Can Asian girls do goth glam?
steered clear of. Not just because I don’t have the pale complexion required, but I also feel that the
gothic look is just too harsh for normal wear outside of Halloween.
their Gothic Glam range, it spurred me on to experiment with the look to see if
a desi girl could pull it off.
about goth glam.
preferably in a matte tone.
coatings of mascara should be all you need.
No eyeshadow shimmer or shading.
back and matte. Your skin should be a
blank canvass, with just some contouring in the hollows of your cheeks for
added drama. My highlighting and contouring routine (see here), which adds shimmer and
glow, has no business on a gothic face.
brighter and more pigmented than a colour I’d normally go for, but it actually
wore really well. So I would wear this
on a special occasion, though obeying the rules and keeping the rest of my
think I could pull it off. I’d save this
for a very special occasion, such as Halloween.
and less gothy. I just don’t have the
skin tone for the gothic look. But it was
a good look nonetheless, and a break from my usual au natural makeup.
staying power – I went out for a curry – and came back with the lipstick very much intact.
Gothic Glam lipstick is available in Boots, Superdrug and most pharmacies and
cost £2.99 each.
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