Tips from Chinese resident living in Japan!! High-cost performance cosmetics loved by Japanese women

Tips from Chinese resident living in Japan!! High-cost performance cosmetics loved by Japanese women

Because Chinese people along with people from Asian countries have a similar skin type to Japanese, cosmetic products from Japan are popular. Below, check out some popular affordable cosmetics that are well-priced and high quality. 

Cow-brand face wash with no additives (Cow Brand Soap Kyoshinsha)

Loved in Japan for many years, cows milk soap “Cow Brand” released a face wash in 2015, which has flown off the shelves since then.  As it does not contain any colorings, flavorings, preservatives or stabilizers, this non-additive product is a perfect face wash for people with weak skin. Earned 5th place on famous Japanese word-of-mouth cosmetics ranking website @cosme in 2015. 

・Price: 120g/600JPY (tax excluded)

Face Lotion/for Sensitive Skin/High-Moisture retention type (Muji Ryohin) 

High cost-performance face lotion in a large bottle, meaning you can use plenty. Uses natural water from Kamaishi in Iwate Prefecture, providing high moisture retention. 

・Price: 200mL/700円(tax excluded)

Cream Cheek (CANMAKE) 

CANMAKE offer lots of high-performance cosmetics. Despite high moisture retention, this cream smooths up perfectly the moment you apply it to your skin. Since hitting the shelves in 2009, has won many awards from @COSME

・Price: 580 JPY(excluding tax) 

Non-alcohol type beauty lotion (Chifure) 

This excellent lotion, as well as moisturizing thanks to hyaluronic acid and trehalose, also hides small wrinkles caused by dryness. 

・Price: 45mL 600 JPY(excluding tax)

Mild Cleansing Oil (FANCL) 

A regular staple cleansing oil product.   Awarded no.1 in @COSME best cleansing 2015. Popular for quick and easy removal of waterproof mascara with no need for rubbing the face.

・Price: 120mL/1,700円(excluding tax)

David li

Male Chinese who works for major advertising agency in Tokyo. 15 years of living in Japan has made him an expert on various Japan related topics. He came to Japan after graduating from high school and now permanently settled in Japan. His hobby is to enjoy local cuisines while travelling around various parts of Japan. He has a personal goal of visiting all prefectures in the country and in the process of achieving it, enjoying trips and dining experiences in the nation on his off-days with his family.

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