What is "Yakusugi (Ancient Cedar Trees)"?

UNESCO to add Yakushima island to the list of natural World Heritage sites in 1993 and it was registered for Japan's first World Natural Heritage.
The ancient Japanese cedar trees on Yakushima island grows from altitude of more than 500 meters above sea level on the island.
More than 1000years old cedar is only called "Yakusugi(Yaku cedar tree)."

Yakushima(屋久島), Kagoshima prefecture

Property

1.Sublime fragrance of natural wood. 

Contains resins of more than general cedar.

2.Durability to be kept after hundreds of years.

A high antibacterial action and effectively avoid decay from good conditions.

3.Beautiful and elegant grain.

 The same pattern does not exist as one in the world.

and so on.This luxurious cedar is used for make-up brush's handle.

Note

Regarding to Yakusugi, which is used for make-up brush's handle; Yakushima island is registered the World Heritage sites and it is strictly prohibited to cut down Yakusugi.
Therefore, this product is made from stumps of previously felled trees and trees that fell naturally in typhoons in Yakushima.
These trees are called "Domaiboku", which literally means buried trees in the ground.

We DO NOT cut yakusugi trees for these products as trimming yakusugi trees is prohibited by law.
The ones used for these products are those which were naturally blown down by typhoon or strong wind, and therefore are allowed to incorporate into production.

Note that the quality is assured.

Red Squirrel hair

Red squirrel hair, with its rare, will provide gentle feeling on your skin, resulting in a flawless finish. Don't miss this opportunity to get red squirrel makeup brush set as further stocks are not expected for some time to come.




Come with a paulownia wooden box & cowhide pouch

 High-grade wood....

Detail

Powder Brush: Full 16.5cm (6.4961 in) Hair 5cm (1.9685 in)
Blush Brush : Full 16.5cm (6.4961 in) Hair 4cm (1.5748 in)
Eye Shadow Brush: Full 14cm (5.5118 in) Hair 1.5cm (0.5905 in)
Eye Liner Brush: Full 13.2cm (5.1968 in) Hair 0.7cm (0.2756 in)
Lip Brush: Full 11.5cm (4.5276 in) Hair 0.7cm (0.2756 in)
Brow Brush: Full 13.3cm (5.2362 in) Hair 0.8cm (0.315 in)