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all about Japanese cosmetics

Paul and Joe Nail Treatment Oil Jill Stuart Treatment Nail Essence Summer 2013 2014 Handcare Nailcare 1

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Back in 2008, I posted about the cute nail and cuticle oils I had. As I said, they are not absolute necessities for me and I don’t use them on a daily basis. However, I did get two more in the last couple of years. (Yes, I still like the cute-looking ones……)

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Shiseido Benefique Theoty Spring Summer 2015 Base Makeup 1

(image from www.shiseidogroup.jp)
(info from www.shiseidogroup.jp & www.cosme.net)

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Shiseido Benefique Theoty will release its spring/summer 2015 base makeup collection in Japan on February 21st. The collection includes:

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Kose Visee Spring 2015 Makeup 1

(images from www.biteki.com,
info from www.biteki.com & i-voce.jp)

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Kosé Visée will release its spring 2015 makeup collection in Japan on February 16th. The collection includes:

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RMK Bradley Theodore Street Essence Spring Summer 2015 Makeup 1

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RMK will release a makeup collection in collaboration with NYC-based street artist Bradley Theodore in Japan on February 18th. The limited-edition RMK Bradley Theodore Street Essence collection includes:

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Paul and Joe Spring Summer 2015 Base Makeup 1

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info from www.fashion-press.net & i-voce.jp)

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Paul & Joe will release its spring/summer 2015 base makeup collection in Japan on March 1st, and the animal theme from the spring 2015 makeup collection continues.  The collection includes:

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Jill Stuart Blush Blossom 01 Romantic Sweet Pea Spring 2010 Makeup 1

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One of the star items of Jill Stuart‘s launch lineup in 2005 was Blush Powder. It was a loose powder blusher in a very pretty container. I was tempted to get it, but then I got the 2005 Christmas Collection set, which included a highlighting powder in the same container (left in the photo). Then, in fall 2010, Blush Blossom was released. It was Jill Stuart’s new loose powder blusher, which, in a way, replaced Blush Powder. I decided to try 01 Romantic Sweet Pea.

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Shiseido Maquillage Spring Summer 2015 Base Makeup 1

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Shiseido Maquillage will release its spring/summer 2015 base makeup collection in Japan on February 21st. The collection includes:

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Paul and Joe Spring 2015 Makeup 93

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Paul & Joe Beauté has announced on Facebook and Twitter today that its counter at Harrods will be closed at the end of this week. (The announcement mentioned “Saturday January 18th” as the last day of trading. I am not sure whether it is Saturday January 17th or Sunday January 18th.)

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DHC Pore Cleansing Oil Summer Fall 2011 Skincare 1

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DHC‘s Deep Cleansing Oil is one of the products the brand is famous for (alongside Olive Virgin Oil). The brand also features a few other cleansers, including Water-Friendly Cleansing Oil, New Mild Touch Cleansing Oil and Pore Cleansing Oil. While the first two are not available in the UK, Pore Cleansing Oil has recently been launched in the UK. (New Mild Touch Cleansing Oil and Pore Cleansing Oil are available in the US.)

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For spring 2015, whether you are wearing blue, green, brown or gray, try pink as an accent color to add freshness to the look.

- Dior 5 Couleurs in 856 House of Pink

Dior Spring 2015 Makeup Trend 1

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