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A Gift from Kyoto’s Spring

Whenever I’m in Kyoto at this time of year, I delight in the the snowy hush of winter. As I walk its cobblestone streets, I look for one of my favorite signs of a beautiful spring to come: the vibrant, pink blossoms of the Japanese Plum trees.

“...my heart was filled with wonder by these hopeful flowers”
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A New Morning, a New Ritual

My frequent travel brings me many new discoveries, treasures and friends to cherish. In this abundance, I find it challenging to be present and make the most of the moment, as I am pulled between Kyoto and San Francisco, between work and home. Building a personal morning ritual has been my secret to achieving this presence of mind.

 

“...these beautiful little moments in the early hours are the foundation of my day.”
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A Tatcha x Emi Meyer Collaboration

Kyoto’s magic lies in its mystery: the way time stands still in this ancient capital city, and yet it gracefully embraces modernity. Geisha embody so much of Kyoto’s wonder and elegance, which is why they’re our muses. So when Emi Meyer, a singer-songwriter, reached out to me and offered an idea for a collaboration in Kyoto, I was intrigued.

“we are in unique positions to bridge two worlds”

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A Mask Like None Other

While sheet masks are the latest beauty trend to arrive on our shores, they have been a core part of the geisha’s beauty rituals for centuries.

“Inspired by this classical beauty treatment, this modern marvel floods the skin with glowing hydration...”
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Overnight Sensation

Sleep is a dreamy restorative for the inside and out. While we sleep, our bodies undergo a renewal that can be felt in the mind and body, down to the cellular level. I always make sleep a priority.

So when our leading chemist, Nakamura-san, showed me a new formula that revitalizes skin overnight, I was jumping with joy in our laboratory. It’s the first treatment in our collection that renews skin while you sleep: the Luminous Overnight Memory Serum Concentrate.

“I was astonished to see the jelly-like concentrate immediately melt into my skin, leaving it luminous and satiny.”

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