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Get Waxed: Top Wax Salons In Detroit

Bikini season may take a little longer to arrive in Detroit, but when spring hits, it's time to get that body beach ready. It's imperative you find a great place to get waxed before you slip on that swimsuit. These five venues are the best in the Detroit area, and while they can't make hair removal less painful, they go the extra mile to make the experience more enjoyable.
Shopping & Style Waxing Salon, Tantra
Photo Credit: Tantra via Facebook

23059 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 582-6872

Hours: Mon to Fri – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun – closed; appointment only

Walking through the door at Tantra you are immediately greeted by wonderful aromas and a warm, Middle Eastern atmosphere. The friendly staff here makes your comfort its first and foremost priority. Sip water or complementary tea as you wait. The salon offers facials, massages, skin treatments, manicures and pedicures as well as reasonably priced waxing services. Tantra uses the highest-quality products with attention to reducing sensitivity and ensuring your experience will be the best it can be.

Shopping & Style Waxing Salon, Leg Wax
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Georgi's Waxing Studio
600 N. Old Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 594-1544

Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun – closed; appointment only

Georgi is known for one thing: the perfect wax. She has perfected the Brazilian wax and her clients rave about her. She has clients from all over the country who seek her out every time they're in town. With clients of every gender, ethnicity and age, she knows hair and knows she wants it gone. With those skills and reasonable prices, she makes pulling your hair out a good thing.

Shopping & Style Waxing Salon, Eyebrows
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New Face New Body
45200 Ford Rd.
Canton Township, MI 48187
(734) 455-3908

Hours: Tues to Sun – 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The jewel tones set the atmosphere for New Face New Body located in Canton. While it features many other treatments, hair removal is one of its most popular. The prices are very reasonable with bikini waxes starting at $15 and Brazilian waxes starting at $36. Occasional social media specials make it an even better bargain so make sure to check out their website before visiting.

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Shopping & Style Waxing Salon, Visions Spa Salon
Photo Credit: Visions Spa Salon via Facebook

Visions Spa Salon
26800 Beck Rd.
Novi, MI 48374
(248) 344-0422

Hours: Mon to Fri – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat – 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Visions is a full-service salon and spa, so schedule anything from hair styling to nail care to skin care to hair removal all in one convenient place. Waxing starts at $25 for your eyebrows and $35 for your bikini and for the rest of your body, the larger the area the higher the price. It even offers packages for weddings, corporate spa days and English Tea parties. Amenities include a men's and women's locker room, showers, relaxation area, dining area and sauna. Visions always has fresh snacks and drinks, but 48 hours notice and a fee buys you lunch or dinner as well.

Shopping & Style Waxing Salon, Om
Photo Credit: 'Om Spa via Facebook

'Om Spa
22070 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 565-9686

Hours: Mon to Wed – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thurs to Fri – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

'Om Spa provides a luxurious experience from the moment you walk through the door. It uses Western technologies and soothing Eastern practices to heal and pamper guests. 'Om provides a number of hair removal techniques from your eyebrows to your legs, as well as traditional spa services including deep-tissue massages, facials and pedicures.  For your convenience, you can even set up appointments online.

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Marci Savage has recently adopted Detroit as her new hometown. Besides writing for online news publications, she has been an executive director for a disability advocacy organization, a small business owner, a financial adviser, a licensed personal banker, an expert quilt teacher, a model and a published author. Her interests include fashion, politics, art, theater, storm chasing, Sci-Fi, and technology. Her expertise is on shopping and style. Her work can be found at

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