¥100 Makeup Challenge
What can you do with nothing but makeup from the ¥100 shop?
5 Hot Current Eye, Lip & Cheek Cosmetics
Check the top-ranked products from AllAbout's experienced makeup guides!
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.
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!
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!
My Husband Does My Makeup
Grace from Texan in Tokyo gives in to a reader request and lets her husband Ryosuke do her makeup. Hilarity ensues.
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.
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?
Hated Medicine as a Kid? These Might Help!
A number of day-to-day Japanese health products can make having a sick kid (or being one!) a little less awful.
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.
100 Years of Japanese Women's Hair & Makeup
Witness how Japan's makeup trends transition from one decade to next in this two-minute video.
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.
Yuzu for Health & Beauty
Three distinct uses have been derived from yuzu: medicinal, cosmetic and culinary.
Japan's Wackiest Health Magazine
Japanese pharmacy company Aisei publishes a health magazine that does everything in its power to grab your attention.
The Transformative Power of Makeup
This Shiseido ad demonstrates that their products can transform anyone into a cute girl!
How Japan Deals with Digestive Problems
Even the land of the rising sun occasionally has stomach problems. Between the language barrier and the sheer amount of medicines available, such delicate situations can be a lot to digest. We're here to help!
What to Do When You're Sick in Japan
Find out how surgical masks, Pocari Sweat, 'okayu,' doctors, and Japan’s National Health Insurance fit into the mix!
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!
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!