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Hair raising: Time Out’s top 5 waxing salons

Posted at 1:15 pm, November 10, 2012 in Shopping & Style, Top 5

We’ve looked up London’s most effective rip-offs ready for your Saturday night out on the town…

Hula Nails
This beautiful tiki-style salon is manned by gossiping therapists who deliver meticulous, pain-free hair removal using tempting (rather than terrifying) Lycon chocolate wax.
203-205 Whitecross St, EC1Y 8QP, 0207253 4453, www.hulanails.com

Angel Therapy Rooms
If you’d prefer your waxing session to involve an element of pampering, this unique Victorian townhouse spa certainly provides a blissful setting.
16b Essex Rd, N1 8LN. 0207226 1188, www.angeltherapyrooms.com

Dr Boo
The Boo Girls undertake any waxing challenge at this beauty and make-up boutique. Whether it’s for bushy eyebrows or an overgrown bush, they’ve got you uncovered.
22 North Cross Rd, SE22 9EU0208693 4823, www.drboo.co.uk

Sheer Bliss
It may look unlikely from the outside, but this cheap-as-chips high street salon houses expert Turkish beauticians who really know their hair-removal stuff.
2-4 Kingsland High St, E8 2JP, 0207254 5605

Six themed treatment rooms, a chic lingerie boudoir, pain-free Lycon wax and skilled therapists make Strip one of the most pleasant waxing experiences in London.
102 Fulham Rd, SW3 6HS. 0207590 0050, www.stripwaxbar.com

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