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What we can learn from the Japanese Skincare Routine

What we can learn from the Japanese Skincare Routine

J-Beauty continues to be trending topic in the beauty world. You may wonder what a Japanese woman’s skincare routine actually looks like. While the routine or products may differ somewhat according to the age and particular skin conditions, there are many things we Americans can learn from J-Beauty. Let’s take a look at the Japanese skincare routines of 3 different women from 3 different age groups!  Japanese Skincare Routine for a Teenager A Japanese teen will follow the basic skincare routine of removing makeup, washing the face, hydrating the skin and sealing the moisture with cream.  Japanese teens are likely...

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How a Japanese Woman Applies Her Skincare Products—and Why It’s Very Different Than How an American Woman Does the Same

How a Japanese Woman Applies Her Skincare Products—and Why It’s Very Different Than How an American Woman Does the Same

The way skincare products are applied could definitely spark an argument however, Japanese beauty has some pretty definite thoughts regarding this subject. Unfortunately, many of us rub our skin while going through our morning or evening skincare routines. Patting is much preferred to rubbing by most Japanese skincare experts—in fact, Japanese women are generally very careful not to rub their skin, even avoiding facial wipes and foregoing rubbing with a towel to dry their face after washing or a shower. Instead of roughly rubbing their skin, Japanese women gently pat their faces dry.   Always Pat or Press When Drying...

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Japanese vs Korean Skincare Routine: How these skincare routines are different

Japanese vs Korean Skincare Routine: How these skincare routines are different

If you’ve been looking into minimalism or a minimalist lifestyle, perhaps even inspired by Marie Kondo, then J-Beauty just might “spark joy” in your life! Because the J-Beauty skincare routine is all about narrowing down beauty products to the essentials with a “less is more” mentality. Contrary to the 10-step K-Beauty skincare routine, J-Beauty is simplified to a 3-step routine — cleanse, hydrate and seal. Why so simple? The Japanese believe, as long as you nail down the essential steps every single day, there is no need to pile on loads of products onto your face. It’s not the quantity...

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