We travel all over Japan to discover and draw attention to products and services that represent Japanese culture but also appeal to a global audience. Below is a roundup of bed and bath items to help you make your bathroom a sanctuary.

Medicated Bath Powder YUYAKU by YoungVenus Co., Ltd.

Enjoy a Japanese hot spring experience from the comfort of your own home with these bath salts developed using a 350 year-old process. Sulfur is removed and skin-softening ingredients are added to help you banish your daily fatigue with a long soak. Buy here.


Using ancient Japanese medicinal recipes, FUKUBISUI is a lotion that provides protection for the skin by harnessing the medicinal power of plants. Suitable for the whole family, the fresh lotion is housed in a sleek bottle designed with minimal fuss and maximal effect. Buy here.

Niigata Jizake Cosmetics Series by TSUTSUWABI CO., LTD.

Using jizake (locally produced sake) from Niigata Prefecture, this series of cosmetics aims to share the wonder and benefits of sake. Even non-drinkers will appreciate the fine subtleties in aroma and texture that are unique to each region. Buy here.


Boost your skin’s natural cell count with this placenta extract. The star ingredient in this skincare product is placenta, birthed naturally by healthy pigs raised on Japanese farms without causing any harm to the animal. Buy here.

Thank You Bayu by Sante Fresco inc.

This rare, natural oil from the mane of the horse helps skin retain hydration. The luxurious, 100% mane oil has been refined in Japan and has a lower melting point than standard horse oils, which creates a smooth blending texture for quick replenishment of the skin. Buy here.


EDOBIO Floradiance is a soap series that draws inspiration from Edo-period beauty rituals and uses biotechnology (BiProGE® Lactic Acid Bacteria) developed by an expert team of researchers. In a nod to an increasingly SDG-conscious world, the Vegan Black Soap has been newly added to the lineup. Buy here. 

TAYIV Hand Care Gift Set by IVRESSE CO., LTD.

Keep your hands moisturized on the go with this portable hand care gift set featuring ingredients such as aloe vera extract from Miyakojima. The set comes in a gift box made of FSC-certified paper and includes a leather pouch, cream, soap and spray. Buy here.

TAKANOYURI EstheFact Cream Spot Mask by Swiss Cell Lab. Japan Co., Ltd.

Takano Yuri Beauty Clinic, the 44-year-old esthetic clinic in the heart of Tokyo, has developed the EstheFact Cream Spot Mask to add moisture and improve resilience in the eye and mouth areas. The rich cream’s double layer prevents evaporation and locks in moisture. Buy here.

Mimamor by SOTOH CO., LTD.

Diligently formulated to ensure that each product, from hand cream to deodorizing spray, is environmentally friendly and smells of hinoki cypress and cedar trees. Phytoncide, the key ingredient in each product, is an aromatic and natural disinfectant derived from plants. Buy here.


All featured products are part of Omotenashi Selection, a project that brings together fine handcrafted items from around Japan and shares them with international audiences. Browse the full Winter 2022 brochure.