MyKirei Hand Wash and Conditioner
MyKirei Hand Wash and Conditioner
MyKirei Hand Wash and Conditioner

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ELLE 2020 Green Beauty Stars
Star 2020 Stay At Home Beauty Awards
Better Homes & Gardens Beauty Awards 2020
March 18, 2021
GLOSSY.CO

With the launch of MyKirei by KAO, the Kao Corp is gaining name recognition in the US

Kao as a corporation and the many brands that we represent are becoming more visible to the Western consumer. MyKirei by KAO communicates what our brand stands for through a differentiated launch strategy and product portfolio.

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March 18, 2021
PR NEWSWIRE

PR Newswire: MyKirei by KAO is Bringing its Clean Routine for Healthy Hands to Schools Across the Country

MyKirei by KAO is introducing its handwashing curriculum that makes the daily task a fun activity while teaching students all about proper hand washing. The unique program is brought to life by a pop song all about how to wash and why clean hands are so important. Participating schools receive a Clean Routine Healthy Hands Kit featuring the brand's Yuzu Flower Foam Hand Wash and a UV-light germ detector box that help students reveal germs that were missed through improper washing to make the lesson more interactive and engaging.

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March 15, 2021
TODAY.COM

Spring’s Must-Have Beauty Products

The Pampering Body Wash from MyKirei by KAO is an editor fave because the double duty formula can also be used as a shaving cream.

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February 12, 2021
ABCACTIONNEWS.COM

ABC Action News: Skin Products That Really Work

If you have dry hands, MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Hand Wash is for you.

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February 7, 2021
SHESAFULLONMONET.COM

The Must-Try Japanese-Inspired Products

We can thank the Japanese beauty trend for bringing us this conditioner, that will transform your daily shower experience.

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January 18, 2021
MARIECLAIRE.COM

The Top 12 Hand Soaps of 2021

Reduce household waste with big refill pouches of this Foam Hand Wash.

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January 4, 2021
ELLE.COM

All the Feelings About Hand Soaps

This hand soap is one of the best because of its sustainable refills and because the foam dispenses in a fun flower shape.

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January 1, 2021
ELITEDAILY.COM

The Top 5 Japanese Shampoos

It’s not only an environmentally safe shampoo, but this nourishing shampoo also contains two traditional Japanese ingredients—Tsubaki and Rice Water—known to smooth and hydrate.

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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.

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Septemeber 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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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May 31, 2020
SHAPE

The Innovations Behind Sustainable Beauty Products

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

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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.

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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."

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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®.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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