Before wax was invented, humans haphazardly reaped unwanted body hair using toothpick scythes or the honey-and-hungry-bear-technique. Celebrate the advent of modern hair removal with today's Groupon: for $39, you get a Brazilian wax at Kimberly Spa (an $81 value).
Kimberly Spa's expertly trained staff, helmed by an aesthetician with 25 years of experience, deftly harvests follicular foliage during a 45-minute Brazilian wax. In a comfortable private room, depilatory masters remove unwanted whiskers with imported French hard wax that banishes bristles with beret-clad flair. Following bikini-region clearing, Kalo hair growth inhibitor is applied to newly smooth skin to hamper the reemergence of sneaky strands and extend silky results. Hair must be at least a quarter-inch long to ensure complete removal, and it is advised to not shave between waxes.
The soothing environment at Kimberly Spa features a touch-screen check-in kiosk in a serene lobby devoid of chatty receptionists and improvisational jazz bands. After treatments, female guests are invited to don robes and slippers and laze in the ladies’ lounge, a relaxing retreat filled with amenities and grooming tools that whisper beauty-affirming compliments.
Prior to coddling skin as a practicing aesthetician, Kimberly Spa’s eponymous owner broke into the beauty industry as a professional makeup artist in 1980. Several years spent working with high-end cosmetic lines, including Christian Dior, Lancôme, and Chanel, inspired her to further hone her skills through training at the Capitol School, where she graduated at the top of her class.
That same work ethic and devotion to making the world more beautiful drives her today as she recommends services that only use products that she has researched and tested in a comfortable, private atmosphere that includes a "Ladies' Lounge." Together with her professional staff, she rejuvenates skin with airbrush tanning, waxing, and indulgent, results-oriented facial services, including a 24-karat-gold facial, which was featured on the Channel 6 news for its popularity among time-traveling 49ers.