Where To Get Waxed In L.A.

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If you opt for a Brazilian wax (or even if you don’t), you know the process can be a challenge. Yes, finding affordable prices or organic options can seem next to impossible, but we’re here to help. We took it upon ourselves to do some serious investigative work to determine the best places to get waxed in Los Angeles.
Ahead, we’re dishing on 10 salons that will get the job done immaculately. These spots — ranging from wax-only to multi-service — promise to de-fuzz you just in time for whatever event you've got on your cal. Book an appointment at one of these sought-after salons today and you’ll be sailing smooth by the weekend. See? Painless…well, sort of.
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Most Natural Wax: The Wax Shop
Why It Wins: Founded 10 years ago by Russian native Tanya Lisitsa, The Wax Shop implements Lisitsa's European training and fully organic ingredients to give you an almost painless wax.

The Wax Shop, 415 North Crescent Drive #110; 310-277-9277.

Runner-Up: Brazilian Honey Waxing
Why It Wins: This Westside wonder boasts custom-made, organic honey wax, along with sterilized glass bowls and stainless-steel spatulas, for an eco-friendly experience. A bonus? Booking is a breeze thanks to its text-savvy system.

Brazilian Honey Waxing, 1510 Montana Avenue; 310-403-8026.
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Best Full-On Brazilian: Wax
Why It Wins: More than half of the women we polled voted this West Hollywood spot as their go-to on account of its lovely staff, variety of waxes offered, and chic aesthetic.

Wax, 7924 Melrose Avenue; 323-951-9630.
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Best Prices: Wax Candy
Why It Wins: With full Brazilians priced at just $39, Wax Candy in DTLA offers the most affordable wax around without sacrificing sleek surroundings. Plus, when you’re all done, the staff rewards you with a lollipop.

Wax Candy, 756 South Main Street; 213-228-2639.

Runner-Up: One To One at Salon Republic
Why It Wins: This personable place, helmed under Kassandra Carey, gets you fully smooth for just $45. Plus, after every five visits, you receive a free wax!

One To One at Salon Republic, 9911 West Pico Boulevard Suite 200W, Studio 45; 323-839-8005.
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Best Wax For A Busy Lifestyle: Magic Touch
Why It Wins: Established more than 25 years ago, this Beverly Hills boutique opens at 8 a.m., so you can take care of your business before heading into the office.

Magic Touch, 321 South Beverly Drive Suite P; 310-556-9748.

Runner-Up: The Queen Bee Salon Spa
Why It Wins: Nestled in a totally charming space in Brentwood, this cheeky salon has a staff of 17 aestheticians with varying schedules from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. to best suit your busy life.

The Queen Bee Salon Spa, 2350 San Vicente Boulevard; 310-570-2282.
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Best Happy-Hour Wax: Cocktail Wax
Why It Wins: Not only are its wax flavors ever changing — from coconut to strawberry sorbet — but Cocktail Wax in West Hollywood also complements your service with a free flute of bubbly. The cherry topping: This spot also has a parking lot.

Cocktail Wax, 333 North La Cienega Boulevard; 310-289-0166.
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Best Bicoastal Wax: Stark Waxing Studio
Why It Wins: Though waxes here are on the pricier side — Brazilians range from $65 to $80 — you get what you pay for (hard wax formulated for sensitive skin, speedy service) at this pro waxing-only studio with three locations in L.A. and one in New York.

Stark Waxing Studio, 3335 West Sunset Boulevard; 323-666-3335.
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Best Nontraditional Wax: Sugaring LA
Why It Wins: Offering a sweet alternative to traditional Brazilian waxing, this salon implements the sugaring technique to gently remove even your shortest hairs. Its biodegradable sugar paste ensures a less painful experience without leaving behind any sticky residue.

Sugaring LA, 1229 Montana Avenue; 310-795-2585.
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