Hot Pepper Beauty
I once introduced the steps on how to make appointment through the Hot Pepper Beauty website (click here:
), wondering whether that blog has inspired anyone of you to get a haircut in Japan, or is it the language barrier which avoids you from doing so?
I purposely wrote this blog for the below specific kinds of people
- those who would like to visit the hair salons in Japan, however not feeling comfortable communicating with the hair stylists
- those who would like to live like a local Japanese, however don’t know where to start
- those who would like to chit chat with gorgeous hair stylists ( smile)
Please continue to read if you belong to any of the above
First of all, let’s learn the vocabulary, once you manage the vocabulary, you can start from there!
|Semi long hair
||Zemi Logu (Semi long hair)
|Hair Styling Set
Once you manage the above vocabularies and use them together with the below sentences, you can communicate with the hair stylists.
Simply add a noun before “Please”, that’s the simplest way to say what you want to do with your hair
Example) Katto (haircut) please
Example) Pama (hair perm) please
２）or use the below (noun + verb) short sentences
Hair Katto Haircut
Hair Pama Hair Perm
Maegami Katto Cut the fringe
Hair part line change Change the hair part line
Hair Color Dye the hair color
３）can use the below phrases for colors description:
Color dye – to describe the color of the hair
明るい色 ( Bright / Sharp )
暗い色 ( Dark colors )
XXを強めに (Stronger XX color )
Below is a table showing different kinds of colors in English and Japanese
If you have no idea what style suits you the best, you can ask the hair stylist for his/ her advice by saying this
but I am not responsible if you are not satisfied with the style ( smile)
This is it for the useful Japanese phrases: for haircutting – Part 1, Part 2 will teach you how to describe a bit more in depth the style you want. Moreover I will introduce a hair salon, which opens by appointments, and the service there makes you feel like kings or queens.
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