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絶妙レシピのハンドクリーム Hand Cream
 

Women who worked in Yoshitaka Gold-Leaf Foundry soaked their hands in a mixture of persimmon tannin juice, egg shell membranes and soy beans in the process of making gold leaves. Miraculously, their hands became distinctively supple, smooth and radiant. This was how our signature hand cream was born-- further researched and developed using the same ingredients to give your skin the care and nutrition it needs. 

 


ボディクリーム Body Moisturizer
 
Our food-safe, natural moisturizer is made from Trehalose, a natural sugar that has powerful moisture-retention properties which extracts moisture from the environment and stores it to provide continuous hydration throughout the day. 
 

紙タオル Washi Paper Towel Scrub
 

These towels are woven from strings from natural washi paper which are naturally soft and durable, while leaving a gentle and pleasant after-wash unique to the Japanese bathing culture. 

 

Our body wash towels made from Japanese washi paper pulp, have been awarded Gold in the 2014 Omotenashi Selection.  This award is a program dedicated to discovering, screening and awarding exciting products and services that epitomize the concept of omotenashi, a unique spirit of the Japanese culture. 


 


重曹と日本酒と珠洲の塩のマッサージペースト Suzu Salt, Sodium Bicarbonate & Japanese Sake Body Scrub
 
Packed with mineral-rich sea salt from Suzu in Noto Peninsula of Ishikawa Prefecture, combined with Japanese Sake to moisturize and Sodium Bicarbonate to deep clean, this scrub rub is a gentle massage paste that exfoliates your skin, leaving it smooth and rejuvenated. 
 
How to use: Gently massage into the skin, concentrating on rough skin areas such as the elbows and knees with firm, circular motions.
絹かるいし Silk Pumice Stone
 
The silk extract in the pumice leaves your skin smooth and soft while preventing skin damage. 
 

How to use: Gently massage the pumice over rough skin areas to reduce calluses and exfoliate dead skin. 

 


まるごと天然素材でつくった自然の恵みのお風呂 Herbal Bath Soaks

Create your own healing space at home with our luxurious series of natural and fragrant bath soaks. Select your favourite scent from our variety of different herbs and flowers including green tea, cherry blossom, wild rose, rice bran and persimmon leaves to suit your mood and body's needs. 
 
How to use: Insert the bath soak bag into a bathtub filled with water. Let it steep for several minutes. Enjoy your bath. Our bath soaks can also be used for foot or hand baths. After use, you can recycle the herb bag by drying it and placing it in the wardrobe, under your pillow, in the car or inside your shoes as a deodorizer. 

 

 

手と顔をぬらして使うタイプのクレンジング Makeup Removing Cleanser

With an all-natural and highly moisturizing blend of safflower oil, sunflower oil, this milk removes make-ip thoroughly without the use of any harsh chemicals, preservatives or mineral oil.   

How to use: Apply on face with small circular movements using fingertips or a cotton pad. Wash away cleanser with water.

 


凍りこんにゃくスポンジ(洗顔用) Konnyaku Sponge


Ideal for the entire family, our best-selling Konnyaku Sponge is made entirely out of Glucomannan, a natural fibre derived from the root of the konjac plant. It helps to deeply cleanse and exfoliate dead cells while its moisture-rich properties leave your skin smooth and supple. 

How to use:

1. Hydrate the sponge in water for 5-10 minutes until it expands to 1.5 times the original size.

 

2. Squeeze out excess water and gently massage and cleanse your face or body in a  circular motion.

 

3. After use, rinse it well and place it in the fridge with an air-tight container.   


 


おやすみ椀 (こんにゃくスポンジ洗顔用) Konnyaku Sponge Case 

Shaped similarly to a Japanese soup bowl, this case fits the Konnyaku Sponge perfectly and helps to keep it fresh in the refrigerator. 

 
 
黒砂糖と馬油の洗顔せっけん Brown Sugar & Horse Oil Face Soap (For Normal Skin)

A well-balanced, natural blend of brown-sugar and horse oil helps create fluffy lather which moisturizes the skin. 

How to use: Wet hands, work soap into lather and rinse under running water.

 



宇治産緑茶と竹炭の洗顔せっけん(さっぱりタイプ) Green Tea & Bamboo Charcoal Face Soap (For Oily Skin)

The brightening and anti-oxidant qualities of Uji Green Tea that is packed with Catechin and Vitamin C, combined with the clarifying, deep cleansing properties of Bamboo Charcoal, helps keep problematic skin clear and beautiful.

How to use: Wet hands, work soap into lather and rinse under running water.


 

日本みつばちの蜂蜜と無農薬ラベンダーの洗顔せっけん(しっとりタイプ) Apis Cerana Japonica Honey & Chemical-free Lavender Face Soap (For Dry Skin)


Perfect for sensitive skin, this soap is made using honey from Japanese bees, which are famous for lightening the skin tone and providing rich moisture, as well as chemical-free Lavender which helps to condition your skin. 


How to use: Wet hands, work soap into lather and rinse under running water.



トウモロコシから生まれた泡立てネット Corn Silk Lather Net


Made entirely out of natural corn silk,  our lather net is intricately stitched and highly stretchable thus providing volumes of fluffy and foamy lather.

 

こんにゃくマンナンの美粉 Konnyaku Powder

The powdered version of our Konnyaku Sponge, it is made entirely out of Glucomannan, a natural fibre derived from the root of the konjac plant. It helps to deeply cleanse and exfoliate dead cells while its moisture-rich properties leave your skin smooth and supple.

How to use: Use together with facial cleansers or our Rice Bran Moisturizing Wash for best skin results.

 


選りすぐりのまゆの玉 Silk Cocoon Balls

These luxurious silk balls are actual cocoons woven by silkworms. They help to gently exfoliate your skin to reveal an all-natural, smooth complexion. 


How to use: Soak a ball in water and slip it over your finger. Lightly massage your face, especially the sides of your nose. Clean and dry the ball after use. Each ball can be re-used 3-4 times. 
 

もち肌洗い袋(緑茶入り) Rice Bran Wash (Green Tea) 

One of the best-kept Japanese beauty secrets, rice-bran water was widely used in traditional baths for centuries. Rice bran is rich in complex vitamins that helps promote healthy skin.   

Green Tea works as an antioxidant and helps to reduce pigmentation and dark spots on your skin. 

How to use: 
 

1.  Hydrate the bag and gently knead it till the liquid from the bag turns milky white.

 

2.  Gently rub the bag against cleansed face or body in circular motions. Rinse skin well with water and pat dry.

 

3.  After use, squeeze the liquid out from the bag and dry it in the shade.

 

[As each bag contains natural rice bran, it lasts about a week. Once it loses its milkiness, replace it. ]

 


もち肌洗い袋(あずき入り) Rice Bran Wash (Adzuki Bean)

One of the best-kept Japanese beauty secrets, rice-bran water was widely used in traditional baths for centuries. Rice bran is rich in complex vitamins that helps promote healthy skin.   

Packed with vitamins and minerals, Adzuki beans are one of the most popular and ancient Japanese methods of smoothing and brightening the skin. 

How to use:
 

1.  Hydrate the bag and gently knead it till the liquid from the bag turns milky white.

 

2.  Gently rub the bag against cleansed face or body in circular motions. Rinse skin well with water and pat dry.

 

3.  After use, squeeze the liquid out from the bag and dry it in the shade.

 

[As each bag contains natural rice bran, it lasts about a week. Once it loses its milkiness, replace it.]


 
もち肌洗い袋(木苺入り) Rice Bran Wash (Raspberry)
 

One of the best-kept Japanese beauty secrets, rice-bran water was widely used in traditional baths for centuries. Rice bran is rich in complex vitamins that helps promote healthy skin.   
 

Raspberries provide an astringent effect to tighten pores and increase elasticity to lift the skin.

How to use: 
 

1.  Hydrate the bag and gently knead it till the liquid from the bag turns milky white.

 

2.  Gently rub the bag against cleansed face or body in circular motions. Rinse skin well with water and pat dry.

 

3.  After use, squeeze the liquid out from the bag and dry it in the shade.

 

[As each bag contains natural rice bran, it lasts about a week. Once it loses its milkiness, replace it.]
 


化粧水 Skin Lotion

One of the best-kept secrets from Makanai, this signature Skin Lotion is a creation from a carefully selected list of natural ingredients. Best used after washing your face thoroughly, this lotion penetrates deep into your pores and hydrates your skin in preparation for the use of our Beauty Oil and Face Cream. Unlike most toners unfamiliar to the Japanese beauty regime that are believed to over-cleanse your pores and strip away natural oils, our Skin Lotion is packed with active ingredients to purify, balance and protect your skin.


How to use: Pour an appropriate amount onto your palms or a soft cotton pad. Gently pat onto your skin until the lotion is thoroughly absorbed.

 

美容オイル Gold Leaf Facial Oil
A specially crafted mixture of botanical oils from jojoba, sesame and other natural ingredients offers softness and ample moisture that benefits your skin. 

How to use: Massage 2 drops of Beauty Oil after applying Brightening Skin Lotion.

 


外線を防止する下地クリーム(UVクリーム) UV Protection Cream

Recommended for use before makeup, this UV protection cream is safe even for your entire family, including babies. It does not contain toxic chemicals and hormone-disrupting UV absorbers. SPF16 PA++

 
How to use: Apply generously to face and neck before makeup, sun exposure and/or as needed. 

 


金箔シートつや肌マスク(24金使用) 24-karat Gold Leaf Sheets (20 sheets per box)


Staying true to its origins at Yoshitaka Gold-Leaf Foundry, Makanai's 24-karat Pure Gold Leaf Sheet is the ultimate luxurious treat for your skin. The mask helps brighten your skin, reduce dark spots and pigmentation, improve skin luster and stimulate skin metabolism.

How to use: 
 

1.  After cleansing your skin and patting dry, moisturise it by applying facial lotion.

 

2. Apply the Gold Leaf Beauty Mask on your skin and remove the layer of paper.

 

3.  Wait for approximately one minute and apply a face cream over the mask. Massage gently in circular motions until the gold disappears.