Is CoQ10 cream in Japan good for your skin?

coq10 cream in japan

CoQ10 cream in Japan seems to be the latest miracle skincare product. The molecule known as Co-enzyme Q10 also goes by the name Ubiquinone. The name Ubiquinone comes from its bountiful availability in most, if not all, living things. CoQ10 has moisturizing properties that are known to bring you soft, supple skin. In my attempt to get […]

Purelady Face Powder in Japan

Purelady face powder

Purelady face powder is high quality translucent finishing powder that is free from additives. Translucent face powder is a must have for every make-up bag. This loose, colorless powder is light and airy. It can be used as a make-up base, setting powder and a finishing powder so your make up will stay in place all day. Purelady […]

28 Foreigner Friendly Hospitals in Japan

28 foreigner friendly hospitals in japan

In an effort to promote Japan’s medical services to foreigners and encourage more medical tourism, Medical Excellence Japan (MEJ) released a list of 28 hospitals in Japan that are foreigner friendly. MEJ is an independent body affiliated with the government and backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration, therefore these hospitals in Japan are making a conscious […]

Is matcha green tea really that good for your health?

matcha green tea

It seems like matcha green tea has been popping up everywhere. Coffee shops now serve it in smoothies, lattes and even in cakes! Japan’s most revered form of green tea has now become a must-have for anyone obsessed with wellness. So does matcha really live up to its superfood reputation? Nutritionist, Amitha Mather, takes a […]

Herpes in Japan

herpes in japan

Herpes has become a predominant issue worldwide, and herpes in Japan is no exception. According to a report by the World Health Organization, over 3 billion individuals under 50, or 67% of the global population, are infected with herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1). An additional 417 million individuals aged 5-49 are carrying the other strain of […]

Organic Beauty Salon in Tokyo – Terme Felice

Yukari-Toufuku-at-Terme Felice Organic Day Spa in Tokyo

Located in the heart of Daikanyama is an organic beauty salon in Tokyo, virtually unknown to the English-speaking community – Until now. Terme Felice organic beauty salon in Tokyo is the brainchild of Yukari Toufuku who is passionate about the positive effects of organic treatments and cosmetics to naturally energize and rejuvenate your skin. She has […]

Guide to Sanitary Napkins and Tampons in Japan

Sanitary Napkins and Tampons in Japan

Ladies, when traveling to another country like Japan, there are some things you just assume will be available like back home. Sanitary napkins and tampons are two of those things. Sure, you’ll likely take whatever is left of your current stock when you travel, but never really expect things to be so different as the […]

Vaginal Dryness – Causes & Treatment

vaginal dryness

Let’s be honest. Discussing your vaginal dryness is not an easy topic with your doctor or even your girlfriends.  Most of us want any vaginal symptoms quickly and quietly solved whilst hoping that it will somehow go away. While some symptoms may seem simple, they could lead to other more severe conditions and should not […]

Abortion in Japan – What you need to know

abortion in Japan

Abortion is certainly a sensitive topic and sometimes a difficult one to discuss with friends and family.  At the request of members seeking more information on this subject, we have put together the following article on abortion in Japan.Abortion in Japan is legal and performed for patients with economic and social reasons, victims of sexual crime, or […]