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Japanese Sunscreens Are Amazing! Our Top 4 Recommendations

Since summer has already started in Japan, all sorts of sunscreens are now occupying shops’ front lines. Different sunscreens suit different types of skin, so it is important to choose the best one for you. You need to know the ingredients of the sunscreen first and whether the SPF (Sun Protection Factor) is ideal or…

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…

Japanese Skincare: The Best, the Unique, and the Strange

One of my goals during my time in Japan was to buy and try as many new skincare products as I could. Japan is known for having extremely good skincare products and I wanted to find the best and most novelty items. While some of the best products are way out of my price range,…

What to Buy at Haneda Airport in 2019: 40 Souvenirs to Get Before You Leave!

You’ve done it before. You’ve packed for your trip home, checked your flight times, double checked you’ve got your passport, safely reached the airport, and then suddenly remembered that one person who you haven’t got a souvenir for yet. However, it’s not too late! If you are traveling to or from Japan through Haneda Airport,…

12 Japanese Skincare and Makeup Products Every Beauty Junkie Must Try

Cosmetics have always been one of Japan’s biggest and most popular industries. We grew up hearing about the geishas and their tedious beauty routine. In college, we talked about Shiseido (資生堂) and Shu Uemura with our friends while gazing longingly at the glossy pages of Seventeen. Even to this day, despite all the K-beauty hype…
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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Japan’s Skincare Companies

When in Japan, hordes of tourists buying Japanese skincare and cosmetic products in huge quantities are a common sight these days, especially at places such as drug stores where tax-free shopping is available. This phenomenon has become so prevalent partly due to the good reputation of Japanese products in terms of quality and stringent quality…

Have a Relaxing Bath in Shiseido’s Tsubaki-Themed Bathhouse!

Shiseido is a well-known Japanese company which produces personal care products such as skin care, hair care, fragrances, and cosmetics. Shiseido was founded in 1872 and is among the oldest companies in the world. It is the biggest cosmetics company in Japan and it also has a strong presence worldwide. To commemorate the 10th anniversary…

Japanese Beauty Secrets: 4 Collagen Supplements for Youthful Skin

Asian women, the Japanese in particular, are well known for typically having lovely skin. Some of this, of course, is due to genetics and their diet. However, there are many women in Japan who swear by certain products and materials that help them achieve seemingly flawless skin, such as vitamin C products and a careful…