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Shu Uemura Art of Hair Shop By Precious Ingredients

Precious Ingredients

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

onsen-inspired ferment

onsen are natural hot springs that occur throughout japan. they are well known for their rejuvenating and stress relieving benefits, and attracts both locals and tourists seeking physical and spiritual detox.

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Argan Oil

argan oil

The Argan tree grows in an extremely arid environment in North Africa and produces precious Argan Oil, recognized for its reparative and regenerative properties.

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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.

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Depsea Water

depsea water

Depsea Water is drawn 200 meters beneath the seas of Japan. Unpolluted and free of bacteria, it has matured over hundreds of years.

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ashita supreme


Sourced from the volcanic island of hachijo-jima, ashitaba is an ancestral Japanese plant with extraordinary self-regenerating virtues.

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Moringa Oil

moringa oil

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.

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ashita supreme

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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Rice Extract

rice extract

our rice extract is sustainably sourced from hyogo, japan and is seen as one of the most valued forms of rice in japan. rice extract is known to be rich in vitamins and minerals increasing hairs moisture and elasticity.

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Japanese white peony

white peony

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.

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Linseed Oil & Flaxseed Oil

sake kasu & niacinamide

our tokyo laboratories have balanced the powerful antioxidant and protective properties of sake kasu with the cutting edge science of niacinamide for a new generation of long-lasting color and hydration

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Red Camellia

red camellia

very rich in essential lipids, red camellia oil is one of the most rapidly absorbed oils. traditionally, red camellia oil has been used to promote shine and nourish the hair while maintaining the lipid barrier on the skin longer, which promotes skin health and hydration.

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