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Ionic Concept for Anti-Aging Hair Care

“The wash & blow dry starts with a tension relieving head massage to prep hair cuticles and scalp for the ionic treatments”

Beauty Interview: Hitomi of Salon Vijin

What made you come to New York and work in this salon?
I was inspired by owner Minoru Minamida’s passion and commitment to bring Japan’s best and newest beauty technologies to New York just to offer effective, healthier hair solutions to his dedicated clientele. After all, he is THE stylist who first brought Japanese hair straightening to the U.S.A.

What is the feature of the salon?
Our collective philosophy and promise is for clients to leave our salon mentally, emotionally and physically feeling as beautiful, healthy and rejuvenated as they will look. The store is thoroughly ionically powered, from freshly served ionized water, the salon air, the curling irons, to ionized shampoo stations. Even our walls have a special ion-balancing coating.

What does the salon’s exclusive Ionic Jet Pro do?

The state-of-the-art negative ion jet stream machine from Japan steams out millions of negative ions within just 3 minutes to hydrate deep into the hair’s core, and kickstart the healing processes of the scalp and hair cuticles. With hair, the immediate benefits of negative ions become very noticeable, especially compared to typically damaging treatments. Colors and highlights last longer, hair is lustrous and soft, blow outs naturally stay intact longer.

Any personal beauty tips?
I think my daily immersion into the happiness-inducing negative ion space has made each day feel exciting, fun and invigorating. I also don’t get tired anymore. Come experience this environment at least once and you will become a negative ion believer…with gorgeous hair.

Salon Vijin
22 E. 1st St., (bet. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY 10003
TEL: 212-664-0664 |