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For those who wax at home, we salute you. If you'd rather leave this task to the professionals, keep reading. It can be intimidating to find a new waxer, so in time for swimsuit season, we're mapping out some of the best places in the Washington area to get fuzz free.


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1. Cera Wax Studio

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4866 Cordell Ave, Fl 3
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-2372
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This waxing-only studio specializes in Brazilians, as in everything off. But they have a basic bikini and a middle-of-the-road option too. Cera uses hard wax for bikini and Brazillian wax treatments to make it as painless as possible. And if you get there before May 31, Politics of Pretty has a deal for $25 off $50 or more. [Image]

2. Shobha DC

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1730 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036
Waxing at the colorful D.C. outpost of NYC-based Shobha is quick, easy, and painstakingly thorough. They offer packages to save some cash, and a percentage off if you're willing to book with newer employees. [Image]

3. Bliss Spa At W Washington D.C.

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515 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004
Bliss gives out a paper thong so you hold onto some modesty during a waxing session. This very zen spa is a great place for newbies, offering basic bikini, Betweeny, and Brazilian waxes. [Image]

4. Sugar Baby Wax

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2121 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20007
Located inside Balance Gym, Sugar Baby Wax uses something called a candy wax paste that promises to be easy on the skin. For Alexandria residents, there's another location at 610 Montgomery Street. [Image]

5. Polished

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1425 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20016
Polished's super speedy and affordable waxing has earned a loyal following, and has allowed the salon to grow by leaps and bounds. [Image]

6. Ibiza Day Spa and Salon

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2401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 659-4249
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For a frills-free, affordable bikini wax, try Ibiza Day Spa downtown. [Image]

7. Nusta Spa

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1129 20th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036
Waxes get international at the very green, LEED-certified Nusta Spa, which offers American, Brazilian, and French bikini waxes. The spa uses customized wax blends. [Image]

8. Express Waxing

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4001 9th St N, Suite 113
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 835-5376
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This waxing-only studio in Arlington believes in speedy service (as fast as possible) and offers $50 Brazilians. They use both soft and hard wax. [Image]

9. The Wax House

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2320 South Eads Street
Arlington, VA 22202
A veteran of NYC's Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon, The Wax House owner Donna Richard's brings her waxing expertise to Crystal City. [Image]

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1. Cera Wax Studio

4866 Cordell Ave, Fl 3, Bethesda, MD 20814
This waxing-only studio specializes in Brazilians, as in everything off. But they have a basic bikini and a middle-of-the-road option too. Cera uses hard wax for bikini and Brazillian wax treatments to make it as painless as possible. And if you get there before May 31, Politics of Pretty has a deal for $25 off $50 or more. [Image]
4866 Cordell Ave, Fl 3
Bethesda, MD 20814

2. Shobha DC

1730 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
Waxing at the colorful D.C. outpost of NYC-based Shobha is quick, easy, and painstakingly thorough. They offer packages to save some cash, and a percentage off if you're willing to book with newer employees. [Image]
1730 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

3. Bliss Spa At W Washington D.C.

515 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20004
Bliss gives out a paper thong so you hold onto some modesty during a waxing session. This very zen spa is a great place for newbies, offering basic bikini, Betweeny, and Brazilian waxes. [Image]
515 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

4. Sugar Baby Wax

2121 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20007
Located inside Balance Gym, Sugar Baby Wax uses something called a candy wax paste that promises to be easy on the skin. For Alexandria residents, there's another location at 610 Montgomery Street. [Image]
2121 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20007

5. Polished

1425 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20016
Polished's super speedy and affordable waxing has earned a loyal following, and has allowed the salon to grow by leaps and bounds. [Image]
1425 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

6. Ibiza Day Spa and Salon

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20037
For a frills-free, affordable bikini wax, try Ibiza Day Spa downtown. [Image]
2401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

7. Nusta Spa

1129 20th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
Waxes get international at the very green, LEED-certified Nusta Spa, which offers American, Brazilian, and French bikini waxes. The spa uses customized wax blends. [Image]
1129 20th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

8. Express Waxing

4001 9th St N, Suite 113, Arlington, VA 22203
This waxing-only studio in Arlington believes in speedy service (as fast as possible) and offers $50 Brazilians. They use both soft and hard wax. [Image]
4001 9th St N, Suite 113
Arlington, VA 22203

9. The Wax House

2320 South Eads Street, Arlington, VA 22202
A veteran of NYC's Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon, The Wax House owner Donna Richard's brings her waxing expertise to Crystal City. [Image]
2320 South Eads Street
Arlington, VA 22202