The Amayori Sento


Making the Takada Tawashi Body Brush

January 30, 2020
Once we placed our order for the Takada Tawashi Body Brushes earlier this winter, we waited. And waited… Little did we know that the brushes were being hand made for us and would take a month to sh...
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A Calm Home: Winding Down in the Evening

January 22, 2020
As time goes on, I begin to appreciate my evening rituals more and more. My evening bath has now become part of my husband's life, and I wanted to share with you some thoughts on creating an end-of...
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How to Have a Mindful Holiday Season

November 22, 2019
Things have been so busy around the Amayori loft. I wanted to take a moment to say hello, as this will probably be the last journal entry of the year. I have always been someone who easily becomes ...
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Slow Beauty, Now Micro-Batched

September 19, 2019
Since day one, I have been proud and honored to handcraft Amayori’s products. Over the years, I have had people ask me why I don’t have things made in a lab or factory. The truth is, I would never ...
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A Healing Journey

September 11, 2019
I always try to keep things light in this journal, and debated writing about what I am about to share for over a month. But then it hit me: If I don’t share something that could help people, what i...
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The Home Alter: Creating Your Sacred Space

August 13, 2019
In most Japanese homes, you will find some sort of special space, usually a shrine or altar. They tend to be either Buddhist or Shinto-themed. Or they can be as simple as a tokonoma – an outlet wit...
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