Voted Best Place to Get Waxed by 2015 Raleigh Happenings Magazine!

Molly’s Wax Shop has been honored with winning our very first “Best-Of” list! Of course we’d like to thank the Academy… …but most of all YOU! This is an incredible feeling and I am truly grateful <3 Much love…

Settling in…

Well it’s been about one month since we moved into our new digs and we are LOVING it! We’ve enjoyed entirely too many lattes and cinnamon scones at Yellow Dog Bread Company, imbibed in some delicious local brew at The Station, indulged in one or two chicken curried potpies at Piebird, and now my most recent indulgence [...]

Are you ready to show off YOUR pumpkin?

Ohhh scary!! No, not all the ghosts and goblins – your hair! Look at it! How do you expect to show off your sexy vampire TRICKS with that? And those brows?? Unless your costume has anything to do with Frida Kahlo, you better watch that wicked unibrow! Come in and get shaped up. The kids [...]

Consistency, Consistency, Consistency

Hello and happy June! I hope everyone has been enjoying the summer and surviving the near one-thousand degree days we’ve been having. Ok, it’s not been that bad, actually, and I’m sure we’ll be complaining soon enough about how cold it is, but for the moment, my whining seems to help me feel better! At [...]

Tea tree for what ails you.

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 [...]

And now: The Sugar Scrub!

So excited to announce a new arrival to the Shop: The Sugar Scrub from Urban City Organics. Handmade, artisan-crafted with ingredients so natural you can eat every one of them! *Turbinado Sugar makes a wonderful, gentle scrub for the face and body. This sugar retains the mineral and vitamins of sugarcane which includes phosphorus, calcium, [...]

Removing and treating ingrown hairs…

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

Sweat + Waxing = :(

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 [...]

Video: Why exfoliating is ESSENTIAL between waxing visits

  Paula Begoun, of Paula’s Choice (Redness Relief here at the shop!) , talks about exfoliating as a general rule for daily skincare but the same information can and should be applied to waxing maintenance.

September Newsletter: Don’t forget me! and you! Fall/Winter Maintenance Packages

September is here! Which means we are just that much closer to the cooler days of autumn, which I, for one, am looking forward to: the red, orange, and golden leaves lining the roads, fires burning in the hearth, crock pot aromas of nutmeg and spice…mmm.  The one thing I am NOT looking forward to, [...]