Recommended Japanese Shampoos

Find a shampoo that suits your hair type! Here are recommended shampoos for different hair concerns, such as color care, oily hair, dandruff, thinning hair, and frizzy hair.

Recommended shampoo for oily hair

Oily hair causes stickiness, dandruff, itchiness and odor. For oily hair, we recommend shampoos with active ingredients that have sufficient cleaning power, leave the necessary sebum behind, and prevent scalp problems. Here are some recommended Japanese shampoos for oily hair.

Rohto Mediquick H Scalp Medical Shampoo

Rohto Mediquick H Scalp Medical Shampoo

A medicated shampoo that prevents dandruff and itching whilst being gentle on the scalp.

  • Contains anti-fungal ingredients that suppress the growth of bacteria that cause dandruff and itchiness, and anti-inflammatory ingredients that suppress inflammation.
  • Can be used daily as a preventative even after symptoms have improved.
  • Contains conditioning ingredients to prevent frizz as well.
  • Scalp-friendly formula: Weak acidity, amino acid-based cleansing ingredients, moisturizing ingredients, non-silicone formula, no colorings.

POLA Growing Shot Glamorous Care Shampoo 370ml)

POLA Growing Shot Glamorous Care Shampoo 370ml)

A cleansing shampoo that thoroughly removes dirt from the scalp.

Contains beauty ingredients that support glossy black hair and a healthy scalp environment. Creates supple, beautiful hair with firmness and elasticity.

Supports a healthy scalp environment

Contains Pola’s original beauty ingredient *Pau d’Arco bark extract that supports a healthy scalp environment whilst keeping it moisturized.

Create glossy black hair

Contains POLA’s original beauty ingredient *black rice extract. Gives moisture and produces glossy black hair


Silicone-free shampoo recommended for sensitive skin

Non-silicone shampoos are less irritating to the scalp and work to protect the hair cuticles. For those who are looking for a shampoo that can be used for both parents and children with sensitive skin, we will introduce a recommended Japanese non-silicon shampoo.

NIJI RHYTHMIC Shampoo

NIJI RHYTHMIC Shampoo

Even though it is non-silicone, it is smooth! Amino acid-based cleaning ingredients are included in this foam shampoo.

The amino acid-based ingredient ‘Nanofiber Gel’ effectively repairs damaged cuticles and CMC, making hair moisturized and shiny the longer you use it. The fine foam gently washes your hair while leaving it moisturized. We are particular about the bottle, and the simple and calming colors create a stylish design.

7 Free prescriptions to minimise irritation for sensitive skin

Botanist Botanical Shampoo - Smooth 490ml

Botanist Botanical Shampoo - Smooth (490ml)

Contains over 90% natural plant-derived ingredients plus water.

It adjusts the barrier function of the skin and scalp to lock in moisture. It increases the hair's ability to retain the moisture necessary for elasticity and shine, leaving the roots silky and smooth.

Can be used by children.

Non-silicon, synthetic colorant-free, sulfate-free formula


Best shampoo for thinning hair

For those who suffer from hair loss or thinning hair, we recommend a hair-growth shampoo that conditions the scalp environment to create a foundation for growing healthy hair. Here is our best recommendation for hair loss concerns.

SUNA BIOSHOT shampoo premium Ⅱ (400ml)

SUNA BIOSHOT shampoo premium Ⅱ (400ml)

Would you like to take care of the aging hair and scalp concerns you have all in one?

  • I am concerned about hair loss and thinning hair and I am looking for a hypoallergenic product.
  • I want to restore my hair so it returns to healthy, thick black hair by adjusting my scalp environment.
  • I want to repair damage caused by perms or coloring.
  • I am not satisfied with the finish of Non-Silicone Shampoos.
  • I want to have hair that is supple and easy to run through my fingers while maintaining a firm feel.

Hypoallergenic, even for babies! a clean healthy scalp

A hypoallergenic formula that is free of silicone, parabens, mineral oils, synthetic fragrances, and synthetic colorants. It’s gentle on the scalp and protects your hair’s moisture while being enveloped in a refreshing scent of lavender and rosemary for a stress-free wash.

Additive-free shampoo, even suitable for babies

Contains amino acid-based cleaning ingredients and plant aromas that give firmness and shine to your hair!

The plant ingredients work to keep the scalp healthy, reducing the stress on the scalp caused by repeated perms and coloring.


Best shampoos for color care.

Introducing a popular Japanese color care shampoo that preserves your hair color for a long time and prevents it from fading. Having a shampoo which can preventing the loss of melanin pigment, contains a mild cleaning power ingredients whilst gently washing the hair will all improve color retention.

N. color shampoo Si (Silver) 320ml

N. color shampoo Si (Silver) 320ml

Contains organic plant ingredients! Color shampoo to maintain salon color hair for a long time.

Tint Lock Polymer suppresses pigment loss, and contains natural moisturizing ingredients such as shea butter oil, broccoli seed oil, and hydrolyzed silk, leading to shiny, more manageable hair. A color shampoo that slows color fading and maintains salon color hair for a long time.

It acts to suppress the fading of cold colors and maintain the soft color tone unique to cold colors.

You can choose the color care that suits you from three different colors, purple, silver, and pink. Silver suppresses the fading of cold colors such as ash and maintains the soft color characteristic of cold colors. It has a slight dyeing effect on high toned hair.

Calatas Shampoo Heat Care Pr 250ml

Calatas Shampoo Heat Care Pr 250ml

A color care shampoo that concentrates on care for hair damaged by bleaching.

CALATAS HEAT CARE is a color care shampoo that reacts to the heat of dryers and curling irons to repair and protect damaged hair. We have sort to find the ultimate care for hair damaged by bleach. Calatas Shampoo Heat Care Pr suppresses yellowing after bleaching and maintains white, matte colors.


Shampoo for frizzy hair

Introducing Japan's popular moisturizing shampoo. Repairs curly, dry, untidy, and damaged hair all at once, giving you elastic and shiny hair.

NOUNE Straight Shampoo 400ml

NOUNE Straight Shampoo 400ml

Resistant to humidity! Long-lasting lustrous straight hair with a new formula which includes shape memory

Shape memory new component ingredient CF, only works harder when exposed to heat!

Contains plenty of natural treatment ingredients.

Contains chia seed oil, which prevents fading of hair color, and argan oil, a popular moisturizing ingredient. Repairs damaged hair and gives it moisture and shine.

Confirmed in 5 safety tests! Hypoallergenic free formula

Non-silicone, Alcohol free, synthetic dye and UV absorber free, mineral oil-free, hypoallergenic formula.

&Honey Melty Moist Repair Shampoo 440ml / Pure Rose Honey

&Honey Melty Moist Repair Shampoo 440ml / Pure Rose Honey

Controls the hair moisture content and also works on smoothing frizz or curls.

  • Honey beauty golden ratio! A shampoo containing carefully selected honey.
  • More than 90% of the product contains protective ingredients such as manuka honey and royal jelly.
  • You can achieve a new level of smooth moisturised hair!

16 Recommended Japanese Shampoos in 2023