The Ultimate in Japanese Foundations

Japanese cosmetics. The phrase alone conjures the formidable reputation this country holds in the beauty industry, and for good reason. Innovative, stylish, and high quality,...

By Cynthia Popper
November 28, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Harajuku Funk Meets Parisian Chic at Coiff1rst Salon

What do you get when you take a talented French hairstylist, teach her fluent Japanese, and drop her into a luxe salon in the middle...

By Cynthia Popper
November 19, 2014 | 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...

By Alisa Kerr
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...

By Alisa Kerr
November 3, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Nails Unique Pop-Up Shop, Omotesando

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to have perfectly manicured nails adorned with tiny sparkling rhinestones or images of your favorite Disney...

By The Savvy Team
September 30, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Cosme Kitchen Juicery, Daikanyama

Juicing is the latest food craze to hit Tokyo (along with the rest of the world), with juice and smoothie stands popping up all over...

By The Savvy Team
September 29, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Japanese Superfoods: Nukazuke

We can gain so much knowledge and inspiration from some of these amazing Japanese elders on their traditional diet and way of living. One excellent...

By Luisa Heenan
September 9, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Kishi Clinica Femina, Ginza

Opened in April of this year, Kishi Clinica Femina offers personal and prompt treatment to women in a soothing, private and supportive environment. The director...

By Megan Waters
August 19, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Superfoods: Natto

It has been dubbed the “Japanese Vegemite” due to its pungent odor and particular acquired taste. However, unlike my motherland’s breakfast favorite, Vegemite, natto deserves...

By Luisa Heenan
August 5, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

F Organics Spa, Daikanyama

Perhaps more quickly in Japan than in other places, trends tend to come and go. But one trend I am happy to see is still...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 29, 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...

By Alisa Kerr
July 22, 2014 | Health & Beauty