Gyaru Advice

All of my advice in one place! This also includes my gaijin gyaru guide which is a series of posts perfect for beginners and those who are interested in this wonderful fashion.

Gyaru: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Gyaru: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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When I first started gyaru I had so many questions... So much so that I worried that I was the most annoying person ever! But the gaijin gyaru (non-Japanese gyaru) community is always more than happy to help, and over time I slowly compiled all of the frequently asked questions ...

What is the True Meaning of Gyaru?

What is the True Meaning of Gyaru?

What exactly makes you 'Gyaru'? Is it the clothes, the hair, the makeup... Or the attitude? This has forever been on our minds and one day I found myself chatting to (Jesus) Chris *tehe* on the true meaning of being Gyaru. The conversation blew my mind so I knew I ...

Singing Contests in Japan + Onee Gyaru Advice

Singing Contests in Japan + Onee Gyaru Advice

What is your biggest dream? Today I talk with the lovely gaijin gyaru Noemie from France as part of my 'interview with a gyaru/gyaruo' series on how she's grown up dreaming of being a singer, which led her to travel across the globe to Japan to sing at the Nodojiman ...

Gyaru for Beginners: How to Get Started (+ Free Checklist)

Gyaru for Beginners: How to Get Started (+ Free Checklist)

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I can't really remember how I started gyaru, but I made so many mistakes at the beginning! This helped me to grow my gyaru style and even though I think "wow I was such a mess", I actually treasure those moments because of the amount of love and support I ...

One Item Five Ways: Pink Crop Top

One Item Five Ways: Pink Crop Top

Isn't this just one of the most exciting times of the year? Winter is over (although some days it doesn't feel like it) and everyone's looking forward to the promise of spring and sunny days. I have a huge love for this time of year so for this 'One Item ...

How to Do Gyaru Makeup for Westerners

How to Do Gyaru Makeup for Westerners

There are endless archives of gyaru makeup tutorials out there; whether it be through old magazine scans, on Pinterest, or on YouTube, but it can be disheartening to read/watch when you have Western features. You might feel like it is impossible to do gyaru when you're not Asian but I'm ...

What I Love About Gals! The Manga

What I Love About Gals! The Manga

If you’re in the magical world of gyaru then you would’ve heard about our gyaru ‘bible’ (aka the most important manga ever), Gals! also known as Super Gals! in anime. It is my all-time favourite manga ever, and I’ve recently read it again so I’ve decided to put together everything ...

A Gyaru Guide to Birmingham, England

A Gyaru Guide to Birmingham, England

Disclaimer: spending money was gifted by Hotels but all views are my own. I can't tell you how excited I am for the Gyaru Jubilee event. The Paris meet is still fresh in my mind and I can't wait for the partying, photos, and para para! In the lead up to ...

All Things Gyaru Blogging: Questions & Answers

All Things Gyaru Blogging: Questions & Answers

It hit me the other day that in March 2011, I was sat in front of my laptop and writing up my first ever blog post on this blog. Yep, March 2011. These past 8 years have just flown by and gone are the days where I took crap selfies ...

How to Prepare for Your First International Gyaru Meet

How to Prepare for Your First International Gyaru Meet

I remember the first time I went to an international gyaru meet; I went with my gal Chewiee and honestly it was one of my favourite gyaru meets ever. That's not to say that it was a completely smooth process - about half an hour before we met everyone I ...