Power of plants is the reason
that mask is gentle.
Growing from the soil and returning back to it.
Mask is washi fibre <Curetex> 100%.
The power of plants, gentle for everyone.
There is no scratchiness so people who have
sensitive skin can use too.
Certified most strict [Class I] of world's highest standard certification of safety for fiber, [STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX®] *
Washi fibre <Curetex> makes mask using natural plants without relying on chemical processes as much as possible.
There is no scratchiness because the fibre doesn't become fluffy.
It is a smooth texture and has a unique crisp touch.
[STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX®] is the most strict classification [Class I] that can be used for babies so adults who have sensitive skin can also use it with ease.*Curetex :STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX®︎ Class I authentication code N-KEN 18040
It prevents odour and rash.
Refreshing in the mask.
It has natural features of [Humidity control] [Antibacterial] [Deodorizing] of plants without chemical processing
It is a <Curetex> feature that you will not feel sticky even if you sweat.
It feels refreshing and minimizes bad odour in the mask even when breath builds up.
Moreover, countless natural plant hollows in the fibre absorb the dirt and bacteria.
The plant-made mask is kept refreshed and clean, having the effects of washi - [Humidity control] [antibacterial] [deodorizing] of plants.
Protects the skin
It protects from sunburn and
keeps sensitive skin healthy.
Mask protects skin by having the effects of washi - [Humidity control] [UV protection]
Breath builds up due to wearing masks but if you take them off, you may have more sensitive and dry skin when the humidity evaporates.
So, skin is under harsh environment wearing conventional masks.
<Curetex> releases moisture and humidity that is building up in the mask and does not activate a rash. At the same time protects the skin from drying by moisture control that is within the mask.
It has these great natural [Humidity control] ability.
It is so comfortable in the mask during summer and winter. Enjoy healthy skin throughout the year.
Besides, mask protects the skin from sunburn, having the effects of natural [UV protection] derived from plants of washi.
6 characteristic colors are naturally derived from mother earth
Using the sustainable <Nokorizome> born from [Mottainai] meaning
'not being wasteful', <Curetex> achieved six gentle colors of nature.
We practice the 'power of plants'. Using gentle colors from trees and agricultural products that we are familiar with, these natural colors are added to leftover processed plants and food, or <Nokorizome> .
To make <Nokorizome> , we get the color from timber and pomace and dye the cloth naturally and gently. KURAKIN adopts a sustainable method in the dyeing industry and is the originator of dyeing with a passion for environment and [Mottainai] ,'not being wasteful'.
The colors are gentle, warm and attractive on the skin. We created a dyeing method that is perfect for the concept of [ It comes from the ground and to the ground, it will return ] .
All 6 colors of the mask derive from 'the power of plants'KURAKIN <Nokorizome> website
light pink dyed
light orange dyed with timber and wood waste
deep yellow dyed with the residue of squeezed oil
green dyed with leaflets left over from the harvest
deep blue dyed with the rest of the squeezed fruit
deep brown dyed with the outer shell
The functions are still durable even after repeated washing
You can repeatedly wash and use and enjoy the cleanliness of Gentle Washi Mask.
Gentle Waishi Mask
Independently developed washi fibre <Curetex> 100%. Made in Japan.
A people and environment-friendly mask.
<Curetex®> is a Japanese yarn made of 100% natural fiber derived from plants.
Washi is a knitted fabric made from perennial plants using the original washi manufacturing method, a laborious and low environment impact technique that has no chemical processing.
The fibers of the mask and mask liner are kept naturally clean, having the effects of washi - [Humidity control] [antibacterial] [deodorizing] . You can use it repeatedly and the functions are still durable even after washing.
When you use it continuously and it becomes old, you can bury it in soil. It is naturally broken down and does not harm to the environment, just like the cycle of a plant, growing from the soil and returning back to it, making it a truly sustainable mask.
Price / 1,900yen (excluding tax)Contents / 1 sheet
Size / approx.220mm x approx.150mm
Material / Curecloth: <Curetex> Two-layer structure of two types of fabric
[Outside] Unclassified fiber <Curetex> 100% Jersey stitch fabric
[Inside] Unclassified fiber <Curetex> 100% Woven fabric of flat and cool sensation
[Ear loop] <Curetex> 84%･Biodegradable polyurethane16%
CautionsThis product is a mask that you can repeatedly use by hand wash. This product cannot be used to protect from harmful gas and dust. Please stop using immediately and consult your physician if you have itch and rash. It may have a fiber smell at the beginning of use, but it disappears after washing. Please stop using if you feel sick with the smell. Do not use near fire. Please store in a clean and dry place. Please keep out of reach of an infant. When you dispose it, please dispose in accordance with your local government regulations.
Washing methodDo not wash in the washing machine or dry clean. Hand wash gently. Do not use bleach and detergent with fluorescent brightening. Do not tumble dry. Wring lightly, stretch the wrinkle, fix the shape and dry in shade. Please use low temperature ironing.
Information of how to buy
Retail stores*Please contact them directly about stock.
7F, Kawasyou building, 3-10, nihonbashikodenmacyou, chuo-ku, Tokyomore details
Fukui minami aoyama291
Glasseria Aoyama, 5-4-41, minamiaoyama, minato-ku, Tokyomore details
TOKYO KYUKYODO GINZA main store
5-7-4, ginza, chuo-ku, Tokyo*This store sells mask casing/holder and mask. (It doesn't sell only mask.) more details
702-1, hakonemachiyumoto, ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawamore details
Online shopClick here to buy
Other products made from CURECLOTH
1 Gentle sheet between mask and skin.
Gentle Washi Mask Liner
This is a sheet that is used on the underside of the mask. It is gentle and comfortable on the skin.
The mask liner is kept naturally clean and minimizes odour in the mask, rash and rough skin, enjoying the effects of washi derived from plants - [Humidity control] [antibacterial] [deodorizing]. It relieves these stresses. This is not a disposable mask and you can use it repeatedly. [It comes from the ground and to the ground, it will return], being biodegradable where you can place in soil after the mask is old, making it a truly sustainable mask.*Mask body is not included
*CURECLOTH is a knit fabric of washi fiber <Curetex> 100%
Price / 1,000yen (excluding tax)Contents / 2 sheets
Size / approx.17cm x 14cm
Material / Unclassified fiber <Curetex> 100% how to use
How to use
Place ear loop of mask through
*Mask size is compatible with (width14 - 17 x length14cm)
cuts at both ends.
Set mask liner inside mask with the pleats facing up.
There are two cuts each in left and right side. Choose fit cuts for width of mask and put ear loop of mask through cuts.
After placing ear loop of mask through cuts, stretch pleats and adjust to fit.
CautionsThis product is a mask liner that you can repeatedly use by washing by hands. This product cannot be used in order to protect from harmful gas and dust. Please stop using immediately and consult your physician if you have itch and rash. It may have a fiber smell at the beginning of use, but it disappears after washing. Please stop using it if you feel sick with the smell. Do not use near fire. Please store in a clean and dry place. Please keep out of reach of an infant. When you dispose it, please dispose in accordance with your local government regulations.
Washing methodDo not wash in the washing machine or dry clean. Wash gently by hand. Do not use bleach and detergent with fluorescent brightening. Do not tumble dry. Wring lightly, stretch the wrinkle, fix the shape and dry in shade. Please use low temperature ironing. Close
Curetex is eco-friendly
Sustainable washi, kindness living.
Washi fabric <Curetex> comes from our wish for kindness living. The Gentle Washi Mask is
earth-friendly from its first plant ingredient to being biodegradable upon wearing out.
It comes from the ground and to the ground, it will return.
This essence in sustainability is the washi fabric <Curetex> .
<Curetex> is working on creating sustainable activities with the intent that human beings and mother nature are important.
Washi fabric <Curetex> is a safe fabric considering human and nature thoroughly, using plant materials with low environmental impact and a manufacturing method that does not rely on chemical processing. Upon wearing out, the product is biodegradable, returning to the soil finally.
It does not damage the environment and it does not rely on chemical processing.
We make yarn from the material washi, which originates from perennial plants and using the original washi manufacturing method, a laboriousThis is and no chemical process.
This is <Curetex>.
It does not require a negative impact on our environment.
Gentle Washi Mask is earth-friendly and you can use it repeatedly.
It seems that washi does not go well with water but <Curetex> is durable and resistant to water and you can wash it many times.
No additional garbage. No wasteful resources. No wasteful living.
Gentle Washi Mask is a suitable material for kindness living and an earth-friendly lifestyle.
If you bury it in the soil, it returns to the soil.
<Curetex> mask is so biodegradable that it is used in soil improvement.
If you bury a <Curetex> mask which has been worn out in the soil of a garden, field or plant, it returns to the soil in a few months and does not harm to the environment.