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.
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.
Leaves are changing color and autumn is the perfect time of the year here in Japan to travel and enjoy the beauty of nature. So I went on a quick getaway to Kyoto where I came across one of the Yojiya stores.
I’m sure some of you are shocked reading the title. Yes you read it right: I’m going to introduce you a traditional Japanese beauty service which consists in shaving the face in a barber shop. We have the tradition to get a beauty shave from time to time, where we get the whole face and sometimes even the hairline and the top of the back shaved. We especially do that before important occasions, such as wedding or big parties where you wear nice dresses, but also more randomly just like we go and get a facial treatment service.
Our beauty concierge service By now I’m sure you know what our Beauty Concierge Service is. We connect you to the best hair salons in Tokyo and help you translate your wishes to the hairdresser. So even if you don’t speak Japanese, it’s not a problem!
Many articles have been written on the web that guide you through the different places to go and buy Japanese cosmetics in Japan. Of course you could go to a recommended place and buy all you are looking for but here I want to give some advice on where to buy what cosmetics for the best value for money. Here is your perfect shopping guide for Tokyo!
Eyelashes change everything on a face. Even when you don’t wear any make-up, having long and full eyelashes gives you a more luxurious and pretty look. As you may have guessed from my numerous posts about eyelashes, such as the one about the eyelash perm or the other about the eyelash curler, I really DO care about my eyelashes and like to treat and boost them. As I have tried many eyelash serums in the past, I thought it was time to make a review for the newbies who want to start growing their eyelashes!
As you may have guessed from my previous posts about the Japanese hot spring, the culture of bathing is quite important in Japan. Although young people living on their own, tend to just shower, in families, it is still the tradition to fill the bathtub for the whole family in the evening. Bathing in Japan, beyong a simple hygiene act, is considered as a real relaxation and healing time for body and mind to close the day.
As I have already presented in my post on the eyelash curlers, my favorite way to have beautiful well curled eyelashes is definitely the permanent of eyelashes. Eyelash perm demands high technical skills