5+ Female K-Pop Idols Who Fearlessly Joined A Divisive Bangs Hairstyle Trend

These bangs often earn mixed opinions, but these idols flawlessly rocked the trend!

K-Pop idols frequently switch up their looks, from different hairstyles, lengths, and colors to makeup style changes and even wardrobe overhauls; K-Pop stars consistently keep up with or start all of the latest trends.

(From left to right) NewJeans’ Minji, Hanni, Haerin, Danielle, and Hyein wearing customized Y2K outfits | @NewJeans_ADOR/Twitter

At times, idols have pushed their own comfort zone to try something new, especially when it comes to hair.

2NE1’s Dara cried when she first shaved her hair during the group’s “I Love You” promotions in 2012
OnlyOneOf’s Junji shared that his long bangs were only meant to last two weeks, but became a longer-term hairstyle that required help from his group members due to his obscured vision

Within the last few years, multiple K-Pop idols have been sporting a divisive bangs hairstyle trend.

The hairstyle was worn for years and popularized in the 1950s, and the iconic actress Audrey Hepburn became the face of “baby bangs.”

Actress Audrey Hepburn | @soaudreyhepburn/Instagram

“Baby bangs” have been met with mixed reactions among netizens, as it’s not the typical length bangs are worn.

Regardless, each of these female K-Pop idols have boldly rocked the trend and look gorgeous no matter what hairstyles they try!

1. NewJeans’ Hyein

NewJeans debuted with long, straight dark hair and have since worn a variety of fun styles. They’ve frequently experimented with funky hair extensions, gorgeous hair colors, and unique hairstyles.

NewJeans | @NewJeans_ADOR/Twitter

Maknae Hyein frequently alternates between hairstyles without a fringe and styles with baby bangs.

With her model-like visuals, Hyein looks runway ready with the fashion-forward bangs trend.

NewJeans’ Hyein with baby bangs | @NewJeans_ADOR/Twitter
| @NewJeans_ADOR/Twitter

2. Red Velvet’s Seulgi

Red Velvet‘s Seulgi wore baby bangs during the group’s “Peek-A-Boo” era in 2017 and has even worn them on a few occasions since.

Red Velvet’s Seulgi | @RVsmtown/Twitter

With Seulgi’s striking visuals, she effortlessly pulls off the chic bangs.


For the majority of BLACKPINK Lisa‘s career, the fiercely talented idol has rocked blunt bangs.

BLACKPINK’s Lisa | @lalalalisa_m/Instagram

Lisa debuted shorter bangs during the group’s recent BORN PINK concert in Riyadh. The adorable new look is fresh and chic on the BLACKPINK maknae!

4. HyunA

Popular soloist HyunA is not afraid to try new styles. During her “I’m Not Cool” and “Ping Pong” eras, she also rocked the baby bangs trend and easily pulled it off with her effortlessly cool style.

HyunA during her “Ping Pong” era with DAWN | @hyunah_aa/Instagram
HyunA during her “I’m Not Cool” era | The Korea Herald

5. Minzy

Former 2NE1 member Minzy was known for wearing chic, blunt hairstyles, so it’s not surprising that she joined this choppy trend.

When 2NE1 had their surprise reunion at Coachella in 2022, Minzy cut her hair to match her signature 2NE1 style and fiercely wore the baby bang look.

2NE1’s Minzy | @_minzy_mz/Instagram

6. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo

Finally, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo joined the trend in the most iconic way; at Paris Fashion Week. As a representative global ambassador of the luxury fashion house Dior, Jisoo was sure to stand out when she appeared at Dior’s show.

Jisoo took her gorgeous doll-like visuals to the next level when she sported a high bun with baby bangs.

BLACKPINK’s Jisoo | @sooyaaa__/Instagram

Jisoo was the main event with her glamorous, classic look, and drew many comparisons to Audrey Hepburn with her refined style and legendary baby bangs.

Bonus: Actress Kim Tae Ri

Actress Kim Tae Ri played the lovable and determined Na Hee Do in the popular 2022 drama Twenty Five Twenty One.

The actress transformed into a high schooler for her role, and her character wore baby bangs. The look perfectly suited the headstrong character, and Kim Tae Ri pulled it off effortlessly!

Kim Tae Ri as Na Hee Do in “Twenty Five Twenty One”

Check out more idols who have worn baby bangs in the past!

10 Female Idols Who Look Insanely Good In Short, Choppy Bangs

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