Last Thursday I was invited to Simply Bare to look around which is a new waxing boutique in Cardiff owned by the lovely Leah. Leah is good friends with one of my housemates so I’ve met her before and had seen all the plans for the new boutique so I was excited to get to see it in person!
|photo from simply bare facebook|
It certainly didn’t disappoint, it’s a beautiful sleek environment decorated in neutral colours so suited for both female and male clients. Simply bare uses Lycon wax which come in variety of different flavours. Simply bare stock a few including chocolate, strawberry, lavender and some more manly scents as well as some that are more suited to sensitive skin. All the waxes smelt amazing not too sickly or overpowering.
The flavoured waxes are all hot waxes which give a much butter result on intimate skin or delicate areas. The hot wax forms a seal type around the hair so it’s pulling out the hair. Before any wax the area is cleansed and pre treatments are put on including and oil which protects the skin from the wax and helps the wax just stick to the hair!
Post wax the skin is treated to soothing creams and oils to help prevent redness and treat the skin post wax. I love that the oils in the rooms are set up to match the fragrance of the wax you are having and provide the skin with protection as well as moisturising it.
Simply bare has also started offering massages and facials. I love that they do late night evenings to suit people that work 9-5 hours. It’s great to be able to pop in after work and get waxes etc done so you don’t have to waste your Saturday!
I tried out the chocolate hot wax on my arm. It doesn’t use a strip the wax itself sets and this is peeled off. It honestly didn’t hurt my arm. I have had bikini waxes done before using the hot wax and found it gave a much better result!
Simply bare is situated in high street arcade and also sell the Lycon products so after your wax if you find yourself loving the oils and lotions you can purchase them there! With over 35 years of waxing experience between the 3 ladies you know your in safe hands!
Congrations Leah on a fab salon! I’ll be popping in soon. You can check out their facebook page here.