Éclat, Daikanyama

Finding a new hair salon can be difficult, no doubt about it. There's certainly no shortage of them in Tokyo, and from cheap haircuts to...

By Apryl Peredo
January 28, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Juice Fasts Take Root in Tokyo

The latest health trend that's blowing up all across the United States and elsewhere is juicing, and it's accompanying juice fasts. Now, thanks to Canadian-born...

By Kelly Wetherille
January 21, 2014 | Health & Beauty

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...

By Alisa Kerr
January 14, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Shiseido The Ginza: A Beauty Destination

Since it opened in 2011, the Ginza flagship store of Japan's largest cosmetics company has been a must-hit shopping destination for women from across Japan...

By The Savvy Team
January 7, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Diving In: Scuba in Japan

Japan and scuba diving just don't seem to go together. After all, Japan isn't the first country that comes to mind when we think about...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 2, 2014 | Adventures, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Snow Fitness in Japan

Each winter when the temperatures drop, some people jump for joy, as it means one vital thing—the ski slopes are open! Japan has some of...

By Luisa Heenan
December 31, 2013 | 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...

By Alisa Kerr
December 24, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Buying Natural and Organic Foods in Japan

More and more, our foods and personal products are becoming tainted with strange ingredients and preservatives, which are difficult to pronounce even in English. Throw...

By Luisa Heenan
December 17, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Five Must-Try Japanese Beauty Products

Japanese women have long been admired for their beautiful, youthful skin, so it’s no surprise that Japan is home to some of the best skincare...

By Alisa Kerr
December 10, 2013 | Health & Beauty

LaPlage, Meguro

In a secluded, cozy room, LaPlage offers you an experience much like visiting a close friend’s house. The salon, run by one therapist and also...

By Apryl Peredo
December 3, 2013 | Health & Beauty

The Mighty Avocado

It has been dubbed the world’s most perfect food. Rich, creamy, delicious and green, the humble avocado is a renowned super food that is as...

By Luisa Heenan
November 26, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty