Restoring Confidence with 50 Megumi, Japan’s Leading Hair Loss Solution

Restoring Confidence with 50 Megumi, Japan's Leading Hair Loss Solution

50 Megumi is Japan’s leading solution for hair loss, with over 10 million products sold worldwide. It has recently unveiled a new line of products developed exclusivity to cater to hair loss amongst men – the new 50 Megumi Men series.

Recent reports indicate the increasing incidence of premature balding among men, with more than 50 per cent of men over the age of 50 experiencing hair loss.

Worryingly, 25 per cent of men admitted that hair loss and balding were significantly impacting their confidence, leading to struggles in relationships and careers before reaching the age of 21, so it’s no surprise that Rohto Pharmaceutical Japan has introduced their latest range of products to address this problem.

The new range of anti-hair loss products comprises two shampoo products and a treatment essence that are specially designed to nourish the scalp, improve blood circulation, strengthen the hair roots and stimulate hair growth.

The two new shampoo products placed side-by-side on a table

Although not new to the market, the brand has constantly evolved, grown and thrived, providing innovative solutions and maintaining its commitment to excellence. Sold in countries like Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Thailand and Malaysia, it rightly holds the title of Japan’s leading anti-hair loss solution brand.

The hero product, the Female Treatment Essence, has achieved remarkable success, with over 10 million bottles sold in Japan. In Hong Kong, the same treatment essence was voted the number one leave-in serum in the hair treatment category. This recognition is substantiated by Nielsen IQ Market Track Service data.

Dr Koh Ming Zhi addressing the audience
Dr Koh Ming Zhi, the Medical Director of Lumi Clinic and Kelvin Yap.

The formulation contains 50 ingredients, including a combination of contemporary cosmetics and plant-based components, but the most effective ingredients are Ginseng and Caffeine, which have been recognised for their ability to enhance scalp circulation and combat hair loss.

In addition to this, the formulation contains sesame seed extract and provitamin B5, which further bolster hair roots and help nurture a healthy scalp environment.

Although hair loss can be caused by hereditary and hormonal factors, it’s never too late to start a hair care and prevention regime.

50 Megumi encourage individuals to start taking proactive measures from a young age, which can significantly contribute to controlling the rate of hair loss and mitigating the progression of hair loss issues.

The fast-paced and stressful nature of modern life, whether in the workplace or at home, has become a significant contributing factor to the increasing incidences of premature balding among men. Several lifestyle factors can also exacerbate this problem.

They include inadequate nutrition, lack of sufficient sleep, frequent hair treatments such as perming and dyeing and improper scalp care.

Three of the products from Rohto Pharmaceutical Japan's hair care range

The two different shampoos in the 50 Megumi range include 50 Megumi Men Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo (Fresh), which incorporates invigorating cool mint, and the formulation helps cleanse away excess oil and leaves the scalp refreshed after each wash. It also promotes the growth of thicker and healthier hair.

The other, the 50 Megumi Men Anti-Hair Loss & Scalp Care Shampoo, takes a multifaceted approach to hair care by focussing on strengthening the scalp’s natural carrier to reduce hair loss and enhance the volume. It also provides essential moisture and nutrients to maintain a healthy and nourished scalp.

Influencers discussing the merits of the products at a Q & A session

But products can only help so much. Lifestyle factors such as diet and relaxation techniques can aid and combat hair loss, too. Nurturing one’s hair with the right nutrients and managing stress effectively can indeed contribute to preventing hair loss to a certain extent.

Adopting a holistic approach that encompasses not only the use of appropriate hair care products but also maintaining a healthy lifestyle and dietary choices can significantly enhance the health and vitality of one’s hair, reducing the risk of hair loss and ensuring it remains in optimal condition.

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Ong Chin Huat

Luxurious Magazine Reporter

Having been the social editor of the Hong Kong edition of Tatler and as well as writing a twice-weekly column in Hong Kong’s leading English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, Chin has met and interviewed a variety of people including business tycoons, supermodels, movie stars, royalty and world-class athletes. He also considers himself privileged to have attended some of the most talked about events and parties around the world. Chin counts art, fashion, food, interior design, literature, painting and travel among his passions.

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