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Tips For Prom: What To Wear And How To Do Your Makeup/Hair

Need ideas for prom? Check out supermodel/actress Devon Aoki‘s recent appearances at the 62th Cannes International Film Festival!

Devon might only be 5’5 but she sure knows how to rock long, flowy dresses. At the “Spring Fever” Premiere, she wowed the crowd in a violet one-shoulder Alberta Ferretti gown with a Swarovski clutch and Chopard earrings .


Girls Aloud + Eylure False Lashes Collection

My favorite girl group from the UK, Girls Aloud, have teamed up with fake lashes guru Eylure to launch their own collection of false eyelashes.

The girls have each designed a set of lashes according to their individual styles.

Girls Aloud Eylure False Lashes Collection

Japanese Subculture: How To Get The Himegyaru Look

As promised, here is the 411 on Himegyaru (姫ギャル), a part of the Gyaru subculture that originated in Japan. Enjoy =)

Hime basically means “princess” in Japanese and their biggest difference between Himegyarus and other Gyarus is their princessy manner, which is manifested through their clothes, hair, jewelry, accessories etc.

FOTD: Japanese Himegyaru Makeup Look

I have always wanted to try out the Gyaru look and after checking out Acen 2009, I decided to do a Casual Himegyaru-inspired FOTD.

himegyaru makeup

The two lucky readers who are going to the Makeup Show NY are

Mei and Crisania! Congratulations ladies! I will be in touch with you shortly!

For those who did not win, you can still get advance tickets at www.themakeupshow.com until May 14. Advance tickets are $45 and $70 for 1-day and 2-day passes, respectively. Tickets will also be available at the door at $65 for 1-day and $85 for both days.