Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels
For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.
Japan's 9 Weirdest Face Packs
Why not go all-out and have some cosplay-style fun while you're working on your complexion?
A Geisha's Secret to Grease-Free Skin
'Abura-tori-gami' is well known for its oil-absorbent qualities, and has been a hit among geisha since the Edo Period. We've got some convincing reasons why even non-geisha should keep an eye out for some!
A Beauty Shop for Anime Lovers
If you're looking to splash up your makeup bag with some anime-themed cosmetics, look no further than 'Otona Joshi Biyori'.
Suvé Body Brush
The brush tips create a foamy, rich lather and gently cleanse the skin, leaving a feathery, light feeling. Gentle enough for sensitive skin, it can be used comfortably by children.
Top Japanese Skin Care from Zooming Japan
Jasmine at Zooming Japan offers much more than a list, providing details on the "double-cleansing method," tips on the best uses for facial masks, and recommendations for hot YouTubers to watch for details.
Hand Cream with a Mission
The Kesen Tsubaki Dream Project uses camellia oil to make hand cream that's not only popular, but helped revitalize a region once devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Luxury Uemura Cosmetics
While there are plenty of articles out there on how to get cheap cosmetics, there are also times when you just want to spend real money on one or two golden, premium products for your skin.
Looking for a Next-Level Sharpener?
Made in Osaka, these next-level pencil and makeup sharpeners boast of being 'light as an apple peel, sharp as a samurai sword.' Try them out to be sure!
8 Models, 1 Secret
Can you guess the secret behind this video by Shiseido?
Finding Remedies in the Soil
Professor Satoshi Omura, joint recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, has discovered organic compounds produced by microorganisms in the soil that are being used to free hundreds of millions of people from infectious diseases.
Konbu Road: Ancient Route of Kelp & Medicine
Sailing south down Japan’s western coast from Hokkaido, ships brought goods that included the edible kelp called "konbu" to Toyama on their way along the watery route that came to be called Konbu Road.
10 Japanese Home Remedies to Fight Any Cold
Winter can sometimes feel long in Japan (especially without central heat!), and February is one of the coldest months. While we hope you don’t catch any germs, those indestructible local grandmas have many tried and true methods to fight colds!
5 Fabulous Japanese Makeup Tutorials
Japanese makeup can almost be a way of life. While these sometimes classic, sometimes ultra-trendy and wild makeup looks appear difficult, they’re actually quite easy to pull off with a little practice.
The Best in Star Wars Personal Care
Lightsaber-sharp eyeliner, galactic facial cleanser, a First Order razor and Resistance shaving cream: the Force is strong with these Star Wars personal care products!
10 Fabulous Skincare Products
From familiar brands already known for their efficacy to brands that hit the market for the first time, this round-up of 2015's best cosmetics represents a collection of unique items.
Photos from Japan to You
Ranging from skin care and shoes to kimono and charms from shrines, blogger and model Matsu-you* introduces her favorite aspects of Japan for the G7 Japan 2016 Ise-Shima Photography Contest.
Don't Mess With this Office Worker!
Don't give this office worker a stack of work to do late in the day, lest she unleash her secret weapon.
Lifesaving Japanese Drugstore Makeup
Japan is makeup heaven. This includes not only top-shelf brand names, but also a great variety of budget brands, which are often well designed and highly effective.
Top 6 Souvenirs to Take Home from Kyoto
Kyoto's deep history makes it one of the best places in Japan to find old-fashioned crafts and handmade goods you won't find anywhere else.