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.
I just spent 4 days in a fasting retreat located in Nebugawa, next to Odawara, for a body and mind detox. It’s nice to escape the hassle of the city, take things off your mind, enjoy nature and rest your digestive system once in a while! Here is my review on the fasting experience, especially seen from a beauty point of view.
Have you heard about Albion? It’s a Japanese prestige cosmetic brand, especially recognized for its skincare, with a history of more than 60 years! The brand may loose in fame compared to SK-II or Shiseido, however, Albion is supported and loved by a big number of core fans. So here is a summary of the brand and one of its long-sellers as well as the latest products.
At the Premium Beauty & Health Show that took place in Tokyo from Feb. 6 to 9, I discovered a new type of shampoo, again, fitting the concept of “time-saving“, in favor of busy life that we all lead.