Filmelangé’s garments are synonymous with comfort and understated luxury and this year’s Autumn/Winter collection is no exception. Harmonizing earth tones with gray and oatmeal hues, these pieces bring a touch of brightness…

Men have thicker skin with more collagen, which — provided that they hydrate regularly — theoretically means that men should look younger than women of the same age. However, this is not always the…

Clickbait-style title aside, this is a real question I asked myself on my way to Head Spa Kuu’s newest Osaka Umeda Store location. Opened on August 1 this year, it was purported to be…

When we talk about Japanese brands that are making skincare affordable for many, the 100-yen store chain Daiso isn’t far behind. While Daiso is immensely popular for its wide range of daily…

As a mother of young kids, it’s hard to find time in the morning to perfectly blow-dry your hair or apply simple make up, so following recent trends and putting them into…

Shibuya enjoys a reputation as Tokyo’s playground for the young, but the newly-renovated Tokyu Plaza Shibuya looks set to change that image, with a sophisticated shopping experience for adults. I recently took…

The Portuguese man o’ war is the sphinx of the sea. Oft mistaken for a jellyfish, the conspicuous, yet mysterious, creature is in fact a colony of cloned zooids clustered together. The…

When you talk about makeup trends in Japan, it’s needless to say that the geisha culture has had an eternal influence on the perception of beauty even at the present time. If…

Though the city has returned to its old rhythm, face masks remain pretty much ubiquitous. As we get more used to leaving the house with a mask, it’s not surprising that retailers…

Earlier this week we rounded up the six essential nutrients for a balanced lifestyle and related Japanese foods that can help make your skin more beautiful and your health better. Today, organic skincare…

Daily stress — and we’ve certainly had a lot of this since the beginning of the year — can lead to occasional mood swings and a variety of skincare problems. But while we…

Are you suffering from breakouts and irritations under your face mask? You’re not alone. So many people have complained about skin issues in the past several months that we now have a…