Beauty is pain?
It doesn't have to be…
Molly's Wax Shop is a locally-owned waxing boutique located in Oberlin Village of Raleigh, specializing in anxiety-free, stressless waxing. From brows to Brazilians, first-timers to seasoned waxing pros, my desire is to create a warm, friendly, and professional environment where any fear of pain or awkwardness is diminished as soon as you walk through the door.
At Molly's Wax Shop, only the highest quality hard and soft waxes are used, as well as healing and soothing skincare leaving you and your skin feeling refreshed and renewed.
From the blog
To loofah or not to loofah? Well… “Bacterium is attracted to moisture and loves to grow in the nook and crannies of a loofah,” say several doctors and other smart people. So there’s that. Personally I think I’ll stick with my sugar scrub in my hands to do the exfoliating for me… For more gross [...]
Tea tree oil has long been known for its natural antiseptic properties in fighting off those pesky bacteria which cause infection and irritation. But did you know it is also a wonderful astringent as well? As an astringent, tea tree oil helps to absorb excess bad oils and moisture in your skin, and tightens the [...]
Welcome 2014 and Happy New Year all! The first full work week for most people begins on Monday yet January is when work slows down for me. On these cold, cold days apparently some folks need the extra layer of hair to keep them warm warm. But I say nay! Shed the hair, and buy [...]
If, despite all your efforts, you wind up with an ingrown hair or two, here is a very informative article about how to take care of those pesky buggers… http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-an-Ingrown-Hair
Recently, I have seen several clients who have started getting new ingrowns or break-outs in the bikini area where none existed before. These also happen to be very physically active clients. And what do all physically active clients have in common? Sweat! So the great thing about summer coming, is well, summer’s coming, but it [...]
By now, more and more women are realizing the benefits of waxing over shaving: much less irritation to the skin, less redness, fewer bumps, fewer (if any) ingrown hairs, and of course, the hair stays gone much longer. HOWEVER, none of this will occur if you think there is nothing on your end that needs [...]
According to some, my profession is responsible for the extinction of well, er, pubic lice. And this is a bad thing? Maybe if you’re an entomologist. Stephen Messenger of TreeHugger.com writes, that in a report from Bloomberg News, “a rise in the number of bikini or Brazilian waxes and “manscaping” means that around 80 percent of [...]
Greetings and salutations! I have returned from a glorious week-long Santa sleigh ride and am ready to get back to business! So bring in those hairs, folks, time to get spruced up for the new year! I’ll be in the shop extended hours on Sunday and Monday to have you looking your best for whatever [...]
Brrr it’s cold out there! Well, the nighttime anyway (What’s up with the 70 degrees in December??) But that is not an excuse to keep your hair jacket on. Do not use your fuzz as warmth – get a thermal for crying out loud! Happy December to you! I hope Thanksgiving went well [...]
Too much hair? Dare to bare? Don’t really care? And hearts, diamonds, and four leaf clovers? My God is this a bikini wax or a box of Lucky Charms? Here are some general guidelines…and remember, there will always be variations of waxing styles depending on the practitioner and/or salon, but these should cover the broad [...]