Janica Southwick has resided in Japan since 1997. As a bilingual image consultant, she has trained Japan's top corporations including NEC and Fuji Xerox on image and communication, and works regularly with executives and celebrities in the areas of communication and presentation. She has ten years experience as a TV shopping on-air representative for QVC, serving as the brand ambassador for brands such as Dr. Perricone and Peace, Love, World. She has authored three books targeted at cross-cultural non-verbal communication. As an image consultant, she discovered her love for beauty and fashion which lead her to open J-Cast, a beauty and fashion management agency.