Trendy Beauty Report: Get Your Wax On!

Bikini season is here! Aside from getting your bod in tiptop shape, there is also the matter of tending to the hairy situations that threaten to take make laying out in the sun somewhat of a challenge.

Getting a bikini wax isn’t an activity that any of us look forward to with bated breath, but as the warmer months get closer, its inevitable that succumbing to this ritualistic beauty routine is an absolute necessity.

Your best strategy when it comes to decreasing the fear factor is to choose a destination that caters to the sensitivity factor and also has a proven record of satisfied and loyal clients. So in this case word of mouth is essential, and in-depth research vital, in order to secure the best experience possible.

We are highlighting a few of the top spas in LA and New York. Their services might not be cheap, but the end result is more than worth it.


Los Angeles:

Stark Waxing Studio: 3335 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

(323) 666-3365

If you are concerned about your pain threshold, your doubts and fears will come to an end when you visit Stark Waxing Studio. The LA based grooming parlor, indulges in a special French wax formula that guarantees to help decrease the usual discomfort that comes with the process. An added bonus is the treatment oil that contains calming agents like lavender and peppermint.

iGlow Med Spa: 239 S. La Cienaga Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90069

(310) 652-0833

Be prepared to bump into a Real Housewife or two if you decide to take a trip to this highbrow oasis nestled in the commune of the rich and famous, also known as Beverly Hills. iGlow Med Spa offers a rare treat when it comes to waxing, simply because of the pain-free technique they have perfected. Sensitive skin is their specialty and the crème wax and peel-off hard wax result in soft and surprisingly refreshed skin that shows no signs of residue or irritation. You definitely get what you pay for when you subject yourself to the highly efficient estheticians.


New York:

STRIP: Ministry of Waxing: 56 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012

(212) 431-1121

If you are hoping to bypass the unpleasantries and get right to the fun part, then this beauty den will fulfill and surpass all your expectations. The staff all underwent extensive training in order to provide the best possible service and when you consider that they traveled all the way to Singapore to learn the holistic the art of grooming, it makes it a lot easier to surrender to the soothing climate that Strip: Ministry of Waxing provides.

Completely Bare: Located in major sections of NYC

(855) 366-6060

Fans of the Real Housewives franchise are already aware that Cindy Barshop, who made her one and only appearance last season on the Real Housewives of New York, owns and operates Completely Bare, a beauty haven that offers a range of top-notch hair removal services in a tranquil; environment that aims to live up to all the hype. And they absolutely do!