SHIRO to Release New Alcohol Hand Mist and Hand Gel Sanitisers

16.April.2020 | FASHION

Japanese cosmetic brand SHIRO has announced the release of its new “Hand Refreshing Series” of hand sanitisers that both clean and keep hands moisturised.

 

The products contain 80% alcohol (*1) and can be used to clean your hands (*2).

 

We are living in a time when taking care of what you touch and washing your hands is of utmost importance. To make life easier for people, SHIRO has created this new line of skincare products.

Chakrasana Hand Refreshener (80ml) – ¥1,600 (Before Tax) / Alcohol: 65% / Contains: Yuzu Peel / Fragrance: Chakrasana

The Chakrasana Hand Refreshener is a hand mist that was released on April 2, 2020. It ensures your hands are sanitised for going outside, while the use of yuzu peel keeps them moisturised. The fragrance used, “Chakrasana,” is an original blend of fresh orange, spicy cloves, and geraniumsーthe latter of which offers a subtle sweet smell.

Hand Refreshener 80 (80ml) – ¥1,800 (Before Tax) / Alcohol: 80% / Contains: Yuzu Peel / Fragrance: Chakrasana, Sabon

Pre-orders are now open via SHIRO’s online store for their new product Hand Refreshener 80 which will launch on April 20. Another hand mist, this version contains 80% alcohol for even cleaner hands. It comes in two fragrances: the above-mentioned Chakrasana as well as Sabon which has a fresh soapy smell.

Hand Refreshing Gel 80 (200ml) – ¥2,800 (Before Tax) / Alcohol: 80% / Contains: Yuzu Peel / Fragrance: Chakrasana, Sabon

Rather than mist, this product comes as a big bottle of gel. Like the mist, it cleans your hands thoroughly while ensuring they do not dry out. Perfect to keep at home or in an office, one bottle can last you up to nearly two months. 1-3 pumps will ensure your hands are nicely sanitised. This product is now available for pre-order and will be shipped between April 23 and early May.

 

SHIRO has halted the manufacturing of some of its products at its Hokkaido-based factory to focus on producing alcohol sanitising items.

 

*1: The official homepage of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan states that alcohol is most effective at 70% and above. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that you need at the very least 60% or more to ensure hand sanitation.

*2: This is not a medical or quasi-drug product.

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