Culture

We Tried DHC Products Only Available in Japan!

Japanese products for health and beauty

Deep sea drinking water? A supplement that brightens skin? See what we tried!  

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Meanwhile in Japan… It’s Golden Week!

See what this uniquely Japanese holiday is all about!

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The Symbolic Beauty of the Sakura

See why people from across the globe flock to Japan each spring to see their iconic cherry blossoms. 

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Meanwhile in Japan... The Origins of Deep Cleansing Oil

Deep Cleansing Oil

Learn how a worldwide favourite came to be.

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10-Day Double Cleanse Challenge

'This, by far, is better than my previous skincare routine.'

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The History of Japanese Double Cleansing

How the centuries-old practice of double cleansing with oil became popular in Japan and caught on in the West.

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We Tried 5 Unique, Japan-exclusive DHC products

unique japanese beauty buys

Internal perfume pills? Collagen shots? So many cool products, so little time.  

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Getting Social—All About Japanese Millennials

Getting Social—All About Japanese Millennials

To give us some insight on the ever-elusive and ever-trendy culture of young Japanese millennials, we spoke to a local friend, Miu Kataoka, a new college graduate based in Osaka.

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Omotenashi and Omiyage (Hospitality and Gift Giving)

Hospitality and Gift Giving

Providing heart-warming hospitality and exceptional gift giving are an important part of our heritage. Discover these foundations of Japanese culture and explore time-honoured traditions.

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Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Explore the time-honoured Japanese tea ceremony that has been practised for centuries. Led with beauty and grace, the tradition celebrates the art of preparation and performance.

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