about  me



Mariko Hashimoto, founder of Maliliko, was born and raised in Kumamoto, Japan. She studied and apprenticed with renowned aromatherapist Patricia Betty who wrote two beautiful books, “Aromatherapy:  A Personal Journey Through Your Senses” and “Essential Beauty.” Mariko is a registered aromatherapist under Aromatherapy Registration Council and holds a New York State Esthetician’s license.


Maliliko has been creating original skincare and aromatherapy products for individual clients, beauty salons, spas, companies, and regularly holds aromatherapy classes.


Click here to read the New York Times article “A Celebration of the New Year Ushers in a Bit of Japan,” by Julia Moskin, a short story about Mariko, and her family in Japan who has owned a soy sauce brewery “Marukame Shoyu” (marukame-soy.com) for generations.