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What is the True Meaning of Gyaru?

What is the True Meaning of Gyaru?

What exactly makes you 'Gyaru'? Is it the clothes, the hair, the makeup... Or the attitude? This has forever been on our minds and one day I found myself chatting to (Jesus) Chris *tehe* on the true meaning of being Gyaru. The conversation blew my mind so I knew I ...

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 - ...

Singing Contests in Japan + Onee Gyaru Advice

Singing Contests in Japan + Onee Gyaru Advice

What is your biggest dream? Today I talk with the lovely gaijin gyaru Noemie from France as part of my 'interview with a gyaru/gyaruo' series on how she's grown up dreaming of being a singer, which led her to travel across the globe to Japan to sing at the Nodojiman ...

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 ...

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 ...