Five-Minute Pow-Wow: Cindy Barshop Talks Waxing


completely bare

Everyone does it (but nobody talks about it). We sat down with the woman at the helm of New York’s chicest, hush-hush hot spot to go completely bare. Cindy gave us the scoop on her most in-demand services, favorite treatments, and A-list clientele.

Rue La La: We hear there’s this special, secret wax…  
Cindy: completely bare Ouch-Less Wax – it was developed to grab onto the hair follicle and not the skin. The wax has positive sensory recollection, allowing you to disengage from the waxing experience and indulge in a personal memory evoked by the fragrance of the wax.

Rue La La: What’s a common waxing myth?
Cindy: That hair grows in sparser over time. It appears that way because the hair is growing back in different stages. 

Rue La La: What’s your most popular appointment?
Cindy: The Brazilian or completely bare wax are both very popular.

Rue La La: What’s a good appointment for a first-timer to make?
Cindy: I recommend basic bikini, and then with experience you can opt for Brazilian or completely bare. 

Rue La La: Okay, so airbrush tanning – does it really make you look like you go to the gym?
Cindy: The sculpted airbrush tan is a safe way to tan without the sun and will make you look and feel confident, healthier, and more fit.  

Rue La La: How many laser treatments do you need to get before hair stops growing back completely?
Cindy: A minimum of six treatments, but you may need touch-ups depending on hair type and the part of body.

Rue La La: Any celebrity clients you can share with us?
Cindy: Kimora Lee Simmons, Olivia Palermo, and numerous Oscar and Grammy Award-winning actresses.

Rue La La: If you could only get one service for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Cindy: Laser bikini – the reason why I started my business! 

Our completely bare Boutique opens Thursday, May 20 at 11AM ET.

May 19, 2010