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.
Last week at the Premium Beauty & Health Show, I received a coupon for a facial trial at C’BON for 500 yen so I went to give it a try! About C’BON C’BON is a chain of beauty treatment salons in Japan. It celebrated its 50th anniversary last year and has more than 100 salons across Japan. C’BON develops and produces its own skincare products that they sell in their salons. When you purchase products for more than 10,000 yen, you can get a complimentary salon facial treatment. Their membership beauty system has a double approach: home skincare and professional treatment. They check your skin, advise you on the appropriate…
This week from Monday the 6th to Thursday the 9th, the 1st International Premium Beauty and Health Show (PB&HS) was held in Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center.
OMG, it’s SO dry and cold in Tokyo right now! So, our skin gets also dry, I’ll obviously talk about it but before the skin, I want to mention … the viruses! When it’s that dry, viruses are flying away everywhere and we are more likely to get a cold or like me, even worse, the flu!!