Organic Hair Removal

Velvet Skin Waxing Philosophy

Waxing is not about just hair removal or about waxing products. We are about painless and pain free wax in every way. We are in search of perfection, the perfect touch and the perfect feel. Our desire and passion is to bring this art to perfection.

At Velvet Skin, we use Organic Wax which consists of a combination of 100% beeswax and natural oils such as jojoba or coconut oil, both of which are therapeutic and soothing to the skin.

Our choices of products are crucial to keeping our clients healthy inside and out.

Step into the captivating history of hair waxing, a practice that has transcended time and cultures. From the ancient Egyptians and the Roman and Persian Empire to the transformative 1920’s, hair waxing has left a mark on societies worldwide. Uncover the exciting evolution of this timeless practice as we dive into its origins, techniques, and cultural significance.

A Journey through the History of Waxing

Waxing, a timeless beauty ritual through cultures and generations with a rich history dating back centuries. From ancient civilizations to modern beauty standards, the removing unwanted hair with wax has evolved, leaving behind a fascinating tale of beauty and culture

Waxing Foundations:
 The roots of waxing can be traced back to ancient civilizations, with Egypt often recognized as one of the pioneers. Cleopatra herself was said to have used a mixture of beeswax and sugar for hair removal, setting the stage for what would become a beauty phenomenon.

The ancient Greeks and Persians also embraced the practice, considering a smooth, hair-free body as a symbol of youth and vanity.

Renaissance Era:
 Fast forward to the Renaissance era, where the removal of body hair became a concept of sophistication and high society status. Ladies of the court, including Queen Elizabeth I, utilized various methods like tweezing and pumice stones to achieve a smooth complexion. The art of waxing continued to evolve, becoming a symbol of refinement and fashion.

Hollywood attraction:
 In the 20th century, with the rise of Hollywood glamour, waxing gained popularity in the film industry. Actors and actresses sought the flawless, hair-free look for the big screen, setting trends that would soon sweep across the globe.

The Waxing Industry expansion:
 As beauty standards evolved, so did the waxing industry. The late 20th and early 21st centuries witnessed the emergence of dedicated waxing salons and spas.

Cultural Variations:
 The history of waxing is also marked by cultural and regional variations. While some cultures embraced hair removal as a beauty standard, others celebrated natural body hair. Understanding these differences provides insights into the diverse perspectives on beauty across the globe

Full arms – £27
 Half arms – £22
  Underarms – £15
Hollywood – £38
Brazilian – £38
Bikini line – £25
Brazilian & Underarm – £45
Hollywood/Brazilian (Half Leg) – £55
Hollywood/Brazilian (Fulll Leg) – £60
Hollywood Leg & Underarm (Half Leg) – £55
Hollywood Leg & Underarm (Full Leg) – £60
Brazilian & Underarm (Half Leg)- £35
Brazilian & Underarm (Full Leg)- £40
Full face – £25
   Eyebrows – £15
   Lip or chin – £10
Full legs, Hollywood/Brazilian, underarm – £ 80
Half legs, Hollywood/Brazilian, underarm -£70
Hollywood/Brazilian and underarm – £48
Full Body wax (no face) – £155