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Cosmetics in Japan

Japanese cosmetics span new and traditional varieties. The wide choice of beauty products also continues to adapt to meet the evolving needs of users.
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The Fair Face of Japanese Beauty

The old Japanese saying, “a fair complexion hides seven flaws,” attests to the high regard the Japanese have for a light skin tone. Even today, amid the ebb and tide of makeup trends both domestic and foreign, women continue to pursue a pale ideal of beauty. This article looks at the origins and evolution of conceptions of skin beauty in Japan.
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Japanese Makeup Artist Makes It Big in Hollywood

Tsuji Kazuhiro is one of the top prosthetic makeup artists in Hollywood, where he has worked for the past 17 years. We sat down to talk to him about his career there and his most recent work on the film Looper starring Bruce Willis.
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