How To: “Lolita Make-Up” – Techniques by MOSHI MOSHI Kimono Salon Staff Member Maho

12.April.2018 | FASHION / FEATURES

Hi, everyone!

My name is Maho and I work at the “MOSHI MOSHI Kimono Salon,” a kimono rental shop in Harajuku.

MOSHI MOSHI Kimono Salon Staff Member Maho

I have experience in styling hair and make-up for artists, and when it comes to cosmetics, I’m a pro!

Today, I’m going to explain simply how to do “Lolita” make-up, a style that’s very popular outside Japan too.

Cosmetics Used:

Face

 Base: THREE Angelic Complexion Primer 04

 Foundation: ESTEE LADDER IAWIBONE

 Powder: Kesalan Patharan Sheer Micro Powder

 Concealer: THREE Advanced Smoothing Concealer 02

 Cheeks: canmake Cream Cheek 05

 

Eyes

 Eyebrows: BR-2 Cassis Brown

      KATEKATE Eyebrow Colour N Light Brown

 Eyeshadow: MAKEUP REVOLUTION LONDON Palette

         canmake Secret Colour Eyes 01

 Eyeliner: D.U.P

 

Lips

 Etude House Dear My Enamel Lips Talk Pink 010

 Transparent Lip Gloss

 

 

 

BASE MAKEUP

  1. Cover redness with an initial green contour.
  2. Cover spots, eye circles and any other blemishes thoroughly with concealer.
  3. Gently pat on a foundation that covers well with your powder puff.

 

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  1. Apply cream cheek to the middle of your cheeks in a swirling motion.

 

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  1. Dab on powder with a brush.

 

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  1. Add shading below your nose.

  Note: Making your nose and mouth look closer together will give you that baby-face look!

 

 

EYEBROWS

 

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  1. Use powder on your eyebrows to draw them parallel.

 

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  1. Use eyebrow mascara to make your eyebrows shimmer.

 

 

EYE MAKEUP

 

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  1. Apply a pearlized beige around the whole of your eyelids.
  2. Layer eyelids with pink eye shadow.

 

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  1. Shade the edges of your eyelids with reddish-brown eye shadow.
  2. Swipe on eyeliner making sure to get between the cracks of your eyelashes and make it a little thicker above your pupil. Flick a wing with your eyeliner in the corner of your eyes.

  Note: This will make your pupils look bigger.

 

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  1. Draw shadows on your eyebags with eyebrow powder.
  2. Bring out puffiness by using pearlized beige eyeshadow on your eyebags.

 

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  1. Apply pink eyeshadow to 1/3 of the corner of your eye.
  2. Lightly shade above that with brown eyeshadow.

*In if you want to add volume to your eyelashes, you can use natural and transparent brown fake eyelashes.

 Recommendation: Diamond Rush Fairy Eye

 Bring out the length of your lower lashes with lengthening mascara after the base mascara has set.

 

 

LIPS

 

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  1. Shade the colour of your lips with foundation on a powder puff.

 

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  1. Coat the inside of your lips with a pink red.
  2. Shade off the line of your lips with a cotton bud.

 

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  1. Cover your lips with a glittery gloss.

 

 

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Finished!

 

What do you think?

 

Lolita make-up gives your face a sweet and childish look, making it perfect for those days when you want to kawaii yourself up.

 

The Lolita style also incorporates techniques that deviate from usual make-up routines, so be sure to try challenging yourself!

 

 

Writer:Maho(@maho_moshi2)

The cosmetic items used today can be purchased the following stores in Harajuku.

 

Kokumin Drug – Harajuku Branch

This is a drug store that has a big make-up section. It’s also located down Takeshita Street meaning it’s easy to get to!

◼︎Information

Kokumin Drug (Harajuku Branch)

Address: 1-8-1 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening Hours: 9:30-22:00

Access: 4-minutes on foot from Takeshita Exit at Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 4-minutes on foot from Exit 5 at Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

TEL: 03-5786-0593

 

ETUDE HOUSE Laforet Harajuku

This is cosmetic shop handles South Korean cosmetics and is popular even with Japanese people. This one can also be found down Takeshita Street.

◼︎Information

ETUDE HOUSE Laforet Harajuku

Address: 1-11-6 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00

Access: 4-minutes on foot from Omotesando Exit at Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 1-minute on foot from Exit 5 at Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

TEL: 03-3470-7245

 

ISETEN MiRROR Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

A cosmetic select shop located inside Tokyu Plaza. The great thing about this place is that you can try out cosmetics from various brands.

◼︎Information

ISETEN MiRROR Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

Address: 4-30-3 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00

Access: 6-minutes on foot from Omotesando Exit at Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 1-minute on foot from Exit 5 at Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

TEL:03-6438-9802

 

 

 

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◼Information

MOSHI MOSHI Kimono Salon Produced by YUMENOYA

Address: MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center 1F, 3-23-5 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

No Fixed Holidays.

Enquiries: yumenoya.harajuku@gmail.com

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