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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.

2009 Anime Central Cosplay Recap

Soooo I stopped by the 2009 ACen yesterday to check it out and here are some pictures that I snapped. Pretty cool makeup and costumes huh?

Naruto and Tai Kamiya

How To: Wear Orange Lipstick

Spotted! Singer Rihanna out and about in NYC with bright orange lips, one of the hottest trends this season. Let’s see how you can rock the color too!