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Hime Gyaru Makeup & Hair Tutorials

I present to you the Hime Gyaru Look 🙂

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Here’s my take on this look and I hope you pardon the lack of BLONDE PUFFY HAIR and killer pink cheeks on my part 🙂 heehee

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The Hime Gyaru look is similar to that of looking like a princess, big blonde wavy hair, big eyes, light brows, soft pink cheeks and pretty dresses…. I love the idea of dressing and acting like a Princess because we are only young once and we ladies deserve to be pampered. With all the stresses put on ladies in present times, it’s only right that we put ourselves first when the time calls for it.

During my short trip to Japan last year, I was captivated by all the Himegyarus on the streets. Their hair was amazing, their dressing unique, their makeup flawless.

The amount of time, money and effort that goes into such careful outward presentation spoke volumes to me. It made me feel guilty about being sloppy!

Lets get into this whole  HIME PRINCESS craze!

Gyaru is a fashion in japan for teenage girls that’s all about designer

clothes, para para(a structured dance done to eurobeat and trance music),

and having fun. The girls often tan or dye or bleach their hair but that’s not

necessary. There are many  types of gyaru but the one that is becoming

increasingly popular is himegyaru style.

This style is not to become confused with the Japanese lolita fashion who wear poofy skirts and try to be child-like. Hime gyaru is about looking like a young lady who is well off. They wear cocktail dresses in mainly pastel colors with lots of bows. They usually are fair

skinned or don’t have very dark tans. Their hair is often light brown or blonde and in a beehive style. The hair is VERY big.
The point of the style is too look fancy and

beautiful like a young woman not an innocent little girl like

lolita.

Here are several links that have pictures or discuss hime:
1)http://www.freewebs.com/galinternational/styledefinition.htm
(a list of gyaru styles)
2)http://community.livejournal.com/himegyaru/
a livejournal community for himegyaru
3)http://www.ricoche.net/forums/index.php
a forum to discuss gyaru fashion
4)http://belle.22web.net/news.php
a resource site for himegyaru
Source:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081023180157AAunAvp

 

For any Himegyaru, wearing BIG PUFFY HAIR is one of the most basic and essential steps.

Below are some videos that have helped me immensely with curling techniques to achieve the HIME look.

 

1a) CURLING HAIR BASICS:

Personally I really really liked this Long wave hair video. I applied the  same technique to my hair and found that my waves were extremely “ curly fries-ish.” This is a pretty useful and effective technique  for Japanese Looks!

In the past, I under estimated the usefulness of a hair curler to achieve volumious hair. If I could redo all my hair purchases, I would get myself a great curler ( Luv Jose Eber), a good hair straightener , hair pins,a backcomb and hair spray.

 

Other Hime Gyaru hair styles: 

1b)Hime Gyaru Hair Tutorial:

1c) Himegyaru [victorian princess] hair

 

 

1d)Tutoriel Coiffure Style Hime gyaru :

This video has got to be the strangest mix of the lot. She’s obviously an asian-ish girl who does tutorial videos in FRENCH on Hime gyaru Inspired hairstyles. The world is one big melting pot. Geez

 

 

 

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BLOVET’s HIME GYARU LOOK

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LET’s  START OUR HIMEGYARU TUTORIAL

 

 

€My Himegyaru Inspiration€ :

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€FACE – SUNBLOCK &  HIMEGAYRU Hair Style€:

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Sometimes I feel absolutely grossed out looking at my naked face. However, one look at these Korean stars with and without makeup brings me a little more comfort, knowing that everyone needs to put in some effort to look good.

Makeup is our friend 🙂

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€EYES – CIRCLE LENS€

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€ARDELL LASH GROWTH ACCELERATOR€ (STRENGTHEN MY LASHES)

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€EYEBROWS€

– Hime eyebrow look is not too thin or thick. Its got to be just right with a medium arch and brows should be a light orangey brown.

-Fill in eyebrows with pencil and apply small short strokes.

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– Using an angled brush and taking a mixture of a light orange and brown color, fill in the brows. Brows should be kept a few shades lighter than your hair color.

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-Eyebrow Mascara ( Ettusias). A cheaper and equally effective alternative would be to use a light brown mascara and sweep over brows.

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€EYE COLOR€

-A mixture of Pinks and Light Purple was used on my eyes. I touched up a few times at the end of the look, especially when I was trying to put on my falsies. Sometimes, the eye color isn’t as intense as you expected and its really okay to reapply.

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-Blend NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil in Milk on top and bottom lid, to act as an eye shadow base

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-Blend a mixture of pink and purple eyeshadow close to lash line and extend a little over the crease. Asian lids in general are very heavy and we usually have to “ create” our own Crease with a darker eyeshadow color.

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-Blend the Pinkish E\S with ur fingers. This is the method I like to use when I am wearing a creamier base, like NYX Milk Jumbo pencil.

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-Blend a dark blue from the 120 eyeshadow palette on the bottom eyelid. Its okay to be messy here.

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-Using my new favourite Liner brush from MAC * 266* and any random black gel liner, I once again line the top and bottom lash line.

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-Re- Line my eyes with SANA Extra Heavy Liquid Liner for more intense color ( makeup needs to be exaggerated somewhat for picture)

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-White eyeliner on the bottom water line. An eye widening trick that is used by professionals all the time. I am using MAC Eyeliner in Fascinating.

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-At this point, I wouldn’t touch up on the eye shadow cause it tends to get a little messy  when I put on the falsies. I prefer to wait till the end to clean off any mistake than layer on more pinkish\purplish eye shadow.

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-Apply Mascara. As much as you want.

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-Luscious Lashes x2

Critical for looking like a Princess

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-Tip* Do re-apply liquid eyeliner to the bottom lash line and smudge slightly for that wide eyed look.IMG_6752 

€LIPS€

-Thick layer of gloss!

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VIOLA BELLAS!

 

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Circle Len, Ulzzang , Work Pictures & ChinaTown

We Girls are the master of illusion. We fake our luscious lashes , our shiny pouty lips ( mega shine lip gloss), our smooth long tresses ( hair extensions), rosy flushed cheeks( amazing blusher) and so on and so forth… …

Deception, clever camouflage and strategic emphasis are what it takes to project outward beauty.

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Sometimes, my hubby looks at me and wonders how a girl can have a gazillion brushes, a million eye shadows and a billion lip glosses. Girls don’t like to play with guns and ammunition, we play with weapons of “lethal attraction.”

Lame , lame. But my point will be made clear with a completely un-doctored photo of  me first thing in the morning, before I camouflage, conceal and emphasize!

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Yes, I look quite gross in the mornings and my nose is looking huge!

After washing my face and applying sunblock,  I was super excited to reach for my newly purchased fresh kon contacts! My eyes didn’t really look any much bigger and I’m feeling a little disappointed. I‘m  thinking of switching to the really popular Geo Circle Lens cause they seem to be the best choice for enlarging the eyes look to create any Jap or Korean Inspired lOok.Sigh……looks like I’ll have to wait for my order to be shipped.. I hate to wait, especially for exciting stuff!

My Journey to bigger eyes with FRESH KON ALLURING EYES – CONTACT LENS in WINSOME BROWN:

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I bought these contacts from North Point and this is what I got:

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Not much difference right? I was expecting my eyes to look super Ulzzangish! I just look a bit sweeter and more innocent looking. Otherwise, nothing much has changed with these contacts that were hard as hell to put in.

 

ULZZANG

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source:http://www.lovelyish.com/706918713/attempt-to-be-ulzzang-fail/

“Ulzzang” is a Korean word that means "best face", and the term is used to describe people who have become popular for their appearances. The ulzzang craze started in South Korea, where some of the most famous ulzzangs can earn celebrity status.


Many ulzzang wannabes post their pictures on websites, where contests are often held to pick the prettiest faces. While many of these people are natural beauties, many contestants also photoshop their pictures and wear tons of makeup. As a result, some of them do not look anything like their pictures in real life.
Here is a
Link of some before/after ulzzang transformations. As you can tell, the changes are quite obvious. (taken from asianbeautyblog )

 

I was trying my absolute best to make my eyes look huge below, while intensifying it’s darkness and this was the result. My eyes look tini tiny still and I have no idea if this qualifies for ULZZANG, however, I have done my best to put on my

“ best face.” hahaha

If you noticed that my contacts are missing it’s because I was tearing very badly and it was messing up my makeup, so I took them right out. Anyways, I still love my natural eye color, so all’s good 🙂

I had fun being  a cam whore and putting on my flirty fun lashes so I hope u enjoy the pics  even though I look like a bitch instead of a cute, wide eyed Ulzzang wannabe! I’ll try, try and try again to get my eyes to look like a damn fishball, than I’ll post more pics on me being a Ulzzang Wannabe!

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Lately, my makeup has been gravitating towards BLACK. I don’t know if its reflecting my mood but I’m feeling bitchy and very “ don’t mess with me” lately.

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WHAT I WORE TO WORK

TODAY

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CHINATOWN DELIGHT

On the subject of beauty, I think flowers are extremely beautiful too. Not the cheesy rose or lily but exotic looking fresh and dried flowers that look like they just flew in from Australia.

My Dearest Friend, Ms E gave me a treat in one of Chinatown’s most popular Boutique Hotel ( The Scarlet ) and the shops next to it are like GEMS.They carry very unique items that made me salivate and want to burst my account. First off was this amazing Flower Shop called POLLEN ( Flower Connoisseur). I bought dried hydrangea and a eucalyptus flower. It was mighty inconvenient lugging it all over the place but I was SO SO SO happy to have found such exquisite looking flowers. 

POLLEN

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SCARLET HOTEL

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SHOPS

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I‘ve fallen in love with

Chinatown… …

 

 

I hope u do too.

 Ciao Bellas~~