February 22, 2024
Ask A North Korean

Plastic surgery in North Korea: More common than you’d think

"Some of my friends tried to make double-eyelids with transparent sticky tapes made in the shape of eyelids"

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week, Emmanuel de Klerk from South Africa asks:

Do North Korean people get plastic surgery like South Koreans do? If so, what kind of operations are popular?