Some women swear by Brazilian waxes, while others swear they’d never want to put themselves through such pain.
If you fall into the first camp, here are some of the top places to get waxed in Singapore.
What is waxing? What is Brazilian wax and bikini wax?
Waxing is an alternative to shaving. The body is coated in hot wax, which when dry is pulled off in one swift motion, pulling the hair out at the roots. And yes, it hurts.
The advantage, compared to shaving, is that the hair takes much longer to grow back and, when it does, isn’t all prickly.
A bikini wax removes hair along the bikini line, ie. the limits of one’s swimsuit bottom, thereby enabling you to wear a bikini without having to worry about embarrassing exposure.
A Brazilian wax, on the other hand, is a more extreme form of bikini wax, with a lot more hair being removed. The final result can range from a V shape to completely bare.
Top 7 waxing salons in Singapore
|Waxing salons||Price per session|
|Strip Singapore||$21 to $62|
|Pink Parlour||$25 to 58|
|Ipanema||$20 to $50|
|Honeypot||$28 to $68|
|Cecilia Westberry||$37 to $85|
|Beauty Lane Singapore||$20 to $90|
|Supersmooth Singapore||$35 to $65 (first-time trial rates $24 to $35)|
*Prices depends on body part. Generally, the larger the surface area, the more expensive.
Strip Singapore is pretty much a household name in Singapore as far as waxing is concerned. They’re best known for their bikini line and Brazilian waxes, of which there are 5 different types.
Aside to their 14 outlets in Singapore, they also have a presence in major cities around the world, including Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, New York, Beijing, and Jakarta.
A basic bikini line wax is an affordable $21 for women, while the elaborate “xxxx Strip (All Off)” will set you back $62.
Addresses: See all outlets on Strip’s website
Tel: 6471 2769
Despite Pink Parlour‘s very girly name, this waxing studio also does boyfriend Brazilians, so gentlemen, listen up….. They’ve got four outlets and, in addition to waxing, also provide services such as IPL and permanent makeup.
They have 5 outlets islandwide. Waxing of underarms costs $25 while Brazilian waxes cost $58 per session.
Their Brazilian waxing sessions are fairly expensive, but they’ve also won awards, so you’ll be in good hands.
- Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central 1 #05-09/10 Singapore 529536
- Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Road #B2-21 Singapore 178905 (City Hall MRT, Exit D)
- Orchardgateway, 277 Orchard Road #B2-18/18A Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858
- Jurong Point (JP1), 1 Jurong West Central 2 #03-39 Jurong Point, Singapore 648886
- Kovan Heartland Mall, 205 Hougang Street 21, #02-36, Heartland Mall, Kovan, Singapore 530205
Tel: 6100 8266
Ipanema is a beauty salon located in Orchard Plaza that does manicures, pedicures and Brazilian and bikini waxing. A basic bikini wax starts at just $20, while Brazilians cost more.
If you prefer a smaller, more intimate salon rather than a big chain, Ipanema offers just that. Although it’s located in the Orchard area, it definitely has that neighbourhood feel.
Address: 150 Orchard Road #03-43 Orchard Plaza Singapore 238841
Tel: 6735 8221
Honeypot Wax Boutique
Tatler Singapore really likes this waxing salon called Honeypot, it seems, as they’ve crowned them with Best of Singapore Tatler Awards for the last 9 years.
Their basic bikini wax costs $28, but there are lots of other waxes to choose from, culminating in the $68 “L’Amour”, which leaves you bare with nothing but a heart in front.
- 391 Orchard Road, #05-15 Ngee Ann City, 238827
- 24 Raffles Place, #01-11 Clifford Centre, Singapore 048621
Tel: 6235 6686 (Ngee Ann City) / 6533 2173 (Clifford Centre)
Cecilia Westberry is a boutique aesthetic studio is best known for their facial therapy options and massages.
Their hair removal services include waxing and IPL, and both bikini waxes and a number of Brazilian waxes are included. A basic bikini wax is priced at $37, and Brazilian waxes start at $48, with the most expensive one at $85 being done with hard wax and ending with a soothing mask.
- 6 Holland Cl, Singapore 271006
- 501 Orchard Road, #04-08 Wheelock Place, Singapore 238880
Tel: 6774 0449 (Holland Close) / 6509 0220 (Wheelock Place)
Beauty Lane Singapore
Easties can get waxed close to home at this beauty salon on East Coast Road called Beauty Lane Singapore. They offer full body waxing using wax imported from Spain.
A basic bikini wax is an affordable $20, while a Brazilian is $70 and their “all-off” option is $90.
Address: 144 East Coast Road Singapore 428834
Tel: 6344 64187
Supersmooth is about as stylish as a waxing salon can get. They’re a bit on the pricey side, with bikini waxing priced at $35 and Brazilian waxing at $65, but they currently offer first-time trial rates at $24 for bikini line and $35 for Brazilians.
Their CBD location also makes it possible for office ladies to pop by for a quick lunchtime or post-work appointment. You can book via vaniday.com.
Address: 144 Robinson Road #02-01 Robinson Square Singapore 068908
Tel: 6221 2203
Have you ever had a bikini or Brazilian wax in Singapore? Share your recommendations in the comments!