Waxing tech C.C. Curry has been nixing unwanted body fuzz for more than five years. To keep up-to-date on the latest waxing tips and tricks, she regularly travels to shows and seminars, anywhere from LA to NYC to Madrid. She and her highly trained staff only use top-of-the-line wax that is low temperature, hypoallergenic, and completely fragrance free.
In addition to its expertise in follicular evictions, Unique Arch boasts a convenient downtown State Street location with free two-hour street parking, resulting in stress-free hair removal of even the most unruly head caterpillars. Walk-ins are welcome.
Jazmyne's expert and discreet waxing services eliminate unwanted fuzz from brows to toes with the latest products and techniques. Female clients can tame unruly follicles with underarm ($20) and full leg treatments ($50), while wooly men can liberate their epidermis with chest ($40) and back waxes ($50). Jazmyne specializes in sculpting eyebrows into believable looks of surprise ($15) and shaping subequatorial zones with the popular Brazilian bikini wax ($60). Serious multi-taskers can blog about emails with Le Motive Salon's free Wi-Fi while eradicating stray strands and sipping on a complementary glass of wine or other beverage. Curious body-scapers can have a free, private, paparazzi-free consultation with Jazmyne prior to waxing. This Groupon can be redeemed over multiple visits, and the appointments can be arranged to fit any schedule.
Bushwackers Waxing Studio owner Debi Botz believes that Brazilian waxes take specialized skill and that not every waxing technician should be performing them. She should know—throughout her 15 years of experience, she has led classes that help others learn how to correctly remove hair from those sensitive areas. This high standard of quality speaks to Botz's overall meticulous, professional approach: she never double-dips. She uses generously thick coats of hard wax on delicate areas to help reduce irritation. And she consults with clients before waxing services to talk about what to expect—especially if it's their first time.
Assisted by the FDA-approved CoolGuide laser, the experienced staff at Samaritan Cosmetic Services guides patients carefully through hair-reduction treatments, answering questions and addressing concerns along the way. The CoolGuide supplies each of its long, high-energy beams with fake security clearances to get past the epidermis and access hair roots. Unsuspecting follicles then absorb the laser light, converting it to heat that eliminates them but leaves surrounding cells unharmed. The CoolGuide's pulses affect only hair early in its growing cycle, but six sessions should be enough to deliver hair-free results. Like most shampoos, the CoolGuide is unable to treat blond or white hair.
Housed in a charming art-deco abode, Salon St. Jacques is a welcoming, relaxing spa specializing in state-of-the-art skin and body care. Petra Nicoll, an experienced guru of organic treatments, helms skin services for a natural and holistic flesh refurbishment. Revamp weather-beaten faces with an express 30-minute minifacial tailored to individual skin types ($45). After Petra bastes the frontal visage with both a cleanser and toner, she gifts grippers with a sea-spa hand massage. Mineral-rich foundational makeup acts as a coda to this whirlwind facial tour-de-force. The specialized foot bath will soak away stress while simultaneously sucking toxic substances out of the body ($55). Water gradually turns murky brown during the treatment, shamefully reminding clients of their mothers sagely advice to clean behind their epidermal system before bed. As cells are shocked into detoxification mode with the bath's low-voltage currents, myriad healthful benefits can emerge, including a heightened immune system, decreased blood pressure, and a faster metabolism.