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Diasuke77
01-25-2011, 12:29 AM
:sulk:Ok so recently ive notice that people at my school and at home seen care more about sterotypes than being different. For ex. i would like to start dressing visual kei, and i tryed once, but the people seem to think because im black that im suppose to be so "gangsta thug" or some bullsh*t.

Any way i want get a visual kei Hair Style ,but i dont know what hair style i want. So i wanted to know if you guys have any suggestions for me.
My Hair:
35159

oh and if you have any experiece with visual kei/j-rock at school or home id like to hear about it>_<

MidnightKitten
01-26-2011, 06:43 PM
:sulk:Ok so recently ive notice that people at my school and at home seen care more about sterotypes than being different. For ex. i would like to start dressing visual kei, and i tryed once, but the people seem to think because im black that im suppose to be so "gangsta thug" or some bullsh*t.

Any way i want get a visual kei Hair Style ,but i dont know what hair style i want. So i wanted to know if you guys have any suggestions for me.
My Hair:
35159

oh and if you have any experiece with visual kei/j-rock at school or home id like to hear about it>_<

I SO wish there were more people like you in my area. Like, everyone around me is scene/emo and nobody thinks outside the box. Everyone's stuck in their skinny jeans and converses and greasy long hair. It's gross! I wish there were more people familiar with Japanese fashion such as visual-kei, lolita, decora. But for you, i'd suggest this:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_fGbQrwhKh64/SjbftFl-c0I/AAAAAAAAANI/8wHBXk9lswY/s400/06836311.jpg

Not including the long strips of hair hanging. Calm and straight in the front, but wild and edgy in the back. Hope this helps :3

Diasuke77
01-26-2011, 07:45 PM
I SO wish there were more people like you in my area. Like, everyone around me is scene/emo and nobody thinks outside the box. Everyone's stuck in their skinny jeans and converses and greasy long hair. It's gross! I wish there were more people familiar with Japanese fashion such as visual-kei, lolita, decora. But for you, i'd suggest this:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_fGbQrwhKh64/SjbftFl-c0I/AAAAAAAAANI/8wHBXk9lswY/s400/06836311.jpg

Not including the long strips of hair hanging. Calm and straight in the front, but wild and edgy in the back. Hope this helps :3

i completely understand were you coming from and for the hair i like it i may do the dyed hair in front like a deep crimson or purple:D

MidnightKitten
01-27-2011, 02:41 AM
I'd go with a deep indingo/purple.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_2iSSI8Mqc5c/S7qJ1_Cpd2I/AAAAAAAABXI/NOgMjGBtqx8/s400/black-purple-hair.jpg

DarkFujin
01-27-2011, 03:06 AM
I SO wish there were more people like you in my area. Like, everyone around me is scene/emo and nobody thinks outside the box. Everyone's stuck in their skinny jeans and converses and greasy long hair.

Didn't the whole "scene" thing originate from Jrock or visual kei or something? That's what I always heard, but I don't know how true that is, since I know nothing about the history of visual kei or scene.

Also, I'm not a "scene/emo kid" or anything (I'm 23, I pretty much stopped caring about that stuff after high school) but I just have to say that skinny jeans and Converse are very comfortable.

Fish.Michiru
02-11-2011, 11:10 PM
I've been wearing lots of oshare kei to school with a friend lately x) I spike my hair to the side and wear headbands all the time too, haha. Usually, people do stare at me like they've never seen an asian girl with spikes before but often compliment on how I style it with my half-hat thingy I made from Shou's Cosmic World MV. They say "How do you get your hair out of your hat like that?" a lot. xD It's quite hilarious at their reaction when I tell them I cut an old hat and modified it. To me, I think wearing visual/oshare kei to school or for everyday wear is fine just as long as you ignore peoples stares and rude remarks :D I've worn lolita clothes to school once and got plenty of compliments on how cute and fluffy my skirt was (and rude comments saying how weird and awkward I am wearing this -_-). I just wish there was more jrockers at my school though.

fujyoshi
02-12-2011, 11:32 AM
gee you guys are all from california its a surprise you don't go to school together. On topic, black people can do vk/jrock hair it just takes us a little more effort.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9rXXWF3HF4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzgHTTx-s7k&feature=fvw

this chick will show you how to do it.

TheWunny
02-12-2011, 10:03 PM
I hate stereotypes. Keep doing what you love :D I love Visual Kei, I dress Visual Kei all the time :3 For hair style ideas, try looking up Eemeraude on youtube, tons of hair style tutorials. I know a wonderful clothing store as well if you need it. It can be kinda expensive but it is worth it! I buy VK clothes there all the time. One of the brands is Sixh, which is also a band. I met the singer/main fashion designer of Sixh at an anime convention, he was really nice. Anyways, here is the website for clothing :D
http://ses.s-inc.com/e-shop/app
It is in Japanese, so if you can't understand what it is saying or yen to us dollar then message me and I'll help best I can :3

TheWunny
02-12-2011, 10:13 PM
Also, forgot to add, a really good hair product brand is Gatsby :D I use it all the time, works like a charm lol. By the way, I just noticed you said you'd like to hear about visual kei experiences at home/school. Lolz I have many. You know how sometimes in visual kei, jewels can be applied to the face..like near the eyes? First time I did that at school, my english teacher gave me the nickname glitter face. He's called me that ever since. I also have tons of people in other grades questioning my gender =.= even though it should be obvious. I guess a good outcome though is I have gotten many people interested in it and have seemed to gain a few followers. Every once in awhile I get someone that comes up to me and says "What style is this? It's really cool!" or "Can you teach me how to do my hair like that?" :3 At first I felt kinda discouraged since a lot of people made mean comments, but keep up what you love and people will start to respect you. Just a matter of time ^^

uruha-fan-girl
02-14-2011, 02:01 AM
I'm not aloud to wear any j rock/visual kei things to school partly because we have uniforms, and my mum doesn't want me wearing my make up too dark, or have spiked hair, (though once I was alound to flick it out...so it was kinda like uruha's yay^ ^) or wearing any visual kei-ish accessories I have stuff like that...*le sigh*

But there are times where I can do my make 'crazy' or do spike/flick my hair, whitch is good^ ^

Arieru
02-14-2011, 10:01 PM
:sulk:Ok so recently ive notice that people at my school and at home seen care more about sterotypes than being different. For ex. i would like to start dressing visual kei, and i tryed once, but the people seem to think because im black that im suppose to be so "gangsta thug" or some bullsh*t.

Any way i want get a visual kei Hair Style ,but i dont know what hair style i want. So i wanted to know if you guys have any suggestions for me.
My Hair:
35159

oh and if you have any experiece with visual kei/j-rock at school or home id like to hear about it>_<

Don't worry about the sterotypes. You should wear what makes you happy. I'm black and my style is casual vk. :)

I didn't start dressing in casual vk until my junior year of high school. I got a couple of strange looks and a few ignorant comments but that didn't stop me from dressing the way I wanted to. Since I've been busy with college and finding work lately I just dress vk in my free time/when I go out. Pretty soon I'll be getting a jrock inspired haircut ^^

usakou
03-25-2011, 03:28 AM
hehe. I started dressing in Visual kei style 1 years ago. and I'm really happy of peoples reaction ( nice).
I think that more j-lovers should be so brave ^^
lol I haven't got a picture right now but I would like to dye my hair soft blue. who knows where can I found buy pink or blue hair-dye .. on internet?

SuperMumu
03-29-2011, 03:30 PM
Late reply but here I go -
Don't care what people think! If you want to be Visual Kei, do it! Be different, and if people ask you about it, there mostly just curious about the fashion. I follow the gyaru fashion, and it's not easy to get dolled up and then go out to get strange looks and rude under-the-breath comments. But I love it! I feel perfect wearing it. And that's what its all about, feeling good in the style. Forget stereotyping, your life, your style. Go for it. :]

toshirua3846384
03-31-2011, 10:44 AM
Oooo i have a lot to say about this so bear with me

I've never had any trouble with my style when i was going to school but i want to say this. First its not what people call you its what you answer to that matters; remember that. <--As a person who hangs with a lot of what you may call "NORMIES" and being a gyaru myself i support this saying. The way you carry yourself 4/5 times really does affect other people's actions and feelings they have upon you. Also people are going to talk; be it good or bad all the way in till your 6 feet under. You can't really concern your self with every negative thing people say, you just need to have the "Im going to do Me and move on" mentality.

Second- as for hairstyles are you looking for a long or short style; because length can always be added to enhance a style.<---just saying because it's true. Also you know your hair type better than everyone else, so don't do anything so drastic that can strip your hair of its natural moisture and cause it to break. Because dry hair + visual kei = major split ends and a complete no no. If you do decide to color your hair i recommend using a temporary color rather than a permanent. OH and i linked some styles i think you would look great in. Also use accessories that go peanut butter jelly with the style; you know like awesome head gear. ( I vote you use steam punk goggles as a head band) Also if your school allows it wear things to accentuates the Kei. Im pretty sure if they let guys sag their pants you could be allowed to wear things to help your style as long as its put together nicely.

Third; as far as having a visual kei experience i sadly have none because i have always been a gyaru from middle school (rokku no mago gyaruo to be more specific) all the way till now (*but im more like a gyaru kei now),any whos my little brother has them. My brother and i were generally popular people however there was this one kid at our school that always tried to make my little bro feel bad like calling him totem pole or bedazzled freak because my little bro was tall and snake bites. He would also say things like a real man is supposed to be strong and stuff. But than again he was the only annoyance in my little brothers life, and got ignored multiple times. My bro confronted him once and that kid never said anything again. Guess my bro scared him lol. Teachers never said anything bad to him because he talked and could relate to a lot of people his age in his class, and he wasn't socially withdrawn or conversationally selective. Not to mention a lot of girls (mostly normie girls) liked him too. But than again i guess thats what happens when your a type a person to begin with and you choose to follow a style that makes you even more bolder and assertive.

ohh yea here are the picture links( i think the second one would flatter your face more) v

Sakaiyo
05-14-2011, 06:07 PM
I was into Visual Kei a lot a few months back. Sadly, I grew out of it. :c But yeah, Everyone thought I was emo or Scene or something so I understand you on that. D:

my fail visual kei ways (http://i56.tinypic.com/kcdr21.jpg) xD


But ANYWHO, I'd suggest http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2009/353/7/3/Kanon_by_ItachiAkatsuki1000.jpg ? That is if you don't want to dye it. xD

Arluq
07-22-2011, 09:57 PM
@usakou- manic panic is a great brand for dying. their stuff is all vegan and natural, and the dye is scented (purple = grape, pink = cotton candy, etc.). not to mention that the prices are pretty decent.

vampireboy
09-04-2011, 12:55 AM
just do what you wanna do , haters gonna hate either way,
thats why i do what i want lol had my hair fallout cuz i dyed it so much lol
true story oh and the weirder the hair color the more people stare lol

SweeneyTodd
09-04-2011, 08:47 PM
Yea, I agree with most of what everyone has said on here. Just do what you want. Screw the other people. All that matters is that you are happy with your appearance.
I know from my experience, I have gotten a lot of rude comments (both online and in person) about the way I dress. But I just ignore it. I'm not going to change the way I dress just because some ignorant high schoolers decide to make stupid comments.
I don't have a particular style I guess, I am kinda all over the place, but I guess I'd say I dress more goth-ish than anything else. I enjoy dressing in gothic victorian kinda clothing when I can, and it really confuses people. And of course I dress like Sweeney Todd sometimes, which annoys a lot of kids and my school, but oh well.

As for the hairstyle, do whatever you want with that. lol Just try not to dye it too much and be very careful with bleach. That stuff can kill your hair, it can cause it to break off. Trust me, I would know, I keep a bleached streak in my hair for my Sweeney cosplay. Its a lot of work and really bad for my hair but I still do it anyways.