Funori Japanese Seaweed Hair Cleanser and Conditioner

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Cleanse and condition your hair with triple-seaweed Japanese traditional formulation — an all-natural, nutrient-rich alternative to chemical-based hair care products.

Funori promotes smoother, more manageable and healthier hair. You will notice the difference after one use.

❤ Restore hair’s natural sheen
❤ Relieve itchy, dry scalp
❤ Volume up thin hair
❤ Make coarse hair more manageable
❤ Repair damage from coloring or perms
❤ Promote health and reduce hair loss

One pack is enough for 30 applications for typical shoulder-length hair.

Or, apply as deep treatment (about 12 applications per pack). You can also mix Funori into your favorite shampoo if you like lather.

For all hair types and colors.

See below for how-to-use directions

Pure • Natural • Cruelty-free

No additives, preservatives, colorings or fragrances. Not tested on animals.

Ingredients: Powdered Fukuro-Funori, Ma-Kombu, Mekabu (Wakame roots)
Net Weight: 30 grams (Three sealed 10-gram packs)
Product of Japan

About Funori

Seaweed is the general term for many species of marine algae. We make our Funori from three important Japanese seaweeds, and nothing else:

  • Fukuro-Funori, also known as jelly moss (Gloiopeltis furcata)
  • Ma-Kombu, the edible kombu (Saccharina japonica)
  • Mekabu, the nutrient-rich roots of Wakame seaweed (Undaria pinnatifida)

The above are notable for their content of calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamin K — and importantly iodine and Fucoidan.

Funori is an abundant source of iodine, the deficiency of which plays a significant role in thyroid gland irregularities, resulting in dry hair, thinness, poor hair growth, and hair loss.

The Fucoidan polysaccharide in Funori has demonstrated ability to alleviate dryness and promote healthy hair growth cycle.

Funori is also known to reduce hair loss and promote new growth in some individuals. Below are actual pictures.

Funori is also known to reduce hair loss and promote new growth in some individualsLeft: Lady in mid-50s. The picture was taken in February 2008. — Middle: 30 minutes after using Funori. — Right: Six months later. During this time she did not use shampoos or other cleansers except Funori (occasionally mixed with additive-free soap).

How to Use

 Cleanse and Conditioner the Japanese Traditional Way

HOw to use Funori for cleansing hair in 4 stepsMix: Add 1 teaspoon of Funori to 1 cup of hot water in a small container and mix well. A squeeze bottle will work great. Use your own or buy one here

  1. Rinse hair with lukewarm water.
  2. Apply Funori. Massage gently onto scalp with fingertips.
  3. Cleanse hair with straight strokes. Don’t use circular motions which can tangle your hair.
  4. Rinse well.

Keep the unused mixture in your refrigerator for next use.

❤ Deep Treatment
Prepare mixture as in above, using a little less than half as much water. This will make the mixture a little more gel-like, so that it will not drip down your neckline.

  1. Wash hair as normal (without using the mixture).
  2. Towel dry.
  3. Apply mixture.
  4. Cover hair with cap for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Rinse well.

❤ Mix with Your Favorite Shampoo
If you like foam and lather, or if you have a favorite shampoo you like to use, you can add the benefits of Funori to your shampoo:

  1. Prepare mixture as in above.
  2. Add 2 to 3 teaspoon of shampoo and mix well.
  3. Wash and rinse hair as usual.

40 Reviews

  • 5
    lovely quality product

    Posted by Hlev on 24th Mar 2021

    A little powder goes a long way. Smells like the ocean, very nice quality

  • 5
    Good supplement for your hair

    Posted by Silvia on 15th May 2020

    I have the typical Asian straight hair. Unfortunately, my hair is also thin and I experienced constant hairfall since my teenage years. I still have new hair growth so my hair still looks fine albeit thin, but I do fear of balding at the crown. I came across this product in a random YouTube video about hair loss and the positive reviews convinced me to give it a try. Glad I did!

    After a few months of use, I can say that my hairfall reduced and my hair looks healthier. I can't comment much on hair regrowth since it's hard to see the crown area frequently. I'm still using my normal shampoo and conditioner so maybe I need to transition to funori only hair care for a more dramatic result.

    Nevertheless, great product! Better than the other hair loss shampoo/conditioner/ hair masks I tried before.

  • 5

    Posted by angelina Morison on 6th May 2020

    this product is amazing, hair feels great after use and I stopped using shampoo and conditioner period!

  • 5
    Good stuff that gives good result!..

    Posted by Agnes Tseng on 23rd Apr 2020

    I add a little of this into my own shampoo everyday. After 2 weeks, my hair really improves in texture and growth. My hair is more lustrous, silky, and I see new growth around my front hairline. This is my 2nd order. Worth every use in my shampoo everyday!! I just add in about 1/4 teaspoon of funori to my own shampoo. Thank you Wawaza :))

  • 5
    This is a great product

    Posted by Laura on 22nd Jan 2020

    Since I've purchased I only use this to clean my hair. My hair feels healthy. I am recommending it to my blog readers.

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Anonymous customer on 26th Dec 2019

    This is a wonderful product. It makes my hair feel thicker and fuller and adds shine to my hair as well. I've been using it for a few weeks and am looking forward to seeing what my hair looks in in a few months!

  • 5

    Posted by Samantha on 5th Nov 2019

    I got this as a sample and I'm so glad I did, I don't think I would have tried this otherwise. I add this to my shampoo (I have very curly hair and my shampoo is made for curly hair and has Japanese camellia in it). Adding the seaweed has done wonders. My curls are soft, fuller, shiny, and no frizz. Curly hair tends to be flat on top and I do not have that issue now. I'm forever grateful Wawaza sent me a sample. I can't wait to buy it!

  • 5
    wonderful...mixed with my own shampoo...loved it!

    Posted by Jeanne Howald on 14th Oct 2019

    Wawaza is a fabulous Japanese beauty company. Their products are outstanding. Happy I found them! Thanks!

  • 5
    Makes my curls pop!

    Posted by Daniella on 9th Jul 2019

    I was skeptical when it said it was for all hair types, because many products say this and leave my hair crunchy and dull. After using this, not only were my curls defined without styling products but it was so moist and smelled amazing, like I just finished visiting the beach! I noticed a difference right away and cannot wait to continue using this product and having my curls look even more amazing!

  • 5
    Really seems to work

    Posted by Kate Murphy on 21st Jan 2019

    Strange to use, I am used to lather, but I have used it twice and my hair feels really good, so I feel very pleased. Love the lack of plastic packaging too. I am going to order more, and they sent some free samples! I love that wawaza is environmtally sound. I am delighted

  • 5
    All you need for healthy hair

    Posted by R on 27th Dec 2018

    After using Funori for 6 months, my hair has never looked as lustrous in my entire life. There is new growth in an area which had slightly thinned due to wearing it tyed up too tightly and my hair is overall thicker and it's condition just seems to improve with every wash. It also grows out faster. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to have healthy hair.

  • 5
    Love ❤️❤️❤️

    Posted by Joanne on 10th Jan 2018

    I have past classic length hair, almost mid thigh which is hennaed/indigoed to cover gray, fine, wavy and on the dry side. Initial use of Funori and nothing else resulted with a greasy scalp but perfectly moist ends. I persevered because In my heart I knew this simple natural product would work. 6 hair washes later, my scalp is adjusted, definitely less hair fall during wash and combing/brushing the next day. I wash my hair every 2 to 3 days. Since my hair is long, I only get 3 uses instead of 5 from each teaspoon plus 200 ml of water, but I will continue using this as long as my budget allows. The dispenser offered is a must, perfect for controlling the amount of shampoo that comes out. Wawaza customer service is beyond excellent. Thank you!