Spa and Wellness

The Treatment: Ireland’s first Japanese spa delivers signature facials and skin-boosting treatments

Haku in Ranelagh offers Yon-Ka facials that harness the benefits of generations of French skincare nous, and are a great pre-party pick me up for your skin

Haku, which opened eight months ago, is currently the only Japanese spa in the country

Thirty years ago when Rosemary Evans discovered Yon-Ka Paris while training as a beauty therapist, the Irish salon landscape looked very different. Facials and massages were a much less availed of luxury and salon brands more feel-good than science-driven. So when she brought Yon-Ka to Ireland, it was something of a revolution and quickly gained a legion of fans in the industry. Originally founded in France in 1954, the family-owned Yon-Ka was developed by Laboratories ...