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Building on our expertise in nourishing and protecting natural oils & lightweight fragrances, we fuse unique, rare & natural ingredients with trailblazing science to create potent formulas capable of elevating hair care & hair artistry to new heights.
Onsen-Inspired Ferment is drawn from volcanic sources, situated 2000m deep off the California coast, and is renowned for its ancestral benefits on the mind and body.
The Argan tree grows in an extremely arid environment in North Africa and produces precious Argan Oil, recognized for its reparative and regenerative properties.
Ceramides increase hair elasticity, retain moisture and keep the hair cuticles flat, helping to smooth hair, enhance shine and strengthen hair that has been chemically treated or colored.
musk rose oil
Musk Rose Oil is extracted from the seeds of the Musk Rose Tree, which originated in Asia in the 16th century, for its inherent healing properties.
This precious oil has been used since the renaissance by master painters to revive and prolong the durability of their paints.
The Camellia Japonica is a tree known for its strength. It can survive for hundreds of years and withstand very low temperatures. Very rich in essential lipids, Camellia Oil is one of the most rapidly absorbed oils.
Depsea Water is drawn 200 meters beneath the seas of Japan. Unpolluted and free of bacteria, it has matured over hundreds of years.
Extracted from the Bitter Orange Tree, Neroli Essential Oil is an emollient known to balance and maintain the right moisture and oil balance in the skin and hair.
Also known as the “miracle tree,” the Moringa Tree is one of the most nutrient-dense plants in the world. Moringa Oil supplies rejuvenating vitamins and minerals to the hair follicles and tissues of the scalp.
Rice extract, renowned for powerful protecting and moisture-retaining virtues, and combined with Shu Uemura’s Co-Emulsion and Ultima-6 technologies to make a restorative formula.
The red camellia seed oil used in this formulation has been cultivated on the island of Toshima for 200 years. The seeds are manually picked up and dried in the farmer houses before oil extraction.
Originating in Nigata, Japan, this symbol of purity has been bred to bloom continuously for 15 years. It is rich is anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, with a nourishing & soothing effect on hair fiber.
Sourced from the volcanic island of hachijo-jima, ashitaba is an ancestral Japanese plant with extraordinary self-regenerating virtues.
japanese-sourced rice water
High quality rice extracts made of specific rice protein by unique enzyme method, rich in amino acids, b vitamins, vitamin e, minerals, antioxidants, renown for restoring damaged cells and overall permeability, moisture and elasticity to hair.
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