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

Six Tips for Staying Fit with a Baby

As a new mom there is an enormous amount of pressure to get back in shape after your baby is born. You have very little...

By Joanna Pearce
July 15, 2014 | Families, Health & Beauty

The Kitchari Cleanse: An Ancient Detox Diet

Kitchari (kitch-ah-ree), a comfort food originating from India, is made with a lentils or “dal” (typically mung beans) combined with basmati rice, spices, various vegetables,...

By Dinasha Cellura
July 8, 2014 | Food & Drink, 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

Japanese Superfoods: Shichimi

The Huffington Post put shichimi togarashi on its list of 14 foods to add to your diet in 2014, but the Japanese have been onto...

By Luisa Heenan
June 23, 2014 | Food & Drink, 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

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