It’s a long running gag in the expat community that Japanese are quick to tell you that Japan is a country of four seasons. But, I’ve yet to run into a Japanese person who can tell me why this country is so darn humid in the summer — and dry as a bone in the winter. Tokyo is particular, is a nightmare. The humidity can get as high as 80% percent, but come winter it drops all the way down to 10%!
Category: Fabulous Friday Finds
We’re at the end of October, which means the latest Raxy beauty box has arrived. Let’s take a look inside the Raxy Beauty Box for October 2018: Moisture Me, which contains products by Alface, Koh Gen Do, Andfutele, Naturaglace, Chant A Charm, Picomonte, and Ora2.
Fall is here, and before you know it, winter will be, too! It’s time to prep your face for the dryness that’s sure to come. Why not get started and pamper yourself with Nellie Nellie modeling masks?
The theme of the Raxy September 2018 beauty box is honnori no aki (ほんのり秋 |”a little autumn”). Take a look at the skincare products available this month!
Some of my favorite things about fall in Japan is the weather — and fashion (and food too)! Here are my 5 statement pieces that instantly upgrade a fall wardrobe, courtesy of last weekend’s shopping adventure on Rakuten Japan and Uniqlo.
In case you missed it, FALL. IS. HERE. Vibrant summer colors are fun to play with, but I prefer the subdued tones of fall like navy, maroon, orange, and khaki, especially when it comes to makeup. Here are my Japanese Skincare and Makeup Picks For Fall.
A while back, I introduced one of my favorite lip products, Canmake’s Stay-On Balm. Well, I’m here with something that’s even better. While browsing the overflowing aisles of the budget store Picasso (Don Quijote’s smaller sister brand), I picked up two shades of KATE’s brand new lip cream, CC Lip Cream N (CCリップクリームN).
This week on the blog is all about travel. But, what fun is a trip without something to munch on enroute to your destination? Here are some of my favorite snacks from Japan. You’ll no longer have to hide in closet to indulge yourself. These 3 snacks will satisfy your cravings and are perfect for sharing with your little ones. Here’s the latest edition of Fabulous Friday Finds: 3 Snacks From Japan That Toddlers And Parents Will Love.
For just under a month, I’ve been using the Lollipop Smart Baby Camera. I appreciate this latest addition to my arsenal of things that make mom-ing a monster just a bit easier. I was instantly attracted to its sleek yet whimsical and cute design. Colorful, compact, and stylish are probably not the first words that come to mind when referring to a baby monitor. But, the Lollipop baby monitor is a certified game changer. Thanks to its design and and easy-to-navigate features, it won the iF Design Award in 2016.
Since April, my Instagram feed has been full of little Kaiju sporting some super stylish clothes. It’s all because she’s a brand ambassador for Fashionistots!