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  • the group.

  • The city has the highest population of young adults in all of Japan.

  • Not only that, but the population of women actually outnumbers the population of as a direct result of this.

  • In Fukuoka City, we tend to take our fashion and personal upkeep very seriously.

  • This is why Fukuoka is home to more hair stylists, nail artists and other esthetician jobs than anywhere in Japan.

  • Mhm.

  • One popular beauty practice among Japanese women right now is getting eyelash extensions.

  • My eyelashes are already naturally pretty long, but for the sake of adventure, I really want to give this a shot.

  • Yeah, get up In the nation, the aesthetician uses a special glue to stick eyelash extensions to your own.

  • It takes about an hour or so to get done, but the process is very painstakingly thorough, since all you need to do is lie down and keep your eyes closed.

  • It's not unusual for customers to fall asleep during this process.

  • It's actually really relaxing.

  • Yeah, and they're done.

  • I feel like someone attach the wings of a butterfly to my eyelids.

  • Yeah, but I'm not done just yet.

  • While I'm here, I want to get my nails done too today because she don't act all together.

  • Oh, Frank, I'm in that.

  • Hi.

  • Mm.

  • Mhm.

  • Then she could be your country and the didn't you?

  • Yeah.

  • Work up there?

  • Yeah.

  • I never used to do my nails in Canada, but I really like how simple the processes here in Japan, the designs are cute, and it's so easy to customize them to suit your own personal style.

  • And that's really important.

  • Mhm.

  • Yes, it does.

  • Amos Koi.

  • So after a day at the salon, do you see a difference?

  • I feel like the eyelashes give my face an overall feminine and doe eyed appearance so I can see how they're really popular here.

  • I like my nails the most.

  • Though I feel like it's a really subtle way to express yourself.

  • There's something really uplifting about looking down at your own hands and thinking they're really cute.

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