The journey to beautiful colors.
Why do we seek "beautiful colors"?
Unconsciously, we choose colors to be close to its beauty.
The Japanese medical herbs based on traditional colors are indeed, the origin of beauty.
"chi to sé true" skincare products start from replenishing "beautiful colors" in search of the origin of Japanese beauty.
"KUCHIHA（fallen leaves）"is the color of fallen leaves turning into red/yellow from fresh green. The inspiration comes from memory of luscious Nanzenji Temple with red and yellow autumn maple leaves. As a beautiful mosaic of fallen leaves nurtures the land, "KUCHIHA" gently removes excess sebum and dirt and delivers nutrients to skin.
"USUAO（light blue）"is a light blue green color, like green just sprouted over the field. The inspiration comes from Ohara in the mountains, which is blessed by rich nature. Like the young and fresh green that grows healthy, "USUAO" awakens the power within to be healthy and beautiful from inside.
"KOUBAI（crimson plum）"is a light crimson red color, like blooming plum blossoms in early spring. The inspiration comes from Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in Kyoto, where plum blossoms are absolutely stunning wrapped with the faint fragrance in early spring. Enjoy the sensation of plum blossoms touching your skin.
"SHIRO (white) "is a sacred reflection of light of shining sun and new snow. The inspiration comes from small-fallen Mt. Hiei. Skin needs breathing like the peak of Mt. Hiei, being covered with quiet falling snow. "SHIRO" lets you reset yourself and experience exclusive relaxation at the end of the day.
“KIHADA（yellow）” is an energetic greenish yellow color, derived from the color of the bark of the mandarin orange plant. It brings to mind the unexplored region of YUZU in Sagamizuo, Kyoto. As the mountainside gradually turns yellow and shines, this face sheet adheres f irmly to the skin, moisturizes, and leads to fresh skin with f irmness and elasticity.
“SUOU（dark red）” is an alluring red color with blackish tints. It reminds us of Jonangu Shrine in Kyoto, where a variety of camellias are in full bloom. Like the camellia, which has been considered sacred in Japan since ancient times, this FACIAL OIL nourishes and moisturizes the skin, leaving it glowing and radiant. The blend of fragrances, inspired by the deep forests of Japan, beautifully envelopes the mind.
"SUOU（dark red）"is an alluring red color with blackish tints. It reminds us of Jonangu Shrine in Kyoto, where a variety of camellias are in full bloom. It blends well with bare skin and softens and conditions it, just like a fallen camellia, which has a wonderful harmony with moss-colored ground.This BODY OIL has a fresh yet sweet aroma that enhances the feeling of relaxation.
OPTION “KASANE IRO”
Dress in “TOKI NO IRO”, colors of seasons.
“chi to sé true” skincare products were created with extra rich natural ingredients, taking their inspiration from Japanese traditional colors.
Japanese traditional colors consist of many different kinds and were the result of the ancient Japanese people’s sensibility, awe, love, and passion toward nature.
Ingredients in “chi to sé true” skincare products contain Japanese beauty essence from nature that is pure and sacred. They will bring “IRODORI”, a colorful delight to your skin.
“KASANE IRO”, the language of Japanese color combinations. Two selected “chi to sé true” products make “KASANE IRO”, the language of traditional Japanese color combination. “KASANE IRO” originally expresses the aesthetics of Japanese changing seasons by color combinations. Presented in layer color combination. Inspired by Kyoto’s natural landscapes, “KASANE IRO” sensitivity surely touches our hearts and questions about the truth that may exist within the aesthetics. For the nobility of the Heian Court, how to dress appropriately and elegantly to match both the season and the occasion based on “KASANE IRO” was indispensable knowledge.
They enjoyed layering and paring fabrics of different colors that blend through optical transmission, resulting in subtle yet beautiful combinations, just like nature magically does to trees, leaves, flowers and so on.
A costume with “KASANE IRO” surely expresses the wearer’s response to the changing season and inner self the mood/feelings/he had beneath, which is, in other words, the inner beauty.
“KASANE of YANAGI”, Layer of Willow
- NIGHT CREAM SHIRO
_“SHIRO” white is a sunlight color and “USUAO” light blue is a willow leaf color. "KASANE IRO" of these colors represents a moment of the willow leaves swinging in blowing winds and reflecting the sunlight. In Kyoto, willow trees on Kamo Riverbank are iconic. A willow leaf is a symbolic of beauty from its supple and elegant appearance.
“KASANE of SHOBU”, Layer of Iris
- LOTION USUAO
“USUAO” light blue is a leaf color of young iris before blooming and “KOUBAI” crimson plum is a color of crimson iris flower. "KASANE IRO" of these colors represents a moment of a fresh iris blooming. In Kyoto, iris flowers in Heian Shrine are iconic. An iris growing straight up to the sky is a symbolic of healthy beauty.
“KASANE of KAEDE MOMIJI”,
Layer of Japanese Maple
- LOTION USUAO
FACE WASH PASTE KUCHIHA
“USUAO” light blue is a green maple leaf color and “KUCHIHA” russet leaf is a russet maple color. "KASANE IRO" of these colors represents a moment of maple leaves changing color from green to russet. In Kyoto, maples in Nanzenji Temple are iconic. Let us not forget to color our hearts like these maples even if the temperature gets colder.
“KASANE of YUKI NO SHITA”,
Layer of Under Snow
- NIGHT CREAM SHIRO
“SHIRO” white is a snow color and “KOUBAI” crimson plum is a plum blossom color. "KASANE IRO" of these colors represents a moment of snow falling on plum blossoms. In Kyoto, plum blossoms in Kitano Tenmangu Shrine are iconic. Plum blossoms waiting for warmth under snow is a symbol of duality of beauty and imposing strength.