There's always that awkward transition period when the seasons change and you wake up one day, physically unable to wear the jeans you've been happily hiding in for the last three months because its so damn hot outside. The problem of course is that while the soaring temps mean it's time to embrace shorts, skirts, summer dresses, and yes, even bikinis, you haven't taken the necessary steps to prepping your bod to be seen outside. The first step in any spring beauty prep is a wax.
Brisbane's best waxing salons are pro's in the spring beauty prep department and we know you can entrust your precious follicles to their expertise, no matter what your level of hair-removal fear!
Because submitting yourself to a wax is a big deal — you can't just let anyone brandishing a tub of hot wax near you, after-all — and there are myriad ways in which it can go wrong (don't Google waxing horror stories!), we've round up Brisbane's best waxing salons.
Now all you have to do is worry about which bikini you'll throw on.
Inspiring Skin Health
Home to Brisbane's best facial (the Omnilux, if you haven't heard), and the most unique hair removal treatment we've ever undergone — sugaring — Inspiring Skin Health have a team of deft-handed waxers just waiting to help you get bikini and/or shorty-short ready. Offering both traditional waxing and sugaring, Inspiring's Rosalie salon is our go to for inner-west beauty treatments, and our pick for a great wax in Brisbane.
Eyelure Brow Parlour
Brow specialists they may be but Eyelure Brow Parlour in Kelvin Grove offer a full suite of body waxing services for an amazing hair-free bod'. The fab Brisbane waxers at Eyelure also offer affordable packages with combined treatments, so you can emerge from your winter-time, woolly mammoth state with your purse intact.
College of Natural Beauty
Our new favourite hidden gem, the College of Natural Beauty Clinic is one of the most affordable places to undergo your pre-summer routine. Staffed by the very well-trained — and supervised — students of this Brisbane beauty college, you'll get change from a $20 for basic bikini wax, which is amazing in our books! A full leg wax including a bikini line is only $30 dollars, and the team also do sugaring if you are after a different style of hair removal. Booking is essential so make sure you give them a call first!
Paola's Beauty Room
One of the best boutique waxers in Brisbane, Paola's Beauty Room in Ascot specialises in bikini waxes and Brazilian's with a neat list of waxing services, at affordable prices. Working out of her home, Paola also does a darn good facial, mani/pedi specialist and has some wicked good nail art skills.
The Revival Lounge
This CBD beauty lounge offers both waxing and the more permanent hair removal method, IPL. But we are here to talk about hair removal of the rippin' variety, and The Revival Lounge are experts! They also offer spray tanning, massage, facials, cosmetic treatments and hair styling, so it's essentially your one-stop beauty shop in the city!
Lush Tan Beauty
Lush Tan Beauty in New Farm is a vibrant salon with a team of profesh waxers that relish the chance the tame your follicular 'issue'. Specialists in waxing, tanning, facials, massages, and manicures and pedicures, they even offer 10% off all waxing services on Tuesdays.
If you want to be bare of hair this spring, then it leads that a salon named Bare Therapy has their waxing sh*t together, right? Yep. This Alderley salon offers a range of de-hairing options as well as organic and ayurvedic facial and body therapy. You'll feel like a brand new, smoother person after just one visit!
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We want to know: who's your pick for the best waxer in Brisbane?