Gaijiin Gyaru Guide!

Gaijiin Gyaru Guide!

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The amazing gaijiin gyaru, Saiharii!

Hey there guys! Since so many of you have enjoyed reading my gyaru guide, I wanted to add a guide for gaijiin gyaru.

I wanted to start out by telling you all how I attained my knowledge on gyaru. I have been to Korea but not to Japan, so I don’t have first hand information about gyaru. However, I’ve studied Japanese and Japanese culture since I was about 13 years old. I’ve done numerous research projects on gyaru and I have a great deal of knowledge about gyaru. It can be really hard to find information on gyaru in the States and it can be even harder to be involved, so I wanted to write this post especially for non-Japanese gyaru. I hope you find this helpful!

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Examples of Gyaru Outfits and Looks! (Gyaru Series Part Three)

Examples of Gyaru Outfits and Looks! (Gyaru Series Part Three)

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Pink prom dress $115 – amazon.co.uk

Chicwish shirts blouse chicwish.com

Vince Camuto short sleeve shirt vincecamuto.com

N 21 collared shirt $540 – brownsfashion.com

Boyfriend cardigan $16 – thehut.com

Even odd black vest $27 – zalando.co.uk

A line skirt blackfive.com

Ally Fashion black pants $20 – allyfashion.com

Plaid skirt etsy.com

Pink tutu ladida.com

Boohoo knee socks boohoo.com

Skechers black boots 6pm.com

Platform shoes romwe.com

Wedges shoes modcloth.com

Platform shoes $52 – publicdesire.co.uk

High heel boots shopakira.com

Claire s hair accessory claires.com

Eylure black eye makeup $7.79 – newlook.com

Forever 21 toiletry bag forever21.com

Blush etudehouse.com

Mally cream eyeshadow beauty.com

Dolce Gabbana red lipstick saksfifthavenue.com

As part of my widely-read gyaru guide, I wanted to include some examples of gyaru style and makeup to help give all of you love readers some ideas for your new style adventure. Click here for part one of the series and here for part two if you haven’t read them yet!

Clothing:

There are a multitude of gyaru subtypes that are popular, and this set only addresses a few. Some common types are above. A lot of gyaru looks are meant to be sweet- light pinks, bows, flowy blouses and tiers are common, especially in the hime and onee gyaru style. Kogal (or kogyaru) was the first main gyaru type and is characterized by customizing a school uniform. Rokku gyaru is an edgier, rock-inspired look and mode originated as a monochromatic and mature look. Keeping these descriptions in mind, it’s just a matter of personal taste and experimentation before you create an outfit like the ones above! Google (of course) and gyaru forums are also great for inspo.

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My Adorable Sailor Mars Phone Case!

My Adorable Sailor Mars Phone Case!

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Hey my lovely gals! I wanted to dedicate a post to my newest love- decoden cases!

I had never heard of decoden until I saw the tag on Instagram and fell in love. I got this custom phone case from Magical Girl Cafe for twenty bucks woth shipping. Compared to many Etsy shops, this was much cheaper and Monique is super professional, prompt and sweet.

This post isn’t sponsored at all and Monique’s store isn’t officially up and running yet, but if you’re looking for a super cute custom case definitely hit her up on IG at @MagicalGirlCafe!

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Lacy, Gyaru Inspired OOTD!

Lacy, Gyaru Inspired OOTD!

Hello lovelies! Sorry for my lack of posts, my performances have been killing me right now. I have been dressing very gyaru lately so I’ve been wanting to show you my latest inspiration.

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It is a lacy, gyaru inspired outfit! I was sick so I wanted something simple but cute enough to go  out in.

Hope you all love it babes~

Top//eBay
Leggings//Kohl’s
Necklace//Kitsch Bitch Jewelry

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Best Makeup Products for Gyaru! (Gyaru Series Part Two)

Best Makeup Products for Gyaru! (Gyaru Series Part Two)

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Hi all and welcome back, or if you’re new here, nice to meet you! I’m so glad you stopped by~

As part two of my gyaru series I wanted to compile a list of some great makeup products that you can get easily online or in store that will have you looking gyaru quicker than you can say kawaii!

I’ll list my favorite products by type so if you’re looking for a specific item you’ll be able to find it super easily!

Face Makeup:

-BB or CC Creams

While I’d say that the Dream BB Cream by Maybelline is pretty accessible in store, I honestly wasn’t too impressed with it. Other good alternatives are the Lebalage BB Cream which can be bought from eBay for about $4.50 at most or a Missha or Etude House product. I’m currently using Lebalage and really like it but I’ve heard great things about Etude House and Missha’s BB creams as well. I also bought my mom the Rivecowe BB Cream from eBay and she loves it!

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Gyaru Guide for Beginners: How to Start Being Gyaru! (Gyaru Series Part One)

Gyaru Guide for Beginners: How to Start Being Gyaru! (Gyaru Series Part One)

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Hi there everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely day~!

I wanted to go over some gyaru basics for those of you who have been exposed to the style but wanted to know more in detail about gyaru. This is mainly for beginners- consider this a simple introduction or guide to gyaru!

What is gyaru?

There are a ton of ways to answer this question. Gyaru is a blanket term that encompasses many different types of styles. “Gyaru” itself is a romanization of the English world “gal” and usually describes a fashion-conscious Japanese teen who follows set trends of fashion and beauty.

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Announcement: Things Have Changed!

Announcement: Things Have Changed!

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Hi there everyone! I hope you are having a lovely day~

For my lovely returning visitors and subscribers, you may have noticed that this blog has changed. The new theme is not the only thing that will be different here! Read below to see what is coming up.

Schedule: The new posting schedule will be each Friday and Sunday. If for some reason I cannot post one of those days I will post on the other, and if I cannot post on either day the next post will be moved to the next week. This is to give me some flexibility with school- junior year is the hardest for a lot of students and I really need to focus!

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Nails of the Day: Candy Sweet!

Nails of the Day: Candy Sweet!

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I love anything girly and adorable, and I really wanted to make my nails express that! I recently bought some fimo clay slices from eBay and had a ton of fun making my nails look like delish candy!

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I love the personality of this art as well as the long wear of my Kiss Press on Nails! I’m really happy I began using fimo clay to decorate my nails, the charms are affordable as well as adorable! I hope to soon make a tutorial on how to get this nail look, I hope you like it?

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