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A Luxurious Refinement of the Body in a Beauty Theme Park for Grown-Ups A Luxurious Refinement of the Body in a Beauty Theme Park for Grown-Ups
GINZA SIX EDITORS Vol.52
It's hot! It's too hot! Every day's heat and cooling, ultraviolet rays etc. cause considerable damage to the body. The age when it is rusting not only on the skin but also inside the body. This climate is enduring. I thought, "That's why I have to take care of my body properly."……I'm sorry.
In such a case, maintenance is carried out by professional hands! So I came to GINZA SIX. It is a strategy to make the body shiny at once in a luxurious atmosphere.
First, take foot care and go to total beauty salon "uka". Every day, heels and nails are dry, probably because they are exposed to ultraviolet rays. This is a terrible situation as a person at the edge of the beauty industry!
When I entered the store and looked at it, I saw six red nails jumping into my eyes. The beautiful gradation. Pure red, orange red, borde deep red……I'm sorry. There were so many tones in red? If you have six colors, you will definitely have a red color that suits your taste and cotton.
The name of this nail and series is "uka red study 1" (2,200 yen each for all six colors * + tax price). It is the basic color of the nail, and it is a stylish naming given by the feeling that "I want women to learn about" red "I want to have one." I choose a color while thinking about which color suits me and the current mood.
As a result, the selected color is "1/1" of the royal road. "Queen of Red" which is clear, easy to mix and elegant. In the back, a relaxing nail space that I did not know when I saw it at the entrance. Here you will need to take care of your feet and pedicure (foot standard course 60 minutes 7,000 yen, manicure coloring 1,000 yen). Foot shampoo, foot horny layer care, nail care, and manicure, my legs are becoming more and more transparent.
Yes, it's done! The red nail shines on beige sandals and is as beautiful as you like. This time, I painted my toe claws, but of course, even if I applied it to my nails, my rank as a woman would be much higher (Note: Compared to our company). The hurdle is high for painting by yourself in the color of "red", but if you actually try it at home, it is quite easy to paint. Let's try another color this time.
Now, let's go to PANPURI. PANPURI, a brand from Thailand, is famous for its natural cosmetics made from carefully selected plant ingredients. Today, I'll have a treatment at PANPURI's salon space.
The menu selected with enthusiasm, "I'll relieve the tiredness accumulated in my daily manuscript writing!" Is the popular "Indin-synthesized massage" (17,000 yen for 90 minutes). First, select the oil used for massage. From 3 types, select "Indusin", a blend of lemongrass, mandarin and bergamot. Simply sniffing fresh scent is enough to revive from mode.
And finally to the treatment. This massage is a good feeling of "drying" and "relaxing". Since pressure points are put in important places, satisfaction is high for tired body. Also, there is only a Thai brand, so it is good to include Thai-style thighs and stretching! A therapist rides on the back and puts weight on it. Stretching to distract the chest and back. Oh, the hardened body becomes soft~. Massage the whole body with oil and complete with head massage. The overcast body woke up and completely revived!
I liked the scent of oil used for the treatment, so it is a souvenir. This will make you feel like a spa at home. (From the left of the photo: Indusin STH Hand & Nail Cream 75,600 yen, Massage & Body Oil 200ml 5,800 yen)
When your feet and body are well-maintained, let's finish with a clean, fragrance. I visited "Diptic". It is a brand of Paris known for its modern and artistic fragrance.
Tension is max before the scent that is lined up in a row. But what on earth should I choose?……I'm sorry. Don't worry, Shops give you advice without worrying.
In addition, this time, I was taught how to put on a little adult. It's layered. However, it is not difficult to turn on the two scents! ? According to the sub-manager Tomoaki Abe, "If you layer it, you can enjoy a deep scent. If you add a deep scent such as woody and a casual floral, it is easy for even the first person to try. "
I finally like these two. One is "Aude Sans". Fragrance including orange flower and juniper berry is exactly "freshness of adult". The other is "Fullur Dupoo." It has a scent centered on irises and musks, and the moment you smell it, it is colored. So, when you repeat it, wonders, wonders, and fresh “Aude Sans” will be sweet and glossy!
For example, in the summer, "audesans" is used as a single item, and in the fall, "fluordupo" is stacked or layered in the daytime. → When you change at night, you can enjoy various ways. This gives you a sense of awakening to play with fragrance. (From the left of the photo: Audesansode Towale 100ml 16,000 yen, Fulurdu Poor Palfan 75 ml 19,000 yen)
There is also a space that collects limited items that can only be obtained in boutiques, and the series of "Rubardu 34" has a nuanced aroma and clakra. The bottles were also beautiful, and there was a desire to "collect". (From the left of the photo: Kimonanto Aud Pal Fan, Omage Ord Palfan, Oponed Palfan 100ml 24,000 yen each)
In the middle of Ginza, you can cruise with nails, body, and fragrance to complete the path to a beautiful body. "Aesthetic amusement park for adults" and GINZA SIX. It was nice to be an adult to enjoy such a luxurious time!
Text: Nobuko Irie Photos: Azasa Hasegawa Edit: Yuka Okada
It’s hot. It’s too hot! Day after day of exposure to heat, air conditioning, and UV rays takes its toll on one’s body. The damage to my skin is obvious, and I’m at an age now where the corrosion has begun to reach into the interior. This weather does nothing but harm to me, but despite thoughts that I should take proper care of my body, the heat makes me do the opposite…
At times like this, I act decisively and seek maintenance from the hands of a pro. That’s why I’ve come to GINZA SIX. Amid this luxurious atmosphere, my plan is to achieve instant restoration for my body.
Choosing to start with foot care, I head to uka, a total beauty salon. Perhaps due to the daily exposure to UV, both my heels and nails are dried out. For someone working in the beauty industry, these are grave circumstances, indeed!
I enter the salon. As I look about, these bottles of nail polish, in six shades of red, catch my eye. I love the beauty of the gradation. There’s a pure red, an orangy red, and a Bordeaux deep red… Are there really this many tones of red? With six colors, I’m bound to like one. One is bound to suit me.
The name of this nail series is uka red study 1 (2,200 yen for one of each of the six colors; all prices listed before tax). This stylish name comes from a desire to get women to learn more about red, the most fundamental nail polish color, the color of which every woman wants a bottle. I consider how I feel today, and I’m overcome with the solemnity of picking the right shade.
In the end, I stick with convention and choose 1/1. This is a clear and pure shade for an elegant red queen. At the back of the salon is a spacious nail area I hadn’t spotted from the entrance when I arrived, where staff provide foot care and pedicures. (The standard foot-care session lasts 60 minutes and costs 7,000 yen; a manicure and coloring is 1,000 yen.) My feet become increasingly translucent as they undergo skin care, nail care, and, finally, a manicure.
And I’m done! The red nails look lovely against my beige sandals. This time I got just my nails painted. Of course—just my personal opinion!—if you have your fingernails done, too, your femininity ascends to still loftier heights. I believe painting your nails red by yourself is quite the challenge, but when I actually try doing it at home later, I’m surprised how easy it is. I find myself thinking I’d like to try some other colors, too.
My next stop is Panpuri, a Thai brand known for natural cosmetics made from carefully selected botanical ingredients. Today I’m getting a treatment session in the Panpuri Oasis salon space.
The course I choose is based on my determination to address the fatigue that comes from writing articles every day. It’s a popular choice, called the Indochine Energizing Massage (90 minutes, 17,000 yen). I first select the oil for my massage. Three kinds are offered. I choose Indochine, a blend of lemon grass, mandarin, and bergamot. Just a sniff of the refreshing scent immediately takes me from exhaustion to reinvigoration mode.
And now the treatment begins. The massage strikes a nice balance between promoting circulation and promoting relaxation. Pressure is applied to every important acupuncture point, something my tired body finds deeply satisfying. And because this is a Thai brand, we also get Thai-style muscle kneading and stretching, which is great! The therapist straddles my back and applies her weight as she pushes down vigorously. She also stretches my chest and back. The tension gradually lifts from my body. My entire body is massaged with oil, and the session ends with a head massage. My lackluster body awakens. I’m restored to the ranks of the living!
I like the scent of the oil used in the treatment, so I buy some to take home. I feel confident it will leave me feeling I’m at a spa even when I’m home (from left: Indochine STH Hand & Nail Cream 75 ml, 3,600 yen and Indochine STH Massage and Body Oil 200 ml, 5,800 yen).
With my body and feet in tiptop shape now, I decide to top everything off with some fragrance. The store I visit—dyptyque—is a Parisian brand known for its modern and artistic scents.
Filled with excitement as I stand before all the fragrances, I also find myself unable to choose—a state of affairs quickly resolved under the kindly guidance of a staff member.
And this time, he teaches me a somewhat grownup way of applying perfume: to apply them in layers. But isn’t applying two scents somewhat tricky? According to assistant manager Tomoaki Abe, “Layering lets you enjoy a deeper scent. Pairing a scent with depth, like a woody fragrance and a subtle floral scent, is easy, something even beginners will want to try.”
Eventually I decide I have two favorites. One is Eau des Sens, a fragrance composed of orange flowers and juniper berries, redolent of a grownup freshness. The other is Fleur de Peau, a fragrance that revolves around iris and musk. A sniff of this immediately inspires the thought, “This is sexy!” And combining the two…if mystery had a scent, it would be this. The effect is to cast a spell of sweetness and spice around the scent of the Eau de Sens. With these two fragrances, I’m looking forward to exploring lots of possibilities. In summer, for example, I’ll probably wear Eau de Sens by itself. When fall arrives, I may add Fleur de Peau or I can change the scent by adding a layer as day transitions into evening. I’m overcome by the sudden clear sense of the joys and delight that await as I explore the possibility of these fragrances (from left: Eau de Sens eau de toilette 100 ml, 16,000 yen; Fleur de Peau eau de parfum 75 ml 19,000 yen).
There’s also a space filled with exclusive products available only at the boutique. The Le Bazar Du 34 series features nuanced fragrances that inspire giddy feelings. The bottles are beautiful. I’m filled with delight at the thought of collecting them all (from left: Kimonan eau de parfum, Eau Mage eau de parfum, Opone eau de parfum – all 100 ml, 24,000 yen each).
GINZA SIX is a true beauty theme park for grownups, right in the heart of Ginza, offering every device and measure needed to achieve a beautiful body, from your nails to your body and your fragrance. The joy of spending such a luxurious hour makes me glad to be a grownup.
Text: Nobuko Irie Photos: Azusa Hasegawa Edit: Yuka Okada
A beauty editor. She went independent after stints working for a manufacturing company and a publisher. She organizes and writes beauty articles for magazines like VOGUE, VOCE, Marisol, and et Rouge. She also writes advertising copy. Based on an awareness of the reality of aging, she strives to create articles based on her own experience that will resonate with readers.GINZASIX_OFFICIAL Instagram