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Why South Korean High Schoolers Want Plastic Surgery

Beauty standards in South Korea have changed to favor the "double eyelid" and white skin. The mini-documentary Korean High School explains.

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South Koreans are radically altering their appearance at a shockingly young age to conform to more traditionally "Western" standards of beauty. Below, South Korean high school students explain this thinking in their own words.

Watch the entire mini-documentary on Korean high school students.

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For those specifically interested in South Korean beauty standards, skip ahead to 5:45.

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