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J. Sisters International

35 W. 57th St., 3rd fl, New York, NY, 10019
nr. Sixth Ave.
212-750-2485

Avg. Rating

8
Atmosphere: 8
Service: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

84% would go back.

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WORST BRAZILLIAN WAX EVER!

By Barbera on 6/6/2003

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I was so excited to go to the most recomended place known for their wonderful brazillian wax. this is the Jsisters. I finally went their for my birthday.I did not feel comfertable at all when I was asked to remove my panties! THEY HAD TOUCHED MY BIKINI AREA MORE THAN MY HUSBAND TOUCHED ME IN 10 YEARS OF MARRIAGE! One week later- My hair starts growing and I also had a rash and ingrones. For the Quality job which I had got it was very overpriced.

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250 out of 579 people found this review helpful.

Unbelievably ungracious ... are they kidding?

By babatjie on 6/30/2007

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

Could be a case of we-are-so-sought-after-by-A-listers-that-we-get-to-act-snotty, but more than that, this operation lacks class. No overall ethic of courteous service, and few people working there have a clue how to provide it. On each floor, I snag someone to tell them I have an appointment and get waved toward a chair to wait. Waxer does a neat job but NOT what I asked for. Manicurist and pedicurist are also competent, but keep up nonstop conversation across me in Portuguese, loudly, to be heard over blaring music. When I ask for coffee, they get it but seem surprised. They finish quickly and walk away. Twenty minutes later, I have to ask am I done? should I take the tissue from my toes? Silly me for wanting closure! When charges on bill are higher than listed on website, condescending desk clerk is definitely not interested, much less responsible. Yes, the services are TWICE as good as the corner nail parlor (where they greet me and offer me tea without being asked), but J Sisters costs FIVE times as much, and for that, I expect pampering.

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204 out of 459 people found this review helpful.

A $26 Lip Wax?

By nywriter23 on 8/22/2007

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I stopped in at J Sisters bc I was next door at Laser Cosmetica getting my bikini lasered (recommend it!). The hair above my lip was looking a little dark, so I walked in and asked for a wax, which I've been doing for, oh, 16 years. When I got done (about 4 minutes later) the woman filled out my form and...$25 (over $26 w/ tax...). WHAT??? For four minutes? I said to her and the front desk - What?? It's usually like $8 or $10 or MAYBE $15. And there were NO PRICES POSTED (floor 4). Pissed, I paid (i had to f-ing charge it!), but I think will call a manager today bc that is just ridiculous.

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226 out of 431 people found this review helpful.

worse wax ever

By jmd360 on 5/16/2012

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: 3
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

i went in thinking that they would be great because of all the great reviews. i've had a brazilian before so i knew what to expect. i was not expecting this - burning, stinging. Yes i know it's not comfortable but I know I shouldn't be in so much pain following. I know go else where and i haven't cried since.

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67 out of 128 people found this review helpful.

Over-priced, Over-hyped and Over-rated

By truly_sweet on 5/29/2003

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 3
  • No, I would not go back!

I had the most LOUD and obnoxious experience wnet I went for a pedicure (supposed to tbe "the best pedi in the city" - HA!!!) at J. Sisters. First of all, the telephone manners of the recpetion people (once you actually got a human) were rude. When I got there the place was packed and the music was BLARING. Not a relaxing atmosphere. While my $45.00 pedicure was very well done, it did not last the 4 weeks they claimed it would. The front desk ladies were rude and dis-interested. The bathrooms was incredilbly tiny, and basically, there is just no way I'd ever go back there.

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268 out of 520 people found this review helpful.

BOTH GREAT & well not so great..

By littleladii on 10/12/2006

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 4
  • Yes, I would go back!

GREAT brazilian wax!! i think that is the only thing i would pay for there though. Atmosphere from staff is NOT friendly.. exactly like they're doing you a favor. and other prices such as hair services just seem way overly expensive.

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286 out of 552 people found this review helpful.

smooth as a baby

By mrsmf on 6/25/2003

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I went to Jsisters for a brazilian bikini wax. It is not for the shy, and if you are, go anyways (just keep telling yourself these people see hundreds of vaginas a day, mine is no different). The pain was worth it, they did a very complete and thorough job, I am as smooth as a baby's butt.

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218 out of 448 people found this review helpful.

This Brazilian is the best

By Not_2_worry on 8/19/2003

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've been going to J. Sisters for 3 years and this is the best place to get a brazilian bikini wax. I've tried other places that charged less - but you get what you pay for. Lele and Lulu are the only people I go to for waxing.

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287 out of 594 people found this review helpful.

feeling groovy

By clarin on 8/12/2003

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Earlier today I made my first trip to the legendary J. Sisters for my first ever brazilian bikini wax. I won't lie, it was a bit painful, especially in the more interior areas, but the pain was fleeting, more a pinch than a punch. The result is great so far (tho' I'm on the look-out for ingrown hairs). I'm feeling groovy. The staff was fairly courteous (although the receptionist called me "sweetie"). My technician Lulu was experienced, friendly and efficient. She was also matter of fact about the procedure which helped me to feel comfortable. I'll most likely be back in 3-4 weeks for a refresher.

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267 out of 511 people found this review helpful.

It's all about trust...

By UWSHoya on 2/28/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

There is no other option when opting for a brazilian wax - it's the signature service at J. Sisters and I know women that fly to New York from LA or London for this very reason... The $60 price tag may seem a bit steep, but well worth it (nothing is worse than getting it done wrong... )

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