HISTORY

A new beautiful.
The history of YA-MAN - the pioneer of innovative beauty devices.

Our aim is to help all people to awaken the beautifully radiant power within them, realizing a tomorrow that is even more attractive than today.
Since our establishment in 1978, YA-MAN has been continuously creating beauty devices that are favored by beauty salons. YA-MAN transferred this advanced technology to home-care beauty devices to realize professional beauty treatments at home.
As a beauty professional that is a frontrunner in this era, YA-MAN will continue to pursue new Forms of Beauty, with its inexhaustible ideas and outstanding technology.

1978YA-MAN Limited established.
Developed Japan’s first optical displacement meter. Measured the curvature of one of Japan’s largest bridges, the Seto Ohashi Bridge.

YA-MAN invented Japan’s FIRST depilator

  • 1979:Not only introducing needle hair removal to Japan, YA-MAN developed Japan’s first high-frequency depilator.
  • 1980s : YA-MAN developed its first laser depilator, the LASER 21, for professional use.
  • 1985 : YA-MAN developed Japan’s first optical depilator.
1985YA-MAN developed Japan’s first body-fat scale.
The company developed the first body-fat scale with feet sensors.
first body-fat scale
1986YA-MAN independently developed Japan’s first miniaturized EMS device.
1992YA-MAN developed LYMPH IMPEDANCE.
YA-MAN developed a compact body-fat scale with hand sensors.
2006YA-MAN launched the PLATINUM GEL ROLLER.
This product became a huge hit, recording aggregate total sales of more than 2 million rollers* for the series.YA-MAN’s brand name became widely recognized.
*Aggregate total number of devices shipped December 2006 – March 2011 (Source: YA-MAN data)
PLATINUM GEL ROLLER
2007A mineral cosmetic brand ONLY MINERALS was born.
YA-MAN is the first company in Japan to sell foundation products 100% made from mineral ingredients. These products became a huge hit.
ONLY MINERALS
2009
YA-MAN listed on JASDAQ.
2011
YA-MAN is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2011The company launched the ACETINO series of home beauty devices, recreating beauty salon treatments to enjoy from the comfort of your home.
Its high functionality responds to women’s desire for having salon-quality at home.
ACETINO
2012
YA-MAN is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
YA-MAN’s global expansion began
YA-MAN made its first memorable foray overseas, into Hong Kong.
2013The first model in YA-MAN’s home RF (radio frequency) facial beauty device series made its debut.
Platinum White RF model was the first in the RF Facial Beauty Device, a beauty device series which achieved aggregate total sales of more than 2.5 million rollers. This product series grew to become the facial beauty device standard for providing total care for skin issues with its high-performing multiple functions.
RF (radio frequency) facial beauty device
2014YA-MAN launched the Rei Beauté series of home optical beauty devices
Platinum White RF model was the first in the RF Facial Beauty Device, a beauty device series which achieved aggregate total sales of more than 2.5 million rollers. This product series grew to become the facial beauty device standard for providing total care for skin issues with its high-performing multiple functions.
Rei Beauté series
YA-MAN launched Cavispa series of home cavitation beauty devices
These products enable users to perform cavitation -a popular beauty salon treatment- in the privacy of their own homes. Cavispa realized provision of evolved beauty care that will make you love your body even more.
Cavispa series
2015YA-MAN launched YA-MAN Professional, a professional beauty devices line for beauty salons
Featuring a high degree of user friendliness, these products realize miniaturization of beauty devices for professional use.
professional beauty devices
2015
YA-MAN U.S.A. LTD. is established
YA-MAN launched its business to mainland China
2016
YA-MAN opened its first directly owned store, in Ginza, Tokyo
2018
YA-MAN expanded to Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and Russia
MINERALair -A make-up experience for a new age.
These products fuse cosmetics and the technology that YA-MAN has used in the evolution of our beauty devices. Here, YA-MAN has developed the completely new make-up experience of Showering in Foundation.
MINERALair
2018YA-MAN launched Medi Lift series of wearable EMS facial beauty devices
YA-MAN developed revolutionary 100% hands-free face-care devices. Its functionality and impact of these devices not only swept through the beauty industry but also became a trending topic on social media.
Medi Lift
2019The mysé home beauty treatment brand was born
YA-MAN developed revolutionary 100% hands-free face-care devices. Its functionality and impact of these devices not only swept through the beauty industry but also became a trending topic on social media.
mysé
Aggregate total number of devices shipped for the RF Beauty Device Series
More than 2 million: September 2019
More than 2.5 million: August 2020
RF Beauty Device Series
2020FACE LIFT GYM -a training gym specialized in exercising face muscles- opened
FACE LIFT GYM operates under the concept of ‘You make yourself beautiful’. This gym is a new experiential service created by YA-MAN to help users acquire beauty-creating techniques through training with beauty devices under the guidance of specialist trainers.
FACE LIFT GYM
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