Happy new year! Before starting this year with posts on new beauty products and trends 2018, I thought it’s worth going through 2017 highlights in Japanese cosmetics as, again, we have seen many interesting innovations and evolution in trend. Let’s look back and see the top Japanese beauty products and beauty trends in 2017!
Here we are, last month of the year! Many magazines and websites started revealing the ranking of the best cosmetics 2017 second half. I picked one eyeshadow palette that appeared in many best cosmetics rankings this second half of the year: Dramatic Styling Eyes from Maquillage.
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!
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…
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.
With the dawn of a new year comes a whole slew of new makeup collections from many brands. Last year saw the rise of reddish eye makeup and blueish-pink lips. In term of texture, glossy eye makeup was popular with, in particular, THREE’s Whisper Gloss for Eye launching the trend. Now what’s new for 2017 in Japanese makeup?
Checking the best-selling beauty products 2016, it’s interesting how we can see the tendencies of the Japanese people’s lifestyle and economic conditions. The cosmetics matching these new needs are expected to grow in 2017.
Happy New Year 2017 to all of you! I hope you had wonderful celebrations and that you are full of hopes and exciting challenges for this new year! While I was on holiday in France, talking with a friend about LGBT community increasing in visibility and awareness, gender and sexuality, I came to think about the universalization of beauty.
As I wrote in my previous post about the places to buy cosmetics in Japan, you can find Japanese cosmetics in different stores with different styles. Personally I use all of the stores that I have presented, however my preferences go for lifestyle stores such as Loft or Tokyu Hands, when it comes to shop quietly for trendy cosmetics. They sell a wide range of inexpensive but efficient products.
Reddish eyebrow makeup in trend Japanese makeup techniques have been very innovative recently. After the “hangover makeup” or “ophero makeup”, consisting in placing the blush right under the eyes to create a tipsy face, the trend was then to underline eyes with pink/red liners and powders.. Now the trend is to have slightly reddish eyebrows.