My evening skincare routine

A couple weeks ago, I went into detail about my morning skincare routine with Kiehl’s, so this time I will go through my evening skincare step by step. If you are someone that wants to finish your skincare in 5-10 minutes, then this isn’t the routine for you. My whole process takes about an hour … Continue Reading

Morning skincare routine with Kiehl’s

Happy Sunday loves. It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything beauty-related, so I thought I would share half of my skincare routine today. I have and still suffer from acne, but after experimenting with different products over the last few years, I think I’ve finally found the perfect routine for my skin. And I’m … Continue Reading

Deep-cleansing with Kiehl’s Rare Earth Deep Pore cleansing series

As a model, one of my daily priorities is taking care of my skin. When I was still living in southern California, I didn’t have any major problems with my face (I did have the occasional breakout though). But after moving to Japan, my skin did a 180 on me, and at first I had … Continue Reading

Lanolin-Agg-Tval Egg White Soap

Ever since I moved to Japan, I’ve become increasingly more curious and knowledgable about the skincare do’s and don’ts. My skin condition actually became worse when I moved from California to Tokyo (maybe the change in environment, the water, the stress… who knows) and I’ve been trying different products to see if anything would help. … Continue Reading

my winter nail care routine (plus a Julep tutorial!)

It’s the middle of winter, it’s dry, and your hands may look like a hopeless, cracked mess.. honestly, mine look like that most of the time. But with a few tips and tricks, your hands and nails can look so pretty and polished. Julep contacted me to share their nail care tutorial and nail polish … Continue Reading

Winter skincare essentials

It’s that time of year where changing up your skincare routine is a must. Here are some of my winter skincare essentials that are giving me the right amount of moisture all day long. Origins High-Potency Night-A-Mins Neutrogena hand cream Placenta & Vitamin C Mask No 7 Restore and Renew Eye Cream Smith’s Rosebud Salve … Continue Reading

Medical Esthetic Salon Viage

This weekend, I was invited to try out a new esthetic salon in Kitaurawa called Viage, which is conveniently near my home. It was actually my first time to ever visit a beauty salon in Japan, so I was very excited for this opportunity. The owner, Ms. Sasaki, did an amazing 60-min facial for me, … Continue Reading

Monthly Favorites #4 | facial masks

Here is my Monthly Favorites for September – facial masks. Since the season is changing from summer to autumn, I think it’s important to amp up the skincare routine with some hydrating and clearing masks. A few that I’ve been using lately: 1. fresh Rose Face Mask: This mask smells just like real roses because … Continue Reading

Monthly Favorites #3 | the ultimate acne-free skincare routine

New monthly favorites is finally here! This time I want to introduce my skincare routine to keep the break-outs away. I’ve mentioned in several beauty posts that I don’t have the best skin and I break out easily (and still do if I am not careful), but I think I finally found a skincare routine … Continue Reading

monthly favorites #2- summer makeup essentials

Here is part II of my monthly favorites (sorry I skipped last month!!). This time, I will be introducing my summer makeup essentials that I have been using religiously since the humidity hit Japan. 1. No7 Beautiful Skin Day Cream If you have oily or combination skin, this is the moisturizer for you. When I … Continue Reading