19 Sep 2010

Visual Kei Extravaganza!





Oh how long I've wanted to do a Visual Kei look! It's been frequently requested as well and since Halloween is coming up, what better time to do it? If you're unfamiliar with what Visual Kei is, please read this Wikipedia article. In short, it's a style of dress, flamboyant hairstyles, makeup and culture associated with a popular form of music, which is a mixture of rock, metal and punk. The Visual Kei movement originated in Japan in the late 80s and 90s, but has spread to other parts of the world over time.





Products used:

Face
Dinair airbrush foundation mixed with white for pale effect

Eyes
MAC Carbon e/s, MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack, false lashes (generic brand purchased at Daiso), rhinestones, Duo lash glue

Lips
Essence black eyeliner, MAC Go For It lipstick, purple and purple duochrome e/s from Calypso Minerals (discontinued brand)


Link to my video tutorial on Youtube

36 comments:

  1. Sehr interessanter Look, leider ist das Video in Deutschland nicht verfügbar. :(

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  2. Very cool! Love it!

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  3. That is STUNNING! Absolutely love it. x

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  4. omg, the look is just great =)
    i love the lips ^^

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  5. I saw the picture of this look in your header... and I was trying to find the video for it.. xD and here it is! I love the look!!! and V-Kei makeup!!! Stunning! :D

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  6. This is amazing! Very edgy.

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  7. Wow!!! How do u take the black of afterward? I loved the intro. *THUMBS UP*

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  8. Tatiana8:24 pm

    I loved the look! really cool :)

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  9. Anonymous8:26 pm

    OMG o_o As always Julia, easy to do but awesome make up!!!!!!
    Kisses from Uruguay, your fan!!! Allyson

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  10. Anonymous8:40 pm

    Pretty cool Julia, Visual Kei really suits you!

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  11. Xezbeth9:04 pm

    Absolutely love it!! Grats!!

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  12. Anonymous9:59 pm

    I <3 this look! It's amazing Julia!

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  13. Liebe Julia,

    leider scheint das Video in D nicht verfügbar zu sein. Vielleicht benutzt Du ein Lied als Hintergrund, dessen Verwendung irgendwelche Rechte verletzt?

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  14. Anonymous10:44 pm

    Wie schade, warum ist das Video in Deutschland nicht verfügbar *schnief ?! Wegen musical content? Kannst du es nicht einfach nochmal in einer Zweitversion für alle deutschen Fans hochladen? - das wäre so lieb von dir! Es sieht nämlich allein schon auf den Stills so FANTASTISCH aus ;)!

    LG,
    Judith.

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  15. Anonymous11:06 pm

    i love how it looks finished...
    can´t watch the tutorial in germany -.-

    i would have loved to see it... just because I am in the visual kei scene here in germany and love to see different interpretations of visual kei even from people outside the "scene"

    Mata ne (means see you in japanese)
    Kira

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  16. Hey.... das Video ist nicht verfügbar in Germany, könntest du das bitte umändern? Liebe Grüße

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  17. Hi Julia, I'm from Germany and I cant view the video on youtube. Help me?

    Btw, I can't seem to find the wikipedia link too.

    Always love your videos! :)
    Regards, azwa

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  18. Anonymous6:41 am

    you didn't mention the brand or color of nail polish :)

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  19. Wow, I especially love the lips!

    Great job Julia =) I hope you get more exposure in the media because you are super creative and talented =)

    http://www.Beyoumakeupshop.com

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  20. Looks awesome, can't wait to try it out! x

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  21. Oh God... this look is awesome! YOU'RE AWESOME!!! You did a great job recreating a Visual Key type of makeup. I've got a friend who is a total fan of this kind of music, and I'm sure she would love it as well :)

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  22. Love the jewels :) and the MO polish goes with the look.

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  23. Anonymous7:58 pm

    Vielen vielen Dank für den re-upload ♥!! Die fehlende Musik tut dem grandiosen Make-up schließlich auch keinen Abbruch ;)

    Liebe Grüße,
    Judith.

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  24. Freakin' awesome! Great look :)

    XOXO

    Michelle
    hardcoremakeupjunkie.com

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  25. Very nice! Loved it! I love Halloween! It'sd a shame a don't have it here!

    The lonk to wikipedia is off!

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  26. Awesome, you're rockin it! Love the lips especially! <3

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  27. I love the eyes especially and the jewelery

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  28. omg!! i love visual kei looks~ is this the makeup sported by hitsugi from nightmare? 'cause it looks alike~

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  29. *THUMBS UP*!! I will make it for Halloween!Wow,awesome!:) Thank you, Julia;) <3

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  30. how striking!!! i adoreeeee <3

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  31. Very awesome. I can't wait to use a similar look for one of my visual kei/lolita crossover looks.

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  32. Thanks so much for this tutorial! I've been looking for something similar for a potential VK photoshoot! *followed*

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  33. Strange, I just got a subscribers email about this post in my inbox again, 18 days after Halloween! I thought it was going to be a new Visual Kei tutorial

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  34. Is this look based on Nightmare's Hitsugi? It looks pretty similar, but this looks much more glam~!

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