Episode #98

J-Beauty Makeup: Transformation & Technology

December 14, Fri. 2018 / December 28, Fri. 2018

It’s often said that living in Japan is like living in the future. In reality, it’s no science fiction film but we’re getting there. When it comes to Japanese beauty trends, the future is now!
We look into a mirror that, like magic, applies makeup to your reflection and explore the growing market of luxury makeup, designed specifically for men. The piece de resistance? Oh, just a scanner that prints custom foundation and concealer, for seamless application to your face. Seriously! What does this all mean? Well, the future is now and consider this your invitation for a private tour!

Episode #97

J-Beauty Makeup: Trends You Need to Know!

December 7, Fri. 2018 / December 21, Fri. 2018

Have you ever seen someone who looks like they have a personal lighting department? They’re perfect, they're beautiful, they look like Linda Evangelista, they look like a model. As it turns out, the 'natural look' isn’t so natural. Misha and RinRin are in the studio, exploring Japanese makeup trends that are almost unbelievable! Our BFF, Mister Yabatan, is back on the streets of Harajuku on a fact-finding mission! Plus, a professional makeup artist shares some pro-tricks, in a step-by-step tutorial, to achieve the popular 'no-makeup glow' that has taken Tokyo by storm!



  • #98 Hana

  • #97 maina

  • #96 Qomolangma Ikeda

  • #95 misuru

  • #94 Shen Tanaka

  • #93 Akiyoshi Hashiguchi

  • #92 Hironori Aki Akiyama

  • #91 Zutti Mattia

  • #90 Maiko

  • #89 Hiromi


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