Surviving Japanese Summer

Surviving Summer the Japanese Way

It is no secret that I loathe summer in Japan, and even though it’s already September, the heat is far from over. The humidity makes it feel like you’re constantly in a sauna for about three months, the sun shining on you makes it feel like you’re roasting in an oven, and everything smells extra…

Saviours for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, I know you feel my pain. Redness, tightness, splotchy, uneven skin tone, reacting to the elements, and, no matter how much moisturiser you’ve slathered on before bed, always parched the next day when you wake up. If this is you, French pharmacie brands are your friend, your BFF even. La…