All posts tagged "Beauty"

  • Eyebrow woes solved. This Japanese eyebrow tint is amazing.

    One afternoon,  I picked my son up at school. My 7-year old comes out of the gate, he giggles while gazing at me and says,  “Ew, mom, you look scary today.” “Oh no!” I said to myself. ...

    • Posted May 28, 2017
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  • See You Later Wrinkles

    Stress can accelerate the aging process by up to 10 years. The good news is 30 years of Shiseido’s advanced research in anti-aging has led to the discovery of an effective age-defying cream (in a tube) to...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • Nail Polish strips, a faster way to color your nails

    When Korean opera singer Pha Park was in a bus to New York,  a lady applying nail polish in a taxi caught his attention. “Why do women all over the world paint their nails with nail polish...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Mommy-friendly Nail and Beauty Salons in Tokyo with kids playroom

    Moms – we listened, we searched and we found! If your hands are aching for some TLC and you are looking for a place where kids can come too, we got you covered. Hop on the train...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
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  • Stay moisturized for 24 hours

    with help from Shiseido Bio-Performance Advanced Super Revitalizer. Applied morning and evening after cleansing and toning, this deeply hydrating, non greasy cream works remarkably in smoothing fine lines around the face and neck with a long lasting...

    • Posted May 10, 2015
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  • Hairdresser from Japan gives haircut to people around the world.

    ” If you want a haircut, please contact me. It doesn’t matter where you are and who you are, I’ll cut your hair anytime,” blogs Japanese hair stylist, Jun Kuwabara. Quite an unusual offer you may say....

    • Posted May 7, 2015
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  • Great home remedy for stretch marks

    Stretch marks produced in our skin after pregnancy can be annoying.  While cosmetic surgery is the most effective way to get rid of them effectively, the prohibitive cost is an issue for many. To eliminate stretch marks...

    • Posted May 7, 2015
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  • Feel Good, Look Good!

    Despite taking antidepressants for post natal depression for six months, British mum Lindsey Sawada didn’t feel like she was back to being her happy-go-lucky self until she started taking Zumba classes. “After stepping into my first Zumba...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • The all-leather tote is a looker

    After its popular iconic monograms, Coach Japan rolls out what looks to be a breath of fresh air – an all-leather, sleekly designed tote bag. The classy autumn GRAMERCY Satcher made of luxury leather comes with smart...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Skin Aging

    The term ‘inflamm-aging’ is used to characterize a widely accepted theory that aging is accompanied by a low- grade inflammatory response. It is the most widely accepted theory of aging amongst scientists today. Although our bodies use...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Matte kudasai

    Glamour mommies – the cheapest matte lipstick with full and lasting coverage can now be had for a fraction of leading cosmetic brands’ cost. Compared to other lipstick brands that are sold anywhere between 2,500 yen and...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Trend Alert

    It’s official. Summer is gone. As we head to autumn, Tokyo families helps your kids go back to school in style with the latest scoop from fashion connoisseurs.

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Miracle in a jar – a must-carry item in summer

    Summer is here! It’s time for sun and fun. But while the season gives us reason to hit the beach and relax under the sun, the dreaded acne, dry hair, scalp and sun burn can kill the...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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  • Before you spend money on medication, read this

    onsumers in Japan buy something at drugstores everyday, according to Japan’s local pharmaceutical search site Pharmacy Kensaku. The same site reports that Giant  chainstore Super Drug Egashira Esai made a record sales of 1.6 billion yen last...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • Nature’s way: Asia’s secret to healthy hair

    The most disturbing experience for moms after giving birth is losing lots of hair.  This happens as a result of changes in hormone levels. The cold season and stress factors considered, moms suffer hair loss the most....

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • Hairless in the city

    What keeps some people from showing off some skin in the hot summer months is the unsightly grizzly hair poking out of some parts of the body, especially people with certain swimwear style where hair around the...

    • Posted August 5, 2013
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  • The perfect workout for the face

    Looking at myself in the mirror used to be fun. Not anymore. Fine lines on the forehead appear,  jowls start to show signs of sagging, right eyelid drooping and my skin is thinning, losing the firmness it...

    • Posted February 3, 2013
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  • Get ready for summer, don’t neglect your hair!

    Have you ever run to the hairdresser to rescue you from a threatening hair damage only to find out that it was too late? Here’s how to avoid it. As an expert, before advising people which hair...

    • Posted March 1, 2012
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  • Kids’ Hair: Do’s and don’ts

    As parents we want our kids to look good.  Looking good of course all starts with the hair. For some kids, a trip to a hair salon is doable but for others, it might require some arm...

    • Posted January 31, 2012
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  • Mum Talk

    A mum’s day-to-day routine and responsibilities ranging from packing school lunches, nursing babies, and doing household chores can easily put a drain on her energy.  Because of the time and energy sapped away by parenting and putting...

    • Posted February 27, 2010
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  • A family day at Sin Den

    Photo © Elena Derevstova   Finding the right salon for the family can be a frizzy affair. Tokyoite mothers may wonder where on Earth they can get their hair coiffed to perfection while their kids’ are tended...

    • Posted December 29, 2009
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  • Shedding weight

    Photo © Elena Derevstova   As in everything else, the hardest part of losing weight is getting started. It can get confusing with all these gadgets, programs, supplements, and various diet products on the market, telling you...

    • Posted October 1, 2009
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  • Fall in Sin Den

    What hair care advice would you give people with damaged hair due to too much sun ? Fabio: People should not reach the point of having damaged hair from too much sun if they listen to their...

    • Posted October 1, 2009
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  • Fabio’s guide to looking instantly elegant at summer parties

    Photo © Elena Derevstova   One person at a time, Sin Den hair and make-up salon is making its beauty mark on Tokyo.   Each person gets their own, unique look. When it comes to hair, length,...

    • Posted May 30, 2009
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  • Project refresh for (not so) yummy mummies!

    Gloomy skin aching for some TLC? Check! A back as bendy as those of the local obaasan? Check! Hands that haven’t seen a proper manicure since French nails were in vogue? Check! Feet so sad you are...

    • Posted March 30, 2009
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  • Sharp cuts

    The new school year is all about looking sharp! Whether it’s having the latest pencils, wearing a new uniform or carrying the coolest bag. Complete the look with a new head of hair. We asked Teresa Grice,...

    • Posted August 27, 2008
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  • Hot in the city

    It's hotter than hades outside. All you can think of is escape. discover an oasis of cool in the midst of the sticky summer heat. No passport required!

    • Posted June 30, 2008
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  • Lash out

    Instant glamorfication

    • Posted April 30, 2008
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  • A personal fountain of youth

    Getting smoother-looking skin is a cinch.

    • Posted March 6, 2008
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