Boston’s Best Waxing Salons

November 1, 2010 1:41 PM

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Getting waxed can sometimes be painful and embarrassing. Here are some places that customers say are neither.
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Rina’s Studio

811 Washington St.
Newton, MA

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Awarded Best of Boston 2010 by Boston Magazine, Rina’s Studio is owned by Caterina Sorrenti. Customers say that while this could be an awkward meeting, Caterina talks about everything from real estate to the weather in order to keep your mind off what she is doing. The shop was also noted in InStyle and Lucky Magazine.


various locations

In the voting for Best of Boston 2010, MiniLuxe was one of the runners up. There are several locations in and around Boston. As with more and more salons these days, you can schedule an appointment online. Each of the women who do the waxing get high reviews with many people commenting that they are pleasant and keep your mind off what they are doing.

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Bella Skin

846 Walnut St.
Newton, MA

Bella Skin was chosen Best of Boston 2008 for west of Boston. It’s also been featured in Lucky and Allure magazines. The spa uses hard wax rather than strips, and customers say the spa specializes in making first time customers comfortable.

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Karen Golden Skin Care

308A Harvard Street
Brookline, MA

Though this place can be difficult to find, customers say once you’re there it’s worth it. Karen is known for her good nature and caring attitude. Many people say they look forward to going to back to her each month not only for the wax, but to catch up with Karen.

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Total Skin Care

1028 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA

Though many customers say they were unimpressed with the ambience, they are impressed with the service they receive at Total Skin Care. Customers say Barbara talk with them throughout the appointment, keeping their mind off the hot wax being pulled off their bodies.