Fairydrops-Quattro-Mascara

Fairydrops Quattro Mascara – Best Mascara EVER

Fairydrops Quattro Mascara Review Hey Japan junkies! A review of a cult Japanese beauty product awaits you today. Finding your Holy Grail mascara is a big deal. And it might sound a bit dramatic but this mascara is EVERYTHING! Of course, I’ll always keep trying new products as beauty technology is always innovating, evolving and…

Cure Natural Aqua Gel Water Based Exfoliator

Cure Natural Aqua Gel

Exfoliate Like a Boss Today’s post will be bringing beauty addicts everywhere some more Japan beauty goodness. Cure Natural Aqua Gel is a drugstore product that has topped the national cosmetic rankings consistently for the past ten years. If Amazon is to be believed, this product has cult status, with one bottle being sold every…

Visee Eye Palette in Blue

Visee Glam Shade Eyes Eye Palette

Recreating Lisa Eldridge’s Navy Smokey Eye Dearest Beauty Addicts, What makeup shenanigans have you been up to lately? Contouring? Strobing? Baking? Non-touring? I like to KISS (keep it simple stupid) with a touch of highlighter when I’m feeling it, if I’m completely honest. This post is a bit of a throwback to when I first…

Hada Labo Skin Lotion

Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturising Lotion

The Hada Labo brand of moisturising lotion is super popular here in Japan, and two well-loved celebrities have recently been fronting the advertising campaigns – solo artists/idols Yamashita Tomohisa (aka Yamapi) and Maeda Atsuko (ex-AKB48). Yamapi is really quite handsome, and he has the most gorgeous, clear skin ever, even though he often looks like he…

Eyeliner à la Japonaise

After tackling false eyelashes, I’m taking on eyeliner. Japanese women have high standards for makeup products. They don’t mind spending money on looking beautiful, as long as they’re getting great quality for it – no different than any other women, perhaps. I had never really dabbled with liquid eyeliner before coming to Japan. The first…

Falsies the Japanese Way

Nobody does false eyelashes quite like the Japanese. It wasn’t until I moved here that I really noticed girls wearing them. It’s like every other girl does! I once even saw a junior high school student applying individual lashes with tweezers while on the subway in Nagoya! Now those are some mad skills if you…

MAQuillAGE by Shiseido – blusher

MAQuillAGE is a popular brand by Shiseido that is available in drugstores here in Japan, and is more affordable than the products sold at counters in department stores, but pricier than the Majolica Majorca range, which is a super cute makeup range I would say is aimed at teenagers and women in their early twenties. I…