Today I thought we could talk about eye shapes.
Makeup, especially eye makeup, is super important to Gyaru. How you do your eyes basically completes the style you're trying to accomplish. You can generally tell what substyle it is by the clothing but it's the eyes that make it.
I mostly dress old school so these are the styles I will talk about. Let's look at some of the popular styles and list the key points that make the looks complete.
Notes: Top and bottom lashes with thick eyeliner; Under eye highlight; Dolly-style circle lens
Notes: Top and bottom lashes; Eyeliner on top, shadow on bottom; Circle lens optional; Colorful; Casual
Notes: Both old school and new - Black ink used as eyeliner and white concealer as eyeshadow.
Old school - Optional lashes; Gems and stickers deco; Optional eye droop.
Newer - Top and bottom lashes; Super exaggerated eye droop.
Notes: Top and bottom lashes; Thick eyeliner on top with option to go lighter on bottom; Dolly-style circle lens; Sweet
Notes: Similar to Hime only more casual and sweeter; More natural with less eyeliner and more soft shadows
Notes: Originally a more toned-down Ganguro (most likely whatever Gals could get away with in school until the end of the day); Later became typical Gal makeup used in most styles like Gyaru-kei; Lashes optional; Circle lens; Thick eyeliner
Notes: Next level of Ganguro; Thicker white makeup; Bright, colorful eyeshadow; Light to extreme panda makeup; Deco around the eyes
Notes: Top and optional bottom lashes; Top eyeliner and subtle bottom; Natural/neutral eyeshadows; Circle lens; Follows eye shape closely; Classy, older sister
Notes: Top and bottom lashes with thick eyeliner; Lots of black and brown; Circle lens; Uses sharp wing
Notes: Top and bottom lashes with thick eyeliner; Sometimes bright, colorful eyeshadows or a smokey eye look; Circle lens
Notes: Next level of Ganguro; Top and bottom lashes with thick eyeliner; Circle lens optional; Under eye highlight
Notes: Next level of Ganguro; Pastel makeup; Tiny deco around the eyes; Bright colored circle lenses
I think the photos I chose for each did a great job of representing each one and how they do their makeup. Maybe in the future I can look for actual tutorials for some of these.
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