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.
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.
Left: 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).
❤ Cleanse and Conditioner the Japanese Traditional Way
Mix: 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.
- Rinse hair with lukewarm water.
- Apply Funori. Massage gently onto scalp with fingertips.
- Cleanse hair with straight strokes. Don’t use circular motions which can tangle your hair.
- 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.
- Wash hair as normal (without using the mixture).
- Towel dry.
- Apply mixture.
- Cover hair with cap for 15-20 minutes.
- 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:
- Prepare mixture as in above.
- Add 2 to 3 teaspoon of shampoo and mix well.
- Wash and rinse hair as usual.
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.
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!
To put it simply if youre going to buy this product, have patience. Like any product out there that claims to help grow back hair in a place where you have gone bald. You have to be sceptical but this has replaced my shampoo and helped my hair grow back on my forehead where I had a littlle bald spot.
I dont know about other people but when I use this it feels so cooling and heals any sorness that I have had. If you have a tendensy to have acne like me. I had to cut out all oil products (plantbased: low fat diet) from my routine. I only use oil on my wood brush to cleanse it. Hope to try out more products from wawaza.
This product truly works as described and is superior to any shampoo/conditioner I have used. I use 1/2 teaspoon with a half cup of warm water and use it is a hair cleanser. Sometimes I use it less water and leave it in my hair as a mask for about 30 minutes. My hair is shiny and not coated, limp, or greasy. This product brings out my natural wave, and makes my hair look so much healthier. My hair is frizzy, mostly gray, which I dye with a permanent dye (so it is dry and unmanageable). Funori really impresses me. I also recommend the Camellia Oil, which I use on the ends of my hair (wet or dry) for added moisture and polish.
Moreover, Wawaza is an honest company and prepares packages promptly and so beautifully and elegantly. You can feel very confident shopping at this wonderful store.
Completely shocked as to why this works so well. Makes my hair so smooth and soft...addicted to it!
i have been using for 18 months and my hair is amazing. i am so impressed with this product that i will never stop using it. i get lots of compliments on my hair and i am totally gray, it makes my gray hair pop.
Very impressed by the time of delivery. I've been cleansing my hair the traditional way. Before this I did water washing. My first time using it my boss asked if I was doing anything different. She said it looked the best she'd seen it. It wasn't styled and I didn't think it looked any different but she said it looked healthier. Yay! :-)
This is something incredible, I have never had such results of any product from the first application. I started to use it basically as a deep treatment mask as my hair needs much care. First, instantly has stopped the hair loss. And it is making hair shiny, boosted, full of energy and somehow “well ordered”. I see my thin hair keenly becoming more and more voluminous and so beautiful, I’m truly happy!!Thank you Wawaza for this product, and your lovely customer service!!!
How am I to fault anything of this product and its history?! Because i can't! It's wonderful to apply in the shower and doesn't leave my hair feeling stripped of oil or my scalp dry and left with artificial product and dandruff in it. Definitely rebuying, also very fast shipping with my comb :)
My hair is growing and growing evenly. And I don't even use hair conditioner. That is a must when you use shampoo. Plus I only cleanse hair one time a month that's the best part. Funori and the oil is better than Wen. Will always use these two products
To begin, I could not log into my account do I'm on a new one. My reviews are long overdue and I thank you for your patience.
You are amazing. I've been very sick from complicated circumstances and products that make a difference, people full of compassion, and such peaceful happiness like you and your company exude, these are things SO RARE to find. I'm in tears for being so full of gratitude! The love you put into my order, the care you took packaging everything so beautifully and safe, your generosity.. I'm beyond humbled. Yuri is a beautiful soul and so helpful when ordering! I had forgotten the container for my mom to mix this in and she added it! Such kindness! The seaweed is fabulous, nourishing, feels great, and I can tell it is premium quality like everything else I've tried here. Our troubled scalps are soothed and while my mom prefers a lighter oil, I NEED the Camellia oil thst only this site offers. I'll be putting a review there for that! Again, my deep thanks for ever single tiny detail and delicate happy care I feel in packages from Wawaza. You are a blessing!
First of all, this seaweed was worth every cent. It moisturizes my curly parched hair veryyyy well wihtout being all greasy. This is the only product I have used that moisturizes your hair without the use of any type or descendant of oils. Second, it really reduces hair fall, I see less than quarter the amount compared to when I not use it. I use it as a shampoo when I havent previously used a mask or as a deep conditioner when I do decide to use a mask before shampooing. Ill definitely repurchase this product once Im done because it does its job well by moisturizing my hair and caring for it as well in many ways NATURALLY...no side effects