Music Review: Anli Pollicino – STARGAZER vol.2

Music Review: Anli Pollicino – STARGAZER vol.2

Visual kei band Anli Pollicino had released their mini-album STARGAZER vol.2 on 11th January. It continues the band’s previous mini-album, which was titled STARGAZER vol.1 and was released July last year. This mini-album contains 7 songs, released through the 2nd part of the last year, and is in 2 different editions – regular and limited. The limited edition contains all the 7 songs as the regular, plus some PVs of the band. Here I’m going…

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Mascara Review: KATE Volume Gel Mascara

Mascara Review: KATE Volume Gel Mascara

KATE, the brand from Kanebo, always provides nice packagings for their products, mostly in black colors, making them look classy and sophisticated. I’ll review here their Volume Gel Mascara, available for 1.500yen. This mascara claims to give a good and dense volume to give the eyes an impressive presence. The package is all black in the front and white on the back with instructions in Japanese. It is sealed by an adhesive. The mascara itself…

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Lipstick Review: Anna Sui Lip Stick M

Lipstick Review: Anna Sui Lip Stick M

Introduced in Anna Sui’s fall collection in 2014 and featured #1 in my last top 10, the very pretty Lip Stick M had everything to make me buy one. So when I was in Japan, I didn’t resisted to buy the limited shade 370 (Pink Galaxy). Let’s see how I enjoyed this pink marbled shade with a shooting star shaped stick. The package is very classy and includes Japanese, English, and French languages. The stick…

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Eye Shadow Review: Fasio Dual Grade Eyes

Eye Shadow Review: Fasio Dual Grade Eyes

Fasio is a brand from KOSE, with makeup items based on modern and working women. Dual Grade Eyes is one of the five eye color palettes available from the brand. It has two shades, one light and another darker to make the eye contour deeper. I chose the pink variation PK-8 (1.200yen)  to write this review. The package is simple but pretty, very nice to place in your pouch. Moreover, the box is not too…

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Music Review: girugamesh – Gravitation

Music Review: girugamesh – Gravitation

After a busy year touring around Japan and Europe, girugamesh is back with a new mini album named “gravitation”! With 5 new songs that we could heard a preview of before the release, the band promised some big tunes to their fans.   This mini album, released on September 24th, starts with “Go Ahead”, with a soft introduction that sounds becomes way more rock with Satoshi’s death voice. A feminine yet a little electronic voice…

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Lash Care Review: Canmake Lash Care Essence

Lash Care Review: Canmake Lash Care Essence

Taking care of your lashes is very important when you use mascara and that sometimes you forget how weak your lashes can be and just rub them without thinking. Thankfully, lash care products are there hehe, and I tried Canmake’s Lash Care Essence, about which I heard a lot of good things. The package of the Lash Care Essence is simple with red color, but very handy and light in weight! It is sealed in…

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Music Review: ONE OK ROCK – Mighty Long Fall

Music Review: ONE OK ROCK – Mighty Long Fall

After their several performances around the world, ONE OK ROCK who was already very popular, gained a lot of attentions from people not necessarily aware of J-Rock. On July 30th, they released a new single “Mighty long Fall / Decision”, and I hastened myself to order it on iTunes. The title track “Mighty Long Fall” will be used for the movie being released today “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika Hen” (I’m looking forward to watch the…

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Cream Review: Kanebo Ururi Rich Essence Cream

Cream Review: Kanebo Ururi Rich Essence Cream

Kanebo does own a large number of sub brands and among them, Ururi. Kanebo Ururi is specialized into skincare products and I’ve tried their ‘Rich Haritsuya Essence Cream’ which is a 3 in 1 product (Essence, Cream and Moist Pack), claiming to have a special aging care. The jar looks simple with hot pink-red color and a prom adhesive that is used as a freshness guarantee at the same time. It is in plastic and…

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Mascara Review: Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara WP

Mascara Review: Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara WP

  Heroine Make (known also as Kiss Me Heroine Make), is a popular make-up brand in Japan. Mostly among teenagers for the girly and cute packages with the character Marie Antoinette from the famous anime Versailles no Bara (The Rose of Versailles). Despite those girly packages, the brand is not assimilated to make-up for kids and can aim for older customers as well.   The brand won several awards for their mascara lineup in 2009 and 2010,…

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Review: Canmake Lasting Multi Eye Base WP

Review: Canmake Lasting Multi Eye Base WP

Wow, the name of this eye primer is quite long ahah ^^; The Lasting Multi Eye Base WP by Canmake is introduced by the Japanese brand as a “multi purpose eye make-up base that you can use with eye shadow, eyebrow make-up, and eyeliner”. I was very interested to try it when I first saw it. The price is affordable (500yens), and the package looks nice. It comes sealed in a little white and opaque tube….

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