J-Beauty Ritual Guide

Shikō’s epicenter for Japanese skincare, ingredient discoveries & all things wellness.

J-Beauty Ritual Guide

Shikō’s epicenter for Japanese skincare, ingredient discoveries & all things wellness.

What Is Avocado Oil and How Is It Used in Skincare?

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What Is Avocado Oil and How Is It Used in Skincare?

Avocados are famed for their rich creamy flavor, whether on toast, or served up in your favorite sushi roll. As it turns out, the oil from avocados is equally as nourishing as the fruit itself - so just what is avocado oil, and how is it used in s...

Jan 11 2023 - 5 min read
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What Is Sandalwood Oil and How Is It Used in Skincare?

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What Is Sandalwood Oil and How Is It Used in Skincare?

The rich scent of sandalwood is prized around the world, not only for its sweet, woody fragrance,...

Sep 6 2022 - 5 min read
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What Is Lavender Oil and How Is It Used in Skincare?

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What Is Lavender Oil and How Is It Used in Skincare?

This delicate, light purple flower is famous for its calming and soothing effects when used as an...

Aug 29 2022 - 6 min read
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What Is Shea Butter and How Is It Used in Skincare

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What Is Shea Butter and How Is It Used in Skincare

A rich, creamy butter, harvested from the nuts of the exotic Shea tree, Shea butter has been reno...

Aug 19 2022 - 5 min read
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What Is Rice Bran Ferment and How Is It Used in Skincare?

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What Is Rice Bran Ferment and How Is It Used in Skincare?

The bountiful array of nutrients found in rice, combined with the power of fermentation, make ric...

Jul 27 2022 - 5 min read
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7 Ways Sake Can Benefit Your Skincare Routine

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7 Ways Sake Can Benefit Your Skincare Routine

Treat yourself to an ancient J-Beauty secret - drinking up the luxurious benefits of sake as part...

Jul 15 2022 - 4 min read
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Peat Extract Anti-Aging Benefits

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Peat Extract Anti-Aging Benefits

From antibacterial and anti-inflammatory to moisturizing and cleansing, peat extract benefits mee...

May 24 2021 - 5 min read
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