Japanese Cedar Bud, known for its fortifying and vitalizing properties, comes from The Japanese Cedar which is only planted around temples and holy places in Japan. The Cedar Bud is where all of the cellular activity and vitality concentrates, and is the most vital part. What does this mean for hair? It provides volume and body, directly at the root by vitalizing the hair fiber giving it body and fullness, with a silky and smooth touch. Safe on color-treated hair.