Asian skincare products are getting more attention from the Western world. But exploring the entire region might take us some time considering that Asia is the largest continent in the world. For now, let’s focus on Japan, one of the beauty havens of Asia.
13 Japanese Skincare Products To Use For Lovely Skin
What Skincare Products to Buy in Japan
The art of Japanese skincare and makeup has quite a bit of history. Today, many of the country’s cosmetic products are formulated after ancient secrets. Some celebrities, like Victoria Beckham and Tom Cruise, are using Japanese-inspired treatments and products.
On this list are popular Japanese skincare products, ranging from expensive to affordable, that you might want to try:
This bar of soap used in Japanese skincare routines contains medicated charcoal and bamboo vinegar to clean out dirt and oil found in pores and disinfect skin. It can be used both for your face and body.
This cleansing powder contains enzymes that can remove excess sebum and dirt that clog the pores. Each capsule contains powder good for one wash. You just have to lather it up on your hand with water and spread it softly on the face for a thorough cleanse and firm skin.
In the past, Geishas and Kabuki actors use blotting papers to freshen up in between performances. Today, you can use this to remove excess oil from the face before touching it up with powder for a fresh look.
Japanese skincare is incomplete without cleansing oil. They use it for double cleansing, first with an oil-based makeup remover then a normal facial wash. Use Shu Uemura cleansing oil for the first step in double cleansing as it is designed to effectively remove makeup and dirt and moisturize your skin at the same time.
Astalift skincare is developed by Fujifilm. Yes. The Japanese photography and imagery company. The Japanese skincare product is the result of Fujifilm’s applied knowledge of anti-oxidation technology.
Sea mud paste has been one of the main contributors to the rise of Japanese women’s spotless skin. It contains minerals that remove grime in pores. It is fragrance-free, mineral oil-free, and without artificial coloring.
This cleansing foam can be found in most drugstores in Japan because it is very effective. It cleanses without stripping off the natural moisture of the skin–and that’s what we all need, no matter the difference in skin type.
This treatment essence found in most Japanese skincare hauls is a favorite for its anti-aging properties. It’s quickly absorbed by the skin and gently exfoliates the skin for skin cell renewal.
As the name suggests, this serum contains lots of Vitamin C that helps to brighten skin, improve skin firmness, minimize pores, and reduce skin pigmentation.
LuLuLun masks boasts of being the bestselling facial mask in Japan. They’re found almost everywhere in the country, even in convenience stores, and for a good reason–it increases your skin’s ability to retain moisture and enhances the absorption of serums.
This intensive lotion is formulated to enhance translucency in skin for it to look younger and healthier. It also prevents skin pigmentation, the appearance of freckles, and stops dehydration. It’s a definite must-have for Japanese skincare junkies.
Soy milk has been an addition to one of the many innovative ingredients found in Japanese skincare (and even haircare) products. This soy milk-based product, in particular, helps with hyperpigmentation for a spotless and glowing skin.
If your skin needs some saving, this is the one you should go for. Ipsa provides a treatment that can whiten and moisturize the skin. Reviews say that it stings at first, but after initial application, the sting is gone and works effectively.
Simple reminders for you readers, before you use any skin care product, be sure to test it first by rubbing the product on the less seen areas of your skin, leave it there for 48 hours and observe if you’re reacting to it.
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