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Spotlight on True Beauty

True Beauty aired in 2020 but it is still a memorable K-drama for me and one that I re-watch often as my comfort show. That's why I wanted to put it on the spotlight today. If you are new to the world of Korean dramas, you should definitely check it out. It is a fun and lighthearted drama.

tvN, True Beauty
tvN, True Beauty

One of my all-time favorite K-dramas, "True Beauty," stands out as an exceptionally enjoyable watch that effortlessly captures the essence of youth, self-discovery, and the transformative power of love. Based on a popular webtoon, the series navigates the life of Lim Ju-kyung, a high school student who masters the art of makeup to overcome her insecurities about her appearance. However, the real journey begins when her bare-faced secret is at risk of being exposed, leading to heartwarming and humorous moments that define the essence of this captivating show.

The charm of "True Beauty" lies in its balanced blend of comedy, romance, and heartfelt lessons on self-esteem and beauty standards. It's a story that resonates with anyone who has ever felt the pressure to fit in or change themselves to be accepted by others. Yet, it's also a testament to the strength found in genuine connections and being true to oneself.

Moon Ga-young, as Lim Ju-kyung, delivers a performance that is nothing short of wonderful. She brings a relatable vulnerability and a radiant spirit to the character, making Ju-kyung's journey from insecurity to confidence deeply engaging. All the laughter, tears, and triumphs of Ju-kyung feel incredibly real and touching.

"True Beauty" is more than just a drama; it's a heartwarming exploration of adolescence, love, and the true meaning of beauty. Whether you're in it for the laughs, the love story, or the uplifting message, "True Beauty" promises an entertaining experience that will leave you smiling long after the screen fades to black. Watch it on Viki.

Acting: 5/5

Storyline: 5/5

Cinematography: 5/5

Overall Entertainment Value: 5/5

 I rate it 10 stars: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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