MAKANAI Shirosube Skin Brighter Lotion

MAKANAI Shirosube Skin Brighter Lotion


One of the best-kept secrets from Makanai, this signature Skin Lotion is a creation from a carefully selected list of natural ingredients.

Best used after washing your face thoroughly, this lotion penetrates deep into your pores and hydrates your skin. Unlike most toners unfamiliar to the Japanese beauty regime that are believed to over-cleanse your pores and strip away natural oils, this Skin Lotion is packed with active ingredients to purify, balance and protect your skin from the bright sun for a porcelain-like skin.

With an all-natural and highly moisturizing blend of safflower oil, sunflower oil, this milk removes make-ip thoroughly without the use of any harsh chemicals, preservatives or mineral oil.   

How to use:

  • Apply on face with small circular movements using fingertips or a cotton pad

  • Wash away cleanser with water

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Beauty secrets Since 1899

Inspired by the natural resources of Kanazawa, northeast of Japan, as well as the wisdom of women from the area, Makanai brings to you the best of Japanese natural beauty care.

Makanai products are cruely-free, safe from harmful chemicals and are filled with the natural goodness of essential oils, food-based ingredients and Japanese-harvested, naturally-derived materials.

Carefully selected, high quality natural ingredients such as Konnyaku, Washi paper, rice bran, silk, soy beans, black sugar and gold leaves are combined together using tried-and-true beauty recipes passed down by women over many generations.

These treatments are now professionally-developed, clinically-tested and made relevant in our modern world to provide skin with the ultimate natural pampering.

The brand Makanai was founed in 1999, by Mayumi Tachikawa, who was born in a family that ran a gold leaf foundry since 1899 in Kanazawa. In Japan, when restaurant workers make food for themselves, it is called "makanai: in Japanese.

The women at the gold leaf foundry made cosmetics using the food supplied such as soy beans and green tea as well as washi paper used for pounding gold leaves. Mayumi decided on the brand name Makanai Cosmetics to keep alive the memory of her traditional family business.