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Beauty Secrets of Japanese Women

Many Americans consider Japanese women as possessing great beauty, especially when it comes to their skin and hair. Not only are Japanese women well groomed and gorgeous, the Japanese tend to be trendsetters. It’s no wonder American women want to know their secrets. You may be discouraged to learn that Japanese women spend three hours every morning doing their hair and makeup, says Naho Moriyama, “Marie Claire” Japan’s beauty chief on the “Marie Claire” website. Even so, time-crunched American women still might want to learn some of the secrets to determine which ones can work for them.

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Japanese Names for Baby Girls

Seven days after the birth of their babies, Japanese parents, after careful thought and consideration over what they will call the child, may choose to participate in a special baby-naming ceremony. The first name takes on special significance, since, in most cases, children are not given a middle name. Many popular girls’ names reflect either the inner or outer beauty of individuals and nature.