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Gyaru: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Gyaru: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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". ...