A new year is upon us and we've put together our favorite products for this winter season! Not only are these products our special picks but they're also industry favorites as well!
KISS ME HEROINE LONG CURL MASCARA, $19.99
The search for the perfect mascara ends with this holy grail mascara that’s been a best-seller in Japan for years. This mascara delivers its promise in both length and volume, that is also long-lasting and incredibly waterproof! Risa from NYMag in her review says it’s the darkest black she’s ever encountered and that its formula is strong enough for even a torrential rainstorm! Need more proof, try it out for yourself!
HADABISEI 3D AGING FACIAL MASK, $15.99
What makes this mask 3D? Hadabisei’s mask doesn’t just sit but envelopes your face down to your neck, an area that we don’t even enough attention to! This mask is soaked in a milky essence that is packed with collagen, which helps to tighten skin’s elasticity, leaving it soft and bouncy to the touch. Also available in two other variations, that have added benefits to aid in skin brightening and suppleness.
SHUKUBANOYU BATH SALT ASSORTMENT, $6.79
A hot bath provides loads of benefits from easing muscles, enhancing sleep, and even lifting mood by decreasing stress. These baths salts will elevate your bath time by adding a relaxing scent and minerals that promote circulation and softens your skin. Each box contains an assortment of scents, so try each one out and transport yourself to the hot springs of Japan.
SEKKISEI EMULSION, $50
Mentioned in Allure’s “13 Japanese Beauty Products That Will Change Your Routine Forever,” this emulsion is an essential for those who want dewy and supple skin to the touch. Concentrated in powerful herbal extracts such as Coix Seed extract (Job’s Tear), Angelica Root extract, and plenty more, this mild lotion is perfect for evening out both skin texture and color.
HATOMUGI SKIN CONDITIONER LOTION, $11.99
If you’re unfamiliar with skin conditioners, Naturie’s Hatomugi is the best place to start. A watery formula that both softens and hydrates the skin, this skin conditioner is also very versatile and can be used in different steps of your beauty routine. Mari Uyehara, from Racked, provides a thorough look into how you can use a skin conditioning lotion, in her article here.
TSUBAKI EXTRA MOIST SHAMPOO, $15.99
Part of Shiseido’s Tsubaki line, this shampoo is enriched with camellia oil, an age-old ingredient that has been a celebrated staple in Japanese beauty routines. The formula nourishes hair down to the root, providing an extra moisture barrier and leaving hair smooth and silky. Paired with the Tsubaki conditioner, your hair will feel and look more luscious and healthy.
BIORE UV AQUA RICH SUNSCREEN, $16.99
Japanese sunscreens have a cult following for a reason—they’re super light-weight but incredibly powerful against UV-rays. This sunscreen is a water-based formula that absorbs quickly so it won’t leave a sticky residue, or any white streaks to your skin, like ordinary sunscreens. And the best part? There’s no chemical sunscreen smell, but the scent of fresh fruit!
SALUX NYLON TOWEL, $4.09
This innovative wash towel was the winner of the Invention Prize in Japan for its unique and efficient design and use. A beauty favorite of the writers at Into the Gloss, this award-winning towel works similar to a loofah, but its course texture gently exfoliates the body, leaving skin smooth and squeaky clean. It’s long design also helps you reach those hard to reach spots, and for a light, quick-drying fabric, it works up a pretty rich lather.