Gaijin Gyaru Guide

My gaijin gyaru guide, crafted specifically for beginners and those who want to start getting into this Japanese fashion! This will include tutorials, advice, and inspirational posts.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to DIY a Leopard Print Dress, Gyaru Style!

How to DIY a Leopard Print Dress, Gyaru Style!

What's this??? Lizzie, DIYing? Haha no, I really suck at DIY but my friend and fellow gyarusa member Dani is an absolute goddess at it. Being able to DIY your own gyaru clothes is a HUGE help for when you're on a budget, so today we're going to learn how ...

Christmas Gyaru Inspiration

Christmas Gyaru Inspiration

It's the most wonderful time of the year - Christmas! It's the best time for those who like to get dressed up as there are so many opportunities to rock a Christmas outfit, gyaru style. You've got your work Christmas dos, cocktail parties, Christmas meals with your friends, and obviously ...

Instagram Stories Templates for Gyaru

Instagram Stories Templates for Gyaru

Instagram makes the world go around - and I'm obsessed! I don't know how many hours I spend on the app but it's enough to know that I might have a problem... My favourite place has to be instagram stories, as I can shamelessly share my bare-faced selfies and videos ...

Get the Look: Ane Agejo at Work

Get the Look: Ane Agejo at Work

The last time I did a 'Get the Look' post was back in 2012. Yep, 2012. That's a really long time ago (especially in the blogger world) and I remember just how encouraging it was to be able to mimic a gyaru brand outfit with items from the UK (or, ...

How to Wear Gyaru in Public

How to Wear Gyaru in Public

"I love the look of it but I wish I was more confident to gyaru wear it in public..." is one of the most-used phrases I hear from people who have held back from wearing gyaru. It can be daunting because gyaru, like other Japanese fashion styles, isn't exactly "normal". ...