In the West, geisha are known for their intricate stage makeup. In the East however, she is known for the "mochi hada" or "baby skin" beneath her performance makeup. Her rituals are deceptively and brilliantly simple though.
The foundation of her classic beauty ritual is brilliantly effective and deceptively simple - a trio of powerful anti-oxidants, each fulfilling a key role in her regimen:
Green Tea - the healing protector
Rice Bran - the nourishing exfoliant
Okinawa Red Algae - the replenishing moisturizer
These anti-oxidant rich ingredients are at the heart of a diet credited with the extraordinary longevity of the Japanese people.
“Give the Gift of Gorgeous Skin”
The TATCHA Ritual Kiri Gift Box packs all of the skin-care essentials into a precious wooden Japanese keepsake box, custom-made by an artisan shop in Tokyo.
San Francisco Chronicle
“Beauty Secrets of the Geisha”
"Our entire team tried Tatcha and just fell in love with the textures and fragrances, as well as the way our skin looked and felt after receiving the products."
What is the ritual?
Tatcha's skincare collection is a recreation of the classic beauty essentials used for centuries by geisha, famed for their pure, polished, radiant and supple skin.
How do I use this ritual?
Step 1: PURE One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil
Step 2: POLISHED or INDIGO Rice Enzyme Powder
Step 3: RADIANT Deep Brightening Serum or LUMINOUS Deep Hydration Firming Serum
Step 4: SUPPLE Moisture Rich Silk Cream or INDIGO Soothing Triple Recovery Cream or AGELESS Enriching Renewal Cream or BALANCED Pore Perfecting Water Gel Moisturizer
What are the benefits of the Water Collection?
Inspired by the longevity and beauty of Okinawans, the Water Collection draws on the incredible hydrating power of red algae to deeply moisturize skin.
How long does the ritual take?
Tatcha's skincare philosophy is one of simplicity and effortlessness. The entire ritual can be completed in 3 minutes.
How do I use the Deep Hydration Lifting Mask?
Begin with clean, dry skin. Unfold mask and pull tab to peel away one layer of mesh backing. Place mask gel-side down on face and adjust to fit comfortably around eyes, nose, and mouth. Peel away remaining backing so that only the gel layer is left, and smooth mask to skin. Leave on for 15 minutes and enjoy the cooling and gentle tingling sensation of the mask at work. Peel mask off, massage remaining serum into the skin and follow immediately with a Tatcha moisturizer to seal in the long-lasting moisture. Skin will feel lifted and cool from the intense hydration.
When should I use the mask?
We recommend using the mask 1–2 times a week, morning or night, as needed.
How long will it take to see results?
When used as a ritual daily, morning and night, results can be seen as quickly as 2 weeks. For optimal results, continue for at least 8 weeks.
What is the core ingredient in the collection?
At the heart of all Tatcha skincare essentials is HADASEI-3™, our own proprietary complex of Green Tea, Okinawa Red Algae and Rice Bran extracts, combined for their anti-aging properties to keep skin looking supple, smooth, and luminous. The result is beauty in balance—skin that is pure, polished, radiant and supple.
I have sensitive skin. Can I use these products?
All of Tatcha's skincare essentials are dermatologist tested, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. We formulate without mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, sulfate detergents, parabens, PEGs, PPGs, urea, DEA, TEA and phthalates.
How do I apply the eye cream, and how often should I apply it?
With your finger, gently dab Tatcha's Revitalizing Eye Cream under the eye and smooth away from the inner corner until fully absorbed. Use morning and night.
Can I apply makeup over this eye cream?
Yes. Like many items in our collection, Tatcha's Revitalizing Eye Cream both nourishes and functions as a primer for makeup.
What step in the Ritual is this eye cream?
Tatcha's Revitalizing Eye Cream supplements our core ritual, providing additional benefits targeted for your eye area. Apply cream just before moisturizing. Apply a moisturizer on top to help seal in its key ingredients.
Ulimate mom gift!My mom absolutely loved this Christmas gift! If you have a supermom like mine, you need to buy this for her.Read More
The ultimate gift 4 you or a loved oneIt is full of all that is exceptional in the Tatcha skincare line. Definately worth the price. The wooden box and presentation is delux, plus it can be used for years to come. I love it!Read More
The Best! Now it comes with the option of the NEW triple recovery cream. Fit for a Geisha - a must have at least one time.
A Wonderful RitualThis Kiri collection is beautifully wrapped in a nice wooden box. It comes with the full-sized ritual which I have fallen in love with! It immediately takes off my makeup and cleans my face thoroughly. It leaves my face clean, refreshed and soft. The mask that comes with the kit also relaxed and gently soothed my face. It was extremely hydrating and cooling. I imagine that it would help with a sunburn! Everything in this kit is so light and refreshing and I would definitely recommend TATCHA and this kit to others.Read More
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Most items will arrive in our signature gift box accented with blue washi paper. Boxed sets will be wrapped in our custom purple paper, also accented with blue washi.