Septemeber 20, 2020

ABC NEWS

Beauty’s Best of 2020 According to Better Homes and Gardens

With the help of editors and trusted beauty experts, Better Homes & Gardens has named the MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Hand Wash the Best in Body Care for 2020. Why? Because it won't dry out your hands, boasts ingredients like vitamin C-rich Yuzu extract and soothing rice water and is packaged in a breakthrough sustainable eco-friendly bottle.


September 11, 2020

HEALTH

Health Editors’ Top Hand, Foot and Nail Products of 2020

When choosing a cleanser, the key is finding one that eliminates dirt and germs, but doesn’t strip away vital hydration. MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Hand Wash features Japanese yuzu extract and soothing rice water to keep skin nourished. Plus, the innovative bottle uses 50% less plastic than traditional plastic bottles.


September 2, 2020

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

10 Japanese Brands the Experts Love in 2020

Japan’s beauty traditions—and modern-day innovations—are inspirational. The MyKirei by KAO Conditioner with Japanese Tsubaki & Rice Water made the list of the best in J-Beauty because it works well on all hair types, is lightly conditioning with a soft scent.


August 27, 2020

THE ZOE REPORT

10 Luxurious Soaps That Stop Germs But Won’t Dry Out Your Hands 

If your hands are feeling dry, it might be down to your anti-bacterial soap, which isn’t a must-have in the age of COVID-19. Any soap can do the trick, so why not choose one that will remove the unwanted germs but leave behind the much-needed moisture? 


July 2, 2020

US WEEKLY

Beauty’s Best of 2020

MyKirei Shampoo & Conditioner make the list. The vegan, plant-based formulas are great for all hair types and packaged in 100% recyclable* bottles made with 50% less plastic**. *Recyclable with TerraCycle®. **MyKirei by KAO vs. traditional bottles.


July 1, 2020

BYRDIE

The Japanese Brand Proving that Less is More 

MyKirei takes a holistic, encompassing view toward sustainability. The products feature air bottles that are 100% recyclable with TerraCycle® and use up to 50% less plastic than traditional bottles to reduce waste, but also feature many small details that make a difference.


July 1, 2020

CV LUX MAGAZINE

Hero Beauty Products for Hands

Frequent hand washing is now the norm. But when you’re washing your hands, don’t forget that this skin needs beauty benefits, like nourishment and protection, too.


June 30, 2020

WELL + GOOD

A Drugstore Brand that Beauty Editors Love

MyKirei by KAO Skin-nourishing Hand Wash with Yuzu & Rice Water cleanses and hydrates, making hand washing part of your skincare routine. Plus it’s packaged in a very environmentally friendly bottle.


June 29, 2020

CV LUX MAGAZINE

Hero Beauty Products for Hands

MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Hand Wash photographed and featured in an article titled, "Hand Heroes". 


June 16, 2020

STYLECASTER

What Can Rice Water Do for Natural Hair

An Amazon top seller, MyKirei Nourishing Shampoo is vitamin-rich and formulated with Rice Water and Japanese Tsubaki.


June 8, 2020

POPSUGAR

Beauty Brands Giving Back During the Pandemic

MyKirei by KAO not only gave away its Foaming Hand Wash, but also appropriated fabric designated for marketing purposes andmade 500 reusable fabric face coverings to give away.


May 31, 2020

SHAPE

The Innovations Behind Sustainable Beauty Products 

Look good and feel good with this streamlined, straightforward personal care collection.


May 26, 2020

SHERMANS TRAVELS

Beauty’s Best from All Over the World 

From Japan, the MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Shampoo and Conditioner feature the ingredients known traditionally as the answer to silky, shiny hair.


May 15, 2020

VOGUE BUSINESSS

Beauty Brands, Amazon and the Pandemic

Amazon has become one of the top beauty retailers, with an expanding product portfolio, which includes MyKirei by KAO. Consumers are turning to Amazon for many of their personal care needs, making it an ideal space for an exclusive launch like MyKirei."


May 4, 2020

HOLLYWOOD LIFE

The 2020 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

How can you show Mom that you love her? With a MyKirei by KAO shampoo, conditioner & hand wash. These perfect gifts come in large, 100% recyclable* packages that are made with 50% less plastic than traditional bottles. *Recyclable with TerraCycle®. 


April 30, 2020

BYRDIE

Beauty Can Save the Planet

Big Beauty is one of the largest offenders against eco-friendliness. Brands must consider their impact if there will ever be a change. MyKirei by KAO features a packaging innovation that will not only help when the consumer recycles, but will also help if a package ends up in a landfill.


April 22, 2020

TODAY

Honor Earth Day with Sustainable Beauty Products

Being homebound during the pandemic gave many of us the chance to think about and source more sustainable beauty routines. Today’s Bobbie Thomas was drawn to MyKirei because of its packaging, which uses much less plastic, stands up on its own and lets you use every last drop. 


April 22, 2020

FORBES

The Brand that Helps You Clean Your Hands & Save the Planet 

The Japanese-inspired MyKirei collection features an air bottle that empowers consumers to cut down on waste. The line launched with just three products—shampoo, conditioner and hand wash—to keep it simple and cut down clutter. Through a partnership with TerraCycle®, the air bottles can be repurposed and upcycled so there is no waste. It’s all part of Kao’s commitment to make the world a better, more beautiful place to live, through safe, effective products that help all people, while reducing our collective footprint.


April 17, 2020

YAHOO

MyKirei Gives New Meaning to Sustainable Beauty 

The new sustainable beauty brand is built on the credence that caring for yourself, society, and the world makes life more beautiful. In response to the pandemic, the brand gave away full-size bottles of its Nourishing Hand Wash and made a number of reusable fabric face masks, which were also donated.


April 17, 2020

ALLURE

New Sustainable Beauty Brand Launches with Giveaways During Pandemic?

In response to the global pandemic, MyKirei used its social media platform to give away full-size bottles of Nourishing Hand Wash.The brand also repurposed furoshiki wraps, into reusable fabric face masks, which were also donated. Marissa Vallillo, Director of Marketing for MyKirei by KAO. "[The brand] is built on the credence that caring for yourself, society, and the world makes life more beautiful, so doing what we are doing with the masks is a true embodiment of who we are.


April 10, 2020

ELLE 

Green Beauty’s Best 

In a package that is 70% thinner than typical bottles and designed so you get every last drop, the shampoo lathers well and the conditioner is perfect for all hair types.


March 11, 2020

STYLECASTER

Hand Washes for Very Dry, Over-washed Hands 

Leave your hands feeling soft and smooth, while feeling good about a product that is fully recycled and reduces plastic by up to 50% vs. traditional packaging.

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