These wonderful small sized travel soaps are handmade in San Francisco, California in very small quantities by friend of the shop Asako Hostetter. Her soaps are a perfect blend of east and west influences and are all natural, not tested on animals and all packaging is from recycled materials.
Sake Kasu: Sake Kasu (Lees) is left behind after sake mash is pressed. It is naturally rich in kojic acid which is known for it’s healing, anti-aging, toning and smoothing qualities. Good for face and body. Made in collaboration with DEN SAKE BREWERY which is located in Oakland, California.
EVERGREEN: Infused with high grade Incense, Zukou. Japanese monks use Zukou for meditation and to purify the spirit. Scented with 6 kinds of essential oils and incense. Fir Needle and Atlas Cedar Essential Oils is mainly used.
SHIOSAI (Sounds of Waves): Dead sea salt is a dense sea salt that contains several kinds of concentrated minerals. The concentration of mineral salts in the Dead Sea are 10 times that of the ocean. Soak away your qualms and sooth your skin in a surprisingly refreshing Dead Sea Salt Bath.
HAKKA MINT: Japanese Peppermint is a seasonal formulation of Bentonite Clay soap with added Dead Sea Salt. Bentonite retains moisture while gently exfoliating, Dead Sea Salt is packed with mineral content and refreshing Hakka Mint.
TACHIBANA is a delightfully exotic creation that Mixes the woodsy smell of Japanese Zuko (sandalwood) with the wonderfully tangy aroma of tangerine and mandarin. Added is beneficial turmeric powder to make up this formulation.