Q&A with an Entrepreneur and YouTube Creator: Loretta Scott

Ever wonder what it would be like to move to Japan and start your own business? Read on to find out how this entrepreneur and YouTube creator forged her own path.

I’m supposed to be in Japan right now, but I’m not because (what else?)…we live in a post-COVID world. I look forward to the day I can return to Japan, but in the meantime, I’m happy to live vicariously through YouTube videos. Today, I’m happy to share a Q&A with Loretta Scott, an amazingly talented and creative entrepreneur who lives in Japan. I discovered Loretta through her KemushiChan YouTube channel.

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When I reviewed DermaHarmony 2% Salicylic Acid Bar Soap a few weeks ago, I lamented the challenge of finding a fragrance-free, dye-free salicylic acid cleanser other than CeraVe Renewing SA Cleanser Review (which is not only a bit pricey but also doesn’t list the percentage of salicylic acid included in the formula). On Instagram, a few people recommended checking out Zapzyt face wash, and I’m glad that they did.

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