Catch Phrase | 果汁相(guǒzhīxiàng)

Writer: Debra Li  |  Editor: Stephanie Yang  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2021-01-18


“果汁” means “juice,” and “相” means “looks, appearance.” This term, originating from South Korea, is used to describe young women with a fresh, fit and lovely appearance. The typical “juicy look” woman possesses glowing fair skin, pink soft cheeks and eyes like crescent moons when smiling.


A: 我最近又长胖了。太苦恼了!

Wǒ zuìjìn yòu zhǎngpàng le。Tài kǔnǎo le!

I’ve put on a few pounds recently. It’s so annoying!

B: 你这样挺好的,脸蛋儿是健康活力的果汁相。

Nǐ zhèyàng tǐng hǎo de,liǎndànr shì jiànkāng huólì de guǒzhīxiàng。

You look fine to me. Your face has that healthy glow, which Koreans would describe as “a juicy look.”