Best of Boston

BEST Waxing

1999 BEST Waxing

Anne-Cecile Curot, Solus


Anne-Cecile moved here three years ago from Rheims, France, bringing along her down-to-earth approach to the body. Her treatments are painfree, and that French accent and giggle don’t hurt a bit, either. She frequently visits Paris for seminars on the… read more»

1998 BEST Waxing

Salon Nordic


Having someone else yank out your body hair can be, um, intolerable. Even first-time waxes will find it quick and painless— the best two things a waxing can be. Bikini line? Ingrown hair? No problem. These unsqueamish Swedish sisters attack… read more»

1997 BEST Waxing

Anne-Cecile Curot


It’s bad enough getting waxed—best to do it in a fun, distracting atmosphere (with Donna Summer cooing softly in the background). What makes this place unique is Cecile, a charming French woman who brought a trade secret with her when… read more»

1996 BEST Waxing

The Spa on Newbury


Having your body hair pulled out by its roots is never pleasant, but this elegant spa’s careful, considerate treatment makes the glamour of perfectly smooth legs worth the pain. A big plus here is the luxurious changing room, complete with… read more»

1995 BEST Waxing

Julie Cooke at Bon Visage


Waxing’s never fun but always necessary, especially in summer. With Julie, the ordeal almost doesn’t hurt (okay, just a little, but the silky smooth results are definitely worth it). read more»

1990 BEST Waxing

Edith Maly at Salpini & Company


Ahhh. Quick, professional, and APAP (as painless as possible). read more»