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How to do Gyaru Makeup in Hot/Humid Weather

How to do Gyaru Makeup in Hot/Humid Weather

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The first time I wore gyaru makeup in the summer was when we went on holiday to Spain back in 2011. We were shopping in a small market when my sister pointed out that my lashes were falling halfway down my face. I quickly hurried away and fixed it, but ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trick or Treat! Halloween Goodies and Makeup Haul

Trick or Treat! Halloween Goodies and Makeup Haul

Trick or Treat! Or, in my case, just the treat side of things. I couldn't help myself searching for some Halloween goodies but I feel like the more I love Halloween, the less that shops stock of it. How typical is that? It's mid-October but shops have reduced their Halloween ...

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 ...

Beauty Reviews: NYX, Urban Decay & Too Faced

Beauty Reviews: NYX, Urban Decay & Too Faced

I first learnt about contouring when I found out about gyaru nearly 5 (or perhaps 6) years ago. Little did I know that it would become a huge part of my makeup routine - now I wouldn't dream about wearing makeup without it. But I was getting bored. Truth is, I've ...

How to Do Gyaru Makeup with Sensitive Skin

How to Do Gyaru Makeup with Sensitive Skin

My skin is terribly sensitive; when I'm not suffering from eczema I'm suffering from hayfever, and both are a nightmare for my face. I used to get reactions even when I don't wear makeup and one day I got so fed up with it that I threw all of my ...

What’s In My Makeup Bag?

Hey everyone! How're you? ♡ I think this month must be the busiest month I ever had; I've been to around 5 dinners in the past two weeks plus all of the other things I had to do... I'm feeling a bit worn out!  So today I'm being super lazy and I'm ...

Easy Gyaru Makeup & Hair Tutorials

Easy Gyaru Makeup & Hair Tutorials

There are times where I wish I could do gyaru at work. The thing is that prioritise sleep over slapping my face on with makeup, which makes those weekends for dolling up even more precious. However I do want to be an everyday gyaru wherever possible so I spent the ...

Living the Gal Life: London Gal Meet

Living the Gal Life: London Gal Meet

"The higher the hair, the closer you are to God." Hey! How's your week been so far? The past few weeks of stress and lack of sleep was totally worth it; I managed to finish my projects a couple of weeks early, and I celebrated it by going to a ...