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Top 33 Best Japanese Powder Blushes to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best powder blushes. We then chose the 33 most popular products and tested them.

We focused on three things: its finish, its durability, and how it felt to use. We then compiled everything we learned into a buying guide about and list of the best Japanese powder blushes available online.

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Rika Fujiwara
  • Last updated: 11-06-2019
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Top 33 Best Japanese Powder Blushes to Buy Online 2019

We picked out 33 of the most popular products and tested them for the following: how the finish looked, how well it stayed on throughout the day, and how it felt to use.


Then, based on how they performed on our tests, we graded and ranked the top 33 Japanese powder blushes available online.


※Japanese prices for the some of the products are given; they’ve merely been converted into USD for easy viewing.

1
Japanese資生堂 マキアージュ ドラマティックムードヴェール
Amount0.3 oz
Color range2 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish5.0
Staying power5.0
How it felt to use2.9
Overall score4.6
2

KoseEsprique Purely Veil Cheek

PK-1

$11.22

Japaneseコーセー エスプリーク ピュアリーベール チーク
Amount0.1 oz
Color range7 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish5.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.6
Overall score4.6
3
Japaneseカネボウ化粧品 ルナソル カラーリングシアーチークス
Amount0.3 oz
Color range7 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish5.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.4
Overall score4.5
4

Tokiwa PharmaceuticalExcel Skinny Rich Cheek

RC01 Pink Nectar

$15.24

Japanese常盤薬品工業 エクセル スキニーリッチチーク
Amount0.2 oz
Color range4 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish5.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.2
Overall score4.5
5
Japaneseエキップ SUQQU ピュア カラー ブラッシュ
Amount0.3 oz
Color range8 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish5.0
Staying power4.0
How it felt to use4.1
Overall score4.5
6

Ida LaboratoriesCanmake Glow Fleur Cheeks

01 Peach Fleur

$8.13

Japanese井田ラボラトリーズ キャンメイク グロウフルールチークス
Amount0.2 oz
Color range8 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish4.8
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.5
Overall score4.5
7

e'quipeRMK Ingenious Powder Cheeks N

05 Coral

$33.53

Japaneseエキップ RMK インジーニアス パウダーチークス N
Amount0.1 oz
Color range13 shades
Brush includedNo
Finish5.0
Staying power3.5
How it felt to use3.5
Overall score4.3
8

BbyEMama Butter Cheek Color

Pink

$13.34

Japaneseビーバイ・イー ママバター チークカラー
Amount0.2 oz
Color range2 shades
Brush includedNo
Finish4.5
Staying power3.5
How it felt to use3.8
Overall score4.1
9

Ida LaboratoriesCanmake Powder Cheeks

PW23 Peach Pink

$5.59

Japanese井田ラボラトリーズ キャンメイク パウダーチークス
Amount0.15 oz
Color range10 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish4.3
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.0
Overall score4.1
10

Cezanne CosmeticsCezanne Mix Color Cheek

01 Pink

$16.16

Japaneseセザンヌ化粧品 セザンヌ ミックスカラーチーク
Amount0.25 oz
Color range7 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish4.0
Staying power5.0
How it felt to use3.0
Overall score4.1
11

Nature's WayNaturaglacé Cheek Blush

01 Pink

$37.67

Japaneseネイチャーズウェイ ナチュラグラッセ チークブラッシュ
Amount0.1 oz
Color range4 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish4.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.5
Overall score4.1
12

ClueWHOMEE Blend Cheek Colors

$46.49

JapaneseClue WHOMEE ブレンドチークカラー
Amount0.1 oz
Color range3 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish5.0
Staying power4.0
How it felt to use1.6
Overall score4.0
13

KoseAddiction the Blush

025 Behind the Veil

$33.09

Japaneseコーセー アディクション ザ ブラッシュ
Amount0.1 oz
Color range30 shades
Brush includedNo
Finish4.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.4
Overall score4.0
14

Cezanne CosmeticsPearl Glow Cheek

01 Gold Peach

$12.87

Japaneseセザンヌ化粧品 パールグロウチーク
Amount0.1 oz
Color range2 shades
Brush includedYes
Finish4.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use3.3
Overall score4.0
15
Japanese資生堂 インナーグロウ チークパウダー
Amount0.14 oz
Color range8 shades
Brush includedNo
Finish5.0
Staying power2.0
How it felt to use3.9
Overall score3.9
16

Seiwa TradingMalibu Beauty Gloss Cheek

07 Dusty Pink

$11.12

Japanese青和通商 マリブビューティ グロスチーク
Amount0.2 oz
Color range8 shades
Brush includedNo
Finish4.0
Staying power3.5
How it felt to use3.2
Overall score3.7
17
JapaneseACRO THREE チーキーシークブラッシュ
Amount0.14 oz
Color range13 shades
Brush includedNo
Finish3.0
Staying power4.5
How it felt to use4.0
Overall score3.7

Compare the Best Japanese Powder Blushes

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1
Shiseido Maquillage Dramatic Mood Veil 1

Shiseido

2
Kose Esprique Purely Veil Cheek 1

Kose

3
Kanebo Lunasol Coloring Sheer Cheeks 1

Kanebo

4
Tokiwa Pharmaceutical Excel Skinny Rich Cheek 1

Tokiwa Pharmaceutical

5
e'quipe SUQQU Pure Color Blush 1

e'quipe

6
Ida Laboratories Canmake Glow Fleur Cheeks 1

Ida Laboratories

7
e'quipe RMK Ingenious Powder Cheeks N 1

e'quipe

8
BbyE Mama Butter Cheek Color 1

BbyE

9
Ida Laboratories Canmake Powder Cheeks 1

Ida Laboratories

10
Cezanne Cosmetics Cezanne Mix Color Cheek 1

Cezanne Cosmetics

11
Nature's Way Naturaglacé Cheek Blush 1

Nature's Way

12
Clue WHOMEE Blend Cheek Colors 1

Clue

13
Kose Addiction the Blush 1

Kose

14
Cezanne Cosmetics Pearl Glow Cheek 1

Cezanne Cosmetics

15
Shiseido InnerGlow Cheek Powder 1

Shiseido

16
Seiwa Trading Malibu Beauty Gloss Cheek 1

Seiwa Trading

17
Acro Three Cheeky Chic Blush 1

Acro

Name

Maquillage Dramatic Mood Veil

Esprique Purely Veil Cheek

Lunasol Coloring Sheer Cheeks

Excel Skinny Rich Cheek

SUQQU Pure Color Blush

Canmake Glow Fleur Cheeks

RMK Ingenious Powder Cheeks N

Mama Butter Cheek Color

Canmake Powder Cheeks

Cezanne Mix Color Cheek

Naturaglacé Cheek Blush

WHOMEE Blend Cheek Colors

Addiction the Blush

Pearl Glow Cheek

InnerGlow Cheek Powder

Malibu Beauty Gloss Cheek

Three Cheeky Chic Blush

FeaturesThe Very Best Japanese Powd...The Best Powder Blush for a...The Best Beige Powder BlushThe Powder Blush That's Eas...The Best Coral Powder BlushThe Best Blush for a High C...A Great Coral Color with a ...The Best Blush with Natural...An Affordable Blush with a ...A Durable Blush with Great ...The Most Durable Natural Po...A Great Blush with Unfortun...A Shiny Blush with Bold ColorsA Burst of Color for Your C...An Excellent Blush for a So...A Blush with a Great, Natur...A Good and Portable Powder ...
Price$30.31$11.22$16.77$15.24$44.89$8.13$33.53$13.34$5.59$16.16$37.67$46.49$33.09$12.87$39.75$11.12$33.73
Japanese資生堂 マキアージュ ドラマティックムードヴェールコーセー エスプリーク ピュアリーベール チークカネボウ化粧品 ルナソル カラーリングシアーチークス常盤薬品工業 エクセル スキニーリッチチークエキップ SUQQU ピュア カラー ブラッシュ井田ラボラトリーズ キャンメイク グロウフルールチークスエキップ RMK インジーニアス パウダーチークス Nビーバイ・イー ママバター チークカラー井田ラボラトリーズ キャンメイク パウダーチークスセザンヌ化粧品 セザンヌ ミックスカラーチークネイチャーズウェイ ナチュラグラッセ チークブラッシュClue WHOMEE ブレンドチークカラーコーセー アディクション ザ ブラッシュセザンヌ化粧品 パールグロウチーク資生堂 インナーグロウ チークパウダー青和通商 マリブビューティ グロスチークACRO THREE チーキーシークブラッシュ
Amount0.3 oz0.1 oz0.3 oz0.2 oz0.3 oz0.2 oz0.1 oz0.2 oz0.15 oz0.25 oz0.1 oz0.1 oz0.1 oz0.1 oz0.14 oz0.2 oz0.14 oz
Color range2 shades7 shades7 shades4 shades8 shades8 shades13 shades2 shades10 shades7 shades4 shades3 shades30 shades2 shades8 shades8 shades13 shades
Brush includedYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNo
Finish5.05.05.05.05.04.85.04.54.34.04.05.04.04.05.04.03.0
Staying power5.04.54.54.54.04.53.53.54.55.04.54.04.54.52.03.54.5
How it felt to use2.93.63.43.24.13.53.53.83.03.03.51.63.43.33.93.24.0
Overall score4.64.64.54.54.54.54.34.14.14.14.14.04.04.03.93.73.7
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Products That Didn't Make the Cut

And why they didn't quite make it.

Average on All Fronts

Average on All Fronts

We didn't have much to complain about Orbis Natural Fit Cheek, but we couldn't find anything good enough to make us bump it further up our ranking. We thought the same about Chifure Powder Cheek, but it scored a bit lower than the Orbis blush due to its small and not-so-easy-to-use brush.

A Strange Finish

A Strange Finish

shu uemura's Glow On stood up to sweat and friction pretty well, but it didn't make an impression as a blush. It wasn't too bright or shiny, but it had a finish that we weren't too fond of. Cezanne Natural Cheek N was another case of a blush that didn't look too shiny or matte, but it just didn't look natural.

Comes off Too Easily

Comes off Too Easily

Unless most of your days are spent inactive in a relatively cool place, you'll want your blush to have at least a little resistance to friction and sweat. 


Visee Foggy on Cheeks and Mimc Biomoisture Cheek were both very weak in the face of sweat and friction to the point where the color came off almost instantly. Aqua Organic Pressed Cheek gave us the same problem, but we think it's mostly because of the fact that it's organic.

Powder That Flies Away

Powder That Flies Away

It's not a pleasant thing to breathe in half of your powder blush and watch your money go down the drain because the powder keeps flying away. We found that the powder stuck around in the case of our Media Bright Up Cheek N, so you might want to steer clear if you're worried about a dirty case.


Coffret D'or Smile Up Cheeks N had a lot of flyaway powder when we applied it to our cheeks, but this may be solvable by using a different brush. Unfortunately, there's no hope for the hard-to-adjust pencil-like case of Maquillage True Cheek. Almost all of the powder flew away before we could apply it.

Equipment Trouble

Equipment Trouble

Majolica Majorca Puff de Cheek was difficult to use due to its unique casing; it came with a puff instead of a brush, meaning you can only apply it in circular motions or pats. This made it difficult to adjust how much we wanted to use and thus sent it towards the bottom of our ranking.

Stands Out Too Much

Stands Out Too Much

Even if you don't want a completely natural finish, most people want their blush to not give the impression "I'm wearing a lot of blush." Elegance Emotional Face gave our cheeks a bit too much color for our liking, designating a place rather low on our ranking.


Magienne Cheek Powder has a shiny and almost white finish that doesn't make it look too sophisticated, and Daiso's UR GLAM Cheek Blush gave us a cheaper look than we thought despite knowing it came from a 100 yen shop.


B.A. Colors Blush took the bottom spot in our ranking due to its difficult case, lack of durability, and we thought its distinct shade of pink wasn't suited for our testers' skin at all. Unless you know this shade will look good on you, we suggest staying away from it.

Introducing the Expert Who Lent Us Their Knowledge

Introducing the Expert Who Lent Us Their Knowledge
She's a freelance hair and makeup artist and an expert in aromatherapy certified by the Aroma Environment Association of Japan. She also pens beauty columns. 

She studied under Mr. Hiroki Murooka from the hair and makeup studio ThreePEACE for four years before going independent.

How We Tested the Powder Blushes

We put each of the 33 powder blushes through a series of 3 tests. One test measured its finish, while the other two gauged its durability and its ease of use. Each product was scored on a scale of 0.1 to 5.0 in each category and also given an overall score.

Test ① Finish

Test ① Finish

Hair and makeup artist Fujiwara applied each product to a model and gauged its texture, its color, and how natural it looked. 

Test ① Finish

In our tests, we found that blushes with a fine powder looked smooth and high-quality without the applier needing much technique. 


We also gave blushes with a bit of shine a higher score rather than those with a matte finish, since they made skin look more lively.

Rika Fujiwara
Freelance Hair and Makeup Artist
Rika Fujiwara

I recommend a contemporary look that has a bit of shine and makes your skin look more lively! You should always check to see if the blush blends into your skin and the color suits your complexion.


But if you're someone that is concerned about the appearance of your pores, I'd recommend staying away from blushes with glitter. It gets into your pores and can make them stand out more than usual.

Test ② Durability

Test ② Durability

Next, we checked to see how easily the blushes came off.

Test ② Durability

We applied each blush to synthetic skin, and then we dispensed a dropper of fake sweat (horse oil and water) onto each blush spot. Then, we dragged a tissue with a weight on it to see if it would rub off. 

Test ② Durability

We were surprised at how durable most of the blushes were; unless you're someone that sweats a lot, you probably won't need to touch up your blush with most of the products we tested. However, we discovered that natural or organic blushes came off quite easily.

Test ③ How it Felt to Use

Test ③ How it Felt to Use

We asked five of our editing staff to rate how it felt to use each blush.

Test ③ How it Felt to Use

They tested to see how easily the powder scattered, how easy the brush was to use, how easy it was to open and close the case, and how portable it was. Their individual scores for each product were then averaged into a final score.

Test ③ How it Felt to Use

An overriding trend we noticed in our test is that department store cosmetics had powder that was quite loose and flew away easily. We solved that problem with most of the problematic products by using a different brush.

Test ③ How it Felt to Use

Cases that were too smooth had a chance of getting dirty easily with loose powder or fingerprints, so if you're worried about how your cosmetic cases look, you may want to watch out for that. We also noticed that the volume of soft brush strands often mattered more than the length or size of the brush. Try a few out to see what works for you.

How to Choose a Powder Blush - Buying Guide

Here are three big things to look out for.

① Look for a Color and Finish That Looks Natural on You

When applying powder blush, it's important to create as natural-looking of a finish as possible.

Make Sure It Will Blend With Your Skin Tone and Doesn't Stand Out Too Much

Make Sure It Will Blend With Your Skin Tone and Doesn't Stand Out Too Much

When it comes to powder blush, it's easy too apply too much or too little. You don't need to be a makeup expert, but you do need to know which shades will blend into your skin easily. Steer clear of blushes that have particularly vibrant color and that should make your search a bit easier.

Choose a Color That Fits Your Skin Tone and Style

Choose a Color That Fits Your Skin Tone and Style

Blushes come in all varieties of shades from pinks, to corals, to reds, and more. Each color is objectively more suited to certain skin tones, but you can also choose to ignore those rules if you want to create a certain look or style for yourself. Here's a rundown of what kind of image each color group gives off:

  • Reds: for lack of a better term, sexy. This would be good to use on dates or when you're feeling yourself.
  • Pinks: for a cute look. You can use pinks to make yourself look more endearing or to make your face the center of attention.
  • Oranges: for a healthy look. These are probably the shades best suited for casual makeup.
  • Purples: for a lively look. Use this to make your skin look less dull and more fair.

One Color for Beginners, Multiple Shades for Experts

One Color for Beginners, Multiple Shades for Experts

Blushes can come in a pack of one, two, three, or even more colors. If you want to keep your makeup simple or you're not used to using a lot of makeup, we'd suggest sticking to one or two shades per palette.


Palettes with lots of colors are great if you want to brush up (no pun intended) on your technique or want to make your makeup look a bit more three-dimensional

② Find a Blush That Stands up to Friction and Sweat

② Find a Blush That Stands up to Friction and Sweat

Powder blushes aren't exactly the most durable of makeups, but you'd like to avoid touch ups as much as possible, right? Along with looking for a powder blush that will moisturize your skin, look for one with powder that sticks to your skin as well. This often means that it will stand up to sweat and friction as well.

③ Gauge How Easy it is to Use: the Case, the Brush, the Powder, etc.

③ Gauge How Easy it is to Use: the Case, the Brush, the Powder, etc.

It's important to consider more than just the blush when browsing blush powders. How easily can you open and shut the case? Is the brush adequate, or do you need to use a different one? How much powder scatters in and out of the case?


If you're someone that often does makeup in a hurry, you'll want your routine to be as efficient as possible, so you may want to look for a product that won't create clouds of blush powder when you apply it to your face. It's hard to test things like this when you're just browsing online, so make sure to read the reviews and take everyone's experiences into account.

How to Apply Powder Blush and Make the Color Last Longer

Before you go, we thought we should share some tips on how to get the most out of your powder blush.

Apply Powder Blush after Base Makeup, but Not Directly

Apply Powder Blush after Base Makeup, but Not Directly

Your blush will look best if you apply it at the right time; this happens to be after you've finished applying all of your base makeup. This rules applies whether it's powder foundation or liquid foundation. If you apply blush before it's all finished, you won't get nearly as much color out of it as advertised.


Also, applying blush to your face directly with a brush makes it easy for you to apply too much product. To prevent this, we recommend patting the brush (with the powder on it, yes) with the palm of your hand or a tissue before applying it to your face. And, voila! The perfect amount.

Make the Color Last Longer by Using it Together with Cream Blush

Make the Color Last Longer by Using it Together with Cream Blush

If you constantly find your powder blush almost gone by the end of the day, we have a suggestion for you. If you add cream blush into your routine, we guarantee the color will last at least a bit longer than usual.


So, you should be applying your makeup in roughly this order:

If you're using powder foundation: foundation primer → cream blush → foundation → powder blush

If you're using liquid foundation: foundation primer → foundation → cream blush → powder blush


Cream blushes contain a fair amount of oil that helps both the powder and cream blushes meld to your skin, so they should last all day if combined together.

Can't Get Enough of Japanese Cosmetics? We Have Much, Much More

Our Japanese editors work hard to research and compare all of the best Japanese cosmetics so you don't have to. Here are some more suggestions of what we think you should try.

Summary

We rounded up our editors and a cosmetic expert, purchased the 33 most popular Japanese powder blushes, and tested them all.


We learned that the best of the best powder blushes have a bit of glitter to create a lively shine to your skin, come in a shade that suits your skin tone, and have a case and brush that are easy to use. We hope this has proven useful information in your search for the perfect powder blush.

Author: Yukina Fujii/Translation: Shannon McNaught/Photos: Yuki Inagaki

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    shu uemura’s Anti/Oxi+ Cleansing Oil is supposed to do more than remove makeup. It’s a time-rewinder, blemish buster, skin hydrator, mood lifter. That’s a lot to ask from one little green bottle.So this time around, our editors purchased this magical cleansing oil and put it to the test. We looked at whether the formula could pack a lot of cleansing power and still leave skin smooth and supple. We also inspected the ingredients list. This is everything we learned.
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  • Top 8 Best Japanese Face Powders to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Top 8 Best Japanese Face Powders to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best face powders. We then chose the 8 most popular products and tested them.We focused on two main things: the how it looked and its functionality. We then compiled everything we learned into a buying guide about and list of the best Japanese face powders available online.
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  • Top 34 Best Japanese Face Washes for Dry Skin to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Top 34 Best Japanese Face Washes for Dry Skin to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    If you have dry skin, then you know how uncomfortable and sometimes painful the colder, drier months of the year can get. That's why our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best face washes for dry skin. We then chose the 34 most popular products and tested them.We focused on three things: its cleansing power, its post-wash hydration level, and its ingredients. We then compiled everything we learned into a buying guide about and list of the best Japanese face washes for dry skin available online.
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    Top 24 Best Japanese Moisturizers and Face Lotions to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Last time, we talked about toners. Now, we move on to the next step in the Japanese skincare routine: moisturizers and face lotions※1. Face lotions are important–they are, if you remember, the lid that seals your toner in. And, just like in America, in Japan, we have our high-end and drugstore brands, our revolutionary products and dupes.We thought it was high time someone separated the wheat from the chaff. That’s why we ordered the 25 most popular moisturizers and face lotions from Japan’s e-commerce giants (such as Amazon, Rakuten, and @cosme) and tested them all. We also invited a skincare specialist and had her compare the following:1. Hydration2. ApplicationThis is how we tested and found the most exceptional Japanese moisturizers and face lotions. We also talk about the difference between lotion and cream at the very end of the article–be sure not to miss it.※1 乳液: moisturizer / face lotion
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    Top 25 Best Japanese Whitening Serums, Essences, and Ampoules to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    It’s a buzzword in Japan: translucence※1. It’s similar to Korea’s glass skin–skin so pure that it’s nearly transparent, resembling layers of frosted glass. In order to respond to that aesthetic, cosmetic companies–both drugstore and high-end–here have been coming out with scores of whitening※2 serums, essences, and ampoules※3.As always, it’s difficult to tell what kind of skincare is effective and what isn’t. That’s why, this time around, we ordered the 25 most popular whitening serums from Japan’s e-commerce giants (such as Amazon, Rakuten, and @cosme) and tested them all. We also invited a skincare specialist and had her compare the following:1. Hydration2. ApplicationThis is how we tested and found the most exceptional Japanese whitening serums, essences, and ampoules.※1 透明感: translucence (lit. transparency; used to describe glass skin)※2 美白: whitening (in this article, that refers to the tamping down of hyperpigmentation and the production of melanin, thereby preventing freckles and blemishes)※3 美容液: serums, essences, and ampoules (more on how we translated that term below)
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  • Top 10 Best Japanese Hair Dyes to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Top 10 Best Japanese Hair Dyes to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Let’s get this straight–there’s no such thing as a “best” hair dye. Strictly speaking. Just like there’s no such thing as a “best” concealer or “best” mattress or “best” jacket because it all comes down to you. What kind of skin do you have? What kind of sleeping posture? Do you get cold easily?This time around, we ordered the 10 most popular hair dyes found in Japanese drugstores and on Japan’s e-commerce sites and compared the following:1. How Vivid the Color was2. How Gentle on Hair the Dye was3. How Long the Color LastedHowever, we want you to keep in mind that the Japanese hair dyes we introduce were formulated with Japanese (naturally black, bleached Asian) hair in mind and are most effective on hair of a similar quality. If you’ve hair like that, great–you’ll probably find that it works better than your average box of CVS/Walgreens stuff. If not, though, results may be a bit unexpected.
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  • Top 10 Best Eco-Friendly Razors to Buy Online 2019
    Top 10 Best Eco-Friendly Razors to Buy Online 2019
    It’s easy to see excessive plastic use when we go food shopping, but one area we might not pay as much attention to is in our shaving habits. Think about it: whether you use disposable razors where you throw away the whole thing or cartridge razors where the disposable blades are encased in plastic, if you shave a few times a week, all that waste can really add up.Luckily, all-metal, reusable razors are making a comeback, making it easy for you to get an eco-friendly shave. But it can be hard to figure out where to begin when you’re starting from scratch. In this guide, we’ll go over the major points to look for when buying an eco-friendly razor. At the end we’ve also got a list of our 10 favorites to get you started on your search.
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  • Top 18 Best Japanese Anti-Aging Serums, Essences, and Ampoules to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Top 18 Best Japanese Anti-Aging Serums, Essences, and Ampoules to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    We might not be able to prevent aging altogether, but we can still age gracefully. That feels like the consensus here in Japan, where anti-aging skincare is popular and constantly evolving. As time goes by, our skin undergoes certain changes–hormones are thrown out of balance, certain functions are dulled–and serums that you used once may no longer be as effective.So which serums a) target the signs of aging and b) will actually work for you? In order to answer that question, we ordered the 18 most popular anti-aging※1 serums※2 from Japan’s e-commerce giants (such as Amazon, Rakuten, and @cosme) and tested them all. We also invited a skincare specialist and had her compare the following:1. Hydration2. ApplicationThis is how we tested and found the most exceptional Japanese anti-aging serums, essences, and ampoules.※1 エイジングケア: anti-aging (lit. aging care), which, in this article, refers to products meant to moisturize mature skin※2 美容液: serums, essences, and ampoules (all three are basically the same product, just with different concentration levels of active ingredients)
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  • Top 38 Best Japanese Lip Balms to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    Top 38 Best Japanese Lip Balms to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!
    If eyes are the windows to your soul, your lips are the shape to its voice. They’re worth taking good care of, especially because they’re tender and prone to aging, just like the rest of your skin. And in Japan, as in America, lip balm is cheap and plentiful, so you’ve plenty of choices–choices between brands, as well as between medicated, tinted, or organic balms.So which balms are worth your money and which aren’t? To answer that question, we ordered the 38 most popular lip balms from Japan’s e-commerce giants (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) and tested for the following:1. Hydration2. ApplicationThis is how we tested and found the most exceptional Japanese lip balms.
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