South Korean Girl Removes Makeup After 2 Years: Stunning Realization Ensues

Posted on January 31, 2012

Did you know you can have “makeup” permanently tattooed onto your skin to avoid the annoying habit of taking it off every night before you go to bed?

No one told 20-year-old Dal-mi Bae, who has received irreparable skin damage after wearing makeup every day for two years…without taking it off.

South Korean Girl Removes Makeup After 2 Years: Stunning Realization Ensues picture

Discovering a love for makeup at the age of 14, Dal-mi Bae of South Korea religiously applied makeup to her face without ever taking it off.

“I wanted to look perfect at all time. I even slept with the makeup on.”

Adding insult to injury, she also wanted to get plastic surgery in a number of places.

Encouraged by her mother and thanks to a variety show, Bae was finally convinced by dermatologists to remove the makeup.

Once she had undergone a checkup, it was revealed that her skin looks twice as old as she really is.

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drbobmdphd
drbobmdphd

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus and pop culture is from Uranus. Poor stupid girl.


EricHope
EricHope

She looks fine in the picture here.

heragency
heragency

You guys cannot be seriously believing this. I am born and raised in South Korea and I can tell you, although South Koreans are guilty of obsession with looks, none of this story sounds even remotely true. The name is obviously fake for one thing, and if this ever happened, I would have been able to find a Korean source on the web. It'd have gone viral ages ago, believe me. South Korea is the most wired country in the world and they are not ashamed of some gossiping. This is a piece of stereotyping, racist shit and you are an idiot if you believe any of this.

RenaldThomas
RenaldThomas

shit is funny women wear make up because they want too? some women wearit because they have too because in there mind they are uglier then a goblin sadly some do lol. going out a little make up is fine but when you have to do it 24/7 something is mentally wrong with you and you must care what other people think of you smh

tafrick
tafrick

So what part of it exactly are u saying "good" about???

Chicho_loco
Chicho_loco

GOOOD!!!! stupid ignorant bitch... more so is her dumb ass mother...that's the crap girls are brainwashed with...from a very young age, the bullshit Barbie girl image,or whatever pop culture "image" is feed into their brains...For  boys it's video games...ever think why kids go phyco and end up shooting classmates,parents,people in general?

XSpectreGreyX
XSpectreGreyX

Meh, she doesn't look that old. It's probably just the picture. Plus, is she wearing makeup in the second picture? If not, that might explain the age thing a little.

tafrick
tafrick

she looks much better without the makeup than with it on

tangmaryg
tangmaryg

I think that it is possible to wear make-up for years ALMOST nonstop,Everyone loves beautiful, but wrong approach might make us lose the beauty of the original, more harm than good.

SylveriaShini
SylveriaShini

She looks like she's mid 20s. Asian women don't age. They turn 18 then stop aging till they hit like 60.

stluke1128
stluke1128

does this mean if we wear makeup we can live to be 500 years old, at least in looks? yippee!

Jacob Palomo
Jacob Palomo

How can she look twice her age? In my experience, Koreans look like they're twelve until they're forty, then they turn 80. There is no in-between.

Babu Sedlackova
Babu Sedlackova

I wear make-up every single day since waking up untill the last moment before going to sleep. For 11 years already. If I have a visit over night, I don't even take it down. At the morning I just close myself to the bathroom to take down the yesterdays make-up and put on new. Actually - I have my healthy reasons for it. Only thing I would like to say is, that it is possible to wear make-up for years ALMOST nonstop, but if she wanted to look fine, she HAD TO put it down at least for a moment at least once a day (or once in two or maybe few days, depends on how much of it she uses). If not, make-up looks absolutely awful and makes you look like a very scary horror doll....

Markus Stanovich
Markus Stanovich

The ukranian lady that looks like a doll does the same thing, wonder what the end result will be!

Audrey Lively
Audrey Lively

Newsflash: make-up wears off. It sweats off, it comes off when skin cells are shed, it rubs off...take it from any girl who has ever stayed up for 24 hours in the same make-up. Plus, big fat duh, having a mask on top of your skin does protect it from sun damage which ages skin cells more than anything. The only thing she was in danger of was a big case of blocked pores and acne. Genetics play a factor too: I had a friend more than a decade younger than me who had pores the size of dinner plates and eye wrinkles, when I the ancient one had none. Perhaps, oh goodness she just got older underneath her makeup. The nerve.

Valerie Delanoy
Valerie Delanoy

"Religiously applied makeup to her face without ever taking it off "makes no sense...unless she was just piling layer on top of dirty layer of old makeup. It sure doesn't look that way in the "before" pic...her skin looks fine with and without the makeup. This article's crap.

Victor Schroeder
Victor Schroeder

Oh, the Irony. She wanted to look young and perfect, and now she is twice older. xD

Pena Matthew
Pena Matthew

It is easy for us to judge people, but what most of us fail to realize is that over there in the east; make-up, plastic surgery, skin cosmetics, etc are all apart of the cultural norm. For everyone one of us here in the west that says "you look pretty without makeup" there are three guys by them saying they don't. It is sad really, but it isn't something that can just be fixed overnight by the words of a few foreigners.

Trent Spencer
Trent Spencer

Her skin looks twice as old as it really is? Damn, she's gunna need some more makeup!

Sam Hansen
Sam Hansen

Am I the only one who thinks she looks like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu?

Zach Leh
Zach Leh

tattooing make-up on girls faces.... just when you think this society can't get any more fucking trashy. Seems the "farmer's daughter" types are all but extinct.

Belainarie
Belainarie

@chicho_loco @HorridBorrid I question how people like you can handle yourselves, but you guys are the ignorant ones here. Yeah, what she did wasn't the best idea. But girls don't wear makeup because of the media, and you guys forgotten to mention girls like me- ones who never wear makeup. Maybe a little bit of blush for something formal but that's about it unless you want to count my Halloween costumes. There are girls out there who were subtle makeup, heavy makeup, and everything in between, but they don't do it because the media said "Hey, you're ugly, try this product so and so wears!" They do it because they WANT to. Some might feel like they need it to be beautiful, but not EVERY girl is looking for it. To add on to this, guys wear makeup too, but don't you DARE say it's only gay guys. Any guy can go out and put on makeup, it's not limited to one's orientation

As for video games causing violence, I'll put it this way- If someone has only played the Harvest Moon series, does that make them violent? It's like saying fictional characters shouldn't be forced into a relationship that would never happen (Shipping fanart). They're FICTIONAL. They have no feelings. They don't care what you do because you know why? THEY DON'T EXIST. In this case a video game is meant to be what it was manufactured; to entertain. Video games don't have feelings, they can't talk, they don't tell the violent kids "Hey, this and this happens in here, try it in real life!" What makes people violent is something critical affecting their life. Some are just emotionally unstable. Someone who plays video games doesn't make them violent. And like above girls play video games too. There are violent girls out there.

You two are the ignorant ones if you think girls want guys to like them for makeup or boys being violent over something past a screen. And the mother said she wanted her daughter to take it OFF. Not keep it on. In my personal opinion, the media that's glorifying these stereotypes against the pop culture is what's the problem here.

Happy 2014!

HakeemA
HakeemA

So what about terrorists and criminals before video games, and women who wore make-up before proliferation of real-time media. And I suppose you say these things because you're a blindly ignorant and misguided christian who thinks everyone else is wrong. I guess what i'm trying to say is you're a stupid stupid bitch. And oh...Happy new year!

HorridBorrid
HorridBorrid

@Chicho_loco I actually agree with you here. These guys are being ignorant in saying that girls don't wear make-up because it's the image they know they have to be, due to pop culture, the press, and the image that they think boys want. @mouldysushi@rjiscrazy92

rjiscrazy92
rjiscrazy92

@Chicho_loco Wow, you must be "loco" as mouldysushi said, you're an idiot. Her mother encouraged her to take it off, not to leave it on. Pop culture may not be the "everything" but it certainly is good for a lot of things. This girl's issue has nothing to do with "images" of people, just wanting to look good, you are making radical leaps based off NOTHING but YOUR own opinion. Also, boys are not brainwashed to play video games, like all games....it's meant to be a FREAKING GAME!! Gasp, I know, a game that's fun, people wanting to have fun, what is the world coming to right? No one, goes "phyco" lol over a game and shoots people, or anything like. You are the one brainwashed, but all the garbage the media spews forth like a toxic cloud, idiots like you are the problem, not make-up or video games, ignorance is the real issue here.

mouldysushi
mouldysushi

@Chicho_loco 

Are you even real? You're such a dumb ass oh my god. People who play video games are not psychos (which you can't even spell) and girls who wear makeup are not wearing it because the media has fed it into their mind. We wear it because we like to. She should have known to take the make up off but she didn't. Yes she's a little ignorant but you're much more so 

myqute
myqute

@XSpectreGreyX   There are chemicals like methylparaben (carcinogenic) in some brands of make-up.  If she is 18 and aged 10 years, she does look 28 in her second pic.


tafrick
tafrick

@XSpectreGreyX She doesn't look old at all in the 2nd pic, and  in the first one she can be any age coz all u  can see is a mask of makeup.

tafrick
tafrick

@NovaEaton Yeah, i didn't catch that. maybe she started wearing makeup at 14, but didn't start wearing it to bed till she was 18. anyway she looks like some kind of grotesque barbie doll with her makeup on, or worse, a screwdoll.

tafrick
tafrick

@Jacob Palomo  no, my best friend is a korean woman who's 40, but looks 25

NakitaCally
NakitaCally

@Jacob Palomo Well, I suppose if she's meant to look 12, and she looks 20 in her make-up-less photo, then yes, she does look double the age of what she's meant to look like.

mouldysushi
mouldysushi

@Diofantus Aninditya 

You dumb ass North Korea is the communist side what the fuck have the South Koreans done? Oh yeah shame on them for kpop -_- Fucking moron

tafrick
tafrick

@Diofantus Aninditya  What's that supposed to mean? what, are u Kim Jong Mentally ill, or something?

mouldysushi
mouldysushi

@Sam Hansen 

Yes because Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is japanese >.>

Alexandra Hoffman
Alexandra Hoffman

no there are still as you put it "farmer's daughter" types out there but you just got to be able to pick them out

Chrissy McLoone
Chrissy McLoone

"Fucking" is a trashy word. Anyway, it's not THIS society. It's THAT society. Besides, like Alexandra Hoffman said, conservative girls are still out there. Perhaps they just don't like you. (Just kidding, no offense.)

XSpectreGreyX
XSpectreGreyX

@tafrick Exactly. Her eyes look kind of tired, but that's about the height of it. But apparently, she looks twice her age, so maybe it's just a bad picture that made her look younger, but I doubt it. The first picture makes her look like a friggin' doll, so of course you can't discern her age from it. The second is of poor quality and she seemingly has NO make-up on at all, judging from how tired her eyes look.

HakeemA
HakeemA

They're not criminals because they're communist,..that's fine

It's all those human rights violations being racked up..

rjiscrazy92
rjiscrazy92

@Chrissy McLoone No "fucking" isn't a trashy word. That is your opinion and nothing more. In this case its actually an adverb. Possibly a fucking adverb, not sure. Fuck is the most versatile word in the English language, being able to be used as nearly every part of speech, depending on form and placement in a sentence.