Gyaru Lifestyle

Gyaru isn’t just a fashion… It is a lifestyle! Here are all of my lifestyle related posts including gyaru meets, my thoughts about trends and going-ons, reviews, and much more.

Manifesting My Dream Life 2.0

Manifesting My Dream Life 2.0

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I know what you're thinking - Lizzie, didn't you already write this post last year? And, well, yes, I did, and it took a lot of back and forth in me deciding whether or not to publish this new post, but the truth is that those goals suited the person ...

MaskTime Sheet Mask Kit Review

MaskTime Sheet Mask Kit Review

(*Disclaimer: post includes gifted items from MaskTime.) If there's one thing you should know about me is that I have a non-existent skin care routine. I know, quelle horreur. My skin is extremely sensitive and I've started getting quite a few spots recently due to stress but - like the fairy ...

Japan Candy Box ‘Sweet Summer Fruits’ Collection + Giveaway!

Japan Candy Box ‘Sweet Summer Fruits’ Collection + Giveaway!

Disclaimer: this is a gifted post because YAY SWEETS. Thanks Japan Candy Box! Okay so I'm in heaven right now: I'm currently chomping away on some rice crackers as I write this post, and I can't guarantee there would be any left by the time I hit "publish" (or, to be ...

Reasons why I love the new EGG magazine (+ mag scans!)

Reasons why I love the new EGG magazine (+ mag scans!)

EGG, gosh, where do I start? There was a public outcry when EGG magazine announced that they were ceasing publication a few years ago, but now - along with a set of new gyaru models - they've brought out a new mook (magazine book) for their June 2019 issue. I ...

Body Positivity is the New Black

Body Positivity is the New Black

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Disclaimer: this post contains items gifted to me from Blush Atelier, who helped me in my journey to body positivity. Three girls are standing in front of a mirror; one exclaims "god my hips are huge!", another says "oh god please I hate my calves", and the third scoffs "you ...

Sleepovers, Cat Cafes and… Manba Gyaru?!

Sleepovers, Cat Cafes and… Manba Gyaru?!

I felt like we had stepped back in time when Chewiee and I found ourselves in our pj's watching TV and scrolling on our phones. I can clearly remember the first time we had a sleepover back when we were both students, living in/near London, and at the prime of ...

What ‘Get Wild and Be Sexy’ Means to Me

What ‘Get Wild and Be Sexy’ Means to Me

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'Get wild and be sexy!' is one of our most famous gyaru taglines, and originated from EGG magazine (a famous gyaru magazine which boomed in the 90s) and was also featured in this parapara video with gyaru goddesses Yumachi, Aina, and Yunkoro. It describes everything a gyaru should be - ...

Help – I Can’t Live Without Gyaru Makeup

Help – I Can’t Live Without Gyaru Makeup

And in that moment I felt so alive. I turned my face to check if my blusher was visible enough and of even vibrancy on both sides (it definitely was - I might as well have emptied the whole block of colour onto my face) and my eyes occasionally flickered up ...

Boba Life: Bubble Tea Masterclass at Bubble Boba

Boba Life: Bubble Tea Masterclass at Bubble Boba

Disclaimer: Ad-Gifted experience courtesy of Bubble Boba. I first learnt about Bubble Tea when I was a young gyaru in London; I didn't really know what to expect but I knew that as soon as I accidentally gulped down the tapioca that I was in love. I couldn't get enough of ...

Why Did Blogging Become So Serious?

Why Did Blogging Become So Serious?

It was 8pm on a Monday evening (well, yesterday, in fact), and I was trawling through my blog archives, going back to my first year of blogging in 2011. Gosh, it was embarrassing to look at; my posts were filled with emojis, with cringey language like "lawls" instead of lol, ...