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History

ARTNATURE’s history is one of continual endeavor and continual evolution toward fulfilling our mission of making people happy through hair. It is a history of tradition and pride as a pioneer that has made repeated innovations while staying focused on hair.

1965 Founded ARTNATURE as a sole proprietorship in April.
1967 Established ARTNATURE INC. (capitalized at 1 million yen)
1973 Launched Triple Hair Addition System, the original staged hair addition method.
1983 Developed synthetic hair Artron.
1984 Launched MRP, a ground-breaking hair addition system that uses no base material.
1987 Began foray into market for women.
Announced Ladies Artnature.
1991 Established the Product Distribution Center in Murakami, Niigata as the domestic distribution base.
1995 Opened the Hair Academy hair specialist training school.
1998 Started the Little Wing Works program to provide free wigs to children with hair problems.
2001 Started an online hair counseling service.
Opened ARTNATURE Mobile, the mobile website.
2003 Launched hair revolution Hair For Life (HFL).
2005 Launched Celaire, a ladies wig in a new era.
Launched Scalp and Hair Care System, a hair growth system.
2007 Made an initial public offering on the JASDAQ market.
2008 Started supporting the Pink Ribbon awareness campaign for breast cancer screening.
Launched the Jullia Olger brand of ready-made ladies wigs.
2009 Began operations at a new plant in the Philippines (ANMP).
Launched Primadonna ladies wigs.
2010 Opened online shopping site ARTNATURE Online.
Launched Hair For Life Nuda men’s wigs.
Launched Nudefine ladies wigs.
Launched new male wig product line, Hair For Life EXE
Launched new female wig brand, PREMA MOEMI
Established wholly-owned subsidiary, MJO INC., offering male ready-made wig
2011 Launched new hair addition system, MARP nature
Launched new female wig product line, Nude fine Plus
Launched new male wig product line, Hair For Life Nuda PREMIUM
Launched new female wig product line, Nude fine Magic
Launched new hair addition system, MARP cross
Established wholly-owned subsidiary, ARTNATURE(SHANGHAI) INC., marketing subsidiary in China
2012 Launched ASHITABA DE TSUKUTTA OISHII AOJIRU, vegetable juice approved as Foods for Specified Health Uses
Launched new hair addition system, MARP sonic
Launched new female wig product line, Nude fine Clear
Launched new hair growth system, Scalp Hair Care System Four Seasons Program
Established wholly-owned subsidiary, ANTOMONOKAI INC., reserved fund for wig purchase
Launched new female wig product line, Nude fine Catch
Launched new hair addition product, REQUA
Established wholly-owned subsidiary, ARTNATURE SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. (ANSG), marketing subsidiary in Singapore
2013 Launched new hair addition system, MARP mach
Launched new female wig product line, Nude fine Keep
Launched new scalp care product, LABOMO SCALP AROMA
Launched new female wig product line, Nude fine Pitato
Launched new male wig product line, Hair For Life Seed
Listed on TSE(first section)
Launched new hair foundation product, ARTMICRON pluvi
2014 Established wholly-owned subsidiary, ARTNATURE(CAMBODIA) INC. (ANKH), wig manufacturer
Launched new female wig brand, forte
Launched new hair addition system, Mrping
Launched new type of shop marie beaute, exclusive for department store channel
Launched new hair care product, ASWILL HAIR COMPASS TREATMENT
Launched new female wig product line, forte charm
Launched new male hair addition product, RAPIDA
Acquired MIKAWAYA INC., providing wigs for entertainment field
Established wholly-owned subsidiary, ARTNATURE MALAYSIA SDN. BHD. (ANMY), marketing subsidiary in Malaysia
2015 Launched new male hair addition product line, RAPIDA Royal
Launched new female wig line, Forte ROZA
Began operations at a new plant in Cambodia (ANKH)
Launched new female wig line, Forte ROZA Airy
Launched new female wig line, Forte Fuwari Nadeshiko
Lunched new male hair addition product line, MRP Live
Lunched new scalp care product, LABOMO SCALP AROMA HAIR COLOR TREATMENT
Lunched new eyelash serum, ART LASH SERUM RICH
2016 Lunched new male hair addition product line, RAPIDA Revo
Launched new female wig line, Forte Fuwari Nadeshiko La La
Lunched new female hair addition product line, Beauty Up
Launched new female wig line, Forte Fuwari Nadeshiko La La Beaute
Launched new male hair addition system, 4DM
2017 Launched new male hair addition system, 4Dα
Launched new male hair addition product line, REQUA 50
Launched new male wig product line, Hair For Life 50
Launched new female wig product line, Style La La