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What’s the Difference Between Men’s and Women’s Skincare?

What’s the Difference Between Men’s and Women’s Skincare?

So how do you know what kinds of products work for men’s skin? Do you really need a whole different skincare routine, or can you use women’s skincare products?

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The History of Nintendo

The History of Nintendo

Not everybody knows the long history of Nintendo as a company. They’ve been around for a while, and while they’re at the top of the heap today, how they got there is a long story.

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Why Use Rosehip in Your Beauty Routine?

Why Use Rosehip in Your Beauty Routine?

Fun fact: rosehip doesn’t come from roses—it actually comes from a totally different fruit! People have reaped the benefits of the rosehip fruit since ancient civilizations like the Mayans. These days, we usually find it in skincare products. If you’re looking for a multipurpose skincare staple, rosehip is it. You’ll...

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The Difference Between AHA and BHA

The Difference Between AHA and BHA

Two ingredients that you’ll see all the time—if you look—are called AHA and BHA, thought they probably go by different names on the back of your chosen chemical exfoliant.

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Why is Seijin no Hi Such a Big Deal in Japan?

Why is Seijin no Hi Such a Big Deal in Japan?

Remember how excited you were to turn 18? Or 21? It’s a big deal in the US to hit legal adulthood, but in Japan, it’s even bigger. Seijin no Hi, or Coming of Age Day, celebrates young adults who turned 20 over the past year.

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CBD In Skincare

CBD In Skincare

Ever since it was legalized for commercial use in 2018, CBD has been completely inescapable. It’s the hottest thing on the market right now, and it’s in everything from gummies to serums to bars of soap. But what exactly is CBD, and why are beauty companies putting it in their...

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When Should You Start an Anti-Aging Skincare Routine?

When Should You Start an Anti-Aging Skincare Routine?

Starting an anti-aging skincare routine is great, but how do you know when to start your anti-aging routine? Keshoume has the tips.

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Ceramides in Skincare

Ceramides in Skincare

If you take a look at the ingredient list on your favorite tub of moisturizer, there’s a decent chance you’ll find ceramide somewhere in the list. Lots of products boast that they include ceramides. You might think it’s just another filler ingredient that’s on-trend but doesn’t do much—but in this...

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Why Do Japanese People Take Baths Every Day?

Why Do Japanese People Take Baths Every Day?

Keeping clean is a skincare staple. But in Japan, it’s more than just part of a beauty routine. A 2019 survey from Intage says that 60% of Japanese people bathe every day, instead of opting for a quick shower. Japan’s history with baths goes back to the 6th century—long before...

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New Year's In Japan

New Year's In Japan

December is synonymous with celebration across much of the world, with holidays like Christmas, Yule, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Boxing Day brightening the winter for millions of people. Most of these holidays, though, are based on religion or shared cultural identity. Japan is among the least religious nations in the world,...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Face Masks

How to Get the Most Out of Your Face Masks

Look at beauty trends from the past decade and you’ll find face masks at the top. They’ve worked their way into everything from sleepovers to stress relief, and you’ll find them in almost any drugstore. With so many to choose from, you might have a tough time deciding which to...

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BB Cream vs. CC Cream

BB Cream vs. CC Cream

Once upon a time, there was foundation. And…that was pretty much it. It came in the form of cream, powder, sticks, you name it—and it was meant to be applied to the face to even out your skintone and correct blemishes. But as of late, as the beauty industry is...

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When and How to Get Rid of Old Beauty Products

When and How to Get Rid of Old Beauty Products

Do you still have that mascara you bought two years ago? What about the lipstick you forgot about in the cabinet? Don’t use them just yet! If you haven’t opened the product before, you might safe. If you have, you might not want to take the chance. Old cosmetics can...

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Exfoliation—What’s It All About?

Exfoliation—What’s It All About?

There are all kinds of ways to achieve the complexion you want, be it sunscreen, masks, serums or moisturizers. But one of the simplest things you can do for your skin without spending much money is to exfoliate regularly. Exfoliation is the removal of the topmost layer of dead skin...

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What Are Eyelash Mites and How Do You Treat Them?

What Are Eyelash Mites and How Do You Treat Them?

You’d probably rather pick out your next mascara than talk about eye troubles, but safety comes first even in beauty. Everyone experiences skin trouble at some point, and you might not even notice eyelash mites when they first show up. These microscopic mites can infest your eyelashes, and they do...

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Why Makeup Remover Matters

Why Makeup Remover Matters

We’ve all joked about sleeping in our makeup. Even the best of us have been too tired to take off our face before bed, and woke up the next morning with last night’s eyeliner smudged everywhere. But here’s the deal—this lapse in your beauty regimen is terrible for your skin....

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Why Should You Create Foam With Your Facial Cleanser?

Why Should You Create Foam With Your Facial Cleanser?

If you’re passionate about skincare, you know it’s important to use your cleanser correctly, so it does its job without leaving any impurities behind. When you use a foaming facial cleanser, how you create the foam can make or break your routine. Creating foam isn’t just about getting that pillowy...

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What Are Parabens?

What Are Parabens?

Walk down the cosmetics aisle of any drugstore, or your local beauty supply store, and you’re bound to see products with labels boasting that they’re “paraben-free.” The beauty gurus you watch on Youtube might feature paraben-free products and talk about how great they are. So you’ve probably thought, “Parabens must...

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Natural Jbeauty Products and How to Find Them

Natural Jbeauty Products and How to Find Them

As we’ve discovered more of the effects of using synthetic ingredients on skin and hair, more beauty enthusiasts have jumped at the promise of natural beauty products. At Keshoume, we’ve gotten a lot of questions about where to find natural Jbeauty products and if they even exist. Good news—they do....

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All About Sake

All About Sake

Fun fact: October 1st is World Sake Day! Sake (‘sah-kay’) is a type of wine brewed from processed rice, and it’s probably Japan’s most famous drink other than green tea. If you’ve ever gone out for sushi with friends, you might have tried sake for yourself. It’s a unique and...

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5 Most Affordable Japanese Skincare Products

5 Most Affordable Japanese Skincare Products

You may have heard that Japanese beauty products are expensive. Maybe you wrote them off, thinking you’d never have the money to try them. You can find plenty of affordable Japanese skincare products to add to your routine and bring the life back to your complexion. At Keshoume, we carry...

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Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

From scrubs to serums to masks to emulsions, it seems like everybody is riding a massive skincare wave these days. Healthy, glowing skin is in—but before you reach for the pricey designer skincare products, you should aim to cultivate healthy skin from the ground up with a proper diet. The...

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How Do Hair Masks Benefit Your Hair?

How Do Hair Masks Benefit Your Hair?

You’ve heard of face masks, but did you know that you can use hair masks, too? If your hair looks dry and dull, a hair mask can liven things up and bring the shine back to your limp locks.  It’s not just about how you look—hair masks help make your...

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Alcohol in Skincare Products: Pros and Cons

Alcohol in Skincare Products: Pros and Cons

Do any of your skincare products leave a tingling feeling on your skin, complete with a sort of sharp, chemical smell? Take a look at the ingredients list. It’s probably made with some kind of alcohol, and not the fun kind you order at a bar. What’s that stuff doing...

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