Episode 12: Centenarian beauty adviser

Until what age do you want to keep working?

Three Kyodo News journalists – Yamaguchi-san, Toma and Horiuchi-san – talk about a 100-year-old woman, Tomoko Horino, who was recently recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest beauty adviser. Listen as they discuss how makeup has become more normalized for men, and learn the English translations for some skincare phrases.

Article mentioned in the podcast:

Japanese centenarian becomes world's oldest beauty adviser

Kyodo News presents a bilingual podcast for English learners about the ins and outs of news writing and how to translate tricky Japanese phrases into English. Have fun listening to journalists discuss recent articles as they occasionally go off on unrelated tangents.

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