Review: Lay Bare Waxing Salon

Because I need to have my waxing done soon, I remembered that I have this post in my drafts still!!

While in the Philippines, I went to Lay  Bare Waxing Salon whenever I need to have hair removed. (Does that sound right? LOL)

Because I have no idea where to go, I asked my cousin (and brother!!) where to go. They both suggested Lay Bare.

Lay Bare in SM the Block is the nearest branch to me. I don’t really mind the commute coz I’m almost always there anyways! Staff were friendly and courteous. They really know how to make the customer feel comfortable. That’s important coz hair removal is a very intimate thing, yeah? They also know how to sell their services without making you feel bullied!

What I loved the most is that they used cold wax made of honey, brown sugar and calamansi (our own native lemon … if that makes sense). I’m very scared of going to waxing salons because there was this one time that the attendant burned my armpits! Yes, burned.

They were using hot wax and she just put it there as if its the most normal thing on earth. After that session, my pits were red and painful. Then it became dark. Thankfully it peeled and now its almost back to its usual self. Ok, back to Lay Bare …

Because they used cold wax, I didn’t have any issues at all. The attendant even said that this particular mixture makes the armpits whiter. So, yay!!

Overall experience was nice. The place was clean. And they’re very affordable (especially compared to waxing salons in Dubai!!) You can check out their website for more info.

Disclaimer: This is not a paid post and I am not in any way connected with Lay Bare. I’m just one very happy customer. 🙂

Mom, Partner, Sister, Daughter, Friend. Pinay Blogger currently living in Dubai, UAE. I blog about expat life, beauty, food, being a mom … and everything else in between.

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  • Rekkah Nina

    Hi.. I am from Philippines too. I am jus new here in Dubai. Where can I find a good waxing salon where the service is good? Thank you.

    February 6, 2016 at 3:22 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Hi Rekkah,

      I have not found a waxing salon as good as Lay Bare in Dubai. I stopped going because most salons use hot wax which burns my skin at some point. Sorry I’m not much of a help.

      February 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM Reply
      • Rekkah Nina

        Its okay. Thanks for the help anyway. Nice blog. I guess I should try laser hair removal in my options as well. Keep writing.

        February 28, 2016 at 4:03 PM Reply

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