susie donnelly, the founder of remedy bar, was born in New York and raised in beautiful Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland. she studied esthetics at the Aveda Institute in NYC, with a focus on European lift massage facial technique, after a degree in business studies and marketing. she also attended MUD for fashion and editorial makeup in Soho, New York. always possessing a special love for all things beauty, fashion, health and wellness, she envisioned remedy bar as a local, sophisticated oasis of nurturing, beauty and self care. in all aspects of designing the space, she sought to create a refined spa experience based on best practices she acquired from working in and visiting some of the best spas around the world.