J. Fashion – Ganguro ガングロ

makeup0Ganguro (ガングロ) is an alternative fashion trend among Japanese girls, who wanted to imitate the look of their favourite movie stars or singers and distinguished by a dark tan skin and applied by a contrasting dark make-up. Ganguro was started by teenage rebellious girls who started to contradict the traditional Japanese concept of beauty, where is located at Toyko (Shibuya & Ikebukuro). Ganguro tanned skin and bleached hair and used different colorful makeup in skins. It is related to traditional literature art of demons who are depicted with a similar appearance such as those in kabuki and noh costumes, which comes from yamanba and manba styles…………………………………………………..

 

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