Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in September

September marks the official beginning of autumn, which means a new season of trends and, eventually, cooler weather. It's a great time to start switching...

By Alisa Kerr
September 1, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Superfoods: Konjac

Konjac root has long been included in many Japanese weight loss diets for its near-zero calorie content and high fiber, so it’s no wonder that...

By Luisa Heenan
August 31, 2015 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Fall Makeup Trends from Japan’s Top Brands

From drugstore to department store brands, the best cosmetics lines in Japan will begin releasing their fall color collections this month, so it's time to...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 18, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Sea and Snow: Outdoor Fun with Tokyo Snow Club

Despite its very wintery sounding name, Tokyo Snow Club (TSC) is an outdoor event-oriented group that offers a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the...

By Bonnie Waycott
August 11, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in August

Summer is here, and these five Japanese beauty must-haves will have you looking flawless despite the heat.

By Alisa Kerr
August 4, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in July

Lu Lu Lun Sheet Face Mask: High Moisture Visit any Japanese drugstore and you will come across an impressive selection of sheet face masks. Sheet...

By Alisa Kerr
July 1, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Nars x Christopher Kane Makeup Collection for Summer 2015

To celebrate the limited edition Nars x Christopher Kane makeup range called Neoneutral, Jet Set Dry Bar in Hiroo hosted an exclusive launch event recently....

By Alisa Kerr
May 26, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Going Paleo in Japan

With many celebrities, professional athletes and health food gurus advocating its benefits, the Paleo Diet is something you've probably heard a lot about recently....

By Luisa Heenan
May 12, 2015 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Celebrating Mother’s Day the Healthy Way

Leading into what will be my first Mother’s Day as a mom myself, I want to gently guide my present buyer into some suitable and...

By Luisa Heenan
April 28, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

K Ladies Clinic Shinjuku: An Untapped Resource

Finding a gynecologist in Tokyo can be a struggle for expat women. Several clinics offer services in English, but many of those don’t accept Japanese...

By Amanda Taylor
March 31, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

The Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

With Greek Independence Day on March 25, this is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge this amazing country and, most importantly, its cuisine! Not only does...

By Luisa Heenan
March 24, 2015 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty