Oil and Clay Sommelier®

Maki Isoyama

She's an Oil and Clay Sommelier at JOBA, the chairman of an organic oil cosmetic school, and was the leader of a beauty workshop at the OIL in LIFE EXPO in 2018.

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  • Top 14 Best Japanese MCT Oils in 2021 - Tried and True!

    Top 14 Best Japanese MCT Oils in 2021 - Tried and True!

    Today we are investigating MCT oils, said to be good for beauty, health, and nutrition. We know a lot of people are just itching to try these medium-chain triglyceride oils in their smoothies, coffee, or salad dressings, but with all the different brands out there, how do you know which ones are the best to try?Luckily, our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites like Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the 14 most popular MCT oils. Then we put them to the test!With the help of three oil sommeliers from the Japan Oil Beauty Association (JOBA), we examined each MCT oil for the following three criteria.  AromaTasteCompatibility with coffeeSo just which MCT oil has the best balance of taste and aroma? Use this article as a reference to help you make your purchase!
    Food and drinks
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  • Top 10 Best Japanese Flaxseed Oils to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

    Top 10 Best Japanese Flaxseed Oils to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

    Today, we will introduce flaxseed oil, rich in omega-3 fatty acids and great for supporting you during your diet. Some people say it can smell too much like fish and has a bitter taste to it. Wouldn't you like to find the ones that have a good balance of both smell and taste?Luckily, our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites like Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the nine most popular flaxseed oils. Then we put them to the test!With the help of three oil sommeliers from the Japan Oil Beauty Association (JOBA), we examined each flaxseed oil for the following three criteria.  AromaTasteCompatibility with miso soupSo just which flaxseed oil has the best balance of taste and aroma? Use this article as a reference to help you make your purchase!
    Food and drinks
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