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Tired of the hassle of shaving? Head to one of these hair removal salons that offer waxing, threading, laser and IPL

We know how much effort and endless maintenance it takes to shave so we can achieve fuzz-free skin. So, why not opt to visit a hair removal salon instead? Hong Kong has a plethora of salons that offer all kinds of hair removal treatments, from waxing to threading and even more permanent methods such as laser and IPL.

Unsure where to go or just looking for your next go-to salon? We're breaking down the best salons in Hong Kong that cater to all your hair removal needs, whether you're on a budget or looking for a specific treatment.

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1. The Skin Gym

The Skin Gym focuses on skincare overall, providing an array of services such as corrective and anti-ageing facials, infrared sauna, spray tan and so on. But they also have a lot of hair removal services, whether you're looking for permanent hair removals or temporary ones.

Their expert team of beauticians boast years of experience in the industry, each specialises in certain areas. Clara Ng is the expert in IPL hair and vein removal while Josie Coro is more skilled in waxing.

Hair removal services: IPL, laser, wax and thread

The Skin Gym, The Centrium, 21/F, Room 6, 60 Wyndham Street, Hong Kong, +852 2810 8088, theskingym.com.hk

2. Laser Kool

Laser Kool is the first of its kind in Hong Kong, a hair removal salon that caters exclusively for men only. Laser Kool doesn't just offer general treatments but also different styles of hair removal personalisation whether it's the face, legs, chest and so on. In case you're feeling embarrassed, you don't have to be as all the staff are men ensuring that you'll be well taken care of.

Hair removal services: Laser for men

5A–C, Cameron Plaza, 23 Cameron Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 2369 5990, laserkool.hk

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3. Nude Waxing Beautique

Nude Waxing Beautique has been in Hong Kong for a while, opening its doors in 2007 and specialising in Brazilian waxing. They also have a range of innovative beauty treatments such as slimming, facials, lift and of course, hair removal. With three locations, Central, Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, visiting is convenient and easy. They also offer waxing services for both men and women.

Hair removal services: Laser, wax, and thread

Various locations across Hong Kong, nudewaxing.com.hk

4. Skin & Beam

We know that Korean beauty practices are sought-after whether it's Korean beauty brands or Korean beauty routines. Skin & Beam brings authentic Korean beauty technology to Hong Kong.

In their efforts to satisfy customers, consultation services are available to analyse skin problems and help you choose the most suitable treatment. You'll be spoiled for choice at the services offered here ranging from botox, face lift to laser hair removal. Skin & Beam also has branches in Vietnam and all across South Korea.

Hair removal services: Laser

17/F, Emperor Watch and Jewellery Centre, 8 Russell Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2576 2728, skinbeam.hk

Unit 601, 6/F, 700 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, +852 3643 0289

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5. Honeypot Wax Boutique

Honeypot draws a loyal crowd for its waxing services but they also provide both ILP treatments and laser hair removal. Since starting in Singapore in 2005, they have now expanded to Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Mongolia and of course, Hong Kong.

The "secret" to their waxing is their unique blend of in-house wax that's been made by Australian certified chemists using natural ingredients. Their therapists take pride in the almost painless waxing experience so if you're still not immune to the sting of waxing, this is the place to be.

Hair removal services: Wax, IPL and laser

14/F, The Loop, 33 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3564 8660, honeypot.com.hk

9/F, Unit A, Redana Centre, 25 Yiu Wa Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2803 5003

6. Sense of Touch

Sense of Touch has numerous spa awards under its belt, made even better by its humble beginnings in 2002. Helmed by Neil Orvay and Dion Leung, Sense of Touch champions quality service with a personal touch.

Well-loved by its excellent customer service, friendly environment and high-quality services, the awards definitely speak to that. Various spa treatments will leave you dizzy about which one to choose but when it comes to hair removal, their "almost painless" Brazilian wax is the bestseller.

Hair removal services: Wax

Various locations across Hong Kong, senseoftouch.com.hk

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7. Strip: Ministry of Waxing

Boasting stores in 13 cities worldwide, Strip: Ministry of Waxing definitely earned its set of loyal customers. Conceived with the idea of providing painless hair removal, founder Cynthia Chau also champions the idea of body culture that's practised safely, hygienically in addition to being painless.

They operate on their so-called "Holy Trinity of Waxing": hygiene, speed and quality and are known for their after-care lotions that treat waxed areas with tenderness. If you've never had hair removal, you'll be in good hands here.

Hair removal services: Wax and laser

7th and 9th floor, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3950 3950, strip.com.hk

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8. EstheClinic

EstheClinic combines medical expertise with ground-breaking technology and cosmeceuticals to ensure pain-free but extremely effective treatments. The clinic first started in Paris thanks to founders, Dr Boutboul and Dr Leone's passion for beauty.

Passed down through generations, Manon, Dr Boutboul's daughter brought EstheClinic to Singapore and eventually, Solène and Léo, Manon’s cousin expanded it to Hong Kong. From hair removals, anti-ageing to cellulite removal, this is your one-stop place for all things beauty.

Hair removal services: Laser and IPL

16/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3615 0919, estheclinic.com.hk

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9. Glow Hong Kong

Glow Spa & Salon is better known as a hair and nail salon, but you'd be surprised to know that it also offers skin care services including hair removal treatments. Their array of hair removal options cover waxing and laser for both men and women.

They also use Caronlab Australia's waxes which are formulated using only high-quality ingredients and manufacturing methods. If you opt for laser hair removal, you can enjoy free touch-up sessions within 12 months of completing your package in case there's any hairgrowth again.

Hair removal services: Wax and laser

8/F, Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington Street, Hong Kong, +852 2525 5198, glowspa.com.hk

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10. Bella Marie France

Bella Marie France is one of the first skincare centres to introduce laser hair removal to Hong Kong. While that is their signature treatment, they also offer a range of skincare services using the latest and most effective but also safe technology, making use of the diode laser system which accurately penetrates hair follicles that eventually disables growth. Considering that have five locations across the city, you have no excuse not to pay a visit.

Hair removal services: Laser

Various locations across Hong Kong, bellamariefrance.com.hk

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11. The Oriental Spa

Those who prefer a hair removal treatment in a high-end and luxury environment should head over to the Oriental Spa at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental. A facial or a massage is probably what most would go here for but the spa also offers waxing and threading.

We suggest visiting during a weekday as the prices are slightly cheaper. Thanks to its luxe environment and spectacular service, you feel like you're engulfed in a haven of serenity at the heart of the city.

Hair removal services: Wax and thread

The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2132 0011, mandarinoriental.com

12. The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Spa with a view? The Ritz-Carlton Spa has you covered. Located on the hotel's 116th floor, you can take in the beautiful view of Victoria Harbour while indulging in a number of beauty treatments including hair removal. Similar to other luxury spas, the price increase on Fridays and on weekends, so we recommend booking your appointment on weekdays.

Hair removal services: Wax

The Ritz-Carlton, 16/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2263 2040, ritzcarlton.com

13. Spa at Four Seasons Hong Kong

Those looking for a place that combines beauty and wellness should head over to the Spa at Four Seasons. In addition to their waxing and threading services, they also offer nail care, massages, meditations, gong baths and sound therapy among many others. Again, we recommend booking from Monday to Thursday to make use of the reduced prices.

Hair removal services: Wax and thread

Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3196 8900, fourseasons.com

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14. Melomist

Melomist's immaculately clean and shiny facilities will satisfy all your waxing needs. Focusing on providing the best treatments for customers, Melomist focuses on hygiene, comfort, safety and results.

Their staff boast over 18 years of experience in beauty treatment, ensuring that you're in good hands. Their waxing treatment caters to both men and woman too. In addition, they also have treatments exclusively for all the gents' out there.

Hair removal service: Wax

Melomist, 3/F, Cheung Hing Commercial Building, No. 37–43, Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2450 2220, melomist.com

15. May's Beauty Salon

May's Beauty Salon is probably one of Hong Kong's best-kept secrets when it comes to waxing and hair removal. Those who want an extra layer of privacy should put this salon on their list because the waxing is done at "home salon", giving you the same comfortable home vibes.

Spearheaded by May, a UK-qualified beautician who has over 40 years of experience in the waxing industry, you can appreciate the full attention given to you as only one treatment at a time can be done. May boasts a list of loyal customers, mostly through word-of-mouth of her excellent service.

While she specialises in Brazillian waxing, you can also opt to get other parts of the body waxed. May only accepts customers who have prior bookings so we recommend calling in advance. Did we mention how affordable it is?

Hair removal services: Wax

Starcrest Block 2, 9 Star Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2524 8456, facebook.com/Mays-Beauty-Salon

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