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Japan Immigration Law

Foreigners To Be Allowed To Work In Japan’s Beauty Industry

One tiny step into the 21st century?

This marks the first time ever that foreigners will be allowed to work in the beauty industry in Japan.

It’s hard to know whether one should feel thrilled that Japan’s beauty industry is opening up slightly to foreign workers or disgusted that it took them until 2022 to do so.

Beautician working on a woman’s hair.
Image by Edward Thomas using Canva
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Edward Thomas

Chicago native, resident of Japan since 1969. Japanese>English translator, copywriter, editor. Teaches English at a Japanese University.