An act requiring heroines adhere to the minimum beauty standards in kdramas.
Section 1. Whereas all heroines must maintain a modicum of beauty in impossible situations in kdramas.
Section 2. In accordance with Section 2 of this act, heroines must have perfect makeup and/or hair even in the following situations:
(a) Sleeping at home
(b) Sleeping or passing out due to fatigue and/or a disease in the office, in a hospital room, waiting room, in public transport, etc.
(c) Waking up with optional hangover
(d) Kicking ass and/or getting her ass kicked in an action scene
(e) Getting drunk/passed out drunk
(f) Dressing-up as a boy
(g) Crying one’s heart out/suffering major depression
Section 3. Additional standards
Should any scene in Section 2 of this act require close-up shots, the heroine must pass the more stringent standards:
(a) Thick, curly lashes
(b) Smooth, blemish-free skin
(c) Perfect teeth
Section 4. Effect of beauty standards on story
Should the story require that the heroine look sick, weak, damaged, plain, ugly, battered, or less-than-perfect, it is the responsibility of other characters to point out or act as if the heroine IS sick, weak, damaged, plain, etc. Either by flat-out saying that she does not look beautiful OR acting as if all ladies normally retain glowing skin, perfect teeth, and straight hair during hostage situations.
Section 5. Effectivity – this law shall apply to all kdrama heroines regardless of whether they’re playing “ugly” or “plain-looking” characters in the story.
Main proponent (as in pitchfork-wielding-lobbyist): oftheshore