Be Fruitful—And Hair-Free
Whether it’s because of a longstanding reliance on other depilation methods or plain old blind fear, many adult women have never actually had a bikini wax. Strip, downtown’s high temple of hair removal, has a solution for the panic-stricken among you: behold, strawberry wax. While the Singapore import’s original chocolate-based sticky stuff is better suited for the stubborn hairs of regular waxers, its latest berry-inspired innovation is packed with German chamomile (an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient) and soothing aloe vera, so it won’t irritate first-timers. Plus, it packs a lovely scent that lingers in the treatment room in a non-offensive way. It’s a pretty sweet deal, to say the least.
Strip Ministry of Waxing, 56 Spring St., NYC, (212) 431-1121.
Photo: Mariano Vivanco for Vogue Russia, May 2011