My 6 Must-Follow Beauty Rules

I realize I’ve neglected to post on my blog since the end of last year. To put it quite frankly, I haven’t been feeling as motivated to create new content, and I’d rather post nothing at all than half-heartedly whip up a random post. Well, I can’t say this itself isn’t a random post but … Continue Reading

My 5 Favorite Body Oils for Glowing Skin

When summer rolls around (which was actually pretty late this year in Japan), my skincare routine changes and it’s all about the oils for me. Whether you’re going to the beach or just wearing a tank top with shorts, be ready to show off that healthy, summer glow. In this post, I’ll be introducing my … Continue Reading

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Bestie In Your Life

In Japan, beauty brands go all out during the holiday season with their Christmas Coffret gift sets. It’s hard to resist the limited edition products beautifully packaged. So why not show your love & and thanks for that special bestie in your life? Because we all know that they deserve only the finest during the season … Continue Reading

My Birthday Weekend – Spa Galanterie at Forest Inn Showakan

Another year older this past weekend, and what better way to celebrate my birthday than at a 5-star hotel with a spa experience! Forest Inn Showakan, in partnership with Valmont Japan, invited me for an overnight stay at their beautiful hotel in Tachikawa, about 40 minutes from Shinjuku. For this post, I wanted to focus … Continue Reading

SKINCARE 101 : My Daily Routine

I can honestly say that skincare has grown to become one of the most important aspects of my daily routine. While inner beauty is just as important, what you put on your face will make you or literally break you (I’ve been there already, trust me). After dealing with a traumatic few years battling acne, … Continue Reading

My Favorite Makeup Products, Updated

Beautifying oneself and all things beauty-related are topics of interest that I love to research and experiment with. And I certainly never write enough about it. For this updated beauty post, I’ll be sharing my favorite face and eye makeup products I use on a daily basis. 私の中では自分をより美しくすること、そして美容に関してのトピックにはいつも興味深く、常にリサーチしています。今回のビューティートピックは、今愛用しているフェイス&アイメイクアイテム達。デイリーに使っているベースメイクやアイメイクをすべて紹介していきます。   Favorite face products After going through … Continue Reading

3 Holiday Looks for Cosmopolitan Japan

Can you believe it’s almost Christmas and the New Year?! To get into the holiday spirit, I’ve teamed up with Cosmopolitan Japan this month to introduce 3 fun & easy holiday looks you can try for 3 different situations – date night, party night, and girls’ night out. Read on to see which makeup products I … Continue Reading

SKINCARE 101: How to properly cleanse your skin

Skincare has been the most important step in my beauty regimen ever since I experienced a terrible bout of acne a few years ago. After much experimentation and figuring out what products worked best for my skin, I’ve come up with a pretty solid skincare routine that has significantly reduced the amount of breakouts, leaving … Continue Reading

Happy Halloween in Aderans

Wishing all you party people out there a Happy Halloween? ハッピー・ハロウェン? It’s been a couple years since I did some serious dress-up for Halloween, and this year, these custom-made wigs by Aderans inspired me to do a Halloween-themed shoot. Aderans is known as a wig brand for older ladies in Japan, but when they reached … Continue Reading

My winter skincare routine

Being a huge self-proclaimed beauty guru, I’m always on the lookout for new products that are compatible with my skin type. I actually don’t mind spending some extra $$ on a good product because 1) good skincare will show as you age and 2) I’m a model so I absolutely must take care of my … Continue Reading