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spring break beauty: travel essentials
Spring Break Beauty: Travel Essentials

Ready for spring break? So are these travel-friendly skincare essentials! Read on to find out what we can't leave home without.

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20 Must-See Nature Spots in Japan

Despite being an island nation, Japan is home to diverse landscapes and myriad natural wonders. Read on to discover just some of them in our list of the best nature spots to visit in Japan.

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In the twilight rain these brilliant-hued hibiscus A lovely sunset
The History of Haikus

Ever wondered how types of poems are created? In this post, we explore the history of one of Japan's traditional forms of poetry—the haiku.

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Japanese tourist spots
Popular Tourist Spots in Japan

From nature and technology to art and history, Japan’s got it all. Here are just 10 of the places every tourist must check out when in Japan.

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How to Clean Dirty Makeup Brushes
How to Clean Dirty Makeup Brushes and Sponges

Women everywhere use Deep Cleansing Oil as their makeup remover, but did you know it also removes makeup from your brushes and sponges? Read on to learn how!

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Japanese Movies We Love

Japanese Movies We Love

Japanese films have carved out their territory in international cinema and have gained a cult following. See which films from Japan are some of our favorites!

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10 Skincare Habits to Develop in Your 20s

Your 20s are the formative years for developing healthy skincare habits and setting up a routine that works for you now, and years to come. Learn 10 skincare habits we recommend everyone start doing in their 20s.

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Japanese drinks
20 Japanese Drinks You'll Love ... or Possibly Not

Japan always seems be at the forefront of innovation—even when it comes to beverages! Read on to learn about some of the fun and interesting flavors they have to offer.

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The Cherry Blossom Festival: Celebrating the Bloom

One of the more well-known traditions of Japanese culture is the annual cherry blossom festival, celebrating the new season and the breathtaking blooms it brings. Learn more about the festival's origins and how it's celebrated today in the west.

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20 Japanese Lucky Charms
20 Japanese Lucky Charms

You're probably familiar with the Maneki-Neko, also known to as the money cat or lucky cat, but Japan has a vast array of other lucky charms — some of which may surprise you. Read on to find out what they are!

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5 Solutions For Dry Skin

When it's cold out, you layer up. Gloves, scarves, hats ... but what about your face? Don't leave your skin out to dry (literally)—check out these skincare tips to protect your complexion.

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Why Only Men Receive Gifts on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is all about guys showing their ladies some extra love. Find out why Valentine's Day in Japan is just the opposite.

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成人式 Seijin Shiki: Coming of Age Day in Japan

Coming of Age Day is a Japanese holiday held on the second Monday in January, celebrating young adults and their journey into adulthood.

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The Skincare Product You Never Knew You Needed

Better. Faster. Stronger. Discover the booster serum that kicks your skincare into high gear for better results and more beautiful skin.

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Post-Holiday Skincare Detox

Celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hannukkah and the New Year all within the span of a few weeks can take quite a toll on your skin. Enliven dull, tired skin with these handy tips on how to “detox” after the holidays.

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10 Gym Bag Beauty Essentials

A good skincare routine is just as necessary as a good workout regimen. Check out our list of must-have items to keep in your bag for when you’re hitting the gym for a sweatfest.

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How to Throw Your Own Galentine's Day Party

February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day is dedicated to giving some love to your lady friends. Made popular by NBC’s Parks and Recreation, we show you that you don’t have to be Leslie Knope to plan an extra special day for your gals.

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The Clean Routine for Crazy Skin

Pesky skin problems can be the result of an inaccurate skin type analysis. Click "Read More" to find out if you actually have sensitive skin, once and for all. 

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