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.

Casual Coords for the Everyday Himekaji!

Casual Coords for the Everyday Himekaji!

Hey cutie! How are you? This is just going to be a super quick post but I've been slowly collecting images of more casual coords for the everyday himekaji gal (as my goal for next year is to do it everyday!). These photos have been taken from old Liz Lisa ...

Everything You Need to Know About Himekaji: Himekaji Q&A!

Everything You Need to Know About Himekaji: Himekaji Q&A!

Hey cutie! How are you? Today I wanted to do a little himekaji Q&A with you! I recently asked my friends over on my sns to ask me questions related to this style, and I had a lot of amazing feedback from it which makes me so happy as I ...

Mag Scans! Popteen Nov 2008

Mag Scans! Popteen Nov 2008

Okay so this is going to be a major pic-heavy post because AAAAH I RECEIVED MY POPTEEN MAGAZINE! This one features the amazing Tsubasa Masuwaka on the front, and it's the November 2008 issue! I absolutely love this era of gyaru (because even though Popteen isn't specifically a gyaru magazine, ...

GAL BOOM! Old School Himekaji and Fuwa Fuwa Inspirations

GAL BOOM! Old School Himekaji and Fuwa Fuwa Inspirations

Hey cutie! How are you? I’m really happy to announce that I’ve finally found my gyaru boom - old school himekaji! A couple of weeks ago I was going through my wardrobe where I was suddenly hit by this huuuuge inspiration to just switch everything up and go full himekaji ...

Gyaru Halloween (Galloween) Inspirations!

Gyaru Halloween (Galloween) Inspirations!

Halloween is by far my favourite season! I usually celebrate by hanging all of my Halloween decorations at the end of September so that when I wake up on October 1st, the whole place is perfectly spooky. I also use this time to scroll the web and save as many ...

How to Style Jeans/Denim Bottoms for Gyaru

How to Style Jeans/Denim Bottoms for Gyaru

One of the best things about gyaru? Well, unlike some jfashion styles (I’m talking about you in particular, Lolita) you can wear jeans! This was a godsend to me when I first started my gyaru journey because I was forever living in jeans, and it made the everyday gyaru life ...

How to do Gyaru Makeup Without Circle Lenses

How to do Gyaru Makeup Without Circle Lenses

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Circle lenses are quite important in gyaru makeup… But what if you can’t wear them? Does that make you any less gyaru? Well, that’s how I used to feel in any case! Yet, over the years I’ve learned how to adapt my makeup to compensate for the lack of circle ...

The Ins and Outs of Running a Gyaru Magazine

The Ins and Outs of Running a Gyaru Magazine

Papillon, a magazine for Western Gyaru, has been a HUGE success. They’ve only just released their second volume but it’s crammed full with useful tutorials, inspirational outfits, not to mention really cute designs! But behind this magazine is a whole team of inspiring gyaru, and today I’m having a chat ...

How to do Gyaru Makeup in Hot/Humid Weather

How to do Gyaru Makeup in Hot/Humid Weather

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The first time I wore gyaru makeup in the summer was when we went on holiday to Spain back in 2011. We were shopping in a small market when my sister pointed out that my lashes were falling halfway down my face. I quickly hurried away and fixed it, but ...

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 am a huge advocate for wearing offbrand items, especially over the past couple of years when my favourite gyaru brands like DaTuRa closed down or completely changed their look (MA*RS, I’m looking at you…). Here are some of my favourite non-gyaru brands that can totally pass as gyaru, as ...