My first article for Cosmopolitan Japan

My first article as contributor for Cosmopolitan Japan is now up on their website! Introducing 5 bold lip colors from 5 different brands for an easy fall makeup look. The article is in Japanese, but there are photos and links for all the lip colors I recommend. You can read the article here on Cosmopolitan … Continue Reading

Make Up For Ever New Artist Rouge Collection

Make Up For Ever released their new Artist Rouge lipstick collection, and I received a few shades to try out from Bershka Japan. They recently had a collaboration at the Bershka Shibuya store, pairing these chic lipstick shades with pre-fall outfits. The shades I selected are M401 (ICONA POP limited edition), C407 and C604. The … Continue Reading

NARS summer makeup essentials

Battling the summer humidity in Japan has always been a topic of frustration for me for the past 4 years. And over the years, having my makeup done by professionals at work and reading beauty blogs and articles has opened up my eyes about how to do makeup the “right” way. It’s not just the … Continue Reading

Brow game strong with Anastasia Beverly Hills

I’ve been wearing makeup since I was 13, and as a teen and young adult, my eyebrows were the least of my worries in terms of fullness. In fact, I always dreamed of thinner, daintier eyebrows that some of the girls around me had. Luckily for me, thick, bushy eyebrows are trendy now, and after … Continue Reading

Matte liquid lipsticks

  My recent obsession: liquid lipsticks with a matte finish. I always thought lipsticks were the only option for anything close to a matte lip color, but these are just revolutionary. Japanese girls tend to gravitate towards really glossy lip colors, but I’m a “matte” girl through and through. Some brands I picked up: Maybelline … Continue Reading

happy valentine’s day

It’s Sunday, it’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m getting ready for my day with these makeup essentials. NARS is always an absolute favorite, but I love Maybelline for eyes and the NAKED 2 eyeshadow palette makes a perfectly subtle smokey eye. When I want something different with my eyeliner, I go with my red RMK liquid … Continue Reading

YSL Beauté Lumiere DIVINE

My new favorites in precious gold ♥︎ もっと綺麗を目指して!  

NARS favorites

If you didn’t know already, I am a huge NARS fan, especially skin makeup. Ever since I participated as a model at NARS Tokyo artist summit, I was immediately hooked – their foundation and concealer worked really well with my acne-prone skin and stayed put all day, which is like a miracle for me. 私はNARSのコスメが大好きです。去年、NARSのアーティストサミットでモデルとして参加した以来、大ファンになりました。私の肌はとても敏感ですが、NARSのベースメイクとは相性がいいんです。 … Continue Reading

daily beauty essentials

Over the past few years, I’ve gotten into a guilty habit of trying new beauty products and not finishing them because a) it didn’t work for me or b) I found something better. I think I’m getting better about it especially when it comes to skincare products, since I want to make the most of … Continue Reading

summer is almost here

The season for tank tops, festive sunglasses, sandals and bright colors is just around the corner. This palm tree clutch from Dezso is one of my favorites, and I’ll probably be using it to carry around all my summertime essentials. And I can’t wait to rock these cute sunglasses from zero UV, an affordable and … Continue Reading