Hooray! I finally able to complete this finale diary post on my not-so-recent Japan trip in April this year! Extremely delighted!
However since the trip was more than 8 months ago and due to my poor memory hee hee… (age is catching up on me hiaz), I actually couldn’t remember everything.
My bad for sitting on this post for so long….<grin> But not to worry, I will try my best to recollect and share with you (as much as possible) on what are the interesting beauty products I’ve found in Sapporo Japan!
As mentioned before on my earlier diary posts, shopping for cosmetic products in Japan is really a joy! Seriously, the selection are super humongous! How can we get enough of them? The picture above only shows a small section of a beauty drugstore in Sapporo.
This beauty drugstore near Sapporo train station is very creative! For example the picture above : the top tier is displayed with a row of lipsticks in a sealed glass panel, respective testers on the second tier and a stack of purchase tags in the pigeon holes on the lower tier. Love the purchase tag idea! See more examples below.
The product number is actually printed on the side of the purchase tag. As all purchase tags are code generated, consumers can just simply pay and collect the items at the counters.
These cleverly designed product displays will definitely save huge retail spaces. The compact purchase tags will definitely make the shoppers happy as they do not have to carry their wanted items around.
Are you tempted by all the lovely colors?
You see, the purchase tags are stacked in tiny pigeon holes. What a clever way to save space.
Magical sparkling color powders for nails.
Tiny flowers in the polishes, aren’t they lovely? Can’t remember the price though.
I took a picture of this Maybelline cosmetic stand cos I was admiring the design and how the products are beautifully displayed in such a compact space. Sadly, the stands of the same brand found locally are not that well designed.
Lovely black and white 2-way-cake diamond cases from Coffret D’or by Kanebo. Unfortunately, Coffret D’or will be pulled from all Kanebo counters in Singapore end this year.
I was looking for a good loose powder and this brand caught my attention. This makeup brand EXCEL seems convincing and I was tempted to buy one after seeing the 3 big characters “ç¬¬ä¸€ä½” (means #1) with a big crown on the top panel.
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