_Japanese Brand Profile

Kanebo MFC Blend Color Blush PK-1 Pure Pink Holiday 2013 Makeup 1

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For the first post from my Stash Debut series in 2017, I will be sharing my thoughts on MFC‘s Blend Color Blush in PK-1 Pure Pink.

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Ignis Fresh Harvest Spring Summer 2013 Bodycare 1

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I had been wanting to try products from Ignis for a long time, and today my Stash Debut series continues with Fresh Harvest, my first purchase from the brand.

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Kose Esprique Eclat Spring 2017 Makeup 1

(images & info from www.cosme.net)

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Kosé Esprique Éclat will release its spring 2017 makeup collection in Japan on November 16th. The collection includes:

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Shiseido Playlist Fall Holiday 2016 Base Makeup Skincare 1

(image from www.shiseidogroup.jp,
info from www.shiseidogroup.jp,
www.shiseido.co.jp/playlist & www.cosme.net)

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On September 21st, Shiseido launched Playlist in Japan. The line is created in collaboration with the hair and makeup artists from Shiseido Beauty Creation Center, and it targets consumers in their thirties and late twenties. Its launch lineup for fall 2016 features point (color) makeup items, base makeup items, skincare items and makeup brushes.

Playlist’s launch lineup of point and base makeup items includes:

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Laurel Verbena Sakura 219 Savon Body Cologne Yuzu Hand Cream Bodycare Handcare Fragrance 1

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Today, in my Stash Debut series (in which I review my first purchases from beauty brands/lines), I will be sharing my thoughts on several items from Japanese beauty brand Laurel.

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Kose Visee Avant Fall 2016 Makeup 1

(image & info from www.kose.co.jp)

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Kosé Visée will launch Visée Avant (ヴィセ アヴァン), a sub-line of Visée, in Japan on August 21st. Unlike Visée (or Visée Riche), which has a feminine and romantic look, the new Visée Avant will have an edgier image.

The launch collection of Visée Avant for fall 2016 includes:

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KANEBO Fall Winter 2016 Base Makeup Skincare 1

(image & info from www.kanebo-cosmetics.co.jp)

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On September 15th, Kanebo will launch KANEBO (Global Brand) in Japan. The new line will feature skincare, base makeup and point (color) makeup items, and it will be targeted at both the domestic and the international markets (more information on international availability below).

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Sweets Sweets Spring 2016 Makeup 1

(image from www.cosme.net)
(info from www.sweets-sweets.com,
www.cosme.net & i-voce.jp)

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Sweets Sweets is a Japanese drugstore makeup line that has been around for at least ten years. About three years ago, the line started to release products with a girlier and slightly more ornate style of packaging. I just purchased my first item from the line a couple of months ago, and, after that, some of the line’s upcoming releases also caught my attention.

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Kracie Aroma Resort Hand Cream Happy Sweet Peach Summer 2014 Bodycare Handcare 1

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With fresh and colorful packaging, Kracie’s Aroma Resort bodycare line caught my attention a couple of years ago. I had a chance to test some of the products from the line last year and I went for Hand Cream in Happy Sweet Peach.

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PDC Pidite Fall Winter 2015 Base Makeup 1

(image from www.cosme.net)
(info from www.nikkei.com, www.cosme.net & i-voce.jp)

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Part of Pola Orbis Holdings, PDC is a Japanese beauty brand that carries various drugstore beauty lines. On July 24th, the brand will launch Pidite (ピディット). The line’s launch collection for fall/winter 2015 features:

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