Overplucked eyebrows make a person look permanently surprised. Undergroomed hairs of anywhere make a person look jungly. A Vanity Beauty Lounge waxing makes any body part—eyebrow, leg, armpit, elbow, etc.—look astonishingly attractive. This Groupon gets you $60 worth of waxing services for $30 at Vanity Beauty Lounge, the hip Financial District salon that 944 magazine calls "the perfect place for contemporary Marie Antoinette-types to get primped and pampered," despite the fact the no one has been beheaded there.
The friendly waxing experts at Vanity will debristle you front, back, upside, downside, and from side to side until the most devious hairs have been cast off as if they were ugly Legos. Services include Brazilian waxing ($55+), leg waxing ($35+), arm waxing ($40), chest waxing ($45+), and back waxing ($45+). Facial options include brow maintenance ($16), brow shaping ($25), cheek ($15), chin ($12), and lip waxing ($10). Not applicable: bottoms of feet, neighbors' pets, or using wax stripping to make crop circles.
Vanity Beauty Lounge is a clean and classy salon that looks more like the beautiful lounge of a French foot model than a typical salon. It's decorated in red and white with funky vintage flair mixed with modern designs. Call ahead to book your appointment. Redeem your Groupon Monday–Wednesday and receive $5 off a French lavender manicure (a $23 value).
944 magazine reviewed Vanity Beauty Lounge:
- [The owner] might have created the perfect place to unwind...The posh lounge is a prime destination when it comes to indulgent spa pleasantries and comfort – all in the good name of vanity. – Dino Ray Ramos, 944
More than 40 Yelpers give Vanity Beauty Lounge four stars:
- They did such a good job, I can't remember my eyebrows looking this good. I can't wait for the next appointment... – Melrose L.
- ...they are very sanitary (that goes a long way)! I love the decor and something about this place makes you feel like you're really not in the Embarcadero but maybe, somewhere far away in a chic salon! – Christine L.
- if you want ANYTHING waxed, go here because Marilyn is the best. Even if you don't want anything waxed you should think hard and find something because it's worth it. – Mae a.
Great Moments In Not Having Eyebrows
3400 BC: An early Pharaoh, blessed with no eyebrows, orders the Bible to happen.
400–1600: The middle ages don’t go so hot, largely due to substantial numbers of eyebrows.
1506: The Mona Lisa is painted without eyebrows, giving her an expression that clearly says, “I’m early for this BBQ.”
1920: Actor Yul Brenner is born without eyebrows and with 15 fingers, but still makes the ladies swoon.