During the recently concluded blogapalooza (read my post here), Lay Bare Waxing Salon was one of presenters. They explained the benefits of waxing in a very creative way and changed the notion that waxing is synonymous to pain. Included in our loot bag was a kit from Lay Bare with a free bikini wax gift certificate. So I was convinced to try waxing!
Last Wednesday I summoned up all my courage and decided to visit their branch in Better living Paranaque. I was greeted by their friendly staffs. I asked permission to take some photos inside and outside the salon. I also told them that It was my first time to try waxing so I have no idea what will happen! HAHA! Originally, I only want to avail the under arm waxing but since I have the GC the staffs told me why not to try bikini wax as well. I was very hesitant at first but they assured me that I won't regret it at the pain is tolerable.
They have a lot of cubicles so I think it is very rare that you still need wait for your turn.
I like the simple asian/zen feel of the interiors of the salon. The cozy feel made me feel so at ease.
Inside each cubicle is a bed with clean sheets and towels. The room is very private and clean
Lay Bare use cold wax instead of the traditional hot wax which decreases the trauma/pain especially for first timers.
They also sell Human Nature products in the salon!
And for my experience, I didn't feel that much pain in the under arm waxing and as for the bikini wax I can say that it is very tolerable . It is not completely painless but I assure you it's not as painful as it sounds. 'Ate' (my attendant ) was telling me some facts about waxing while doing the procedure. She also told me that a lot of guys undergo waxing! I was surprised to know that! I realized that bikini waxing is really hygienic and not only for "swimsuit purposes". Both procedures are really quick so don't think that you will suffer for a long time. My attendant also told me the do's and dont's after waxing like not to wet the area for 4-6 hours. She also advised me when should I go back to the salon.
I will surely go back to Lay Bare! I am very happy that I tried waxing. I am now waving good bye to tweezers and razors and say hi to better skin! Thank you Lay Bare for making waxing very convenient and affordable!
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