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Shu Uemura Celebrates 50 Years of Magic with its Iconic Cleansing Oil – 10 Facts You Must Know About Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils

shu uemura 50th Anniversary Cleansing Oil
50 years. Wow. Without me knowing, Shu Uemura is celebrating its iconic cleansing oil’s 50th Anniversary. Its older than me. Now I know! My encounter with Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil dated way way back when I started beauty blogging. And when the Ultime8 was launched a few years ago, I never look back. The brown bottle cleansing oil may be the priciest among the lot, it is the best one among the lot 😀 . Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil is good as it is a one-step deep cleansing with botanical ingredients that make the skin clean, soft and smooth.


Did you know?

Here’s a little fun fact. The first original beauty cleansing oil launched by Shu Uemura was “unmask” back in 1967. That was years before the first groundbreaking beauty boutique was opened. Shu Uemura then pursued new cleansing oil technology for half a century since to further secure its position at the beauty and skincare revolution.


The team at Shu Uemura Malaysia sent me some interesting fact about these best-selling cleansing oil and since I like all the facts and figures or science of everything *lol*, I thought you might be interested with these too.

10 Facts You Must Know About Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils

Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils Fact 1
Fact 1 – shu uemura’s first product was cleansing oil
After discovering cleansing oil in Hollywood in the 1950’s, Mr. Shu Uemura believed it to be the secret to beautiful skin. thus, cleansing oil became our first product.

Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils Fact 2 and 3
Fact 2 – shu uemura introduced cleansing oil in Japan
Way back in the 1960’s, shu uemura was the first company to launch cleansing oil in Japan, helping to create an innovative new category of skincare.

Fact 3 – shu uemura cleansing oils are beloved for their simple effectiveness
With greater fluidity than typical viscous milk or waxy cream, our cleansing oils easily spread over skin, lifting away makeup and sebum.

Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils Fact 4 and 5
Fact 4 – With shu uemura cleansing oils, double cleansing is unnecessary
The moment oil droplets contact water, a milky oil-in-water emulsion is created, which can remove both oil- and water-soluble impurities in one-step*.

*only with cleansing oils

Fact 5 – Different oil molecules target different types of makeups to wash off
When selecting oils, shu uemura considers the structure and characteristics of oil molecules for their affinity to makeup products such as long-lasting foundations, long-lasting lipsticks and waterproof mascara.

Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils Fact 6
Fact 6 – shu uemura cleansing oils are formulated to emulsify quickly
Quick emulsification ensures a non-greasy, non-oily feeling after rinsing. just make sure the oil has emulsified well and then rinse thoroughly with water.

Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils Fact 7 and 8
Fact 7 – shu uemura cleansing oil is good skincare
Soft, smooth and moisturizing, shu uemura cleansing oils are designed to balance skin condition without stripping away moisture.

Fact 8 – shu uemura offers various cleansing oils for different skin types
There are currently six shu uemura cleansing oils with various textures and fragrances for different needs and conditions of skin.

Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils Fact 9 and 10
Fact 9 – shu uemura cleansing oils are gentle
Thanks to oil’s capillary action, it diffuses easily into pores with no need for strong rubbing. our cleansing oils function as a cushion between finger and skin, so a gentle movement is all it takes to remove makeup.

Fact 10 – Cleansing with oil in the morning could change your life
Cleansing oil removes sebum and impurities accumulated during sleep without stripping away skin’s natural moisture, making it the first step in a morning skincare routine.


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