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Escape the corset: How South Koreans are pushing back against beauty standards
Like many women in South Korea, Bae Eun-jeong never left the house without makeup. She hated her natural face. Bae's beauty regimen routinely took two hours, to the point that she'd give herself less time to sleep and eat in order to squeeze it all in before going to school. Even a simple trip to the supermarket by her home took plenty of preparation.
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Escape the corset: How South Koreans are pushing back against beauty standards
Like many women in South Korea, Bae Eun-jeong never left the house without makeup. She hated her natural face. Bae's beauty regimen routinely took two hours, to the point that she'd give herself less time to sleep and eat in order to squeeze it all in before going to school. Even a simple trip to the supermarket by her home took plenty of preparation.
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