Min Woo’s heart once you master this cute and easy makeup!

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Mrs. Cop releases intriguing new teaser and stills

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The upcoming police investigation drama Mrs. Cop, starring Kim Hee Ae (Secret Love Affair), Lee Ki Kwang (Me Too, Flower!), Park Yong Woo, and Lee Da Hee (I Hear Your Voice) has begun filming, and the recently released teaser and stills give an intriguing glimpse into what’s to come.

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How to make Korean Spinach, Shigumchi Namool (시금치 나물)

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Korean food is famous for its side dishes. There are so many kinds, and each has its unique taste. Out of all the side dishes, spinach is one of the most popular ones. You perhaps tried simple spinach salad in your local Korean restaurant.

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5 Photos of interesting roles Park Bo Young played before she got possessed on Oh My Ghostess

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Child actress Park Bo Young may have experienced the heartbreaking four-year acting hiatus caused by legal disputes early in her career, but her K-drama return in Oh My Ghostess is making up for it. Park’s iconic role in A Werewolf Boy shot her to super stardom, and her new supernatural TvN comedy is drawing the global audience to her like a magnet.

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NUTTY NOMADS: Signs That You’re a Tiger Mom

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Tiger Moms are fierce, loyal, and loving! Do you think you or your friends show signs of being a Tiger Mom? Is there a possible “Kitten” Dad in your family? Find out whether or not you fit the bill by listening to these Tiger Mom traits!

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​10 K-drama stars who did a reverse makeover for a role

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Who doesn’t like a good makeover in a drama? It’s a trope that’s been around in romantic comedies for as long as the genre has existed. K-dramas seem to have latched onto this fun idea and have stretched it as far as it can go.

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Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island review

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It’s another round of hilarity from Kim Myung Min as the smart yet bumbling nobleman detective and his streetwise servant. From explosives to foiling a money laundering ring, our hapless duo take on friends and enemies alike to save a little girl.

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12 Korean dramas based on popular webtoons

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There are tons of drama adaptations that came from manga, manhwa, and anime source material, but the latest big trend in dramaland is the webtoon. It seems like almost every new drama these days originally appeared as a popular comic online, and, given that these drama adaptations come with a built-in fan base, it’s easy to see the draw! But which adaptations pulled off the transition from webtoon to drama most successfully? Take a look at these 10 examples and decide for yourself!

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6 More actors over 40 who are splendid like well-aged fine wine

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Many readers loved the 6 hot actors over 40 who are splendid like well-aged fine wine and wanted more. Here, I’d like to toast to 6 more of these 40-something men who are also splendid and hot. They look awesome, even more so with a few wrinkles, and they continue to challenge themselves and keep us entertained with amazing roles.

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7 Korean actors who love communicating with fans on Instagram

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For many Korean actors, not much about their personal lives is known because they rarely star on reality or talk shows. Kim Soo Hyun, Shin Min Ah, and Lee Min Ho are some of those actors. However, it doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy sharing their everyday lives with fans. Here we have 7 Korean actors who love telling fans what they’re up to. Take a look!

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Korean Beauty Now: 4 tips for buying and using Korean sheet masks

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Korean sheet masks are all the rage and can be found almost everywhere nowadays. But how do you decide on what to buy, and how to best use them? April (a.k.a. The Pink Fashion Ninja) lets you know based on her own experiences!

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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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