Aromatic Experience:A blissful evening soak in an ofuro bath at one of Gion's traditional Japanese inns. Calming of the mind and body, a sense of peace, ceasing of mental chatter, relief from stress,peaceful restorative sleep.
The Fragrance: Japanese yuzu citrus relieves stress and will help you relax. Green, yellow mandarin and wild lavender will help calm the mind while exotic ylang ylang evokes the mystery of the night while bringing about a peaceful sleep.
The Product:Slip into a cocoon of aromatic silk gauze with this ultra-light dry oil for the bath. Silk Gauze Shiso Bath Oil is a concentrated, skin nourishing, aromatic soak in a base of organic shiso seed oil. Relax and be transported to a Japanese bath with this spa level treatment for the skin and the senses.
Shiso seed oil is prized throughout Asia for its healing benefits. It is high in nourishing essential fatty acids and antioxidants including anti-aging rosmarinic acid. We love this oil because it is lightweight yet extremely moisturizing. After a bath, the skin will be glowing with a veil of moisture.
The Ritual: Pause, shut your eyes, and set your intention for this ritual. Shower first and cleanse your body. This bath is for pure enjoyment and relaxation. Once the bath is full pour onecapful of Silk Gauze Shiso Seed Bath Oil into the tub. Swirl with your hand to distribute evenly and then slide into the bath. Try to soak for at least twenty minutes.When you exit the bath pat skin dry – don’t rub. No additional moisture will be needed but should you like to indulge further, pour a small amount of oil into your hands and massage into the skin. Be sure to drink a full glass of water after the bath. This is a soak for all seasons. Use warmer water during cooler months and lukewarm water during the warmer months.