Shiseido Company, Limited (株式会社資生堂 Kabushiki-gaisha Shiseidō) is a major Japanese hair care and cosmetics producer. Founded in 1872, it celebrated its 140th year anniversary in 2012. It is the largest cosmetic firm in Japan and the fourth largest cosmetics company in the world.
In chemistry, soap is a salt of a fatty acid. Soaps are mainly used as surfactants for washing, bathing, and cleaning, but they are also used in textile spinning and are important components of lubricants.
Bath water in Japan is much hotter than what is usual in Central Europe. The temperature is usually well above 40°C.
Flatus (intestinal gas) is mostly produced as a byproduct of bacterial fermentation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, especially the colon.