Personalized Foundation Making Experience: Make a Foundation that Perfectly Matches You With Sericite
Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
Location:Kitashitara District, Aichi
Only minable here in Toei! In this experience, you get to make foundation using sericite, a material also used by high-end makeup brands.
- Visit the only sericite mine in Japan in the city of Toei. (Optional)
- During this experience, participants will make foundation using sericite, a mineral commonly used by high-end makeup brands.
- In Japan, sericite can only be mined here and the quality is among the best in the world!
Choose from two start times, 10:30 or 13:30.
[10:30 / 14:00] First, learn about the city of Toei, sericite, and more.
[11:00 / 14:30] Next, once the materials are weighed, they'll be put into a mortar to be combined.
[11:20 / 14:50] Work with the instructor to adjust the color as the mixture is evened out.
[11:40 / 15:10] After sieving, the mixture is moved into a makeup case.
[11:45 / 15:15] Finally, participants will learn how to use the product before wrapping up the experience.
[12:00 / 15:30] The experience ends.
First, participants will visit the sericite mine. (Optional)
After learning about sericite, participants will start making their foundation.
First, there will be an explanation about sericite.
Afterward, the materials are weighed and mixed. After mixing, the color can be adjusted to match your skin tone before the mixture is ground down into a fine powder.
Once you sieve your foundation and put it into a case, you're done!
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Time：90 minutes
- Meeting point：Toei Experiences and Community Hall 'Nokiyama Gakko' [MAP]
Nokiyama-13-7 Shimoda, Toei, Kitashitara District, Aichi 449-0206
An hour drive on Japan National Route 151 from Shinjo IC of Shin Tomei Expressway.
* Free parking lot at Toei-cho Nokiyama School is available.
A 100 minutes from Toyohashi Station of JR Iidabashi Line to Toei Station.
After arriving at Toei Station, take a Municipal bus to Toei Onsen.
A 20 minutes walk ( for 1 km) from Toei Onsen to the meeting point.
* the bus is available only from afternoon. Please catch a taxi when you start the experience in the morning.
- Language support：Japanese, English（Guide）
- Included：Experience fee
- Participation requirements：
・Wheelchairs are accessible.
・Strollers are accessible.
- Free WI-FI：Yes
- Toilet：Yes (Western-style)
- Other things to note：
・Although this hand-made cosmetics experience is made with natural materials, we cannot guarantee that is it is safe for everyone as it is a product that will touch the skin directly.
・If you have any concerns, please consult with your doctor in advance to decide whether to participate or not.
・You will be held responsible for any problems with the cosmetics made in this experience.
・Please follow the instructions and use the product carefully.
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】
・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
3 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.