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Difference between idol looks & actor looks

Instiz: Idol looks? Actor looks? What's the difference?

Idol looks:

Their features are soft. Teenage-looking. 

Actor looks:

Their features are strong and mature-looking.
Their faces are very noticeable


Idols who are considered to have actor looks:

Actors with idol looks:


- I heard that actors need to have looks that don't get boring whereas idols need to have looks that can grab attention instantly

- Really agreed. The idols who are called "actor looks" have really strong features

- There's a picture of Lee Yeon Hee with other SM artists, and she had a different aura from them

- Yeah idols look young 

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