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Full Moon 2023 Reflexology Lymphatic Massage Guide

January 05, 2023

We are all connected to the universe and the elements that surround us, including the moon. Start the year off with a Japanese reflexology lymphatic massage to restart and reset our lives for the year ahead, with the first full moon of 2023 being our guide. 
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Bring in Good Fortune With 4 Unique Japanese New Year's Traditions

January 01, 2023

Every country has its own traditions to celebrate the past year and ring in the new. Through the food, clothes, or practices, most people intend to open up the new year with clear intentions, good fortune, and a hopeful mindset. 
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Shikohin Wellness Event: Yoga, Sound Therapy, & At-Home Massage Workshop

December 21, 2022

Read how our first weekend wellness event in Santa Monica went. Featuring a certified yoga and lymphatic therapist, the participants practiced detox yoga and learned more about Japanese lymphatic massages to try at home, using our Ceramic Gua Sha and Tsubo-Oshi Massage Tool.
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Culture

5 Ways to Wrap a Furoshiki, a Sustainable Japanese Wrapping Cloth

December 14, 2022

Furoshiki are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths that are suitable for everyday use and for gift wrapping. Read about the furoshiki’s history, its significance, and how it’s used more here. ...
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Culture

What is Omotenashi? The Culture of Ultimate Japanese Hospitality

December 14, 2022

The concept of omotenashi is deeply-rooted into every corner in Japan. Loosely translated as providing genuine hospitality without seeking any reward in return, we explain why it is an expression that we want to see more of around the world.
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Culture

Daruma: Setting Goals, Good Fortune, & Manifestation

December 05, 2022

In Japan, darumas are known as a symbol of good luck and perseverance. It also works as a great way to keep track of your wishes.

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    Shopping

    Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Him

    December 05, 2022

    Don't know what to get him for the holidays? Here are three unique self-care products to gift him this year–all under $50.
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    Shopping

    Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Her

    December 05, 2022

    Struggling to find a gift for her this holiday season? Here are three best self-care gifts for that special someone–all under $50.
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    Culture

    A Case for Ashi-yu: Your Feet are the Roots to Your Body’s Health

    July 27, 2022

    Ashi-yu (足湯) are Japanese foot baths or foot spas, meant for soaking away the muscle aches of tired feet and calves. 
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    Wellness

    Face Yoga Class: Week 6 Reflections

    July 19, 2022

    During Week 6 of our six-part face yoga series, we did a comprehensive and holistic review of all the poses we practiced during Week 1-5 of the program.

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    Community

    Shikohin Gives Back

    July 15, 2022

    "We created Shikohin Ritual products to bring inner peace and happiness to everyday lives. We believe in leaving the world a better place than we found it..." Takeshi Nobuhara, Founder 

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    Wellness

    Face Yoga Class: Week 5 Reflections

    July 12, 2022

    Everyone wants to know how we prevent laugh lines and how to prevent the corners of the mouth from sagging as we get older. 
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    Wellness

    Face Yoga Class: Week 4 Reflections

    July 07, 2022

    During week 4 of our 6 part face yoga series, we focused on the mouth. As we age, our lips also age. They may lose firmness and their color may also fade. The area around our mouth can be a revealing indicator of your age...

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    Culture

    Tanabata: Celebrating our Wishes for a Better World.

    June 29, 2022

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    Wellness

    Face Yoga Class: Week 3 Reflections

    June 28, 2022

    During week 3 of our 6 part face yoga series, we focused on the cheeks. There’s no denying that gravity is constantly working against us, pulling our cheeks downward...
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    Wellness

    Face Yoga Class: Week 2 Reflections

    June 22, 2022

    During Week 2 of our 6 part face yoga series, we focused on the neck. Naturally, as you age, the neck will sag and loosen, causing neck wrinkles, multiple chins, and sagging jowels...

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    wellness

    Face Yoga Class: Week 1 Reflections

    June 17, 2022

    Shikohin’s first facial yoga class took place on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  Week 1's theme focused on The Eyes. Facial Yoga is a natural way of looking and feeling younger...
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    wellness

    All Natural Anti-Aging: The Benefits of Face Yoga

    June 17, 2022

    Already well known in Japan, face yoga is gaining popularity in the United States, UK, and France.
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    culture

    Honoring AANHPI Voices: Recognizing the Richness of Diversity

    May 22, 2022

    Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the two fastest-growing racial populations in the United States, projected to become the largest immigrant group in the country by 2055. 
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    wellness

    Our 3 - Step Skincare Guide for Stress Relief

    April 28, 2022

    This 3-step skincare routine helps bring balance to our bodies & minds. Learn about Japanese-inspired natural products for stress & anxiety relief.
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    nature

    Shikohin’s Commitment to Sustainability

    April 19, 2022

    Shikohin’s Commitment to Sustainability What does it mean to be a responsible global citizen? This Earth Day, we want to share some of the ways that Shikohin commits to our promise of delivering...
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    culture

    Shikohin’s Promise of Cruelty-Free Products

    April 12, 2022

    Shikohin is Leaping Bunny Certified, which aligns with our focus on natural and holistic wellness. Learn why our cruelty-free promise is so important.
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    culture

    Mizuhiki:
    The Japanese Art of Gifting

    March 08, 2022

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    wellness

    Cozy Self Care Routines
    for A Tired Heart

    March 08, 2022

    Learn about the power and popularity of natural ingredients in skincare, and why this movement is vital for personal and global hollistic wellness.
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    formula

    Japanese Healing Ingredients
    for the Body & Soul

    February 16, 2022

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    Tremella Mushroom:
    More Hydrating Than Hyaluronic Acid

    February 10, 2022

    Shikohin’s natural ingredients, like Tremella Mushrooms, are highly effective compared to manufactured ingredients in popular beauty products.
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    formula

    New Enlightening Night Serum:
    Discover a 100% natural alternative
    to Hyaluronic acid

    February 08, 2022

    Your nighttime relaxation ritual is an experience just for you. The calm you feel as you wash away your worries and indulge in self-care is something to look forward to...
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    nature

    Forest Therapy: The Japanese Art of Forest-Bathing

    December 03, 2021

    Have you ever stood in the middle of a forest and stopped to listen to the sounds of nature around you; the rustling of leaves, trickling streams and twittering birds. Then you’ve...
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    culture

    The Magic of Onsen: The Benefits of Japanese Hot Springs

    December 02, 2021

    Onsen culture in Japan is more than merely soaking in a tub of hot water. It is an ancient tradition that's widely appreciated throughout the annals of Japanese history...
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    culture

    A World of Tea

    December 01, 2021

    When we're talking about Japanese Tea Ceremony, a vivid image of a traditionally furnished room with a solemn atmosphere may jump to mind...
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    formula

    Natural Beauty Solutions, Enhanced by CBD

    November 30, 2021

    While some beauty products tout CBD as their main ingredient, Shikohin combines natural minerals, botanicals, herbs, and oils backed by ancient Japanese wisdom...
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