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skincare

L'Occitane Ultra Soft Balm International Women's Day 2015 Spring Summer 2015 Bodycare Haircare 1

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For International Women’s Day (March 8th) 2015, L’Occitane is launching Ultra Soft Balm. The handbag-sized multi-purposed balm can be used for lips, body and hair.

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Melvita Argan Plus Face Care Oil Spring Summer 2015 Skincare 1

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A few years ago, I reviewed Melvita‘s Naturalift Youthful Skin Cream, and, since then, the brand has continued to grow in terms of global visibility. Today we will be looking at Argan+ Face Care Oil, which was launched in the UK in January.

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Kose Fukushima Sakura Project Spring Summer 2015 Makeup Skincare 1

(image from www.kose.co.jp)
(info from www.fukushimasakura.jp, www.kose.co.jp,
www.cosmedecorte.com, www.predia.net, www.cosme.net & i-voce.jp)

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To continue its support for Fukushima Sakura Project, which helps rebuild areas in Fukushima devastated by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Kosé has started its spring/summer 2015 campaign with regular and limited-edition items from Cosme Decorte, Prédia and Esprique.

The campaign items include:

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Dior Diorsnow Spring Summer 2015 Base Makeup 1

(image & info from i-voce.jp)

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Dior will release new additions to its Diorsnow whitening range for spring/summer 2015  in Japan on February 27th. Most of them are likely to replace existing products.

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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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Jill Stuart Spring Summer 2015 Base Makeup 1

(images from www.fashion-press.net,
info from www.fashion-press.net & fashioncity.jp)

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Jill Stuart will release its spring/summer 2015 base makeup and bodycare collection in Japan on March 6th. The collection includes:

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Les Merveilleuses de Laduree Spring 2015 Makeup 1

(images & info from i-voce.jp)

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Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée will release its spring 2015 makeup collection in Japan on January 30th. The brand is popular for its blushers, and the new Powder Cheek Color (above) will join the blusher lineup in spring 2015 as a regular item.

The collection includes:

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Estee Lauder Enlighten Dark Spot Correcting Night Serum Fall Winter 2014 Skincare 1

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For fall/winter 2014, Estée Lauder launched the Enlighten skincare range in the UK in October. The new range is claimed to “help brighten the look of dark spots, sun spots, blemish marks, dullness and redness”. The range currently features three items: Dark Spot Correcting Night Serum, Even Skintone Correcting Creme and E.E Even Effect Skintone Corrector SPF 30. Today I am reviewing the first two items.

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Kanebo Lunasol Spring 2015 Makeup 1

(image from www.kanebo-cosmetics.co.jp/company,
info from www.kanebo-cosmetics.co.jp/company
& www.kanebo-cosmetics.jp/lunasol)

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Kanebo Lunasol will release its spring 2015 makeup collection in Japan on January 16th. The collection includes:

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Maquia Bijinka Team Nippon 2014 1

(image & info from hpplus.jp/maquia)

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Japanese beauty magazine Maquia is running a Team Nippon project on its website. (The project is part of the website’s Japanese Women’s Beauty Plan feature.) What is interesting to me about this project is that it highlights regional beauty brands in Japan.

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