Japanese Brands

Lululun Face Mask (White) Translucent Light Review

Lululun Face Mask

It’s a funny thing about facial masks I’ve tried SO many but can’t say I’ve tried a variety from Japan. In most cases my facial sheet masks come from either Korea or Taiwan. For all my love of Japanese makeup you’d think that I’d have tried more brands of facial sheet masks from Japan but that’s simply not the case.

Needless to say when I noticed the publicity that Lululun was getting in Japanese magazines I was quite curious about the brand and decided to order some of the masks and try them out.

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Kao Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery BB Review & Swatches

Kao Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery BB Spring 2013

Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery BB was released earlier this February for Spring 2013 in Japan. This is Kao’s latest formula of their popular UV Aqua Rich Watery which I absolutely adore.

This protects with an SPF 50 PA+++ like the original but this new version is tinted to brighten skin up, ease dullness, and even out skin tone.

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K-Palette Japan Zero Kuma SOS Cover Control Makeup Eye Concealer Review & Swatches

K Palette Japan Zero Kuma SOS Cover Control Makeup Eye Concealer

I purchased K-Palette Japan Zero Kuma SOS Cover Control Makeup Eye Concealers a while back ago, tried them once, and proceeded to toss them into the makeup graveyard.

At the time they were just too dry for me….flash forward a few months later and I decided to give them another try. I’m glad I did because they actually aren’t half bad with proper prepping and priming.

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Shiseido Anessa Perfect Gel Sunscreen SPF 50 Review

Shiseido Anessa Perfect Gel Sunscreen

Shiseido Anessa Perfect Gel Sunscreen SPF 50 PA++++ recently launched in Japan so I decided to skip out on my normal Allie SPF and try this instead.

I don’t believe Shiseido has every released a gel sunscreen prior to this in the Anessa Collection. Don’t quote me but they have always had liquid sunscreens as I recall. From my understanding the gel line will be available for a limited time but again don’t quote me on that.

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Kiss Me Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover Review

Kiss Me Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover

Although I have plenty of favs I admit that Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover tops my HG (holy grail) eye makeup remover list. So much so that I really wish it was something I could easily purchase in my local drugstore as going out of my way to stock up on it from Japan is such a chore sometimes.

Seriously, why can’t someone create a formula like this in our local drugstores?

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