A stripless process that involves spreading an organic sugar paste (sugar, water, lemon juice and a secret ingredient) across the hair and swiftly removing it, the sugaring technique is among the least painful hair removal methods. Plus, the paste is only heated slightly past room temperature, so burns are never a risk.
Waxing is no fun, no matter what region — nether or otherwise — is involved. But if you want to be hair-free, it’s the best and longest-lasting hair removal option out there. So when you’re due for a wax, the best waxing in NYC is at these salons and spas that offer fast, convenient options for men and women to suit every need, whether bikini, brow, back, underarms or face. Plus, their skilled technicians provide perhaps the least-painful waxing possible.
Once you’ve endured this necessary evil, you’ll feel fresh and ready to hit the town, whether for a fun night out or a romantic date. If you’re looking for a little primping or pampering after your waxing, check out the best hair salons in NYC and the best spas in NYC. After all that, we think you just might be ready for a weekend getaway too.
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