About us

the art of hair philosophy


Mr. Shu Uemura, the pioneer of the brand, fervently believed in the idea of holistic beauty. It was his belief that “hairdressing is never complete without beautiful make-up and beautiful make-up is never complete without beautiful skin.” Shu Uemura Art of Hair aims to promote holistic beauty through providing essential hair care and styling products with unique formulas & ingredients that are able to be blended into tailor-made perfection to compensate to each individual’s unique hair needs.


The ultimate in avant-garde luxury, Shu Uemura Art of Hair fuses unique natural ingredients with trailblazing science, and the experience of the world’s most inspired hairstylists, to offer women everywhere the absolute artistry of beautiful hair.


A city that has embraced paradoxes and contrasts, tradition yet modernity, simplicity but sophistication, precision as well as utmost creativity is the origin of Shu Uemura Art of Hair, and remains a lasting source of inspiration. Tokyo flair can be found encapsulated in the brand’s attention to detail, search for precision and eclectic energy.