How You Can Recreate ITZY Ryujin's Best Beauty Moments

We're all going loco for her looks.
Published: June 11, 2024
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Notorious for switching up styles, Shin Ryujin of ITZY is not only known for her powerful performances but also her versatile looks. In recent album Born To Be, Ryujin served us major girl-crush vibes, fitting ITZY's concept of "breaking the mould". Whether it's her bold hair colours, chic make-up, or casual everyday make-up looks—Ryujin has proven that she is capable of pulling off almost anything. We know you're just as captivated as we are, so here are some of Ryujin's most memorable beauty moments and how you can recreate them yourself.

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Pretty in Pink

The singer's off-stage make-up is natural-like, with a tinge of colour that complements her skin tone. Here, she goes for a soft flush of pink for a youthful vibe.

Glasting Color Gloss 01 Peony Ballet, $16, rom&nd

Ryujin's Best Beauty Moments Plus How To Recreate Them at Home

All Take Mood Like Palette 01 Prestige Pink, $43, Peripera

Ryujin's Best Beauty Moments Plus How To Recreate Them at Home

Blush (Thrill), $57, NARS

Dark and Dangerous

Pink and pastels aren't the only styles Ryujin has tried. During the promotion for the group's single Cheshire, the singer channelled her mysterious persona with a grunge-inspired make-up look and hairstyle. She used a brown-based eyeshadow palette and some coloured contacts to match.

Peaceful Kristin (Blue), $30, Hapa Kristin

Major Brow Defining Pencil (Dark Brown), $37, Patrick Ta

Chromatics4 Eye Sculpt (Hanami Spring), $76, shu uemura

Ink Velvet #23 Nutty Nude, $12, Peripera

Ethereal Beauty

The Boys Like You music video might have been a shift from ITZY's fierce image, but we got to see a softer side of the girls as they effortlessly stunned in angel-inspired outfits and radiance-enhancing make-up. Ryujin flaunted her celestial look with tear-like face gems that glistened.

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Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer (Fuschia Flex), $39, Fenty Beauty

Luxury Eyeshadow Palette (Walk of No Shame), $95, Charlotte Tilbury

Face Gems Sheet, $8, Nolitoy

Royal Flush

ITZY shot a whimsical chess theme for their fifth EP, Checkmate. Aligned with the title, members were portrayed as powerful queens in opulent outfits and accessories. Ryujin blended her elegance with fierceness in a classic make-up look—a flush of pink on the eyes and cheeks refined by a winged liner and coral-pink lip to match. A straight jet-black hairstyle added charisma and confidence.

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Liquid Eyeliner, $35, Anastasia Beverly Hills

Diorsnow Mono Couleur (Rose Montaigne), $56, Dior Beauty

Jel-Fit Tint, $27, AMUSE

Custom Fancy Junk Nails, $184, Lunar Lux Nails

Smoky Eyes

In a collaboration with YouTube channel STUDIO CHOOM, Ryujin partnered up with bandmate Yeji to choreograph a dance cover of Bebe Rexha's Break My Heart Myself. Inspired by twin protagonists from 2018 thriller film Terminal, the pair dressed in matching outfits and make-up. Ryujin dons a sultry smoky eye with a bright red lip. Recreate this with a your favourite eyeshadow palette and vamp it up by lining the eyes and waterline with an eyeliner pencil.

Creamy Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette (Brown), $43, Huda Beauty

Jumbo Eye Pencil (Black Bean), about $12, NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP

M·A·Cximal Silky Matte Lipstick (Ring The Alarm) $38, MAC Cosmetics

Sparkle and Shine

When it comes to eye make-up, our girl loves a good sparkle. Whether, on her eyes or cheeks, the musician is often seen with a dash of shimmer. For a dewy glow like Ryujin's, use liquid rather than powder based make-up like the Positive Light Liquid Luminizer from Rare Beauty. Start off by highlighting your T-zone and cheekbones, then add a touch of liquid glitter like the Milk Bling Shadow from COLORGRAM for that extra shimmer.

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Positive Light Liquid Luminizer (Enchant), $39, Rare Beauty

Milk Bling Shadow 02 Opal Flash, COLORGRAM

Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara 01 Black, $22, Maybelline

Warm Tones

Ryujin's go-to eyeshadows fall in the warmer spectrum which complements a variety of skin tones. Achieve her sun-kissed glow using colours burnt orange, copper and soft brown. Add a natural flush with a peach or coral blush and lipstick. If you want to enhance your features even further, add a subtle shine with any highlighter with golden undertones.

Essential Shadow Palette (Beige Brown), $42, Innisfree

Matte Revolution Lipstick (Sexy Sienna), $55, Charlotte Tilbury

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