Japanese Forest Warm Eye Pillow is made with special washi fabric which is produced using Japanese wood - Hinoki and Sugi (Japanese cypress & cedar). Inside the eye pillow is Japanese red beans Azuki and it can be heated in the microwave. Each of the eye pillow cover (which is also made with washi fabric) is printed with lovely Japanese forest inspired water colour illustration by Momoe Kondo, spray the cover with Japanese Wood Atmosphere Mist that comes with the eye pillow and you can enjoy relaxing moment feeling almost like you are in a Japanese forest.
To heat the eye pillow:
Take the inside bag out from the cover and heat only the inside bag, in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds. Do not overheat. Put the heated bag into the eye pillow cover and spray the mist on the illustration side, then place it onto your eyes facing the illustration side up. Make sure the heated eye pillow is not too hot to touch, if it feels too hot wait until it cools down a little. When reheating the eye pillow, make sure you don't over heat it and heat it in the microwave for no more than 10 seconds at a time.
Japanese Forest Atmosphere Mist is a 100% natural special combination of distilled water and essential oil of Japanese trees from Oita such as Hinoki, Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) and Kuromoji (Lindera umbellata), which are only found in Japan and in a small part in Taiwan. The spray has a unique forest-like fragrance that is purifying, uplifting, and stimulating. The mentioned trees are said to have anitmicrobial, germicidal and insect repellent properties.
*Aroma items are banned by a courier company so when this item is purchased with a courier shipping option we will send the mist by a postal service separately on its own.
[Eye Pillow] Wood Fiber Fabric (45% Washi Paper, 65% Cotton), Locally made organic Azuki beans (110g)
100% Steam-distilled essential oil and distilled water of Hinoki, Sugi & Kuromoji trees harvested in Yabakei area in Nakatsu-shi, Oita prefecture, Fermented ethanol 'Shimakibi'
Measurements: Eye pillow: 9 x 19cm / Mist: 30ml / Package: 19.6 x 14 cm (Paper Lidded Box)
Made in Japan
ABOUT THE MAKER
Rokugatsu-Yohka no Mori - literally means 'June the 8th Forest' is a lifestyle brand by Hisatsune Sanrin a forestry company from Oita prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. Hisatsune Sanrin cares about the forest and its environment and tries to keep the Japanese forest alive for generations. The Rokugatsu-Yohka no Mori products are made with scraps of timber, branches, leaves etc that are organically grown in their forest in Oita.
Orders are shipped from Japan using Japan Post mail services or Yamato Transport/UPS.
*Shipping options are currently limited due to COVID-19 and the current situation in Russia-Ukuraine.
See here for the full information on shipping.
Shipping cost is determined by weight or the size of the package and destination and it depends on the shipping option you select. You will see the available options for your chosen items at checkout.
Orders are typically shipped within 1-5 business days of your purchase if all items are in stock.
SHIPPING TO UNITED STATES
Yamato Transport / UPS Worldwide Expedited*: 4-8 Business Days / Starts from $20
UPS Worldwide Saver*: 2-4 Business Days / Starts from $23**
EMS (Japan Post/USPS): Available upon request - it can be more costly than Yamato/UPS but if you'd like a PO Box delivery please select EMS option.
*For purchase above $800, you will be collected custom/import fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
**Additional fee will apply for remote/extended areas.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist. We may change the shipping method accordingly.
SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA
Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 5-8 Business days / Starts from $21
Registered Airmail (Japan Post/Australia Post): Starts from $9
*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist.
SHIPPING TO CANADA
UPS Worldwide Saver*: 3-5 Business Days / Starts from $20
Additional fee will apply for extended/remote area.
*You may be collected custom/import fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
SHIPPING TO UK, FRANCE & GERMANY
UPS Worldwide Saver: 2-4 Business Days / Starts from $19
*VAT, Import Tax & Fee will be collected upon delivery)
*Please remember there is 2~4 days processing time before we dispatch orders.
SHIPPING TO EUROPE*
Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $13
Yamato Transport/UPS: 5-8 Business Days / Starts from $28
*Postal services for many countries in Europe are temporarily unavailable due to the current situation in Russia-Ukuraine.
We ship using UPS service to those affected countries for the moment, shipping cost starts from $25 and is determined by the size of the box.
We will only provide a refund in the event of damaged or defective items that we cannot replace. If you wish to return or exchange an item you must first contact us within 7 days of arrival by email at hello [at] uguisustore.com
Pre-ordered or Backordered items, sale or discounted items can not be returned.
We will not be able to accept return or exchange of items if contacted after 7 days of arrival, so please make sure to open the package and check the contents as soon as the package arrives.
All customers are responsible for shipping costs as well as duties on all returned items. We can not refund shipping if the package has already been shipped.
When the package for your order gets returned to us after no re-delivery is arranged when you needed to, we can resend you the package but you will need to pay for the postage again. If you choose to cancel the items, we can refund the amount for the purchased items but not the postage as it has already been shipped and is totally non-refundable.