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Do People Really Use Oil From Horses to Have Flawless Skin?

During my first years living in Japan, I did something that many expats around the world tend to do: bring multiple products from home which I assumed I could not live without. One of these products was my favorite moisturizer from the United States. Therefore, each time I would go back to the United States…

What to Buy in Hokkaido: 40 of the best Souvenirs from Japan’s Snow Country!

Hokkaido, the largest prefecture in Japan, is located in the northernmost of Japan`s main islands and is a vast and beautiful area attracting many tourists throughout the year. It is mostly famous for its natural scenery, perfect skiing conditions and delicious fresh seafood. However, there is a lot more to Hokkaido than meets the eye.…

3 Strangely Unique Animal-based Beauty Products in Japan

Japan is known for wacky inventions, not escaping beauty products, but if they work, they work, right? These are the 3 unique animal-based beauty products which you can buy from Japan. 1. Uguisu no fun   This is a beauty product made from nightingale excrement. Yes, no fun indeed. It is also known as the…