Head of IRIHASS

Tetsuo Inoue

In 1994, while head of R&D for hair care products, Inoue established the International Research Institute for Hair and Skin Science. Their main research themes are shampooing and hair restoration. Mr. Inoue gives lectures at cancer treatment wards all over Japan and at over 7,000 salons as well as other medical treatment seminars. Recently he has appeared on TV and in magazines.

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    Top 18 Best Japanese Salon Shampoos in 2021 - Tried and True! (Demi, Cota, and More)

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