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How to Get Glowing Skin – The Little Changes I Made

How to Get Glowing Skin – The Little Changes I Made

Glowing skin has always been a challenge to me throughout high school, college, and post-college. I would always break out and my skin would look so dull to where medium coverage foundation wouldn’t help. Although, I must admit that I had a horrible sleeping schedule […]

2020 Kia Soul Media Event – Ride and Drive

2020 Kia Soul Media Event – Ride and Drive

2020 Kia Soul was introduced to me at the Asian Media Ride & Drive on February 27th, 2019 at the Grass Room in DTLA. I had a fun experience learning more about Kia’s new take on the boxy vehicle because of all the neat features […]

J-Beauty with Shiseido – Japanese Skincare

J-Beauty with Shiseido – Japanese Skincare

My current skincare routine is my J-Beauty routine, which is Japanese skincare. I have been obsessed with skin care since 2009 and J-Beauty was actually my very first skincare regimen. Being into J-Beauty, you would learn to know that Shiseido is the queen of Japanese skincare with its rich history of over 145 years.

“At Shiseido, beauty is not an image. It is a feeling… It is a combination of art and science, knowledge and instinct, imagination and reality…” When I first read this snippet from Shiseido about their J-Beauty rituals, I instantly felt connected due to my similar thoughts on beauty (read it here).

About J-Beauty

J-Beauty is skincare rooted in Japanese routines where the belief of beauty lies on a healthy skin base; At the foundation of Japanese skincare are powerful rituals with typically four steps: soften, strengthen, moisturize, protect. So, the heart of Japanese Skincare is formed through advances and science-driven products that ensure the healthiest skin possible. Then, J-Beauty focuses skincare needs of prevention instead of treatment.

Shiseido’s 4-Step Essential Routine

J-Beauty with Shiseido - Ginza Tokyo. Full feature on TheYukiBomb.com

Shiseido has established a simple and effiective routine that balances the skin while nourishing (oh, and of course protect!)

Step 1: Softener: Eudermine Revitalizing Essence

Eudermine is one of Shiseido’s eldest products, presented in 1897. This softening lotion delivers immediate moisture and reacts to changes in the weather to keep skin’s moisture level consistent irrespective of setting or season. It has a light, elegant fragrance that is gentle on the skin.

First, Eudermine is one of the company’s eldest products, presented in 1897. This softening lotion delivers immediate moisture and reacts to changes in the weather to keep skin’s moisture level consistent irrespective of setting or season. It has a light, elegant fragrance that is gentle on the skin.

How to Use: Saturate a cotton pad. Then, smooth over face & neck after cleansing. Next, reapply if needed.

J-Beauty with Shiseido - Ginza Tokyo. Full feature on TheYukiBomb.com

Eudermine Revitalizing Essence

Step 2: Strengthen: Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

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Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

After that, is serum! This top selling serum just got better with an improved formula with ImuGeneration Technology. This nutrient boosted serum is powered with anti-oxidant rich reishi mushroom and iris root extracts to strengthen the skin by restoring firmness and defending against daily damage. Therefore, my skin felt smooth and dewy after this application.

J-Beauty with Shiseido - Ginza Tokyo. Full feature on TheYukiBomb.com

How to Use: Use every morning and night. Dispense the formula onto hand with two pumps. Then, smooth evenly over face.

Step 3: Moisturize: Essential Energy Moisturizing Gel Cream

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Essential Energy Moisturizing Gel Cream

The Essential Energy Moisturizing Gel Cream offsets dreariness, dehydration, and the appearances of fine lines.

ReNeura Technology is inspired by neuroscience and revives the skin’s sensors to corresponding information better. Hence, I love the science behind this hero moisturizer! In addition, the smooth and non-greasy texture absorbs quickly into the skin with immediate results of supple, moisture-enriched skin.

J-Beauty Shiseido - Essential Energy Moisturizing Gel Cream - Gel-Cream Hydratant 

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How to Use: Every morning and night after cleansing, softening, smooth over face.

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Moreover, I highly recommend using the tiny spatula packaged with the jar! For me, I feel like it’s an absolute taboo to stick your fingers in the jar. Bacteria can enter the cream from your fingers. Therefore, your cream isn’t as clean and fresh as it should and I’m sure you don’t want that to happen!

Step 4: Protect: Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector SPF 42

J-Beauty Shiseido - Urban Enviornment Oil-Free UV Protector

Lastly, sun protection. This Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector not only protects from the sun but also controls excess sebum. And, it gives a nice matte appearance which is perfect for finishing up your routine.

J-Beauty Shiseido - Urban Enviornment Oil-Free UV Protector

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How to Use: Shake before use. Then, smooth over face and neck generously before sun exposure.

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In summary, Japanese Beauty is simplified and effective. It is the basic foundation of essentials to skincare. Lastly, it is my go-to when I need a break for my skin. And above all, it is gentle with advanced skincare technology.

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Two Piece Sets by Tobi & Personal Update

Two Piece Sets by Tobi & Personal Update

Two-piece sets are the easiest outfits in the world other than a dress. I actually prefer two-piece sets because it seems like there is more thought put into the outfit than a one-piece dress. Coupled with my Black Chanel Boy Bag, this particular outfit for […]

Black Turtleneck – Pigalle Basketball Court

Black Turtleneck – Pigalle Basketball Court

Black Turtleneck – Pigalle Basketball Court A black turtleneck is my must-have for the fall and winter season. The same team from my last shoot (read it here) took these photos at the Pigalle Basketball Court in Paris, France. This photo shoot was shot in […]