Gyaru

Childlike Wonder and Adult Responsibilities

Childlike Wonder and Adult Responsibilities

One Sunday morning the UK woke up to a world of snow. It had been so long since I've seen snow that when I looked outside I was taken over by a childish wonder. No one had stepped out of their warm houses yet but I could sense the excitement ...

What Not to Say to Gyaru

What Not to Say to Gyaru

I would like to say that I have never experienced stupid comments in my gyaru life but that would be a huge lie. We are surrounded by some really ignorant people and it can get frustrating, and sometimes I can't help but let my polite facade slip and grimace. There ...

The Fear of Becoming Boring

The Fear of Becoming Boring

When I first started agejo I didn't think I'd love it. Sure, it looked cool and sexy, but was it really the style for me? I was in that stage where I wanted to try out as many substyles of gyaru as possible, but sure enough I fell head over ...

Where to Buy Jfashion Outside of Japan

Where to Buy Jfashion Outside of Japan

Buying Jfashion items outside of Japan was such a nightmare for me when I first started getting into gyaru. I remember longing for a beautiful Liz Lisa dress only to learn that I couldn’t buy it directly from their website and that I needed some sort of shopping service, and ...

How To Do Gyaru On Holiday – Travel Tips!

How To Do Gyaru On Holiday – Travel Tips!

It's that time of year when we're jetting off around the globe, and enjoying the (hopefully) sunny destinations. There are so many places that I want to tick off my travel wishlist and after coming back from Japan just makes me want to go again! I aim to go on at ...

Introducing… UK Gyaru Circle, QueenE!

Introducing… UK Gyaru Circle, QueenE!

QueenE gyarusa! Pic taken by Rachel I have some really exciting news to tell you... Amber and I have created a gyaru circle! I mentioned in one of my previous posts that one of the things I missed the most about gyaru was being in a circle and getting that sense ...

What I Miss About Gyaru

What I Miss About Gyaru

Throwback to JEWEL's first gyaru meet! To say that gyaru has changed in the last few years is an understatement; nowadays it's totally unrecognisable, but hints of the old scene still lurks within the makeup. I've been watching this all happen and I used to get so riled up about how ...

Easy Gyaru Hair & Makeup Tutorials Part Two

Easy Gyaru Hair & Makeup Tutorials Part Two

The thing that I made me fall head-over-heels in love with gyaru was that as long as your hair and makeup was done, you were gyaru. They are the most important things in this Japanese fashion and so I wanted to create a part two of my "Easy gyaru makeup ...

Gyaru Nail Art Inspiration for Valentine’s Day

Gyaru Nail Art Inspiration for Valentine’s Day

Hands up if you have no idea what to wear for Valentine's Day? Yep, me neither, but lately I've gone back to drooling over endless Instagram feeds of Japanese nail salons and it makes me really want to make mine pretty for the special day (even though I have no ...

10 Ways You’re the Worst Gyaru Ever

10 Ways You’re the Worst Gyaru Ever

Not at one point in my whole gyaru life did I ever think that I was perfect; I have dark hair, for one, I don't wear circle lens and my hair skills is definitely in the basic area. These things used to bug the hell out of me when I ...