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

Digital Provence powered by teamLab at Loccitane

The other day, I went to the pre-opening collaboration event between Loccitane and teamLab titled “Digital Provence,” a space where you can experience the flower fields of Provence using digital art. This was a very similar experience to DMM Planets (check my post here) since they are both powered by teamLab. On the 4th floor … Continue Reading

ZOÉ of Switzerland Apple products

Skincare is one of my favorite topics of discussion, and I will occasionally try a new product or two to improve my skincare routine. My friend Amy, who is half Swiss and half Japanese, recommended these ZOÉ of Switzerland apple products, which are gaining popularity in Japan. ZOÉ of Switzerland is part of the Migros Group, established … Continue Reading

Caudalie skin exfoliator & face masks

I think I first read about Caudalie on Into the Gloss, and tried their Grape Water when I was in college. Last year, I picked up the Instant Detox Mask, and since it was so true to its name, I decided to add a few more to my collection, including a face exfoliator. From left … Continue Reading

Kiehl’s Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate

 This is the serum of your dreams. I don’t know how else to say it, but it will change your life. I’ve been using Kiehl’s skincare products faithfully for at least a year now, and this Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate is by far my favorite product. I’ve been using it for about 2 weeks, and … Continue Reading

CLARINS White Plus Tri-Intensive Brightening Serum

Last month, I was given the new Clarins White Plus Tri-Intensive Brightening Serum for review, and so far I’m pretty satisfied with this product. I wrote a post about the Clarins press conference and a description of this serum here, so go ahead and check that out too. I do believe that the active ingredient, … Continue Reading

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