Gensen Beauty Blog

New Year New Me Again

New Year New Me Again

  Spend more time with family!Eat healthier!Exercise more!Spend less money! Whilst the New Year can be thought of as a turning point for some or a...

A TIME WITH FAMILY - NEW YEAR’S IN JAPAN

A TIME WITH FAMILY - NEW YEAR’S IN JAPAN

In the West, Christmas is usually spent with family and New Years with friends. However, in Japan it is often the reverse. During the time leading...

CHRISTMAS IN JAPAN

CHRISTMAS IN JAPAN

This may surprise you but Christmas Day isn’t actually a public holiday in Japan. Christmas Eve is actually more widely celebrated than Christmas...

THE REAL SECRET TO “GOOD SKIN”

THE REAL SECRET TO “GOOD SKIN”

We’re all after the never-ending quest for “good skin”. This means something different for everyone, some want clearer skin, some more luminous, s...

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: THE HUMBLE SOYBEAN

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: THE HUMBLE SOYBEAN

Soybeans are rather unassuming and bland, however they contain a myriad of health benefit for both the skin and body!   The power of the soybea...

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW - SPRING CLEANING

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW - SPRING CLEANING

It’s easy to buy more (especially when retail therapy is so effective!). But it can get to the point where you own so much that it starts to stres...

DIMINISHING AGE SPOTS- YES, IT’S POSSIBLE!

DIMINISHING AGE SPOTS- YES, IT’S POSSIBLE!

Spring is one of the best times to enjoy the outdoors. However, you may find that being in the sun, any skin pigmentation (whether it be age, spo...

YOUR SKIN CARE GUIDE: THE A-Z OF EXFOLIATORS

YOUR SKIN CARE GUIDE: THE A-Z OF EXFOLIATORS

There are now so many types of exfoliating products out, it’s easy to get confused- especially with all the technical jargon being thrown about. I...

THE SECRET BEHIND GENSEN’S AMAZING TEXTURE

THE SECRET BEHIND GENSEN’S AMAZING TEXTURE

Ever wondered how Gensen feels so lightweight, so silky and so easily absorbed with no oily residue?  The secret is - Plat Ceria! A new generation...

WHAT ARE ONSEN?

WHAT ARE ONSEN?

You hear us going on about onsen all the time, but what exactly are they? Onsen (温泉) are natural hot springs. Because Japan is a volcanic island, ...

YOUR SKIN CARE GUIDE: BANISH AWAY DRY SKIN

YOUR SKIN CARE GUIDE: BANISH AWAY DRY SKIN

>Why Your Skin Gets Dry Essentially, dry skin is the sign of the skin’s surface becoming disrupted and steadily dismantled. Genetics, environme...

WHY YOU SHOULD START DRY BRUSHING

WHY YOU SHOULD START DRY BRUSHING

Dry skin brushing is exactly what it sounds- brushing your body with a dry brush, like the one above. The brush is run towards the heart. Use a lo...