The name ‘Karen’ comes from the Japanese word meaning ‘pretty’ or ‘lovely’, in the sense that a flower or a shape is pretty or appealing to the eye. Owner Kouki Takaishi has experience working overseas in New York, and has been treating foreign clients in Yamagata since the salon was established in 2009. As such, he is well accustomed to the texture of non-Japanese hair types and understands the needs of foreign customers residing in Japan. Kouki has a wealth of experience cutting hair for men as well as women, making KAREN HAIR DESIGN a popular unisex salon for the foreign community in Yamagata.
We offer a range of hair and barbering services for all genders, nationalities and ages including young children.
At the start of your appointment please discuss with us your desired hair length and style. If you have a particular image in mind, you can show us a picture on your smartphone etc..
Cleanse , Cut & Finish ¥4,200
As with styling, please discuss with us your desired look and show us a picture if you have a particular image in mind. If it’s necessary to bleach your hair, we use specialist bleach to prevent damage.
Colouring ￥ 6600～
HEAD SPA(Head Massages)
If you suffer from stiff neck or tense shoulders, or any other kind of discomfort caused by long hours working or typing, We highly recommend our Head Spa! We offer a cranial sacral massage where We massage the scalp and temples to ease tension in the muscles, leaving you feeling totally relaxed and refreshed!
It is Popular among men and women,We recommend this as part of the Cut Set Plan.
Head Spa + Hair cut ¥7,700
It is a hair treatment massage to make your hair silky, smooth and glossy.
Treatment Head Spa + Hair cut ¥8,800
In line with Prefectural Government and Government Guidelines, when you come to our salon please help us prevent the spread of COVID-19 by using hand sanitiser upon arrival and wearing a mask. Please refrain from coming to our salon if you display symptoms such as a cough, fever or sore throat. If you need a mask, We will provide a one with our service at no extra cost. Thank you for your cooperation.
“Thank you very much for choosing to book with us.
When you click the Book Now button, you will be redirected to Kouki’s gmail. Please let us know the date and time you wish to book, and what service you would like to book. (We take enquiries in English!) Once we have checked the availability, you will receive a confirmation message from Kouki.
We look forward to your visit!”