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15 Hottest Korean Actresses without Plastic Surgery (2023)

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but whoever has ever laid eyes upon Korean actresses cannot deny that they are among the most beautiful women on Earth. Awing the world with their flawless skin and timeless beauty, they have captured the hearts of people effortlessly.

But unsurprisingly, plastic surgery is still a common practice among Korean actors and actresses because of the unrealistic beauty standards of the entertainment industry.

However, there are some stunning actresses who have managed to bewitch everyone with their looks even without plastic surgery. Here are 15 hottest Korean actresses without plastic surgery.

15 Hottest Korean Actresses without Plastic Surgery

1) Park Bo-young

One of the most promising actresses in current times, Park Bo-young made a name for herself with movies like On Your Wedding Day, Scandal Makers and A Werewolf Boy.

Not only is she a beautiful woman and talented actress, she’s also a good person, known for donating to ChildFund Korea. She also participated in the Share Pad Campaign by Sofy Bodyfit and provided sanitary pads to poor girls from single parents.

  • Age: 33 years
  • Starred In: Doom at Your Service (2021), On Your Wedding Day (2018), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), A Werewolf Boy (2012), Don’t Click (2012)

2) Yoona


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Yoona is the stage name of the singer and actress Im Yoon-ah. She joined the music industry in 2007 as one of the members of Girls’ Generation that went on to become one of the best-selling girl bands in Korea.

Yoona later becomes an accomplished actress with roles of various types under her belt. Some of her movies become the highest grossing movies in Korea, and make her known as one of the hottest Korean actresses with plastic surgery.

  • Age: 32 years
  • Starred In: Exit (2019), Confidential Assignment (2017), Confidential Assignment 2 (2022), The King in Love (2017), Love Rain (2012)

3) Jang Na-ra

Reigning over not one but two countries as one of the most popular artists, Jang Na-ra is a phenomenon in both South Korea and China. Her popularity in South Korea is to such an extent that it’s dubbed as Jang Na-ra Syndrome.

This gorgeous lady has also gained a solid foot as an actress by appearing in some major movies and television series. Some of her well-known television series include Successful Story of a Bright Girl, The Last Empress and VIP.

  • Age: 42 years
  • Starred In: VIP (2019), The Last Empress (2018 – 2019), Confession Couple (2017), You Are My Destiny (2014), Wedding (2005)

4) Bae Suzy

A former member of the girl group Miss A, Bae Suzy is known as “the Nation’s First Love” in South Korea. Her real name is Bae Su-ji, but she’s popular across the country by her stage name.

She’s a singer and an actress, having made her debut in the teen drama series Dream High. Her acting has made her the first Korean female celebrity recipient of a singer rookie award, drama rookie award, film rookie award, and variety rookie award.

  • Age: 28 years
  • Starred In: Anna (2022), Start-Up (2020), Vagabond (2019), While You Were Sleeping (2017), Uncontrollably Fond (2016)

5) Moon Ga-young


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Stealing the hearts of millions with her beautiful looks and impeccable acting, Moon Ga-young is a rising star. She made her debut in the film industry early in life as a child artist and got her first leading role in Mimi as a teenager.

Over the years, she’s acted in numerous films, and gained widespread popularity with shows like True Beauty and The Interest of Love. It stands to reason that she’s considered one of the hottest Korean actresses without plastic surgery.

  • Age: 26 years
  • Starred In: The Interest of Love (2022 – 2023), Link: Eat, Love, Kill (2022), True Beauty (2020 – 2021), Find Me in Your Memory (2020), Tempted (2018)

6) IU

Considered one of the most popular singers in South Korea, Lee Ji-eun, better known as IU, took the whole country in a wave with her song Good Day from her 2010 album.

After conquering the music world, IU made her spot in the film industry with their roles in You’re The Best, Pretty Man, etc. Her acting in the 2018 television series My Mister earned her widespread fame.

  • Age: 30 years
  • Starred In: My Mister (2018), Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016), The Producers (2015), Pretty Man (2013 – 2014), Dream High (2011)

7) Park Shin-hye

Another star who started off as a child actor and later became one of the hottest Korean actresses without plastic surgery is Park Shin-hye.

She became a household name with her role in the popular comedy drama movie Miracle in Cell No. 7 which went on to become one of the highest grossing films in South Korea.

Along with her acting career, she is also known for her philanthropic ventures.

  • Age: 33 years
  • Starred In: Sisyphus: The Myth (2021), #Alive (2020), Memories of the Alhambra (2018 – 2019), Doctors (2016), Pinocchio (2014 – 2015)

8) Song Ji-hyo

This South Korean beauty found international success with her stint as a regular member in Running Man, a popular South Korean variety show. Her birth name is Cheon Seong-im which she later changes into Cheon Soo-yeon in 2011.

However, she’s widely known by her stage name. In recent years, her film Intruder released in 2020 amid the COVID pandemic but found success among moviegoers.

  • Age: 41 years
  • Starred In: Intruder (2020), Was It Love? (2020), Emergency Couple (2014), New World (2013), A Frozen Flower (2008)

9) Kim Go-eun

Few actors make a splash as big as Kim Go-eun upon their film debut. She entered the film industry with 2012’s A Muse and gained immense critical and public response, and went on to win many Best Actress Awards for her role.

Kim Go-eun later became a household name with her roles in popular television series like Cheese in the Trap, Yumi’s Cells and Little Women.

  • Age: 31 years
  • Starred In: Guardian: Little Women (2022), Yumi’s Cells (2021), The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), The Lonely and Great God (2016), A Muse (2012)

10) Sandara Park


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Having found her success early in her career as a contestant in the Filipino talent show Star Circle Quest in 2004, Sandara Park or Dara went on to enjoy a thriving career in the Philippines before she returned to South Korea in 2007.

From there, she joined 2NE1 which became one of the best-selling K-pop girl groups in the country.

  • Age: 38 years
  • Starred In: Cheese in the Trap (2018), Dr. Ian (2016), Moon River (2009), Super Noypi (2007), D’ Lucky Ones (2006)

11) Koo Hye-sun

Loved by many as one of the hottest Korean actresses without plastic surgery, Koo Hye-sun is also a versatile talent. She’s not only a successful singer-songwriter and actress, but also a director and an artist.

Some of her most popular television series include Hearts of Nineteen, The Kind and I and Angel Eyes. She made her directing debut with the short film The Madonna.

  • Age: 38 years
  • Starred In: Blood (2015), Angel Eyes (2014), Take Care of Us, Captain (2012), Boys Over Flowers (2009), The King And I (2007)

12) Jeon Yeo-been

This South Korean actress stole the spotlight in 2018 with her role in the independent film After My Death and made herself one to look out for.

Thanks to this role, she won the Actress of the Year  at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival and the Independent Star Award at the 2017 Seoul Independent Film Festival.

She still enjoys a continuous success with her various acting stints after that.

  • Age: 33 years
  • Starred In: Night in Paradise (2021), Vincenzo (2021), After My Death (2018), Save Me (2017), The Treacherous (2015)

13) Song Hye-kyo


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The beautiful Song Hye-kyo is one of the biggest stars of South Korea and her international fame has caused her to be referred to as one of the “Troika” alongside actresses Kim Tae-hee and Jun Ji-hyun, collectively called “Tae-Hye-Ji”.

Song Hye-Kyo appeared in Forbes magazine’s Korea Power Celebrity list in both 2017 and 2018, having ranked 7th and 6th respectively.

  • Age: 41 years
  • Starred In: The Glory (2022),  Encounter (2018), Descendants of the Sun (2016), The Queens (2015), My Brilliant Life (2014)

14) Hyeri


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Adored by fans as the “Nation’s Little Sister”, Lee Hye-ri or Hyeri was the youngest member of the popular girl group Girls Day. She became a national phenomenon after appearing on Real Men in 2014.

Her biggest success came in the form of the lead actress in 2015’s drama series Reply 1988 which became the highest rated television series of that year.

  • Age: 28 years
  • Starred In: Moonshine (2021 – 2022), My Roommate Is a Gumiho (2021), Amazing Saturday (2018 – 2020), Two Cops (2017 – 2018), Reply 1988 (2015 – 2016)

15) Kim Tae-hee

The last one on this list of hottest Korean actresses with plastic surgery is also frequently considered as one of the most beautiful actresses of South Korea.

Kim Tae-hee has gained an iconic reputation over the years of her career with shows like Stairway to Heaven, Love Story in Harvard and My Princess. She’s also considered one of the “Troika” with fellow actresses Song Hye-kyo and Jun Ji-hyun.

  • Age: 43 years 
  • Starred In: Hi Bye, Mama! (2020), Yong-pal (2015), My Princess (2011), Iris (2009), Love Story in Harvard (2004)

The list of 15 hottest Korean actresses with plastic surgery ends here. But we’d like to remind everyone that there should not be any prejudice against plastic surgeries.

Just as natural beauty should be revered, so should the beauty altered with surgery. It’s all a matter of the someone’s choice, and it should always be respected.

Do small things with great love.

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