With its golden color and creamy texture, Japanese Camellia oil has been responsible for the classic, legendary beauty of Japanese hair for centuries. It is also a non-comedogenic skin moisturizer which can repair damage caused by dryness, sun exposure and aging. Learn how to use for hair, body and skin care, its benefits and how it’s made.
Not all green teas have a green color, though most do. The name “green tea” refers to teas which are produced without fermentation. Want to know more about different green teas? This is a comprehensive post on flavor, aroma, caffeine content and how-to-brew tips for popular Japanese teas such as Sencha, Hojicha, Bancha, Genmaicha and more.
The essence of Japanese aesthetic is a concept called 'MA' (pronounced "maah") — the pure, and indeed essential, void between all "things." A total lack of clutter, MA is like a holder within which things can exist, stand out and have meaning. It is the emptiness full of possibilities, like a promise yet to be fulfilled.