All About Japan

5 Skin Care Products Japanese Celebrities Love

This is what some Japanese celebrities are doing to take care of their skin!

American vs. Japanese Makeup

See the difference as presented by "Living Doll" Venus Angelic!

The Transformative Power of Makeup

This Shiseido ad demonstrates that their products can transform anyone into a cute girl!

9 Cheap Cosmetics as Good as the Big Names

Try these nine cosmetics that are just as satisfying as the bigger companies, but for much less the price!

The History of Japanese Cosmetic Brushes

These high quality, hand-made products carry a long history and unique manufacturing process that makes each and any one of them a true art work.

3 Traditional Makeup Brush Kits from Kumano

Ever wanted a brush made with gray squirrel fur? With 180 years of history, the town of Kumano is the largest producer of calligraphy and artist’s brushes—as well as makeup brushes—in Japan.

4 Cheap Skin Care Products Recommended by Pros

Not every good product has to be expensive, and that extends to the world of cosmetics. You're guaranteed to find something here for your face, hands, and even body!

5 Face Pack Recommendations for Students

Influenced by a makeup-artist mother, our writer became a “mask-professional.”

3 Fantastic Skincare Items from the Wonder 500

These three fantastic skincare items will prove a wonderful addition to your personal care collection.

5 Facial Cosmetics for the Look of the Moment

In 2015, the trend in Japan was a natural, “effortless makeup” look, with soft and fluffy eyebrows, modest eyes, and healthy-looking, natural, glossy skin.

The Best of the Best Skincare Products

Based off of over 250,000 user reviews!

Top 3 All-Natural Beauty Products from Gifu

Famous for its mountains and idyllic landscapes, Gifu Prefecture also produces many natural beauty and health products from its natural springs. Try any of these three products and feel rejuvenated in the comfort of your home!

6 Inexpensive Cosmetics Chosen By the Pros

Check out our list of great cosmetic and skin care products that received ringing endorsements from our network of skin care professionals!

Yuzu for Health & Beauty

Three distinct uses have been derived from yuzu: medicinal, cosmetic and culinary.

10 Oddly Wonderful Items in Japan's Drugstores

Outside Japan, can you find a product similar to one of the 10 listed here in a drugstore?

5 Hot Current Eye, Lip & Cheek Cosmetics

Check the top-ranked products from AllAbout's experienced makeup guides!

Top 5 Gold Cosmetics from Kanazawa

Did you know gold is a fantastic antioxidant for your skin? Check out these five products that keep your skin looking tight, firm, and youthful!

The Best of Japanese Drugstore Beauty

These girls will guide you through the best of Japanese drugstore products!

A Beginner's Guide to Japanese Skin Care

Japanese women follow a five-step skin care regimen. Intense? Maybe. But emulating the process can grant you amazing benefits to your skin, and at a reasonable price.

¥100 Makeup Challenge

What can you do with nothing but makeup from the ¥100 shop?

know-before-you-go