Culture

You Can Now See Us IRL!

You Can Now See Us IRL!

DHC has launched at Riley Rose! With twelve locations across the country, Japanese beauty is even closer to your door step. We interviewed our Director of Retail on why we chose Riley Rose.

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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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Artist Spotlight: Cristina Rose-Guizar

Olive Virgin Oil—How We Created Our Very First Product

To celebrate our Kanpai Friends and Family Sale, artist Cristina Rose-Guizar created a special design that brings together fantasy, friendship and kawaii. We put a spotlight on what inspires her art.

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A Brief History of Eyeliner

The History of Eyeliner

The science and style behind that perfect cat eye look—explore the history of eyeliner from ancient Egypt to today.

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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-honored traditions.

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Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

Japanese Tea Ceremony

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

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Onsen (hot spring bath)

DHC Onsen in Ito, Japan

The public bathhouse (sento) and the hot spring baths (onsen) are essential parts of Japanese bathing culture. The volcanoes of Japan feed thousands of natural hot springs across the country, opening the door to a rich tradition of visiting natural spas for relaxation and healing.

Join Yukino as she explores DHC's Onsen in Ito, Japan.

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Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing)

Picnic under gorgeous pink cherry blossom trees with your friends and family. Our favorite Japanese spring tradition is a celebration to appreciate the beauty of sakura.

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Shop DHC Duty Free

DHC Japan Duty Free

Traveling to Japan? Be sure to visit DHC’s Duty Free stores. Check out our Duty Free website before your trip to find information about store locations and offerings

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