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Netizens Are Divided About XG Harvey’s “Toothless” Styling

It holds better that means, although.

South Korean-based Japanese lady group XG just lately made their comeback with the brand new track “PUPPET SHOW.”

Because the group has been selling the brand new track, netizens seen an uncommon styling for rapper Harvey. The group’s official TikTok account posted a video of her with Jurin doing the choreography for “Puppet Present,” however Harvey’s styling caught netizens’ consideration.


It’s gonna be a heavencore autumn🪽 #XG #PUPPETSHOW #XG_PUPPETSHOW #JURIN #HARVEY #XGALX #NewMusic



Has anybody seen the place Harvey’s enamel are?#xgharvey #foyou #xgalx #facam #xgnewdna #xgpuppetshow #CapCut

♬ som authentic – 🍁 XGALX FACAM 🍁

It appeared that Harvey had no enamel. So, the remark part flooded with involved netizens questioning what occurred to her enamel.

Netizens identified that each Harvey and Jurin are sporting grills. Jurin’s are sharp like fangs, whereas Harvey’s are purple, giving a “gummy” or “toothless” look.


Fan principle in regards to the grillz: ‘Puppet Present’ talks about girls not being heard regardless of “spend(ing) lots of time speaking.” Jurin and Harvey’s traces in Puppet Present emphasised this specifically. The enamel signifies how girls are portrayed in society. Ladies are both “spoken over and too quiet” (🩸/no enamel) or “communicate an excessive amount of or aggressively” (fangs) [cr:@.xgalltheway] Grillz made for XG by @.spitgrillz #XG #PUPPETSHOW #XG_PUPPETSHOW #NEWDNA #XG_NEWDNA


Followers have theorized the explanation behind the styling. They suppose it was a symbolic alternative as Harvey’s lyrics allude to not being heard.

Hearken to what comes out my mouth (Ah)
Earlier than you attempt to take me out (Ah)

— Harvey, XG’s “PUPPET SHOW”

| XG/YouTube

Moreover, whereas the “toothless” look with the darkish grills in Harvey’s mouth may look unusual to worldwide followers, it’s not so bizarre in Japanese tradition. Black enamel are a standard Japanese signal of magnificence. Ohaguro, the Japanese customized of dying one’s enamel black, was a mark of magnificence for girls.

It’s unknown when and the way the observe of Ohaguro started. However, it turned fashionable at some stage in time through the Heian interval (eighth – twelfth centuries AD). Throughout this era, it was the aristocrats, particularly its feminine members, who practiced dying their enamel black. This observe caught on as a result of it complemented one other image of magnificence throughout that interval…

Other than black enamel, white faces have been one other fascinating trait through the Heian interval . Sadly, the white make-up, which was manufactured from rice powder, may doubtlessly trigger an individual’s enamel to look yellower than they really have been. With the intention to overcome this downside, girls painted their enamel a contrasting, eye catching black. When an individual’s enamel are proven, an phantasm is created during which a large smile is introduced with out exhibiting one’s enamel.

— Historical Origins

Some followers don’t really feel just like the creative imaginative and prescient was executed effectively. Nevertheless, many followers have jumped to in protection of the styling, saying that Harvey pulled it off and nonetheless appears cute.

What do you suppose?

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