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Uni K. Wax
Mon-Fri, 9am-10pm; Sat, 9am-8pm; Sun, 10am-7pm
Nearby Subway Stops
4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.; 6 at 33rd St.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
This hair-removal franchise, which started out of Miami in the 90s, offers waxing in an ultra-hygienic setting. The two New York locations look more like hospitals than waxing salons, each with a small, brightly-lit reception area and clinical-looking treatment rooms. The wax, made out of pinesap, beeswax, and aloe vera, is created in-house, and it’s neither hot nor cold, and gently pulled directly off the skin without any strips. Each salon offers full-body waxing for both men and women (with more hair to remove, prices for men are slightly higher). Online booking is available, and there are a variety of rewards programs for frequent customers.
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