Shikō Diaries

Shikō’s epicenter for skincare, ingredient discoveries & all things wellness.

Shikō Diaries

Shikō’s epicenter for skincare, ingredient discoveries & all things wellness.

5 Hydration Hacks To Add To Your Winter J-Beauty Routine

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5 Hydration Hacks To Add To Your Winter J-Beauty Routine

Between the colder temps and low moisture in the air, it’s no secret that winter weather can do a number on your skin from head to toe. As the largest organ in our body, the skin often needs an extra dose of TLC – especially during winter. If cold...

Oct 13 - 4 min read
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Dark Spots vs. Acne Scars: How to Spot the Differences & Treat

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Dark Spots vs. Acne Scars: How to Spot the Differences & Treat

Dark spots vs. acne scars—what’s the difference? While these forms of blemish-related hyperpigmen...

Sep 13 - 4 min read
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Benefits of Ceramides in Skincare

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Benefits of Ceramides in Skincare

Along with protecting, repairing, and hydrating, ceramides are literally the glue that helps keep...

Jul 21 - 6 min read
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Tips for Solving Maskne With These J-Beauty Secrets

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Tips for Solving Maskne With These J-Beauty Secrets

If the stress of a pandemic wasn’t enough, now you’re dealing with mask-induced blemishes. Here a...

Mar 8 - 5 min read
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3  Self-care Truths from Legendary Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr. Ishii

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3 Self-care Truths from Legendary Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr. Ishii

As Japan's foremost cosmetic dermatologist, it's no wonder that we still look to Dr. Ishii's insi...

Feb 17 - 6 min read
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Why Should I Cleanse My Face?

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Why Should I Cleanse My Face?

Cleansing is always the first and most important step for J-Beauty skincare. Find out why in this...

Feb 17 - 3 min read
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