You wouldn't know it was still spring according to the calendar. The weather has been silly hot the past few days and it feels like the middle of summer already. Crazy!
That means we are bombarded daily with new sunscreen releases and it seems that there are more and more of them every season.
But today, I want to tell you about two products from last year. One of them got updated packaging and
I used to love House of Rose. It's a Japanese skincare and beauty brand that this year will celebrate its 40th birthday. House of Rose prides itself on providing cosmetics that are "friendly for the skin." Its products are based on plant extracts and milk derived ingredients. House of Rose wants the customers to fall in love with its skincare and become loyal, long-term users.
Despite being "
A couple of years ago, while reading various blogs written by foreigners living in Japan, I found one authored by a young woman from Eastern Europe. One day she posted something about her massive collection of Kanebo lipsticks. Her readers, mainly young, impressionable women in her home country, were suitably awed and amazed, and treated the blogger with all the reverence and respect that someone
I wasn’t going to take part in the grand Japanese beauty versus Korean beauty debacle of 2018, because how much more can you beat this very dead horse?
To any thinking person with even the most basic reading and comprehension skills, it’s obvious that the whole thing started as a PR stunt to promote some non-name quasi-Japanese brand. Yet, K-beauty cheerleaders jumped on the cause with the zeal
Do I still remember how to use this strange thing called a blog?
I hope so!
There is a reason why I don't really like doing sponsored reviews. Actually, there are many reasons.
One, that usually I don't like the products I receive. I always have high hopes and well, high hopes is where it usually ends.
Two, if I do like the product and say so, then I'm usually accused of becoming a