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Jill Stuart Now Sold at Beautylish

I am very, very happy and excited to tell you that Jill Stuart is now sold at Beautylish! I’m really happy about this! Visit beautylish.com and you can view the entire range of Jill Stuart makeup! Jill Stuart Beauty has been available on their website for a whole as well as the Soho Flagship store but for years it was exclusively available within Japan and was a hassle to get. I think the most important aspect of this news is the fact it’s Beautylish that’s carrying the brand. Beautylish sh...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Asian Brands, Beauty Abroad, Jill Stuart, Japanese Brands, Jill Stuart Now Sold, Jill Stuart Beauty


Dosabhoy Framji Karaka

Karaka, Dosabhoy Framji [Dosoo] (1911–1974), journalist and writer, was born on 14 April 1911 in Bombay, British India, into a middle-class Parsi family, the eldest of three children of Framji Jehangir Karaka, imperial customs official, and his wife, Homai (d. 1952). He grew up in a house on Malabar Hill called The Cloisters, in a fashionable quarter of Bombay. His great-grandfather, Dosabhai Framji Karaka, was the author of the History of the Parsis published in Britain by Macmillan in 1884. Af...
Tags: Japan, Congress, Life, China, Germany, India, Britain, Oxford, Burma, Macmillan, University of Oxford, Oxford University, Kashmir, Bombay, Punjab, KARACHI


Beautiful Airbnb Rentals That Double As Animal Sanctuaries

Your dream vacation may look like a tropical beach filled with swimsuits, sandals, and sand — and we feel that. But, if it looks more like a farm filled with fuzzy, furry, and feathery friends, then we've got major travel-tea to spill: taking a trip to an animal-filled oasis isn't only possible, it's rentable too. Llama-lovers, this one's for you.We did major recon on beautiful Airbnbs that also double as sanctuaries for llamas, horses, goats, potbelly pigs, and more, with rental proceeds going...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, Texas, California, Atlanta, Turkey, South Africa, House, Portland, Warren, Miami, Airbnb, Catherine, Rhode Island, Belize


A Week In New Zealand On A $108,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, Japan, Sweden, Germany, Sydney, New Zealand, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, Shinjuku, Airbnb, Parliament, Mum, Unicef, Wellington


Misogyny at Microsoft, Farscape, and the New Airpods: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s April 2019—and perhaps the month that will later be known as the dawn of the Age of Fungus. A concerning report in the New York Times this weekend detailed how multiple strains of Candida auris, a drug-resistant species of pathogenic fungus, have quietly spread across the globe. The Centers for Disease Control…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Science Fiction, Astronomy, Space, Japan, New York, Science, Technology, Movies, Microsoft, Labor, Climate Change, Drugs


Bobby Berk On His Latest Venture, His Love Of Jones Bar-B-Q Sauce & Splurging On Bedding

Design Tips With Bobby Berk Of "Queer Eye" We all wish we had a Bobby Berk in our lives...and now we’re probably about as close as we can get. Netflix’s Queer Eye design guru just launched a lifestyle site that will help us add a little bit of Bobby to our everyday lives. He’ll share insight into wellness, food, fashion, and even some behind-the-scenes looks at his redesigns from the show. We recently caught up with Berk about his latest venture, his love of Jones BBQ sauce, and everythin...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, La, New York City, Netflix, Missouri, States, Kansas City, Jones, Bobby, Berk, Bobby Berk


Milk Makeup Watermelon Brightening Face Mask Really Does Give Me That Just Washed Face Glow

I finally got around to trying Milk Watermelon Brightening Face Mask ($24) and I’m trying to decide if the just washed face glow it gives me is real or just a placebo. I’ve become addicted to this little face mask stick and I use it three (sometimes four) times a week! I’ve already run through nearly two sticks and I’m about to purchase a third but I still can’t figure out if it’s actually doing anything or if I’m imagining it!? You ever do that with skincare or makeup? You literally trick your...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Samantha, Skincare, Facial Mask Reviews, Kaolin Kaolin, Korea Titanium Dioxide, Kaolin


Gloriously impractical "pressure gauge" watch

For many years, we've celebrated Tokyoflash's glorious and impractical contributions to horology: the company has set itself on a long path to imagine what a watch can be in an era where we all have unbelievably precise, self-setting timepieces in our pockets at all times, playfully experimenting with what a watchface can do while still telling the time (nominally, at least!). I love their latest watch: the $189 PSI Pressure Gauge Watch features a medium-large-sized bezel with lovely curves...
Tags: Gadgets, Happy Mutants, Fashion, Gift Guide, Video, Japan, News, Horology, PSI


Review: Vintage vibrators

Masturbating like it’s 1925 with the Polar Cub Electric Vibrator, Oster Massagett, and Vanguard Vibro-Massager The inventor of the first electrical vibrator, doctor Joseph Mortimer Granville, called his device “Granville’s Hammer” — and if that’s not obviously named by a man I don’t know what is. It was for male pain relief; he expressly didn’t want women to use it. “I have avoided, and shall continue to avoid the treatment of women by percussion,” he wrote in 1883, “simply because I ...
Tags: Japan, Washington, Ebay, Sex, Oregon, Wikipedia, Portland, Vibrators, Young, Attachments, Rubber, Max, Edith, Henry, Scott, Spokane


Jill Stuart Strawberry Whipped Rouge Review & Swatches

Jill Stuart Strawberry Whipped Rouge ($30) is a new, limited edition whipped mousse-like creamy lipstick that launched with the Jill Stuart Strawberry Valentine’s Day Collection a few weeks ago in Japan. You might recall this launch when I spoke briefly about it in Sweety Strawberry Hand Cream Review which is also one of the pieces that released with this collection! I did find myself wishing they did a a strawberry chocolate themed eyeshadow palette like Clinique’s Strawberry Fudge Palette tha...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Lipstick, Swatches, Valentine, Clinique, Makeup Reviews, Muse Approved, Beauty Abroad, Valentine's Day Collections, Jill Stuart, Japanese Brands, Spring Collections 2019, Jill Stuart Strawberry Whipped Rouge Review, Jill Stuart Strawberry Whipped Rouge, Jill Stuart Strawberry Valentine


A Guide To Lady Gaga's Massive Tattoo Collection

Long before Lady Gaga (née Stefani Germanotta) landed a Las Vegas residency, she was performing in dive bars in New York wearing nothing but handmade bedazzled bras and fishnet stockings. Since then, she's become known for embracing her body in all its forms — along with the tattoos that cover it.Gaga's ink might be particularly buzzy right now (especially because one of her latest may or may not be a subtle tribute to A Star Is Born co-star Bradley Cooper), but the star has actually had most o...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, California, John Lennon, Maine, Bradley Cooper, David Bowie, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro, Lady Gaga, Las Vegas, Jackson, Ellen Degeneres, Gaga


Soccer star Shiho Shimoyamada comes out

Shimoyamada chose to come out ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in hopes of inspiring other athletes to do the same.
Tags: Feature, Japan, Life, Lifestyle, Tokyo, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Closet door bustdown, Shiho Shimoyamada, Shimoyamada


"This rethinking of disposability has an anti-capitalist appeal, as does thinking of oneself as someone who is not only, always, a consumer in search of the next purchase."

"But in the same way that making sustainable clothing purchases is a privilege many cannot afford, [visible mending] is a privilege to have the resources needed not only to mend something but also to take the time to make it beautiful. It is also a privilege to feel comfortable wearing clothes that are visibly worn, however beautiful the repair. We need to be careful not to romanticize the history of mending, a craft that has grown out of necessity. Miho Takeuchi, a traditional sashiko instructo...
Tags: Fashion, Japan, Law, United States, Capitalism, Aesthetics, Ann Althouse, Seen And Unseen, Miho Takeuchi


I'm 29 & This Is How Much I Spent On My 6-Day Trip To Iceland With My S.O.

Welcome to Away Game, a Refinery29 series where we tag along as real millennial women embark on trips around the world and track their travel expenses down to the last cent. Here, we offer a detailed, intimate account of when, where, and how our peers spend their vacation days and disposable income: all the meals, adventures, indulgences, setbacks, and surprises.This week's travel diary: A 29-year-old engineering analyst eats ice cream in Iceland.Open to tracking your travel expenses during an ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Fashion, Music, Japan, Texas, Star Trek, Netflix, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Montreal, Alberta, Reykjavik, Woodstock, Akureyri


Japan has a law requiring sterilization of transgender citizens

"Japan should uphold the rights of transgender people and stop forcing them to undergo surgery to be legally recognized," said Kanae Doi of Human Rights Watch Japan.
Tags: Feature, Japan, Life, Lifestyle, Transgender, Human Rights Watch, Ad Friendly


CHANEL Spring-Summer 2019 Makeup Collection

With the release of the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2019 makeup collection, Lucia Pica has designed her boldest collection yet. Inspired by a trip to Japan and South Korea, the VISION D’ASIE: L’ART DU DÉTAIL collection explores the play of light, color and texture. The centerpiece of the Spring Summer Collection is the Les 9 Ombres Eyeshadow Palette in Edition N2 quintessence. The 9-pan palette has a variety of bold and neutral shades and textures. At first I thought the shades might be too much, ...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Beauty, Lipstick, Chanel, Highlighter, Imperial, Eyeshadow, Affiliate Links, Press Sample(s, Lucia Pica, New Baume Essentiel, Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick, Infra Rose, Rouge Allure Liquid Powder


A unique old clothes shop on a shuttered Japanese high street

Away from Japan’s big cities, the combination of a shrinking population and urban migration are having a visibly devastating effect. Once thriving towns are now all too often little more than sad reminders of the past, with shops shuttered up and former essentials such as train services slowly disappearing. A phenomenon I documented just recently in this photo essay: Looking for the lost. Of course not everything closes, and life does go on for the generally older residents who remain, meaning a...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Fashion, Japan


Maquillage 0R311 Dramatic Styling Eyes D Was Launched in Fall But Gives Me A Pretty Spring Eye Look Anyway!

Maquillage Dramatic Styling Eyes D in 0R311 was an eyeshadow palette that launched in August for Fall 2018. I immediately purchased it upon launch because I do so love me some orange eyeshadow. It actually deserves mentioning that Maquillage rarely makes things I feel the need to purchase. It’s probably one of my least loved Shiseido brands! I dunno why! I just don’t always find their releases appealing! But sometimes, some of their releases call to me and OR311 called to me for sure! I actuall...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Swatches, Shiseido, Amazon EBay, Eyeshadow, Makeup Reviews, Asian Brands, Beauty Abroad, Eyeshadow Palettes, Japanese Brands, Summer Collections 2019, Maquillage


Fourth Ray Beauty BFD Cleansing Oil Review

I finally got around to purchasing Fourth Ray Beauty BFD Cleansing Oil! Has anyone tried it? If you didn’t know Fourth Ray Beauty is Colourpop’s new skincare line that includes some fun, inexpensive basic skincare goodies that won’t break the bank! I’ve been meaning to try the line for a while but for some reason or another I never got around to placing an order! I finally did and popped a few of the Fourth Ray Beauty goodies in my cart. Here’s my thoughts and review on the Fourth Ray Beauty BF...
Tags: Japan, US, Beauty, Palmer, Korea, Skincare, Cleansing Oil, Colourpop, Caprylic Capric Triglyceride PEG, Fourth Ray Beauty, Fourth Ray Beauty BFD Cleansing Oil Review, Fourth Ray Beauty BFD Cleansing Oil, Fourth Ray Beauty is Colourpop, Fancl Cleansing Oil, Juniper Oil, BFD Cleansing Oil Review


Model Kasyou3roshieru Definitely Desirable

Model and cosplayer Kasyou3roshieru has naturally made effective use of her Twitter as countless photos of her wearing all sorts of sexy outfits can be discovered, perfect for those who enjoy ogling pretty 3D girls in luscious outfits. Kasyou3roshieru’s sexiness will become more than evident by observing her many divine photos:
Tags: Fashion, Japan, Anime, Cosplay, Oppai, Image Gallery


Wet n Wild Expert Level Cleansing Oil Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Expert Level Cleansing Oil ($8.99) is a new, cleansing oil that launched with the Pump Collection for Spring 2019. Everyone is so into these Athleisure makeup collections lately but I sort sit here and shrug over them as they don’t always make sense to me (I don’t wear makeup when I’m working out). However, smaller skincare products like this and the Best Exfoliating Cleansing Balls that I reviewed recently can be pretty handy to travel with or use after a workout. Although, cleans...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Palmer, Skincare, Cleansing Oil, Garnier, US Korea, Spring Collections 2019, Glycerin Mineral Oil PEG


Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer Awesome Except The Damn Alcohol

Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer ($15 to $30) a new hydrating, makeup primer that contains hemp-derived cannabis seed extract that acts to hydrate and hold makeup in place. Aside from a source of hydration, cannabis seed extract doesn’t have any long term benefits. I always feel like Milk Makeup is trying to be extra edgy with the “Kush” and hemp makeup and skincare releases. Shrug. Maybe I’m overthinking it but that’s how it comes across to me. None the less I decided to give this a try as it loo...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Swatches, Makeup Reviews, Facial Primer, Spring Collections 2019, Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer, Distearate Alcohol Denat Polyglyceryl


33 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson


Plasma Masks & Japanese Face Massage: The Pro Secrets To Lady Gaga's Skin

Neither Lady Gaga's longtime fans, nor those who just know her as that singer who wore a meat dress on the red carpet, could have guessed that Gaga would eventually be recognized as much for her flawless skin as she is for her tattoo collection and intimate on-stage performances.The singer and actress's skin first became a topic of conversation after she told the Los Angeles Times that, during a 2016 screen test for A Star Is Born, her director and co-star Bradley Cooper requested she remove he...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Garner, Song, Los Angeles Times, Gaga, Davidson, Lindstrom, Sarah Tanno, Lady Gaga @ladygaga, Barbara Sturm, Frederic Aspiras, Faceworks Inc


The Steamiest, Sexiest Movies Of All Time

The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the steamiest films are mainstream. Whether a flick actually features a crazy-hot love scene or a more innocent tryst between a forbidden couple, it's perfectly acceptable to find these movies tantalizing. Let's be real: That was totally the filmmaker's point.As a celebration of the sexiest films to ever grace the big screen, we've rounded up a collectio...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Fashion, Music, Japan, Florida, Hbo, Usa, Hollywood, London, Salma Hayek, California, India, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paris


12 New Berlin Restaurants to Try Out in 2019

photo: CELL.  Not even a year has passed since our last new Berlin restaurants round-up of 2018. But my list of interesting new openings has already surpassed 10 so it’s about time for another one for 2019! The last couple of months have brought us quite an interesting wave of new gastronomic projects. Some hail from already established entrepreneurs while others are complete newbies in the food scene of the city. While recent years showed a slight tendency towards more exquisite places I f...
Tags: Fashion, Japan, New York, China, Restaurants, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Syria, Chinese, Wedding, Japanese, Dinner, Korean, Fine Dining, Isreal, Kreuzberg


A Double Cleansing Routine That Won’t Strip Your Skin

Ahh the Korean Double Cleansing Method truly a great way to keep your complexion looking bright, clean, and fresh. It’s also an equally great way to strip your skin and make it dry! If you’re not familiar with the double cleanse method it’s one that Korean women use for clear skin and involves washing your face using two steps and two different cleaners. The first cleanser is typically an oil-base ones and the second is typically a water-based cleanser. The idea is not only to get your skin ...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Skincare, Beauty Abroad, Japanese Brands, Fancl, Korean Double Cleansing Method, Pixi Caroline Hirons, Fancl Mild Cleansing Oil, Fancl Facial Washing Powder Fancl, Mika Ninagawa


Lunasol EX06 Chocolat Figue Melty Chocolat Lips Review & Swatches

Lunasol EX06 Chocolat Figue Melty Chocolat Lips is a new limited edition lipgloss that launched with the Lunasol Valentine’s Day 2019 Collection. I’m a rather big fan of the original Melty Chocolate Lip shades which made picking up this shade a no brainer for me. The original three shades launched for Fall 2015 and as you guessed by the name they are inspired by chocolate and even taste and smell like it! The original formula had a very subtle fragrance and flavor but it seems like this new sha...
Tags: Japan, Beauty, Muse Approved, Beauty Abroad, LUNASOL, Valentine's Day Collections, Japanese Brands, Spring Collections 2019, Ebay Anyone, Lunasol EX06 Chocolat Figue Melty Chocolat Lips, Figue Melty Chocolat Lips, Lunasol Melty Chocolat Lip Review


Why are people sexually attracted to cartoons? Evolution.

According to Pornhub's annual statistics, "hentai" and "cartoons" were among the most popular categories in 2018.Such pornography is a supernormal stimulus, an artificial object that triggers an animal's instinctual response more intensely than natural analogs.Supernormal stimuli not only explain our heightened response to pornography, but also art, junk food, and social media.Every year Pornhub, the world's largest pornography website, releases annual statistics detailing the trends in online p...
Tags: Google, Art, Japan, Marriage, Sex, Women, Bbc, Brain, Harvard, United States, Innovation, Men, Playboy, Pornhub, Pacific, Tijuana


Don't Fly to Tokyo to Get These Japanese Beauty Products - They're All on Amazon

Japan produces some of the best and most innovative beauty products in the world, and fortunately, you no longer have to hop on a plane to add them to your collection. Although Japan is totally worth a visit, if you are eager to get some new and interesting beauty buys, Amazon has some of the very best. Silky smooth sunscreens, sheet masks that hydrate, and superpowerful foot peels are all available to be shipped straight to your door. Ahead, you'll find the very best available on the site. ...
Tags: Amazon, Japan, Beauty, Tokyo, Beauty Products, Beauty Shopping



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