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

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...

By Alisa Kerr
June 24, 2014 | Health & Beauty

SuperOrganic Foods Takes Natural to a New Level

The term “organic” is often considered to be synonymous with safe, healthy agricultural products, but few people know what it truly means, especially in the...

By Dinasha Cellura
May 26, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Japanese Superfoods: Miso

Although the rest of the world may have jumped on the kale, coconut oil and raw cacao obsession of “super foods,” we are so lucky...

By Luisa Heenan
May 20, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

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...

By Alisa Kerr
April 8, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Formachika Beauty Therapy, Jingumae

After the havoc wreaked on my skin by the cold of the winter, I was in search of a deeply moisturizing and revitalizing facial to...

By Dinasha Cellura
March 25, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Mani-Pedi Parties and House Calls by Sachiko Miyamoto

What’s better than having a few of your girlfriends over for mimosas, brunch, and good convo? Getting pedicures done while you’re at it! So the...

By Dinasha Cellura
March 11, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Bikram Yoga Heats Up in Tokyo

With avid devotees such as Jennifer Aniston, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Beyonce, Bikram Yoga was bound to eventually make its way to Japan. It has...

By Luisa Heenan
February 11, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Acupuncture in Tokyo with Edward Obaidey

Eastern medicine and holistic healing plays a big part in my philosophy on ultimate health and wellbeing. Edward Obaidey’s clinic in Sangenjaya focuses on acupuncture,...

By Luisa Heenan
February 4, 2014 | Health & Beauty