Alisa Kerr

Alisa is a freelance beauty writer and mom of two who has lived in Tokyo for the past three years. She loves trying and writing about the latest skincare and cosmetic products and trends, and discovering the best beauty treatments that Tokyo has to offer. Alisa is also the creator of Tokyo Beauty Book, a blog packed with information about Japanese skincare and cosmetics. In her spare time, Alisa loves exploring the neighborhoods of Tokyo with her family, enjoying the never-ending shopping, amazing food, and intriguing people watching.

Articles By Alisa

Tokyo’s Coolest Eyewear Shops

Tokyo has to be one of the best places in the world to shop for quality eyewear, when you consider the ultimate combination of high...

April 10, 2015 | Fashion

Boudoir Day Spa, Jingumae

It seems that spring is indeed in the air and starting to tease us Tokyoites into shedding our down coats, winter boots and gloves that...

March 3, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Luxury Skincare at Koh Gen Do

Born 28 years ago in the heart of Tokyo’s AzabuJuban district, Koh Gen Do is a truly unique Japanese brand. If you are interested in...

November 12, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Jet Set Blow-Dry Bar, Hiroo

New York based fashion entrepreneur and socialite Lauren Santo Domingo once famously told online beauty bible Into the Gloss, “I’ve probably blown dry my own...

November 3, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Melt-Proof Makeup Tips

With the Tokyo summer now in full swing, I have found myself on more than one occasion with my makeup disappearing an hour after I...

July 22, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Five Top Japanese Drugstore Beauty Products

Finding your way around the beauty aisles of a Japanese drugstore can be daunting to say the least. The tiny aisles are jam packed with...

June 24, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Breakfast at Ivy Place Cafe, Daikanyama

Having two small children that sometimes wake up ridiculously early, my husband and I are often on the lookout for somewhere to eat breakfast. Not...

April 18, 2014 | Food & Drink

Eyelash Extensions in Tokyo from Pro Care Eyelash

If you ask most women what makeup item they can’t live with out, I am going to guess that most will say mascara. Beautiful, defined...

April 8, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Pure Cafe, Minami Aoyama

Whether you are vegan or just interested in finding a nutritious and delicious place to eat, I absolutely recommend Pure Cafe. It’s an oasis of...

April 4, 2014 | Food & Drink

Nicolai Bergmann’s Aoyama Flagship

The large, modern Nicolai Bergmann complex in Minami Aoyama is the brand’s flagship store and showcases the very best in the popular florist's signature contemporary...

January 15, 2014 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Custom Fragrances at Le Labo

If you are a fragrance enthusiast like myself, it quickly becomes apparent that Tokyo may not be the easiest place to acquire a new signature...

January 14, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Rescue Your Dry Winter Skin

Got dry skin? You are not alone. These beautiful Tokyo winter days are notoriously tough on skin, leaving it dry and dull. Here are some...

December 24, 2013 | Health & Beauty