In recent years, more and more people have been going to head spas, as they have been featured on SNS and in the media. Many people say that they become addicted to head spas once they have experienced them, so we often hear people say that they are curious about them. However, some people may be hesitant to visit a salon because they do not know what effects it actually has or how much it costs.
In this issue, we will introduce in detail the effects of head spas that you may be interested in, as well as a ranking of 10 recommended well-known stores in Tokyo!
What is head spa?
A head massage is a head massage performed by a therapist for the purpose of relaxation. It is believed to improve blood flow throughout the body, relieve stiffness, and have a relaxation effect. Dry head massage” is recommended if you want to relax your tense body and take care of head and eye strain, while “wet head massage” is recommended if you want to take care of your hair at the same time.
Dry head spas can be performed without wetting the hair and are suitable for those who do not have much time! Both types of spas are highly relaxing as they thoroughly massage the head and cleanse the scalp.
What are the benefits of head spas?What are the benefits of having a head spa?
- Headaches improve
- Autonomic nervous system is regulated
- Improved quality of sleep
- Improved neck and shoulder stiffness
- Improved blood circulation
- Lifting of the body can be expected
What is the average price of head spas in Tokyo?The average price for a head spa in Tokyo is approximately 5,000 to 10,000 yen. Some salons offer not only head spas but also enzyme baths or face packs as part of the package. New salons are opening all the time, so be sure to choose the salon that best suits your needs!
How often do you recommend going to a head spa?The effects of head spas are said to last about 1 week to 10 days. The duration of the effect may vary from person to person, depending on each person’s constitution and lifestyle.
As a general guideline, it is recommended to go to a head spa once every two weeks to once a month! However, this is only a guideline, and some people who do not want to be left feeling tired may go once a week. It is best to go at a pace that is comfortable for your own life.
Who is not suitable for head spas?
Head spas rapidly increase blood flow throughout the body due to the scalp massage. Therefore, it is not suitable for people with the following conditions.
- People with injuries, inflammation, or swelling
- People who have been drinking alcohol
- People with high blood pressure or poor health (including fever)
- People with vascular disease in the head, neck, or shoulders
- People with bone or joint problems
- People who are pregnant (or possibly pregnant)
10 recommended famous head spas in TokyoHead spas are a casual beauty treatment, and many salons have opened in Tokyo. Some of them are often featured in the media, and many salons are frequented by celebrities. In this issue, we will introduce in detail 10 of the most recommended and famous salons, so please take a look at them for reference when choosing a salon.
No. 1： Onkatsu Salon ON Ebisu
No. 1 is Onsen Salon ON, which has a store in Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. As Japan’s first comprehensive hot-spring activity salon, it is popular with many celebrities who visit the salon on their own. The repeat customer rate is an astonishing 90%! The secret of its great popularity seems to be its commitment to using original medicinal herbs extracted from more than 380 kinds of natural materials (wild plants, plants, fruits, etc.) carefully selected by ON, in addition to sawdust and rice bran from cypress, cedar, etc., which are generally used in enzyme baths.
Compared to other general salons, the secret of ON’s popularity is the fact that customers can receive top-quality treatments that incorporate a carefully selected menu and rare plant therapies.
- Herbal enzyme bath using carefully selected natural ingredients
- Head therapy using “ON” original method
- Herbal bath to improve body constitution
- Warming treatment tailored to each individual’s constitution and purpose
The cost of a course at Onsen Salon ON is as follows
- Enzyme bath + glowing skin enzyme pack + 5-minute head massage：6,600 yen (with coupon)
- Enzyme bath + glowing skin enzyme pack： 9,800 yen (with coupon)
【Store Information】 Onkatsu Salon ON Ebisu Address：Bios Bldg. 4F, 1-12-11 Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0021, Japan Tel：03-6809-0961 Business hours：10:00~21:00, last appointment at 20:00 Access：4 min. walk from West Exit of JR Ebisu Station
No. 2：KALEN Omotesando
In second place is Kalen Omotesando, which has its main salon in Daikanyama. The salon focuses on head spas, and its Chinese herbal aroma head spa, which is the most difficult to get a reservation for, has become very popular. The unique approach, which cannot be experienced at other salons, is expected to improve physical problems from the root.
The secret of the salon’s popularity is that all rooms are private rooms. The fact that all rooms are private rooms is also a key to its popularity. It is also attractive to be able to discuss physical problems at the head spa!
- Use of original Chinese herbal aroma oil developed by our company
- Thorough scalp care
- High lifting effect with craniofacial correction small face massage
The cost of KALEN courses is as follows.
- Chinese herbal medicine Facial Head Spa to cleanse the body from the inside 65 min：7,980 yen (with coupon)
- 【Weekday only】KALEN-style Thorough Skull Correction Head Spa 70 min：8,980 yen (with coupon)
The salon has a very relaxing atmosphere and the customer service was very attentive from the explanation to the treatment.
I was very surprised at the quick effect of the treatment, as my head was smaller after the treatment and the fragrance and treatment suited to my problem!
I would like to go back again!
Address：3F, 3-18-19 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
Access：Short walk from Exit A3 of Tokyo Metro Omotesando Station
No. 3：Wayang Puri Tokyo Shinjuku
No. 3 is “Authentic Head Spa Specialty Shop Wayang Puri Tokyo Shinjuku,” with a branch in Shinjuku. This scalp care specialty store is popular for its hair-raising head spas that aim for a healthy scalp that does not suffer from hair loss or thinning hair. Customers can experience an exquisite head spa that includes Wayang Puri’s unique pore cleansing care and lymphatic massage of the neck, shoulders, and décolleté.Men’s regular customers are also increasing as they can expect improvement of itchy and sticky scalp!
The cost of the courses at the authentic head spa specialty store, Wayang Puri Tokyo Shinjuku is as follows.
- ＜First time only＞［Prevention of hair loss/promotion of hair growth] Intensive scalp care head spa, 90 minutes：13,990 yen (with coupon)
- ＜First time only＞Men’s 90-minute head spa to improve problems such as itching, odor, and hair loss：13,990 yen (with coupon)
I always go to the Yokohama store, but this time I went to the Shinjuku store because it opened!
The atmosphere was different from that of the Yokohama store, bright and cafe-like!
The bed spa was very comfortable and I was very satisfied.
I would like to continue to go there once a month as a reward!
Authentic Head Spa Specialty Shop Wayang Puri Tokyo Shinjuku
Address：Shinjuku More Building 9F, 3-25-9 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan
Business hours：Weekdays 12:00 – 21:00
Saturday 11:00 – 20:00
Sunday and holidays: 10:00-19:00
Access： 2 minutes walk from East Exit of JR Shinjuku Station
No. 4：Belle Cheveu Daikanyama
No. 4 is “Head Spa Specialty Shop Belle Cheveu Daikanyama,” which has four outlets in Tokyo. 2006 was the first time a head spa specialty store opened in Japan, and it has become a long-established store with many regular customers. The concept of healing the five senses is also very popular, as the salon focuses not only on head spas, but also on the treatment space, music, and aroma.
The shampoos and treatments are developed in-house, and many customers like to buy them. Another secret of the salon’s popularity is that all staff members are certified beauticians!
The cost of a course at the head spa specialty store Belle Cheveu Daikanyama is as follows.
- Scalp Massage Focus Course (Standard) 60 min：11,500 yen (Weekend and holiday prices)
- Doctor Scalp Course (hair growth head spa) 85 min：18,800 yen (Weekends and holidays fee)
Head Spa Specialty Shop Belle Cheveu Daikanyama
Address：1A Monkey Terrace, 12-35 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0033, Japan
Weekdays：11:00-18:30 (Luxury Course: 18:00)
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays：10:00-17:30 (Luxury Course: 17:00)
Access：8 min. walk from Daikanyama Station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line
No. 5：Rabbicour Ginza
No. 5 is “Head Spa Specialty Shop Rabbicour, Ginza. Rabbicour Ginza is a head spa specialty salon that is very popular for its superb head spas in a completely private room, using a soft, full-flat shampoo table of the highest quality. The concept is to improve one’s constitution and lead to beautiful hair by stimulating the right pressure points according to each individual’s scalp and physical ailments. Many couples, parents and children, and friends visit this popular store.
Course fees at Rabbicour Ginza, a head spa specialty store, are as follows.
- 【Popularity No. 1】Cream bath head spa (with neck/shoulder massage) 90 min：13,800 yen (with coupon)
- 【Popularity No. 2】Cream bath head spa with neck/shoulder massage, 60 min：10,800 yen (with coupon)
Head Spa Specialty Shop Rabbicour, Ginza
Address：2F Kyu Sakurakaku Building, 7-5-19 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
Business hours：10:00-22:00 all day (last admission at 21:00)
Access：6 minutes walk from JR Shimbashi Station
No. 6：Relaxation Salon SANNGAINo. 6 is Relaxation Salon SANNGAI. The store is popular for its extensive menu that cannot be found at other salons, including body care, foot pressure points, dry head spas, and shaving with glossy moist skin. All of the therapists belonging to the salon are veteran Japanese staff with more than 15 years of experience in the industry.
The prices are reasonable compared to other stores, making it very popular with first-time head spa customers! They also offer a bridal menu, so many brides-to-be are coming to the salon for their weddings.
The cost of a course at Relaxation Salon SANNGAI is as follows.
- 【Popularity No. 1】Body care massage 60 min + Head massage 10 min：5,800 yen (with coupon)
- Body Care Massage 60min + Head Massage 20min：7,000 yen (with coupon)
Relaxation Salon SANNGAI
Address：506 Mates Nakameguro, 3-1-14 Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0051
Hours of operation：10:00 – 21:00 (last admission at 20:00)
Access：3 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Nakameguro Station
No. 7：silo.The seventh place is “silo. silo.’s head spas are effective in improving brain fatigue, headaches, stiff neck and shoulders, eye strain, and insomnia, and many businessmen go there after work. In addition to head spas, customers can also experience a facial machine (vzusa medusa) that introduces human stem cells.
Aroma head spas and head massages using hot stones for small face correction, facial sculpting, ear acupuncture points, and special oils are also popular.
The course cost of silo. is as follows.
- Most popular special care☆Head spa + facial + ear pressure points 100 min：11,000 yen (with coupon)
- Stem cell introduction facial + pack + head massage：11,000 yen (with coupon)
Address：Shimizu Bldg. 2F, 4-32-29 Ukima, Kita-ku, Tokyo 115-0051, Japan
Business hours：10:00~20:00 all day
Access：1 minute walk from JR Ukima Funawatari Station
No.8：Enzyme bath & head spa FUKAFUKANo. 8 is Enzyme Bath & Head Spa Fukafuka, located in Hino City, Tokyo. It is one of the few places where both enzyme bath and head spa treatments are available, and has become very popular. Many people choose the double menu, first sweating profusely in the enzyme bath to expel body wastes and improve metabolism, and then having a head spa treatment.
The head spa is so comfortable that many people fall asleep during the treatment!
The cost of the Enzyme Bath & Head Spa Fukafuka course is as follows.
- For first-time visitors, click here! Full-body enzyme bath：3,600 yen (use coupon)
- Dry head spa for 60 minutes：4,800 yen (with coupon)
Enzyme Bath & Head Spa Fukafuka
Address：B1F, 2-1-2 Tamadaira, Hino-shi, Tokyo 191-0062
Business hours：10:30-19:30 all days (last admission at 18:00)
Access：30-second walk from JR Toyoda Station
No. 9：Head Spa SAKURANo. 9 is “Head Spa SAKURA,” which is attached to a beauty salon in Harajuku. The therapists belonging to this salon are professionals who have been published in many magazines and columns. The salon’s attentive counseling and reliable techniques are attractive. The salon has become a hot topic of conversation, with some celebrities even going there for a short visit.
The course fee of the head spa SAKURA is as follows.
- 【No.1 Popularity】Thoroughly relaxing cassa and gear spa, 75 minutes：8,800 yen (with coupon)
- Clenching headache] Loosening head spa 95 minutes：13,200 yen (with coupon)
head spa SAKURA
Address：404 Harajuku Sampou Sogo Building, 6-5-6 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Business hours：Weekdays 11:00 – 20:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays：10:00-19:00
Access：1 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Meiji-jingumae Station
No. 10：Rice bran enzyme bath esthetic salon COCORONo. 10 is the rice bran enzyme bath esthetic salon COCORO, located in Suginami Ward. This salon is for women only, and their dry head massage is very popular. It is also a rare salon that offers an enzyme bath experience together! Since rice bran is used in abundance, it is expected to be effective for beautiful skin, detoxification, immunity improvement, sensitivity to cold, stiff shoulders, and swelling!
Since this famous salon has been introduced in magazines, many customers visit from outside of the prefecture.
The cost of a course at COCORO, a rice bran enzyme bath esthetic salon, is as follows.
- 60-minute dry head massage with carbonation, slowly rubbing the entire scalp：6,600 yen (with coupon)
- Enzyme bath + Yomogi steam mass perspiration：7,000 yen (with coupon)
rice bran enzyme bath esthetic salon COCORO
Address：Ando Bldg. 1F, 4-19-4 Eifuku, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-0064, Japan
Business hours：10:00-19:00 all day (last admission at 18:00)
Access：3-minute walk from the north exit of Nishi-Eifuku Station on the Inokashira Line
SummaryIn this issue, we have introduced the benefits of head spas and 10 recommended famous head spa salons in Tokyo. We have learned that head spas improve blood flow throughout the body and are effective for various ailments. It is also very effective in relieving fatigue and stress that accumulates on a daily basis, so it may be a good idea to treat yourself to a head spa!
There are many salons in Tokyo, but each salon offers different services and set menus. Please take a look at them for reference when choosing a salon. Thank you for reading to the end.