Not to be outdone by Shiseido, Kose also publishes a seasonal magalog, Precious Beauty. The Spring '08 issue can also be viewed online. The main feature is on Esprique Precious' new base makeup collection and it also features tutorials for applying powder foundation and tips for prepping your skin for makeup with toning lotion and makeup base. According to the interview with one of the scientists responsible for developing Esprique Precious Dramatical Stay UV Pact Foundation, the secret of the foundation's Zero Shine Powders ability to prevent oxidisation (i.e. foundation turning darker after a few hours of wear) iss because when the powder absorbs sebum, it turns clear instead of greyish or chalky unlike other foundations. Sounds very promising!