Hada Labo Tokyo Premium Express Glow & Anti-Stress Jelly Sheet Mask – Review 

I will start by saying that there is a difference between the Hada Labo Tokyo brand in Europe and the Americas. In the Americas, the products are made in the USA. They include Rohto’s R&D, but they aren’t the same deal. In Europe, we get either very close copies of Japanese products, differences derive from… Read More Hada Labo Tokyo Premium Express Glow & Anti-Stress Jelly Sheet Mask – Review 

Kose Softymo Speedy Cleansing Liquid – Review

This product is intended for people with acne-prone skin. It’s a good alternative for those who can’t or don’t want to use conventional cleansing oils. The ingredients list is modest, there are emulsifiers, moisturising agents, solvents, and preservatives. No fragrance or dyes; the product smells like glycerine mixed with ethanol. It doesn’t cause any dryness… Read More Kose Softymo Speedy Cleansing Liquid – Review

Kose Suncut Pro Defense Multi-Block Sunscreen UV Milk – Review

When I first read about the release of this product on ratzillacosme.com (the encyclopaedia of the Japanese beauty industry) earlier this year, I couldn’t wait to try it. However, it has turned out to be incredibly disappointing.  The sunscreen combines zinc oxide and chemical filters, offering us high protection of SPF 50+ and PA++++ (4). The unique… Read More Kose Suncut Pro Defense Multi-Block Sunscreen UV Milk – Review

Kanebo Global Skin Protector SPF 50+ – Review

Here’s a review of another lovely, Japanese sunscreen. This product is similar to many other sunscreens from Kanebo; it offers protection of SPF 50+ and PA++++(4), the highest level of UV protection found in Japanese sunscreens. The formula includes a mix of zinc oxide and chemical filters, there’s alcohol, but a large amount of hydrating… Read More Kanebo Global Skin Protector SPF 50+ – Review

Shiseido Future Solution LX Concentrated Balancing Softener – Review

I know I always say in my reviews that I wouldn’t bother using toners which require cotton pads unless they include exfoliating acids, but this product is different – it isn’t just a toner. This toner, or softener as such products are called in Japan, contains an interesting mix of ingredients. There are many components… Read More Shiseido Future Solution LX Concentrated Balancing Softener – Review