Japan is not only famous for its kungfu karate but its best-kept beauty secrets which are garnering worldwide attention of beauty lovers and aspirants. We will introduce you to the various Japanese beauty practices that people have been following religiously in their day-to-day lives:
Tsubo-The De-Puffing Facial Massage:
Step One: Start from the first tsubo(Pressure Point) that is the center of your forehead and moving out gently massage in concentric circles with your fingertips for three to six times.
Step Two: Now come down to the second tsubo that your nose, and try to push the toxins away in a sweeping motion.
Step Three: The third tsubo is your chin. Repeat the above gentle flicking motion starting from your chin. This will help in collagen production and lift up your face.
Step Four: Now massage in delicate corkscrew-like motion from your face towards your ears.
Step Five: With gentle pressure, push from the corner of your mouth up towards your temples.
Step Six: Now target the tension points around the eyes. Place your fingertips at the beginning of your eyebrows, and gently sweep out. Repeat three to six times.
Step Seven: Forming an arc, bring your fingertips gently from the outside and under the eye and tap at the inner and outer corner of the eye. Repeat three to six times.
Some Other Japanese Beauty Trends
Japanese beauty or J-Beauty places importance on nourishing the skin and keeping it soft and supple. Instead of harsh exfoliators, they nourish the skin with gentle hydrating toners.
Just like the rest of the world, the Japanese believe in deep cleansing in the morning and at night as well. You should also remove your makeup before you cleanse your face.
Bathing Is A Ritual In Japan:
Bathing is an elaborate ritual in Japan. It is like meditation to them, which washes their worries off. They first take a shower to cleanse the body and then pour some bath salts in the hot water before they step into it and sit in it for 20-30 minutes.
They Love Pink Make-Up
Their love for pink is not hidden from us. Monochromatic pink makeup is a rage in Japan.
Fuller Eye-Lashes, Bold Eye Liners, And Single Color Eyeshadows:
Baby doll eye-lashes are most desired in Japan. They mostly use volumizing waterproof mascara to get the fuller eyelashes.
Japanese love to use single-color eyeshadow on their eyelids as they think that it makes an effortless statement.
Bold brightly-colored underliner, eyes are also a trend in Japan.
Now that you know about Tsubo and Japanese beauty trends, why don’t you try and test them yourself?