Shiseido, is a Japanese multinational cosmetic company, that was founded, in 1872 by Arinobu Fukuhara, a former pharmacist. Shiseido is one of the oldest and largest cosmetic companies in the world, with products such as skin care, makeup, body care, hair care and fragrances. The company is headquartered in Tokyo. Zen was the first fragrance offered by Shiseido. Today this perfume is produced in two types. The original Zen, with the 1965 package and a similar formula, and a new version of Zen introduced in 2007. The men's Zen was released in 2009.