8 Compliments to Make a Japanese Woman Smile When You First Meet Her

2. Flatter her by comparing her to a celebrity: “You look like the model XXX.”

“You look like XXX” is a useful phrase for flattering a Japanese woman. “I disagree when someone tells me I look like a beautiful celebrity, but I feel really happy inside,” said a Japanese teen. Try to guess who her “celebrity girl crush” is based on her fashion and hairstyle and tell her that she kind of looks like her, even if it’s lip service.