Smooth Perfection: Auckland’s Ultimate Brazilian Wax Experience

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For those who don’t know, Brazilian waxing is a form of bikini waxing. There are a few different types of bikini waxing, and Brazilian waxing is one of the most popular. It actually has quite an interesting history. A few hundreds of years ago, women would use sugar paste in order to groom the hair around their private area, as it was seen as a hygienic practise, especially in warmer climates.

Brazilian wax originated around 1987, when Janea Padilha, and her six sisters, (all originating from Brazil) opened up a salon in New York. A few years into working, Janea had the idea to introduce the Brazilian wax. This wax was different from the basic bikini since all pubic hair (from the pelvic region and labia to anus) would be waxed, with the option of a frontal trim or strip wax (“landing strip”), a simple design or nothing at all. These waxing services were, and still are, a huge success. Some other names for this style are the full bikini wax, Sphinx wax, or Hollywood wax. The difference between the Hollywood and the Brazilian wax is that with a Brazilian, a thin strip of trimmed hair remains in the front area, while a Hollywood wax gets rid of all the hair.

The Brazilian wax is quite painful, and when not done by waxing specialists or a certified beauty therapist, you may get an infection. Therefore, let’s dive into some of the best Brazilian waxing salons in Auckland so that you can book an appointment stress-free and with minimal pain.

Brazilian wax: Forget About Ingrown Hairs

Skin Boutique

Address: Shop 3, 38 Clyde Rd, Browns Bay, Auckland 0630, New Zealand
Website: https://www.skinboutique.co.nz/
Phone number: 09 478 0041
Email: info@skinboutique.co.nz

Working hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesdays, Wednesday: 9am – 8pm (by appointment)
Saturdays: 9am – 4pm
Sunday: closed

Service: Customisable skin treatments, intense pulsed light treatment, peels, massages, laser hair removal, waxing hairs of any body part (from upper lip, legs, buttocks, to Brazilian waxing), lash and brow shaping and tinting

The Skin Boutique has experts in almost all areas of beauty (nails aren’t their forte). Here, you can find a multitude of services: from specialist facials to grooming treatments, such as waxing, tinting, and eyebrow shaping, to fabulous massages, designed to make your body and mind fully relax. Their team is committed to excellence in care, meaning that you will experience true warmth, friendliness, and even personal connection from your chosen beauty therapist. They want to make sure that you leave your appointment feeling more confident and even more beautiful than before. To them, beauty starts with bare skin.


OFF & ON

Address: 3 York Street, Newmarket, Auckland (+5 locations)
Website: https://www.offandon.co.nz/
Phone number: (09) 520 3212
Email:info@offandon.co.nz or newmarket@offandon.co.nz

Working hours:
Monday: 10am – 4.30pm
Tuesday – Thursday: 10am – 7.45pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 9am – 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Service: Brazilian and bikini waxing, waxes for any body part (upper lip, chin, legs, arms, chest, stomach, back, and “sneaky patches”), “brozilian” wax for guys, lash tinting, hot wax, brow microblading, injectables, laser hair removal

They call themselves one of NZ’s leaders in overall hair removal and brows. The name is supposed to signify that they have a specialist squad of artists and microbladers, a.k.a. the part of the team that gets beauty ON your face, and a team of waxing and hair removal specialists that take OFF what you don’t need. This sanctuary of beauty uses state-of-the-art technology that can remove hair, no matter where you are in the growth cycle. They don’t just use any wax – they have their own special formula that ensures a less painful experience, less redness, and fewer ingrown hairs, without any residue.

Whether you’re coming for a basic bikini wax, strip wax or a Brazilian, the OFF & ON team will greet you with a smile, and happily answer any questions you may have about getting waxed. They will provide you with paper underwear and pregnant ladies are welcome for waxes up to one week before their due date. Yes, even Brazilian wax. Once you book with the for the first time, believe us, you will look forward to booking the next appointment.


Bare Waxing or a Bikini wax: The Best of the Best

Caci (Mt Eden)

Address: (over 50 locations in New Zealand) 101 Mt Eden Rd, Auckland
Website: https://caci.co.nz/
Phone number: 0800 438 438
Email: enquiry@caci.co.nz or enquiries-mteden@caci.co.nz

Working hours:
Tuesday-Thursday 10am – 7pm
Friday & Saturday: 9am – 4pm
Monday & Sunday: closed

Service: skin rejuvenation treatment, cosmetic injectables, basic bikini line wax, leg, chest, and body waxing, tinting of eyebrows and eyelashes, Brazilian wax, body shaping, laser hair removal, facials

If you are not a fan of hot wax, Caci has a few options if you want a more permanent solution to getting rid of all the hair. It’s not completely pain free, but it’s definitely less painful than the first wax. Caci has a long history, with the first Caci being opened in 1994, in Newmarket, Auckland. They claim to be one of the clinics that revolutionised the beauty industry in Auckland.

Caci wants to help you feel more beautiful and confident in your skin, no matter what concern you have and no matter what part of your body is affected (face, bikini line, upper lip, legs, nails, buttocks, labia, etc.). They do everything in their power to lessen any hurt, pain, or discomfort. Schedule a free consultation appointment to find out the best solution for removing unwanted hairs.


Bare Waxing & Skin centre

Address: 41 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland (+ 3 more locations in Auckland, New Zealand)
Website: barewaxing.co.nz
Phone number: (09) 360 0939
Email: gleninnes@barewaxing.co.nz

Working hours:
Monday & Friday: 10am – 6pm*
(*excludes Belmont Salon)
Tuesday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Saturday: 9am – 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Service: Spray tans, body & facial waxes (both for men and ladies), Brazilian wax, eyebrow shaping, and tinting, lash extensions, and Yumi Lash Lift treatment

Sporting four locations in total in Auckland, your unwanted hairs won’t stand a chance to their hair removal techniques. For their Brazilian wax, they use “advanced” wax to remove all the hairs from the bikini line and underneath. It’s simply the best wax for complete hair removal and thinner regrowth. They also offer the “basic bikini” and the “extended version”. The extended option removes more hairs than a basic bikini, but less than a Brazilian; which is a good option if you don’t feel comfortable with removing all the hair. Working six days per week, book your hair removal treatment as soon as today!

Conclusion

There is no way of going around the fact that waxing can hurt and can cause discomfort. Beauty is pain, after all. It’s also important to remember that the first time is the most painful. After a few waxes, you’ll notice fewer ingrown hairs and that the hair grows back much thinner than before, no matter if it’s on your leg or underwear region. If wax freaks you out, we recommend starting with waxing your legs and then slowly working your way to waxing the bikini line.

What do you find most painful – full legs, bikini line wax, or Brazilian wax?

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