Mar 28, 2011|
Eyebrows are shaped using threading, tweezing or a mixture of the two, then brows are tinted either lighter or darker depending on your preference.
1/F, 17 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2845-0886,11:00am-9:00pm, www.browhaus.com.hk
Since its establishment in 2000, it has been dedicated to providing a range of services from permanent hair removal and IPL beauty treatments to waxing and body and facial hair removal. Popular treatments include Vela Smooth face firming, Lift 6 face lifts and Oxyjet. They use organic wax from Australia and tea tree oil is applied afterwards to reduce redness.
Room 509, Hong Kong Pacific Center, 28 Hankow Rd.,Tsim Sha Tsui, 2369-0399.
SPA BEAUTE PAR ZAI
Spa Beaute Par Zai uses warm organic wax infused with antiseptic teatree oil to ensure hygiene and comfort. An eyebrow shaping treatment costs just $120, while a half leg wax costs $260 or $320 for full leg and an underarm wax costs $150. Interesting alternatives to the “Brazilian” bikini wax are offered, such as the exotic sounding “Romantic Hollywood” and the “French Metro Ticket,” all of which cost $380—give them a call to find out details. The Spa also offers IPL permanent hair removal, as well as eyelash extensions, facials, mani/pedis, slimming treatments and make up.
Suite 901, Queen’s Place, 74 Queen’s Rd. Central, 2524-1272/9364-5271, www.spabpz.com
This popular spa chain is best known for its exclusive low heat poetic wax that is painless, clean and effective. Prices range from $120 for chin hair removal to $1,480 for full body wax. The spa also sells a microwavable kit for you to use at home as well as ingrown hair eliminating pads. Free up your afternoon when you visit to take advantage of this hip, modern spa.
W, Hotel, 1 Austin Rd. West, West Kowloon, 3717-2797
This elegant spa offers the ELOS semi-permanent method of hair removal, which works to directly target the hair follicle. The spa recommends around six to eight treatments, although some customers (especially men) may require more. The treatment can be applied to virtually any part of the body with prices from $2,560 for lower leg and $1,350 for underarms. If you fancy taking care of all your hair while you’re at it, pop into the company’s hair salon located in the same premises.
33 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2815-6600
NU WAXING WORKSHOP
This specialty spa offers facial, body wax and hot wax as well as its featured creamy pink Brazilian hard wax. Service is quick, easy and pain-free, making it the perfect lunchtime option. Waxing is available for both men and women for different body parts ranging from $80 to around $500. It also offers attractive packages from $2,500, which give 20 percent off waxing treatments and eyebrow treatments and 10 percent off beauty products. Nu Beauty on the third floor is the workshop’s sister spa so you can pop down for a massage once you’re hair-free.
5/F, 9 On Lan St., Central, 2869-9680, www.nuwaxingworkshop.com
NUDE BEAUTIQUE OF WAXING
Nude offers professional waxing by a team of internationally trained staff and is famous for its Brazilian waxes using the most hygienic and painless methods to keep your skin smooth and clean. The Brazilian wax is priced at $420 or $270 for first-time customers, an underarm wax costs just $150 and a full legs wax is priced at $440. Other services include permanent hair removal, spray tanning, facials and manipedis.
9/F, VC House, 4-6 On Lan St., Central, 2868-9100, www.nudewaxing.com.hk
THE RETREAT AT REPULSE BAY
This prestigious spa has a cozy setting and relaxing atmosphere that offers a range of waxing services with prices from $300 for half leg and $560 for a full leg/bikini combo. Make sure you take full advantage of your time here by trying one of the spa’s other luxurious treatments.
1/F, 33 Beach Rd., Repulse Bay, 2803-1860, www.the-retreat.com.hk
SENSE OF TOUCH
Sense of Touch offers waxing that uses top-quality wax from the USA to ensure you feel less pain and also help delay regrowth. Single body part waxing ranges from $120-$400 or you can take advantage of the combo offers such as half leg and underarm wax for $350. It also provides some friendly deals that offer tons of freebies and discounts when buying multiple treatment packages.
83A, Hollywood Rd., Central, 2517-0939, www.senseoftouch.com.hk
STRIP: Ministry of Waxing
This spa chain will offers a caring waxing service with post waxing products available. It claims to provide nearly painless Brazilian waxing, the more lasting IPL (intense pulse light) hair removal and other semi-permanent hair reduction treatments. As Strip specializes in waxing, you can expect to enjoy a safe and enjoyable waxing experience along with waxing tips and post-wax advice when you leave.
G/F, 17 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2845-0838, www.strip.com.hk