8 May, 2018
Beauty

Top Hair Removal Salons In Hong Kong: Where To Get Waxing, IPL And More

8 May, 2018

These quick, easy hair removal salons offer everything from waxing and threading to IPL and laser treatments…

There’s something satisfying about smooth, silky skin. No more hiding those legs under yoga pants – the weather is beach perfect and it’s time to get that unwanted hair removed. And with so many salons around town, we’ve lined up the best places to get de-fuzzed. These quick, easy spots offer everything from waxing and threading to IPL and laser treatments (and we’ve included, both, the reasonably-priced and the luxurious). 

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Dolma waxing boutique in hk

Dolma Waxing Boutique

Summer’s coming, and the last thing you want to do is be unprepared for that last-minute junk party! So if you’re looking for a high-quality (and relatively pain-free)Brazilian wax, Dolma will sort you out! Dolma has more than 20 years of experience, so you know you’ll get the tender loving care you deserve. And you won’t have to worry about general cleanliness, either. You won’t see “double dipping” or any other methods that some less reputable places use. The pros here make sure hygiene is absolutely key! The relaxing and comforting environment will put you at ease the minute you pop through the door. Best of all, it’s actually reasonably priced considering the care and quality you’re getting.

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Dolma Waxing Boutique, 1508 Takshing House, 20 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 63484452, www.brazilianwaxing.com.hkwww.facebook.com/dolma.waxing.boutique

Honeypot waxing salon in hk

Honeypot

The type of wax used on your body makes all the difference, which is exactly why Honeypot stands out from the rest of the waxing crowd. Using a bespoke, house-made formula, created by certified chemists, Honeypot’s wax is second to none. And whilst the quality of the wax is key, how we feel is even more important. And because the wax has been improved over the past 12 years since it was first created, it’s now become one of the most painless wax used in Asia! The cherry on the cake? Honeypot offers quality and impeccable service. All you have to do is take your pick from Brazilian waxing, body waxing or IPL treatments and laser permanent hair reduction. The rest is simple!

Honeypot, Room 802, Century Square, 1-13 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, 35648660, www.honeypot.com.hk

Lavar Hair removal - where to get waxed

Lavar

When looking for a salon to get you feeling ready for summer, most women hope they’ll find a cosy place that feels like home. Lavar’s aim to give its clients the most pleasant and painless treatment, whether they choose waxing or laser hair removal. The most refreshing advantage to booking at Lavar is that there is no need to pre-pay or join any membership club to enjoy exclusive VIP discounts! Waxes here are premium quality and imported from Europe and Australia, which means no matter the type of hair you have, you’ll be assured to have hair removal that is free from redness, ingrown hairs, breakage and painful stinging. It will even remove short, stubborn hair (as little as 1 millimetre!) leaving your skin smooth and gorgeous for that next beach trip!

Lavar, 13/F, 1 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, 2915 0918
www.lavar.com.hk; www.facebook.com/lavarhk

Browhaus

This concept store specialises in brow and lash grooming and is conveniently located in the heart of Central. Whether you have more eyebrows than most or you’re a little brow-challenged, you’re sure to find a treatment here that will leave you looking gorgeous. All therapists have been fully trained at its own Browhaus School and have perfected the techniques of threading, tweezing, lash extensions and brow colouring.

Browhaus, 7/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 3950 3950, www.browhaus.com.hk

Read more: 8 of the Best Brow Services in Hong Kong

Glow Spa

Glow Spa & Salon

Known for her amazing skincare expertise, Ceri Silk’s Glow Salon is the perfect place in Central to drop in for a quick wax treatment. It doesn’t have an extensive waxing menu, but if you’re looking for a more permanent fix, it also offers IPL Hair Reduction and Laser Hair Removal for a totally smooth transformation. While you’re there, why not treat yourself to a facial tailored specifically for your skin, and walk out an hour later with nothing less then a radiant glow.

Glow Spa & Salon, 9/F, Parker House, 72 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, 2525 5198, www.glowspa.hk

Nude Waxing Beautique

The quaint salon opened in 2007 and has transformed into a full service premium boutique with stores in Central, Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui. Nude is your one-stop shop for Brazilian and body waxing, eyebrows and eyelashes, facials, slimming and even laser hair removal. Prices may be on the higher end, however, once you use one of the many first-time specials, Nude often creates special packages tailored to fit your requirements.

Nude Beautique of Waxing14/F, M88 Wellington Place, 2-8 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2868 9100,
Nude Beautique of Waxing, 2/F 18 Pak Sha Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2868 9100,
Nude Beautique of Waxing, 17/F, Canton Plaza, 82-84 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2868 9100
www.nudewaxing.com.hk

Nu Waxing

Nu Waxing Workshop

Nu Waxing Workshop has become another go-to waxing salon. With a 50% discount on any waxing treatment for your first-time visit, there’s no reason not to try it out! Nu Waxing prides itself on its specialty Brazilian wax, so say goodbye to those bugging bumps ladies. The extra creamy honey hard wax will leave you feeling perfectly smooth. It also offers nail treatments and IPL rejuvenation. Although a little on the pricey side, the quality of treatment is worth it.

Nu Waxing Workshop, 23/F, Hing Wai Building, 36 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2869 9680, www.nuwaxingworkshop.com

Strip: Ministry of Waxing

The waxperts at here will leave you feeling more confident than ever. Strip has become an award-winning salon in nine different countries for a reason. The special techniques and variety of waxes make the experience as painless as it can get. Strip prides itself on being able to remove anything in 15 minutes, so chat with the super friendly therapists or squeeze the pain away with the animal stress balls, and trust that you’ll be done in no time.

Strip: Ministry of Waxing, 9/F 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 3950 3950, www.strip.com.hk

Freedas Limited

Quick, efficient and cheap! We’ve found these hair-removal hidden gems all over Hong Kong. Whether you’re in town, at the end of the Tung Chung Line or across the water in Discovery Bay, there’s a Freedas Limited Salon for you to go to. Experts here do it all, from waxing and threading to head massages and henna. What’s even better… eyebrow shaping is only $30! Or get a full leg wax for only $100. The prices are amazing but the service and hygiene standards fluctuate. But make sure you call and book beforehand as appointments fill up quickly.

Freedas Limited, 2/F Warner Building, 91 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2527 7881
Freedas Limited, 5/F, Flat C, Comfort Building, 86-88 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, 3850 0447
Freedas Limited, Mezz Floor, 124 Caine Road, Hong Kong, 3580 0405
Freedas Limited, Shop 9A3, G/F, 12 Tung Chung Waterfront Road, Coastal Skyline, Tung Chung, Hong Kong, 3483 8356,
Freedas Limited, Flat 26, 5/Floor, Block D, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, 2987 4555
www.freedashk.com

This article was originally published in September, 2015 by Team Sassy and has been updated by Megan Weill in May 2018.

Featured image via Getty; image 1 courtesy of Dolma Waxing Boutique; image 2 courtesy of Honeypot; image 3 courtesy of Lavar; image 4 courtesy of Glow Spa; image 5 courtesy of Nu Waxing Workshop via Facebook

3 thoughts on “Top Hair Removal Salons In Hong Kong: Where To Get Waxing, IPL And More

  1. Lavar has the worst customer service. They are completely fine until they have to deal with a complaint. First, they will ignore your issue for the longest time.The manager Rachel will raise her voice at you and the Managing Director Anna will refuse to apologize for their flaws.

  2. My wife and I recently celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary and had a romantic trip to celebrate coming up real soon. So while I was in Hong Kong for business I decided I would get some unwanted body hair removed via waxing.

    While searching online I came across this article on Sassy. I liked what I read about Nude Beautique and saw that they had a 30% off promotion for first time visitors. Seeing as I had never been here before (in fact I had never had waxing done at all anywhere before) I figured I would give it a try. I signed up on their website and booked an appointment. Because of the promotion I decided to have three body parts waxed. The three body parts had three different prices. For the purpose of this review I will call them the low price, middle price, and high price body parts.

    Upon arrival I was given the standard information form to fill out and then led to a treatment room. I was presently surprised with how nice the place looked. It was obvious they had taken great care to build an upscale facility.

    Once in the treatment room the lady performing the service advised that they wouldn’t be able to do the “middle priced” body part because I had some skin peeling in that area from a recent sunburn. I was told that once the peeling stopped to come back to get that part done. We proceeded with the other two body parts.

    The actual waxing session itself was about as good as can be expected. Waxing isn’t a pleasurable experience because of the pain, but she did a good job of making me feel comfortable. The whole session lasted about an hour and I headed to the cashier to pay and that is where it got bad.

    I was handed a bill that didn’t include the 30% off promotion for first time visitors. They adjusted the bill but would only apply the discount to the lowest priced body part fee. Ironically, that was the body part that I wanted waxed the least but I decided to get it done because of the promotion. The part that I went there for was the highest price body part. The lady at the counter made a phone call to a manager who refused to apply the discount as explained on their website. I tried to explain nicely that had I have known I would have never got the lower priced body part done and only done the high priced one. They didn’t care and there was nothing they were going to do about it. I felt so upset. I even explained to the lady at the cashier that they were taking a very good experience and turning it really bad at the end. She didn’t care. I asked for a manager but they said there was no manager in to speak with today and that she wouldn’t call her manager back. I paid and left. I won’t return on my next visit to Hong Kong.

    Based on how upset I was with all of the above I would have giving this place a rating of one out of five, however I chose to give it a rating of two because if it wasn’t for the horrible customer service at the end I would have given it a four or five.

  3. Whatever you do – do not got to Glowre! Bad service and terrible management. Laser hair removal treatment still not working after 8 sessions. Total waste of time money! Plus the most frustrating experience!!

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