To all the girls who found themselves in fairy tales. This article will be your guide from introducing to idealizing the popular Fairycore aesthetic.
Before we start, what is an aesthetic anyway?
The word Aesthetic Was derived from an ancient Greek word ‘aisthetikos’ meaning ‘of sense perception’. The word incorporate art, philosophy, and appreciation of beauty.
Beauty can take several forms; therefore, to elaborate the term ‘aesthetic’ more precisely, it was subdivided into several more aesthetics.
There are hundreds and thousands of aesthetics, but the most popular of them are:
- Soft Girl Aesthetic
- Grunge Aesthetic
- Indie Kid Aesthetic
- Forestcore Aesthetic
- Skater Girl Aesthetic
- Dark/light Academia Aesthetic
- E-Girl Aesthetic
- Cottagecore Aesthetic
- Vintage/ Retro Aesthetic
- Fairycore Aesthetic
- Goblincore Aesthetic
Although all of these aesthetics are involved with the nature of art, each of them has great versatility to offer.
The Fairycore Aesthetic, also known as fairy aesthetic or faecore is a modern aesthetic that incorporates spellbinding magical creatures and enchanted forests and adds a bit of pixie dust to our everyday lives.
Unlike forest core, which fairycore is often mistaken for. It is a mix of nature-based aesthetics like Green academia, Earthcore, and cottagecore.
What makes the fairycore aesthetic stand out most?
Fairycore aesthetic has risen in trend on social media, often as a form of escapism from our everyday life.
Fairycore is a fashion aesthetic that manifests a fantasy world, surrounded by a garden, living in a small tree house by the waterfalls, and wearing a romantic, breezy silk dress.
The idea is mostly supported by young women who romanticize forest life and simple living with nature.
Fairycore is adored by many, most likely because it is all about fantasizing and embracing a tiny bit of magic that we can find on even the most ordinary day.
“If you see a fairy ring in a field of grass, Very lightly step around, tiptoe as you pass; last night fairies frolicked there, and they’re sleeping somewhere near. If you see a tiny Fay lying fast asleep, shut your eyes and run away, do not stay or peep, and be sure you never tell, or you’ll break a fairy spell.”
1. Fairycore Aesthetic Mythical Creatures
Fairies are magical beings that live in a world parallel to the mortal world, known as the enchanted kingdom. There are two kinds of fairies light and dark. While light fairies are kind and mischievous, the dark fairies take pride in causing physical harm to humans.
Cornish pixies are mischievous, ill-behaved winged creatures that are generally harmless but can cause damage if not restrained. A historically based myth is that pixies were the remnant of the Picts tribe who painted their skin blue.
Guardians of freshwater pools and streams, nixies are bound to the body of water in which they dwell. They have no fingernails or hairs to speak of, and their skin has a beautiful opalescent sheen to it, much like the soft underbelly of a frog.
Elves are capricious by nature, and they live their lives being controlled by a few rules. They are fond of circle dancing, parties, singing, and games. Their pale and translucent skin peals into leafy, petal-like growths on the forehead, with large and pointed ears emerging from beside the forehead.
Young dwarfs have a harsh, grumpy appearance, believing they were carved out of rocks rather than being born. Many dwarfs have a white beard, although black beards were also recorded. Much of their dresses are drab and Carthen in color.
Tricksy by nature, piskies particularly delight in tormenting humans. Ranging between two feet and the height of a human child, piskies make their homes in the hollows of logs. Their dresses are composed of dried leaves, grass, and seedpods.
2. Fairycore Elements
Fairycore aesthetic includes magical elements like:
•Mushrooms and moths are closely related to elements found in a forest.
•Pixie dust, a golden magic dust powder that sparkles the surroundings.
•Soft pastels, flowers, and branches.
•Butterflies, dragonflies, and other beautiful insects and fairies are nature enthusiasts.
•Gentle animals like cats and deers.
•Crystals like diamonds, rubies, and emeralds, are found near or under water bodies.
•Magic loots and treasures or anything whimsical gathered from forests.
3. Fairycore Aesthetic Visuals/ Spots
4. Fairycore Home Decor
Some examples of how you can make your living space a fantasy fairycore room:
•Paint your room pale green, cream white, or soft pastels.
•White bedding, silk pillow cases.
•Add a white carpet to bring a more cozy vibe.
•White or opaque curtains, let the natural light in.
•Outgrown vines on the wall.
•Build a cozy reading nook around the corner.
•Hang paintings with a filigree frame look.
•Place a statement piece like a wooden-style chair across the room.
•Plaster dried flower crowns/pressed flowers on the wall.
•Put the jewelry on display.
•Place a moss mirror decorated with flowers.
•Mushroom lamps on the work desk to bring a better vibe.
•Candles to replace fireplace.
•Vases filled with roses or any of your favorite flowers.
“When the fiddlers play their tunes
You may sometimes hear,
Very soft chiming in, magically
Clear magically high and sweet,
The tiny crystal notes,
Of fairy voices bubbling free from
Tiny fairy throats”
– the Fairy Green by Rose Fyleman, 1919
5. Fairycore Aesthetic Melodies
(song Name // Artist)
- Bel Air // Lana Del Rey
- Heavenly // Cigarettes After Sex
- The Enchanted Garden // Kevin Kern
- Woodland // Ariana Grande
- A Kiss Goodbye // Tei Shi
- Fairy // Dvwn
- Mystery of Love // Sufjan Stevens
- Sweet Creature // Harry Styles
- Young and Beautiful // Lana Del Rey
- Luv Note // Chloe Moriondo
- Moonlight // Ariana Grande
- Rare // Selena Gomez
- Aphrodite // Honey Gentry
- Daylight // Harry Styles
- Gods and Monsters // Lana Del Rey
- Poison Tree // Grouper
- Fallen Down // Toby Fox
- Mrs. Magic // Strawberry Guy
- Treehouse // Alex G Ft. Emily Yacina
6. Fairycore Activities/ Hobbies
Here’s a List of Things to Indulge Yourself Into:
•Growing a Magical Fairy Garden.
•Drinking Lavender or Camomile Tea.
•Wearing Floral Scents.
•Applying Pastel Makeup
•Reading Old/ Classic Books.
•Collect Little Treasures from The Forest.
•Catch Some Bugs (make Sure to Let Them Go Later).
•Wearing Dreamy Fabrics/dresses.
•Learn About Species of Animals and Plants.
•Leaving Offerings for The Fairies.
•Have a Nice Chat with The Creatures of The Land.
•Daydream, Sit Near Windows to Feel as If You Can Touch Clouds.
•Take a Walk Into the Woods.
•Create Sketches/ Still Life Paintings.
•Learn the Language of Flowers.
•Collect/ Preserve Mushrooms and Butterflies.
7. Fairycore Aesthetic Books
Popular Books, Movies, and Fantasy Games to Get an Overview of Fairycore Aesthetic
•The Observer’s Book of Wildflowers -Francis Rose
•Whispers of The Dandelions -Writer’s Pocket
•The Secret Garden -Frances Hodgson Burnett
•The Cruel Prince -Holly Black
•The Gold Dust Letter -Janet Taylor Lisle
•Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale -Holly Black
•A Court of Thorns and Roses -Sarah J. Maas
8. Fairycore Aesthetic Movies/TV
• The Tinkerbell Movies (2008-2014)
• Maleficent (2014 Film)
• Alice in Wonderland (2010-2016)
• Peter Pan (1953 Film)
• Barbie in Fairytopia (2005 Film)
• Stardust (2007 Film)
• Enchanted (2007 Film)
• The Lord of The Rings (2001-2003)
9. Fairycore Games
• Dungeons and Dragons
• Dragon’s Crown
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10. Fairycore Outfit/Fashion Inspiration
The Most Predominant Colors in Fairly Core Fashion Are the Pale Earth Tones Which Manifest Divine Femininity.
- Long Frilled Skirts
- Bandaged Crop Tops
- Sheer Fabrics Dress Glittery.
- Glowing Makeup Slippers
- Ethereal Hair Accessories
- Pastel Makeup
- Mid Calf Skirts
- Silk Cardigans
- Corset Belts
- Ribbons Lace Satin Nightgown
- Stoned Jewelry
- Crystal Bracelets
- Fairy Wings/ Butterflies Wings
- Elf Ears
- Flower Hair Crowns
- Fairly Core Hairpins
- Magic Fairy Rings
- Glittery Make-Up
- Dainty Slippers
- Sometimes No Shoes
- Loose Hairstyles
- Messy Buns
- Hair Worn in Braids
- Gothic Shoes
- Long Gold Necklace
- Wire Rimmed Glasses Bows
- Open-Toe Shoes
- Mushroom Earrings
- Long Cold Winter Outfits
11. Where to Shop?
There Are Several Sites Available Where You Can Find Complete FairyCore Makeup, Fairy Wings, Outfits, Beauty Product, Etc.
Etsy, A global online marketplace, where people come together to make, sell, buy and collect unique. Etsy is a great platform for all forest nymphs to get their hands on.
Madewell, A shopping platform that offers personalized gifts, must-have closet essentials, and outfits with timeless designs.
YesStyle is a famous shopping brand that delivers Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle products with free worldwide shipping. The items are directly added from countries like Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hongkong, China, and many more.
Asos/Topshop is a British Online Shopping and Cosmetic retailer that is well known among fashion enthusiasts. The company offers new collections of clothing, footwear, accessories, beauty products, and more, all in exclusive ranges.
Let’s wrap this up with a secret.
You can tell a fairy is nearby if you hear strange/ jovial music or the sound of soft chiming bells, if you find mushroom circles, large patches of the four-leaf clover, apples, and wild violets. Sometimes mysterious giggling that comes out of thin air.
“fight for The Fairy Tale It Does Exist”
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