theBalm in Japan

All you gorgeous girls (and guys) living here in Japan may be interested to know that on a trip to the Takashimaya Times Square Tokyu Hands half beauty floor (whew what a mouthful) in Shinjuku last month, I was surprised and excited to see a display of theBalm cosmetics there. It can be frustrating being…

Japanniversary the 4th

Four years ago on this day, I arrived in Japan, the country I currently call home. I still remember the confusion and sheer terror I felt when arriving at Shinjuku station, seeing all of the bustling people, thinking,¬†What am I doing here? and wanting to turn around and go straight home. But I stayed. It…