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YA-MAN, the first name in beauty technology in Japan

Based in Tokyo, YA-MAN is known throughout Japan – and now the world – for putting beauty devices on the map. Compatible solution-based product launches soon followed. Embracing technology and innovation, today the company thrives as a group of prestige beauty brands with devoted fan bases globally.

YA-MAN, the first name in beauty technology in Japan

Based in Tokyo, YA-MAN is known throughout Japan – and now the world – for putting beauty devices on the map. Compatible solution-based product launches soon followed. Embracing technology and innovation, today the company thrives as a group of prestige beauty brands with devoted fan bases globally.

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OUR TECHNOLOGY

YA-MAN's core values highlight invention and innovation

320

Patents

777

Intellectual Property Rights

*as of April 2023

HISTORY

1978

YA-MAN started as a developer of precision mechanical equipment such as the optical displacement meter and measuring technology used to calculate the flexure of the renowned Seto Ohashi Bridge that connects the Okayama and Kagawa prefectures.

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1980's

Launched LASER 21, a high-frequency permanent hair removal device for professionals imported from the US and sold to local Japanese spas and salons.

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1985

Developed Kotsuryokei, Japan’s first body fat (BMI) percentage scale for home use. A stand-upon unit, it made its calculations through the soles of the feet.

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2006

Launched Platinum Germa Roller, an at-home device replicating the physical tapping benefits of manual lymphatic massage for an instant lifted appearance. After multiple generations and over 2 million units sold in Japan, the technology has been refined into today’s Tornado RF Roller, WAVY and WAVY Mini Face Roller.

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2011

Launched Acetino series, at-home devices that replicate beauty therapists’ therapeutic hand kneading massage. Electric rollers stimulate fat and muscle contouring on the face and body.
Today, new models feature under the mysé brand.

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2013

Launched Platinum White RF the first generation Radio Frequency facial beauty device for home use. With multiple advanced skin refining functions, we regularly introduce new RF models. For the last decade YA-MAN RF devices have sold over 3 million units in Japan.

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2013

Launched Rei Beauté, a home-use hair removal device series using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and specifically suitable for Asian skin.

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2015

Launched Mineral Air System in Japan, an AirMist Device plus
micronized Four-in-One makeup formula that rivals airbrushing for a natural, seamless results. Mineral Air debuted in the USA in 2016.

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2016

Founded YA-MAN U.S.A. LTD, introducing Mineral Air to American consumers to universal acclaim. In 2019, Mineral Air won the prestigious QVC Beauty Quest Winner award by CEW (Council of Executive Women.)

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2018

Launched Medi Lift series with the Essential Mask, a USB-powered at-home hands-free facial sculpting device utilizing Electronic Muscle Stimulation technology (EMS). A social media sensation, Essential Mask arrived in the US in 2023.

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2018

Acquired Makanai Cosme (rebranded to MAKANAI in 2020), a clean beauty brand incorporating a centuries-old legacy and ingredients dating back to traditional washi paper making in the gold leaf workshops of Kanazawa. Brought to the US in 2020.

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2020

Opened Face Lift Gym, an in-store experiential service offering signature facials using YA-MAN devices as well as training on how to use YA-MAN devices for maximum results.

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2023

45 years? We know we don’t look a day over amazing! And there’s plenty more in the pipeline. In addition to the USA, YA-MAN products are available in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, France and UK.