Design

The art of the deep clean, with Marie Kondo

My journey to creating Tatcha is guided and inspired by Japanese philosophies and practices. In order to craft treasures with authenticity, our work extends beyond skincare into self-care.

 

“I spoke with my now-friend Marie Kondo to learn more about her life-changing, magical practice, and how our shared Japanese philosophies inspire our work.”
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12 easy gifts that make you look good

Does anyone else find joy in giving gifts - perhaps even more than in receiving them? I love treasure-hunting for my family and friends, but inevitably, the year goes by so quickly that I end up feeling rushed for time.

 

“This year, we compiled a gift list inspired by some of our closest friends.”

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More Than a Lipstick

In Japan, you can’t help but notice that tea is more than just tea, a fan is more than just a fan, and sake is more than just sake. Behind these seemingly everyday objects lies a dedication to a craft, elevating them to an art. The thought and care applied by each artisan—whether making sake (a lovesong to Japan’s cherished staple, rice), whisking green tea (a symbol of Japanese hospitality) or wrapping a gift (a way to show love and care)—makes even the humblest activities feel luxurious.

“This Japanese artistry and attention to detail inspired us...”
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10 Life Lessons from a Japanese Monk

Before I began traveling to Kyoto, it often felt like every day was “busy.” It seems like everyone these days feels rushed and preoccupied, but so often that means lots of activity with little movement.

“On my last trip to Kyoto, a Buddhist monk inspired me to make small, but transformative changes in my life.”
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