Gyaru Advice + Tutorials

All of my advice in one place! This was previously called my “gaijin gyaru guide” and includes lots of helpful posts that are perfect for beginners and those interested in gyaru in general. Here you’ll find things like gyaru tutorials, inspiration, interviews… And more!

How to do Gyaru Makeup in Hot/Humid Weather

How to do Gyaru Makeup in Hot/Humid Weather

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Having makeup dripping half way down your face is not a good look, so here are some tips on how to do gyaru in the Summer when it’s super hot/humid!
My Fave Non-Gyaru Brands (That Look Totally Gal) + Offbrand Gyaru Tips!

My Fave Non-Gyaru Brands (That Look Totally Gal) + Offbrand Gyaru Tips!

I’m a huge advocate for wearing off-brand items, so here are some of my favourite non-gyaru brands that can totally pass as gyaru!
How to Juggle Life as a Gyaru Mama

How to Juggle Life as a Gyaru Mama

Gyaru is quite high-maintenance… So how does that come in when you become a parent? Here’s how to juggle life as a gyaru mama!
Do Substyles Help or Hinder Us?

Do Substyles Help or Hinder Us?

I didn’t know if this outfit was gyaru, which sounds so silly, right? But it all boils down to one reason: I just don’t know what substyle it fits into.
Cute Himekaji Makeup Tutorial

Cute Himekaji Makeup Tutorial

Today I want to share a cute gyaru makeup tutorial that’s perfect Himekaji (casual princess style)! It is softer than usual, but effortlessly gyaru.
How to Deal with Online Hate When Wearing Gyaru

How to Deal with Online Hate When Wearing Gyaru

…Cry, a lot. Just kidding! Us gyaru have learnt how to deal with online hate, and here’s Kelsey’s story on how she does it when wearing Yamanba Gyaru.
Top Tips from a Plus Size Gyaru!

Top Tips from a Plus Size Gyaru!

A lot of clothes tags in Japan say “One Size” – as in “one size fits all”. Now we all know that that’s not the case so here’s how to do gyaru when plus-size!
How to do Gyaru with Short Hair

How to do Gyaru with Short Hair

There aren’t many images floating around of gyaru with short hair… but that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible! Here’s how you can do gyaru with short hair.
The Differences Between Japanese and Gaijin Gyaru Communities

The Differences Between Japanese and Gaijin Gyaru Communities

Gyaru is a street fashion that has grown over the years in the Western world. But what are the differences between Japanese gyaru and gaijin gyaru?
Reasons Why You Don’t Need Gyaru Brands to be Gal

Reasons Why You Don’t Need Gyaru Brands to be Gal

Having gyaru brand is nice an’ all, but sometimes this can stagnate creativity (and it can be quite expensive!) Here’s why you don’t need brand to be gal.