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Why are Dolly Eyes So Popular in Japan?

Living in Asia can be quite the dream, especially for the makeup lovers who love trying new products without the need of a plastic surgery. Dolly eyes, or “big eyes” are extremely popular among Asian girls, especially Japanese, which leads to contact lenses being a big trend. “Are these contact lenses for real? I have…

Japanese Toy Store Kiddyland: 5 Unique Experiences You can’t Get Anywhere Else

Are you on the last leg of your Japan trip but can’t seem to figure out the perfect souvenirs for your friends and family? Or maybe you just adore kawaii Japanese characters and fine-quality products? Well, there is a place just for you, a place of wonder and imagination, of nostalgia and innovation. If you’re…

Snap Your Precious Moments with an Instax Mini Camera from Japan

Fujifilm Instax cameras or “cheki” (from the English terms “Check it!”) are so popular among the youth in Japan. These wonderful polaroid cameras are also gaining popularity overseas! Many of the girls in Harajuku own this kind of camera. The significant point that you should check out in these cameras is the design since the…

Fashion Trends: The salmon swimming up stream!

Japan is one of those countries where there is a high level of conformity, it’s visible everywhere. From a very young age, the concept of fitting in and being one of the group is ingrained into young minds. My style But, this doesn’t apply to everyone! There are a lot of people out there who…

Japanese Beauty from Within: Less is More

Aging has always been a part of life but have you ever wondered why Japanese women have beautiful long hair and beautiful skin? Japanese women follow the concept of “Less is More.” The more chemical-free a product or cosmetic is, the better. Here below are some tips to follow, if you would like to take…

Unexpected Random Things that the Japanese simply Love

Japanese people love sushi, rice balls, vending machines, cute CosPlay costumes and Hello Kitty… that much is obvious. But what about other adorations that you only notice once you live in Japan? This is a quirky country, and I have been taken aback many times by the surprising things that the Japanese like, such as……

Trendy Japanese Nail Art Fashion: Techniques and Tools

There is no arguing that Japanese love for fashion is evident. From their eclectic choice of clothes, to color mixing and matching, not to mention their love for accessories, especially shoes, Japan has its own trademark. But their unique and cute fashion statements do not limit to their apparels, it extends to their choice of…

Is it Cute or Awkward?

There is no doubt that as a foreigner living or visiting Japan, you have at least observed a few things that you think are bizarre and awkward but are seen as perfectly normal or even ‘cute’ by Japanese people. Here is a short list of things most Japanese consider cute, but they may be awkward…

Get Immersed In the World of Japanese Haute Couture

When it comes to designer brands and exclusive clothing, french and Italian brands such as Chanel, Dior, Valentino or Armani would be the first to think of. With Paris being the fashion centre of the world, looks are rarely directed to Asia. Bur surprisingly there are more haute couture brands in Japan that you expected,…