It appears we’re maybe perhaps maybe not the culture that is only with chasing unattainable ideals of beauty.
If you trawl the world wide web in so far as I do, you have came across some articles gaining online buzz with titles such as for instance “Asian girls: before & after make-up”. Nowadays there are a huge selection of these pre and post photos on the internet and they’re as you would expect, astonishing.
Once you understand me personally, I experienced to dig only a little much much much deeper. Have a look at some of the before & after pictures before we get started.
Welcome to the stunning and somewhat creepy realm of the Gyaru.
Pronounced ‘gi-ha-roo‘ (a Japanese transliteration regarding the English term gal) it is a subculture comprised of fashion aware Japanese women and girls basically rejecting their particular oriental features and aesthetic traditions.
Considering that the culture first gained appeal into the 70s and 80s, numerous sub-genres have sprouted you saw in the before & after photographs above from it, ranging from the outrageous to the relatively tame looks. Yes, those would be the ones that are relatively tame.
Let’s take a good look at a few of the other sub-subcultures associated with the Gyaru…
THE EXTREME GYARU: Yamanba/ Mamba Gyaru a.k. A The Ca Woman
Yamanba, literally meaning “mountain hag”, had been the very first associated with the Gyaru subcultures to emerge and adopting this design is very much indeed a middle hand at the Japanese ideals of beauty.
Emulating whatever they see as being a ‘californian valley girl’ style that couldn’t be further from their particular tradition, Yamanba girls sport deep leather-toned tans, neon boob pipes and bright garments, acid blonde locks, extensions galore, backcombed become as large as feasible. Read More