Keshoume Blog

How to Eat Sushi the Right Way

Believe it or not, there’s a wrong way to eat sushi. We're here to give you the dos & don’ts of how to eat sushi the right way.

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BB Cream vs. CC Cream

Feeling a little overwhelmed & confused about the differences between BB Cream, CC Cream, tinted moisturizer or a simple foundation? We're here to help.

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The Roots of Japanese Hairstyles

Japan has a rich history of hair. We explain the centuries old styles that stand as a traditional symbol, versus modern styles that tend to express more about the individual person.

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Stop AAPI Hate and Black Lives Matter: Racism Isn’t Only Black and White

Racism isn’t only black & white. The Stop AAPI Hate & BLM movement have come together to fight the injustices both communities experience. When did it start?

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Skincare Basics for Dry Skin

Dry skin can be nice to have in the summer, but drier climates & cooler seasons can turn it into a curse. We've got the basics on how to care for dry skin.

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Skincare Basics for Oily Skin

Too much sebum production? Got oily skin? We cover the basics of what it means to have oily skin & we explain what ingredients to look for and avoid! Find out!

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How to Determine Your Hair Type

Hair care isn’t one size fits all. If you’re looking to improve your hair care routine, knowing your hair type is step one. We’ve got the info & beauty tips!

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The Tea on Kombucha

Kombucha has been trending in the US and you'll find these at farmer’s markets & grocery stores. What's the deal? What are the benefits? We're here to explain.

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Skin Lightening Is Over

The whole world is undergoing a reckoning with racism, & the beauty community is no exception. Here we explain one controversial topic: "skin lightening".

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Kodomo no Hi: Children’s Day in Japan

Seen pics of carp streamers flying? Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day, stands out from all the other holidays as one of Japan’s oldest traditions. Learn more!

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How to Care for Acne-Prone Skin

Acne is normal, but if it bothers you, we've got the tips. We explain what kind of products to include in your routine & what products to look for and avoid.

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The History of Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty is a household name, and we’re all at least a little familiar with her friends like Keroppi and Badtz-Maru. But how did she come to be? Find out!

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Types of Split Ends and What to Do About Them

Sometimes split ends just happen. You might get them because of genetics or your hair type. If you have split ends, don’t worry! We've got the tips.

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Oils vs. Serums

Beauty gurus on Youtube endorse oils or serums, but what do you they do? Learn more on how you can incorporate these skincare products into your routine!

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What Your Pores Say About Your Skin

Did you know there's different types of pores? Keeping your skin healthy means knowing what your pores need & how to keep them clear. We've got the tips!

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Japan vs. the West: Makeup Trends

Different cultures have dealt with the pandemic differently.  How did Japan cope with it? We explain the beauty trends that took place in Japan versus the west. 

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The History of Washington D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Trees

Cherry blossom's are a Japanese icon. How did they come to Washington D.C.? We explain the history of how it arrived in the U.S. & its cultural festivities. 

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Camellia Oil in J-Beauty

Camellia oil is a staple of Japanese beauty products with a long, rich history. Why are they so popular? We explain their benefits & their use in J-Beauty.

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

Do men really need a whole different skincare routine, or can they use women’s skincare products? We're here to explain the differences & similarities! 

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The History of Nintendo

You've heard of Donkey Kong & Animal Crossing before. While Nintendo's at the top of the heap today, how they got there is a long story. Find out more!

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Why Use Rosehip in Your Beauty Routine?

Rosehip isn't necessary, but the benefits are too many to ignore. We cover the basics & explain how you can add this to your skincare routine! Find out more!

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The Difference Between AHA and BHA

Two ingredients that you’ll see all the time, are called AHA and BHA. How much do you know about these acids? What's their difference & similarities? Find out!

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

Seijin no Hi (Coming of Age Day) celebrates young adults who turned 20 over the past year. Learn more about this Japanese celebration & it's significance. 

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CBD In Skincare

It’s the hottest thing on the market right now. But what exactly is CBD, & why are beauty companies putting it in their skincare products? Find out why. 

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