Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed products and single out the most convincing. We’ve written about the best Japanese drugstore beauty products, all the makeup and skin-care products our writer Rio picked up in Japan, and the best Korean beauty skin-care products, but this time we’re covering the best Japanese skin-care products, according to reviewers on Amazon. (Note that reviews have been edited for length and clarity.)
Best face peel
“I love this peel. It’s gentle, effective, fast, and easy to use. I use it on my face and neck weekly and on my hands a couple of times a week. I use it on my calves when they get super dry. I’ve even used it on my bikini line. It is very gentle. I would use it all over my body if it were a lot less expensive. It is great for getting rid of dry skin on my cuticles. It doesn’t burn or even tingle. It doesn’t leave any residue behind — just clean skin.”
Editor’s note: We’ve written about this before.