Dangerous Chemical
Tomoka Nguyen

Can off-the-shelf products be 100% natural (and safe)?

There is a growing popularity today in “natural” and “organic” products in the beauty industry. We have long chosen “against animal testing” and “no paraben” beauty products, and it is not difficult to find “all natural” and “chemical free” products. So why even go through the trouble of making our

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Home Spa
Tomoka Nguyen

Amazing Bathing Ritual

In Japan we have a deeply-rooted wellness tradition that everyone enjoys, called hot spring or onsen. Hospitality, locality, nature and seasonality make every onsen a unique experience. Whether a romantic getaway or yearly family reunion, each destination offers its own healing tradition, and the mineral contents in the water can

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Skincare
Tomoka Nguyen

Why You Should Not Wash Your Face

Cleansing is an essential part of skincare. However, the cosmetic industry has led us to believe the ‘more is more’ when it comes to beauty regimens putting us the risk of over-cleansing. The Risks Involved Today sensitive skin has become the condition many of us have, in fact some article

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