At the hair stylist

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Although I didn’t plan to go to a hair stylist today, I just decided that I feel like it. Metropolis magazine contains various ads of hair stylists who were trained in foreign countries and can speak English. Although I try to speak only Japanese it’s good to have English as a fallback.

These hair stylists aren’t cheap however. Today I payed about 9300 Yen for coloring – ouch! I have long hair of course and it was probably washed a dozen times. You will never feel so clean as after leaving a Japanese hair salon. They also do an extensive scalp massage and in the case of the stylist I went to, Nepenji in Ebisu, a real massage (shoulders and neck) too.

Of course they also have a point card, which in the case of Nepenji works more like a membership. If you go there at least twice a year, it’s worth the fee.


About Mia

This is my personal blog expressing my love for traveling (and living) in Japan, Korea and other parts of the world.

Posted on Sunday, June 19, 2011, in japan, tokyo and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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