The powder rooms of Tokyo these days are simply incredible! Spaciousness and cleanliness are a given, but some powder rooms offer items like makeup and even hair styling sets. Some of them are also extremely cute, bringing happiness and cheer to their users. Let us introduce you to five “particularly useful powder rooms” worth knowing about!
Shibuya: A Colorful Space with a Flowery Atmosphere is Waiting for You
Shibuya Chikamichi Lounge is located in the basement of the Shibuya Station underground passage. The lounge consists of powder rooms, dressing rooms for women and men, as well as resting areas, nursing rooms, and a welcoming service staff of concierges.
The powder room is a beautiful, brightly colored space designed through collaboration with the digital photo book, NINADIGI, produced by photographer Mika Ninagawa. The classic, yet pop-inspired interior is sure to catch the girly part of your heart.
Tokyo Metro Shibuya Station B1 floor, 2-1-1, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0043
Shibuya Station （JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line）
1 minute on foot
- Address Tokyo Metro Shibuya Station B1 floor, 2-1-1, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0043
Shinjuku: Relaxing Space Filled with Water and Greenery
This powder room, located in the Shinjuku Marui (0101) Main Building is full of lush greenery, allowing you to fully relax. Its spaciousness has attracted a lot of attention. The private restroom on the 7th floor is twice as large as those in the average powder rooms! The fountain is softly lit with indirect lighting, offering visual effects for stress relief.
Visitors can also appreciate the makeup space, complete with partitions and chairs. Each booth is fully equipped with a power supply, so it's the perfect place for getting ready. Different greenery is beautifully placed to suit each floor's concept, so find out which powder room is your favorite.
Shinjuku Marui Main Building新宿マルイ 本館
- Address 3-30-13, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0022
Shibuya: This is the Powder Room of the Future!
In the Shibuya Hikarie SinQs building, you can experience futuristic powder rooms called “Switch Rooms.” Various schemes have been devised to change your mood in different ways, depending on the floor. Air shower booths that remove pollen and dust from your clothes are equipped on the 3rd floor. While you must join the membership system to experience the wide view of Shibuya on the 5th floor Switch Room, large comfortable sofas will let you feel complete relaxation.
Be sure not to miss Beauty Pedia in the basement, which was newly introduced during building renovation in September 2015. In this refreshing space featuring relaxation and cosmetics, you can enjoy cutting-edge goods, such as an aroma oil blender, which can mix 12 kinds of natural aroma oils, allowing you to freely create your own original fragrance. This is the best place refresh your mind and spirit.
- Address Shibuya Hikarie, 2-21-1, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-8510
Shibuya Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line)
- Phone Number 03-5468-5892
Ginza: In a Luxurious Semi-personal Space, You Can Feel Like a Princess
There are pay-per-use powder rooms by the name of “DRESSING TABLE” on the 2nd floor of SHISEIDO THE GINZA. You can relax as if you were in your own room in one of the three booths (semi-private), each featuring a different design.
For a charge of 800 yen per 30 minutes (you can extend the time by 15 minutes), you can use all the cosmetic items for free. It is even possible to remove your makeup completely and fully remake your face again. The booths are often crowded on weekday nights.
7-8-10, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061
Shimbashi Station （JR Tokaido Main Line / JR Yokosuka Line / JR Keihin-Tohoku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Ueno Tokyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Toei Asakusa Line / Yurikamome）
7 minutes on foot
- Phone Number 03-3571-7735
- Address 7-8-10, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061
Ikebukuro: Try Interesting, Talked-about Beauty Appliances
In Echika Ikebukuro, a commercial area along the underpass of Ikebukuro Station, you can find Cluxta, a pay-per-use space for aesthetic self treatment and makeup. The charge is 300 yen for one hour (a time extension of 20 minutes costs 100 yen). You can freely use not only cosmetic items and skin care products, but also hair irons and reflexology goods. Since there are wash-basins and fitting rooms as well as makeup booths, the space enables you to go through the full transformation process, from removing your makeup, to relaxing, changing clothes, and then putting on your makeup again.
The Tokyo Metro Ikebukuro Station yard, 3-28-14, Nishiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-0021
Ikebukuro Station （JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Seibu Ikebukuro Line / Tobu Tojo Line）
- Phone Number 03-5827-5838
- Address The Tokyo Metro Ikebukuro Station yard, 3-28-14, Nishiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-0021
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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