Pixi Nourishing Cleansing Balm (€24), Boots Botanics 97% Organic Hot Cloth Cleansing Balm (€13.49), Shiseido Perfect Cleansing Oil (€50), Vivderma Comforting Gelee Cleanser (€41 at vivderma.com)

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Charles Yin: “Relations between China and Japan are in a state to be very concerned [about].”  Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

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