We're sure you've already heard about it; some of you may even have it on your holy grail list. The shu uemura cleansing oil is iconic, to say the least. But did you know that there are a few stories behind the cult-favourite product? Here are just some of the things we learned about the product that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Shu Uemura’s first product
Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil
The cleansing oil was shu uemura’s first product. After learning about the product during a trip to Hollywood in the ‘50s, Shu Uemura, the brand’s founder and namesake, decided to try his hand at formulating his own take on the product.
Shu was first in Japan
Shu Uemura Skin Purifier High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil
After perfecting the formula, shu uemura decided to release the product in the Japanese market, making it the first of its kind in the country.