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Tokyo women are fastest at applying makeup in Asia

They use the second-most cosmetics in the least amount of time, survey finds

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Shoppers test cosmetics at a shop in Tokyo's Ginza district.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- When it comes to makeup, the women of Tokyo are all about efficiency. They use the second-highest number of cosmetics but spend the least amount of time applying them, according to a survey covering six Asian cities and New York.

The Kanebo Cosmetics survey was conducted in October 2016 and covered 1,219 women, ranging in age from 18 to 34, living in Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Bangkok and New York.

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