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U for Uruha. Makeup Tutorial by oGuren U for Uruha. Makeup Tutorial by oGuren
NOTE: this is more for people with double eyelids.
I'm sorry but I'm not a monolid so I don't know how they work.
But I will try to explain some parts.

Well this is my take on Uruha's, from the j-rock visual kei band the GazettE, make up from the PV 'Silly God Disco'
It's not 100% accurate.
Nor will I say that it is.
It's only that I see a lot of people making mistakes while doing this. I also used to. Until I sat down and actually studied Uru's makeup out completely.
It took me a while of playing around with make up to figure out how to complete this so don't be afraid to experiment, and remember: practice makes perfect~

1. Prime your eyelids.
This is essential . If you're going to cosplay this or even wear this for a full day, it will crease. And this make up isn't meant to crease.
So please use a primer (aka: Urban Decay Primer Potion, Too Faced Eyeshadow Insurance or in my case - concealer).

2. Get the 'almond' shape right.
Remember that you're doing make up of an Asian person. And Asians in general have slightly almond shaped eyes, so packing eyeshadow on in a round way won't cut it for this look.
You can use any eyeshadow you want as long as it's a purple/violet.(I don't know the brand that I used, sorry )

3. The triangle of doom.
As stated above, asian make up takes Asian eyeliner.
Outline first to avoid mistakes. Because you will do them at first.
The triangle like tail at the end 'lifts up' your eye and makes it look more angled.
Use a liquid if you know what you're doing, for beginners I suggest using a gel eyeliner with a thin brush (MAC black track fluidline).
Myself, I used a liquid eyeliner by Isadora.


4. The crease.
This is probably most important part.
Contrary to popular belief, it's actually pretty easy to make this if you have the right brush.
Like in the picture, I used an angled brush. Any brand is good as long as the tip of the brush is in a neat shape, not flared out.
As said, use a black eyeshadow, now you might want to invest some money in a good eyeshadow. Because adding a load of cheap black eyeshadow will result in massive flaking and smearing. And the line won't be as crisp and neat.
(I used MAC Carbon eyeshadow. You can use NYX or Stargazer too)
For monolids and people with generally small eyes, I recommend going up with the line than the natural crease line. Because if you black out your crease and open your eyes, it will look like you don't have anything on your crease at all.
Plus it makes your eye look gradually bigger.

5. Connecting.
You can skip this part if you want, but for me, it looks ridiculous without the bottom lash line connected with the top.
Thanks to the sharp angle of the angled brush, you can make a strong rectangle shape.
If you want you can make it round, of course.

6. Finishing it.
Add mascara ( I totally did a typo in the image) and lashes if you want.
But I don't recommend that, because, well, Uruha isn't wearing any.

Yeah..


FIN~

thank you for taking your time and reading this.

If anyone wants any j-rock make up tutorials, please leave a comment or note me.
I'd be happy to help out ^^

-Rina.
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ShimmeringEnchantrss Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2016  Student Filmographer
"Double eyelids" is a term that's new to me. I've always heard them described as simply "really long"...interesting!

Regardless, double / really long lids are an eye makeup nightmare so thank you for the tip!
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Briny1 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2015
This is really in depth in detail and you did a good job explaining ^^
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Tartellete Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
doulble eyelids?
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nanonear Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's really beautiful, but I don't think it will fit my eye shape as well as yours. ^^
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KimNankuhng Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just fail so hard at doing that crease ;A; My crease is almost not there, it's just so hard. But the tutorial is great, and it looks great on your eyes! Love it :D
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Ayumu1 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Thanks a lot :D
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chitjahjono Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist
thanx <3
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suzumecreates Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thank you so much :] easiest tutorial i've seen lol
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cutiechan08 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i can never freaking line my eyes. only on my waterline; my lines r always crooked :( any tips?
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oGuren Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd advise you to avoid trying to do very thick lines ( because our faces are not completely symmetrical, your eyes might be slightly different, making the lines look crooked. For example, my left eyes is more hooded than my right one, so I have to make the line on my left eye gradually smaller than the one on the right, to even everything out.). Get a felt tip liquid eyeliner pen, look straight ahead and try to do short, thin strokes starting from the middle of your eye, going towards the outer part and then carefully filling in the space near the inner corner.
With practice, you'll get used to it eventually. :>
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cutiechan08 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks so much this really helped :#1:
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xBlackwing Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
your eyes are beautiful ^^ ~
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ohmyvee Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thumbs up!
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Phelen Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Uhura from Star Trek or Uruha from something else? Awesome tutorial.
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oGuren Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Uruha from the visual kei band - the GazettE.
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i-love-takeru Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011
omg!!!!! this is great!!!! i was looking for Uruha's tutorial a long time!!!!! thank you soooooooooooooo much!!!!! :heart::heart::heart::heart: also and the other tutorials are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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Chawpstix Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011  Hobbyist
This is great! Not just for Star Trek, either... I'll be trying this out soon!
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Riku-Frejya Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a bunch. I've been looking for a tutorial like this. Very well explained and not blurry at all, I can see all the details that need to be seen.
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IssyMonsterr Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011
Really really awesome!
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FireGemini Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I
LOVE
YOU

YOU
SAVED
MY
LIFE
:O
cuz ive never actually put makeup on,... and ive tried today... and.... it turned outto be shit xD
SO I LOVE UUUUUU
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SuccubusQueen100591 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011
Finally something that works for my eye shape!!!!!! thank you!!!!
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visual-in-me Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
nyappy :D i looking someone times for this make-up but all time...it is a fail XD so now i try to make that ! But i don't have almond eyes...
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RudeR-is-not-Dead Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
GORGOREUS :heart: :D Uruha tutorial is perfect but I have practice more english :S but great job :DDD.
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Sochii Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Dont worry, this works around the same for monolid people, just that they have the choice of where they would want the crease to be and have no crease to follow as a guide
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sjarmkvark Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011   General Artist
Looks gorgeous! I'm all thumbs when it comes to making myself up, but I'm definetly gonna try this one!
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QuirkyArt Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
So, it is not to be used for more than 4 hours ? What is crease ?
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oGuren Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
you can if your eyelids are on the dry side, or you use a primer.
the crease is the area where your eyelid dents in to cover your eyeball.
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nariko828 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I'm going to try this out one day, this will really help me with my make-up for (other) cosplay other than Uruha! Thank you very much for making this tutorial
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Iolar-Itealaich Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
You have a lovely eye shape, and so free of wrinkles!

Ugh... That was a weird thing to say >.>
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vintagechickx3 Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
nice
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loser-face10 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
You have very beautiful eyes, Great tutorial ^^
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xxxemogirlxxxxxx Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011
this is so nice thx
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tek-kie Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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UruhaRai Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
thank you for making this~ ^_^
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HuMMiNG-FLi Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010
This is a really great Uruha tutorial!
I'm going to try this hopefully soon c:
Thanks for making this, I look forward to seeing more V-Kei/J-rock tuts in general from you, if you can, of course :)
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Satoomi-Alamimi Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010
I like this makeUP <3
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psycoreaper Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
thank you so muchh! I've been wanting to learn to do uruha makeup and whenever I tried I failed. Thank you so much, :D
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gazekaro Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
OMG!! I love it *-* Thanks!! T___T
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PeaceWing Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
oh wow, this is a brilliant tutorial! hm maybe i'll actually use it one day :D
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e-d-e-n Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010
I think I'll try this now! You should upload more, since you're very good.
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alexkhaos Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
I loved it, is beautiful, yet discrete !
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XxXunlacedXxX Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i actually tried this today with purple for an event for the six teens that committed suicide. it worked very well for me and went with what i wore quite well.
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oGuren Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sorry for the loss.
But I'm glad it worked for you.
Thank you for trying.
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KageNoKarasu Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
Ah! This is awesome, I need to try this!
Thanks for making, and for making it simple to follow!
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oGuren Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you~
Please do try~ :la:
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DeadPeppermint Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this ans i will try this tomorrow!!!
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MikuChamaJrockette Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010
so you can use your concealer as a primer? thats a nifty tip.

Thanks for the tutorial :-) much help~
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oGuren Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
you can, you can also use a color pencil (like white or black or any color that you want), but if you're using a concealer, stay away from anything too creamy~
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MikuChamaJrockette Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010
=D ah thanks~
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ni-COL3 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Man this tutorial is amazing~!!!
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