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New in Japanese Beauty: Anessa, Momo Puri and Saborino

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These drugstore favorites are finally in the country

 

 

There’s no doubt that Japan is a beauty mecca; no trip is ever complete without scouring through their never-ending drugstores. Tokyo, the cosmopolitan capital, is a must-visit for anything beauty. The Japanese people’s thrust on minimalist beauty—skincare to be specific—has permeated through the lives of beauty enthusiasts all over the world.  

 

J-Beauty brands like Bioré and Hada Labo are becoming readily available in our neighborhood drugstores, and it seems like more cult favorite brands are following suit. There’s no more need to hoard or pasabuy; your favorite and Cosme-approved products are finally here in the Philippines! 

 

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Anessa

Japan’s #1 sunscreen for 19 years straight has finally reached our shores! Anessa’s cult products, the Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk (best for oily to combination skin) and Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Gel (best for normal to dry skin), are here to stay. The ultimate beauty sunscreen—the result of 100 years of Shiseido’s research and development on UV protection—is formulated with Triple Defense Technology, which withstands sweat, water and heat.  

 

Hate the feeling of greasy sunscreen and the look of whitecast? This formula is lightweight, non-sticky and doesn’t look like anything on skin. Product nourishes skin while providing broad-spectrum UV protection to prevent early signs of aging. And yes, even if you’re stuck at home, applying sunscreen is a must! 

 

 

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Get exclusive discounts and freebies during their official launch! Shop Anessa products on Lazada and soon in Watsons and SM Store.

 

Momo Puri

We’re eyeing all these budget-friendly products from Momo Puri for skin as plump as a peach. It also doesn’t hurt that the packaging is so kawaii! You can even create a full routine with the entire line of bestselling products: the Cleansing Wash (moisturizing foaming face wash), Moisture Lotion (hydrating toner), Concentrated Lotion (rich lotion-cream hybrid), Gel Cream (all-in-one moisturizer) and Jelly Mask (sheet mask). Formulated with Lactobacillus Blend and Peach Ceramide Water, skin feels youthful and firm after every use! 

 

 

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Shop Momo Puri products on Lazada and Shopee

 

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Saborino

Spending another night bingeing Emily in Paris? Why not do a Saborino sheet mask? The 5-in-1 skincare is created for lazy girls—a face wash, a toner, a cream, an essence and a mask in one!  With 400 million sheets sold globally, you’re bound to find a favorite variant from these cleansing, hydrating and moisturizing masks.

 

 

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Shop Saborino products on Lazada and Shopee

 

 

We can’t wait to see what else J-Beauty has to offer the country in the coming months. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for DHC, Rohto and KOSÉ next!

 

 

Art Matthew Fetalver

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Visual Storyteller. Explored the entertainment industry in my early 20s, eventually found my voice by telling people’s stories. Finding joy in writing about empathy, beauty and literature. Always a photographer.

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