Guide to hair removal in SG
With our year-round tropical weather, you can’t really blame us for our obsession with a permanently beach-ready body. From the quick fixes to the high-tech stuff, here’s a guide to getting rid of unwanted fuzz.
Beginner waxers, this one’s for you: owner and therapist Lynn’s warmth and professionalism will ease you right into the world of waxing with her waxpertise. We love their handmade coconut scrub too (ingrown hair be gone!) At just $38 for a first-time Brazilian trial, this is one salon that delivers without burning the pockets.
Blush Wax, 220 Orchard Road, Midpoint Orchard 04-12A, Singapore 238852, p. 6836 5421. Open Mon-Fri 11am-8pm Sat 11am-6pm.
Pool party invite in the mail and running out of time? Cecilia’s the one you want to look for. Known for being the fastest waxer in town, her salon at Holland Village is great if you need that quick fix. Cecilia Westberry provides home service at your convenience too. Good and efficient, be ready to hit the beach in under 15 minutes!
Cecilia Westberry, Block 6 Holland Close 01-02, Holland Village, Singapore 271006, p. 67740449. Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-7pm, Sat 8.30-6pm.
This beauty salon specializes in full body waxing services that extend to the gents too. Having amassed a celebrity following at their outlets in Tokyo, we’re glad this Japanese salon is bringing its professional services to our island.
NUA, 18 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Singapore 088441, p. 6327 1002. Open Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm.
Musee Platinum Tokyo
Touted as Japan’s number one hair removal salon, Musee uses a state of the art hair removal technology called Smooth Skin Control that delays and eventually ceases the dreaded re-growth process. If you’re looking for a no-fuss long-term solution, put your trust in the no-nonsense professional therapists here. Only gripe? It’s slightly pricier.
Musee Platinum Tokyo, 6 outlets islandwide. See website for more details.
Low pain threshold? Strip’s IPL treatment is meant to put you at ease! Its Ace IPL treatment includes a special cooling system so that the process will be both effective and comfortable for you. With over 10 outlets in Singapore, smooth skin is just a convenient stop away!
Strip, 15 outlets islandwide. See website for more details.
Now we all know the moustache isn’t such a good look for the ladies. This quick fix for fine facial hair is also a beauty secret amongst the celebrities. Sally Hansen’s Crème Hair Bleach is an easy-to-use home kit that ‘lightens you up’ in eight minutes – you’re welcome!
Sally Hansen Creme Hair Bleach for Face, Available in selected Watsons stores.
Top image: Blush Wax