Jirai Kei inspo!

It’s my bby Amy’s birthday party coming up so I want to take this chance to do Jirai Kei properly, which is why I decided to do an inspiration post which I can use as reference for when I do the makeup/hair/overall look. To be honest, I’m really excited… Don’t get me wrong; I love gyaru with my heart and soul but I also want to try something different every now and then.

What is Jirai Kei?

This Jfashion wiki explains it in a lot more detail but Jirai roughly translates to “landmine-type” which derives from “jirai onna”, a derogatory term to describe girls that look as if they have an emotional breakdown at any moment. It’s really not a nice phrase, but these girls took it and turned it onto its head and it evolved into the jfashion that we know of today (a darker girly style).

Jirai Kei Inspiration

With that brief explanation out of the way, here is some inspo I’ve gathered! I’ve done my best to credit each person.

Jirai Kei via simcard_x

It looks like my dark hair will be an advantage with this jfashion style haha


Jirai Kei Makeup

The makeup is one of the things I’m most interested in as I want to do it as part of the makeup challenges I do on my YouTube channel!

Jirai Kei makeup by simcard_x on twitter

Jirai Kei Tutorials


What do you think? Have you heard of Jirai Kei before?

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  • Rae
    May 27, 2023

    I can’t wait to see your outfits! I really like jirai and ryosangatta too. The style has so many details and the makeup is really unique! It’s a style I want to do more of as well

  • Christine
    July 14, 2023

    Tsubasa Masuwaka actually gives me major jirai kei vibes these days!
    Love your blog as always~ xx