Hair products from Japan

If you follow me on Instagram you are probably aware I went to Japan. The main reason for this trip was to attend 10th World Hair Congress. The conference itself was great and I also managed to take some time to do travelling around Japan.

Before even I went to Japan I done some research about beauty products and what to get. Trust me, Japan does know beauty products very well. I do wish I bought more, but the issue I had was the suitcase weight and I did not want it to explode (although that was pretty close).

Anyway, at the first day of the conference, Shiseido, well known Japanese brand provided some goodie bags. The main product in the goodie bag was Shiseido The Hair Care Adenovital Advance Scalp Essence. This scalp spray contains adenosine, which is the key ingredient that reaches the hair follicle (dermal papilla) to activate hair growth. In addition, it also has AP stimulator from apricot, which controls healthy scalp environment. Overall, Shiseido Scalp Essence spray supposed to help with hair growth and prevent thinning.

Does it work? According to the data that Shisheido presented yes it does. From my personal experience I only used it a few times and did not notice a huge difference. However, with these sort of products the effect comes with the time so I will update you on that.

Next I was very intrigued about Japanese number one seller 100% Camellia oil, which is pure without any additional ingredients. Personally, I like mix of oils for my hair but I was very impressed with the health of Japanese ladies hair so I got the famous oil. Camellia oil is a light and is great for adding moisture and shine to the hair. A few drops are more then enough for my hair. Also, camilla oil is known as anti-inflammatory and is great for dry skin patches or those dandruff areas around hairline.

Tip: my nail cuticles been getting very sensitive and dry. I applied few drops of Camellia oil on my nails and oh my what a difference! Try it if you getting very sensitive nails and cuticles.

During travelling around Japan I got very inspired by culture and fashion. Therefore, I got a few things that are slightly out of my comfort zone or I never been into – hair accessories! During casual days I tend to wear my hair in a ponytail but my hair bands are super casual. For some reason I got obsessed with hair bands in Japan and got a few. Very excited to upgrade my simple hair look!

Overall, Japanese hair products are literally goals for my beauty cabinet. Have you been in Japan? Tempted to go? Let me know !
  • I’ll definitely be trying Camellia oil on my nails as I’m horrible when it comes to filing them! Maybe I’ll have to try on my hair too. What a great multi-purpose find!

  • Alice Cruickshank

    I’ve heard a lot about Asian skincare but not haircare! Definitely something to check out

    • Oh honey the skincare is insane there! I really want to write a blog post and guide how to shop in Japan because I never ever seen sooo many products! xx

  • Shiseido is super popular for their amazing skincare ranges but (how ignorant of me!) I had no idea they do haircare too! I’m really intrigued by that scalp essence so let us know how you get along with that ๐Ÿ™‚ My cuticles are terrible too but I just never remember to use the product regularly! Oh, and your hairbands are super cute! ๐Ÿ’œ

    • Honey get some Camellia oil as you can use for your hair and your cuticles! I will report back on Shisheido product xx

  • This all sounds amazing! I would love to try Camellia oil ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Yes try some! As I said in the post it is certainly multi purpose, you can use for your nails, dry skin and hair – always a win! xxx

  • Jas

    Loved this! Would love to know if the hair growth works over time because Iโ€™m intrigued!
    Jas xx

  • I wish Shiseido haircare is easily available here in Canada!

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    • I realised that Shiseido is not even that massive in UK as it is in Japan it is literally heaven! xx

  • i’m really not very well educated about haircare and use the same products all the time. i feel like i should branch out more.

    • Honey you came to the right place, just let me know what you looking for !xx

  • Sophie Wentworth

    Camellia oil is one of the main ingredients in one of my favourite facial oils too, sounds like it’s good for everything! I’m pretty bad when it comes to hair care, it’s something I should pay more attention to x