Korean cosmetics have been popular in Japan, just like in any other western countries, maybe even more. No wonder: it’s difficult to beat the cost-effectiveness as well as the innovation and all the fun that Korean cosmetics can provide us with! As I went to spend a couple of days in Seoul, I brought back some of the popular products…ok it’s not a haul but here is the review!
MT Metatron is a Japanese professional anti-aging skincare brand, which means that the products are only sold in beauty salons and clinics. I had the opportunity to test some of the products, so I thought I’d let you know as the results were quite surprising!
Temperatures hit 35 C today in Tokyo! Summer’s here with all the exciting projects! Holidays on the beach, BBQ, camps, Japanese traditional fireworks…many events are to come! It’s also why it’s the season when Japanese women do their nails the most! I’ve already presented the Japanese nail trends for spring and summer for this year here, but a brand new trend just for summer is booming right now, so I thought I’ll present it to you!
IPSA is a Japanese cosmetic brand that thinks of the skin as individual and unique; each skin is different by nature and differs even more through time due to the environment, lifestyle or habits. IPSA analyzes each skin and brings it back to its original beauty thanks to its customized products.
Suqqu is a Japanese cosmetic brand that I have been recently following. The concept is interesting, the products are known to be high-quality and the color shades sophisticated. What are Suqqu best sellers? The latest launches? I finally had the opportunity to get one of them, the Refining Primer. So here is also the review! Suqqu, what sort of brand is it? Suqqu belongs to the same group as RMK, another Japanese famous cosmetic brand and was founded in 2003. You can find Suqqu in any major department store and the brand has also 2 flagship stores. One of them is in the very recently opened Ginza Six and this…
Your hair is dull without shine? Weak and breaks easily? Oh and you regularly do a home treatment and still you don’t see any major improvement? Then maybe it’s time to treat yourself with a real professional hair treatment. I went to try Shiseido Professional’s latest hair care line launched this April, in a Shiseido hair salon. The result was up to my expectations! What is Shiseido Professional’s Airy Flow haircare line? Shiseido Professional launched Airy Flow, their latest hair care line this month. Shiseido designed this new haircare line, focusing on the reasons that make our hair difficult to maintain and style. Many factors lead our hair to become…
These last weeks, we enjoyed the beautiful cherry blossoms and we know for sure now: spring is here! So, fancy adding some colors to your fingers for the new season? What are the biggest nail trends for spring summer this year in Japan? Here are the freshest nail designs to inspire you! Candle nailart Candle nailart is a superposition of different shades. It looks a bit like a variation of marble nail art. It’s colorful in pastel tones; it perfectly fits the springy/summery atmosphere. A post shared by nail salon Lehua𓇼Ayumi (@lehua.ayumi) on Apr 22, 2017 at 12:50am PDT A post shared by runon_nail (@runon_nail) on Apr 14, 2017 at…
Every year at this time, new whitening / brightening products get beautifully displayed on beauty counters. Japanese skin whitening products are continuously evolving, adjusting to women’s new needs and technological prowess brings more efficacy. So where are we this year in term of approaches to skin whitening and what new innovations can we find on the market?
Everybody knows that what we eat has a huge influence on our skin, hair, nails,…our beauty in general. I like to eat healthy and a lot of vegetables every day, if possible raw to keep all the enzymes, especially since I came back from my fasting retreat! Although there are many amazing restaurants in Tokyo, it’s nice to have a list of extra healthy places serving beautiful salads for example. So I’m going to list my favorites and I’ll try to update each time I can! Green Grill, Shibuya I often go to this restaurant located between Shibuya and Harajuku, for lunch. It’s inside the cocoti building on the 3rd floor….
Hair perm is one of the most technical and difficult hair services you can get in a hair salon and the beautiful curly result comes with many risks for your hair. Luckily Japanese hairdressers and hair industry manufacturers are earnest scientists when it comes to hairdressing techniques and technology. They always study and experiment eagerly for a better result, meaning non-damaging better curls.