japanese cosmetics

Hello + Mini Haul :3

Hi there~! My name’s Jennifer, and after a few months of wanting to start a blog, I’m finally getting around to it~ \o/ This will be sort of a general personal blog, but also with a slight focus on Asian skincare and beauty products. I’ve been interested in Asian pop culture since around 2007 thanks to j-pop and k-pop, but late last year I finally started to get more fascinated with Asian skincare while looking for solutions for my skin. So I ended up discovering a pretty big community for Asian beauty products, and I’m hoping some of my future posts could be my little contribution. ^^

Anyway, I thought I’d start off slowly with a small haul~ I found these first four items at a store in my town called Marukai Living, which sells a pretty large variety of Asian items, from skincare products to stationery, and even rice cookers. The cosmetic and skincare section is pretty sizable, and much better than the neighboring Mitsuwa too :3 I never had much time to peruse the aisles until my recent visit, so I was pretty excited to find these.

(Also, apologies for the photo quality. I’m trying to improve my photography skills, but good lighting is hard to find in my house!)

The first items are the My Beauty Diary sheet masks! I’ve been dying to try these since I heard about sheet masks in general, but I was a bit afraid of ordering online in case I got fakes, I was unsure about ordering a full box of them in case they didn’t work out for me, and I always missed whenever Sasa had shipping promotions. So this turned out to be a perfect solution.
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