Plastic surgery is nothing new in K-Pop, as many idols have bravely admitted that they got some procedures done. Many idols have also spoken on being pressured to get some procedures done. Here are a few K-Pop idols who considered or were encouraged to get plastic surgery, but ultimately decided not to.
1. Hani (EXID)
During her early days, Hani felt insecure about her visuals, so she considered getting plastic surgery to “help” with this. Hani changed her mind after some encouraging and positive words from her mother.
2. Bora (Former member of SISTAR)
Bora considered getting double eyelid surgery when she was young, but the doctors already thought her eyes were charming, which made Bora change her mind about the surgery.
3. CL (Former member of 2NE1)
Before her debut, many people encouraged CL to get some plastic surgery done. CL ultimately went against it as she didn’t want to change anything about herself.
Many people encouraged Rain to get double eyelid surgery when he was younger. He ultimately decided against it, and his monolid eyes are now considered a signature part of his appearance.
5. Gyuri (Former member of KARA)
Before her debut with KARA, Gyuri was encouraged by her agency to get some plastic surgery, as they thought it would “enhance” her visuals. Gyuri went against this idea, as she already loved the way she looked.
6. Suhyun (AKMU)
Suhyun considered getting double eyelid surgery after she had a dream of having double eyelids. Suhyun decided to not get any procedures, as she valued the traits that were given to her.
7. Leeteuk (Super Junior)
Leeteuk once considered getting a nose job but decided against it when the doctors told him that the surgery could permanently affect his smile.
8. Jay Park
When Jay Park was a trainee at JYP Entertainment, he considered getting plastic surgery after speaking with a plastic surgeon. He thought he would get more popular if he changed his appearance. He ultimately decided to not get any procedures done.