What is it about Japanese skincare that has given the country an international reputation for dermatological excellence? Whether it’s the scientific approach, sleek packaging or luxury formulas, there’s certainly something happening in Tokyo that has the global beauty industry talking. While many Japanese brands are known for their quirky, colourful or kawaii beauty products, a new wave of science-driven high-tech skincare is revolutionising Tokyo’s beauty market. Top Japanese labels RMK, Tatcha, and DHC, alongside well-known names such as Shiseido and Sensai, are turning the city into a true beauty destination. From moisturising masks to exfoliating polishes and collagen-rich creams, forget make-up and get ready to leave Japan with the best skin ever.