Fashion: Mulled Wine isn’t just for drinking!

There’s no letting up that Christmas is coming. I haven’t spied the Coca Cola truck yet, but I am definitely getting a few festive tingles.

And I got a few more when I went for my first ever mulled wine wax. Initially I thought I was going to get tipsy on mulled wine before I got naked, but as much fun as the girls on reception were, there was no booze in sight! However I did get offered water and a mince pie, and I was in a pretty festive mood as I entered the Ministry of Waxing salon on Neale Street.

After filling out a questionnaire and going for a last minute bathroom break, I was lead deep into the depths of the deceptively large building that houses the Ministry of Waxing on Neale Street. Closed doors and funky wallpaper added to the intrigue, as I was informed that it was it was supposed to represent a Japanese palace.

My therapist Emily put me at ease, even though she was wearing a facemask! I’ve not seen that before in all my years of waxing, but it didn’t deter from her gentle bedside manner.

Legs akimbo, I was smothered in warm wax which had a faint smell of spicy mulled wine. Perhaps that’s why the face mask was necessary- who knows! It certainly didn’t stop our chat!

The whole experience was over within about 15 minutes, as I was left soft as a the day I was born, but smelling slightly more adult! I can’t really comment as to whether the smell lingered, but three days later and I am still glowing!

If you’re feeling festive, and have a few hairs you need to lose, I would highly recommend the Ministry of Waxing, With amazingly convenient locations all across London, it’s a salon with a difference, and the staff are experts. They do all kinds of hair removal and you’ll even leave with a mince pie! What’s better than that?

Check out the website
or pop in to Ministry of Waxing, 56 Neal Street, London, WC2H 9PA
Tel: 020 72407004

Sara Darling, is Fashion and Content Editor of 55Factory, a freelance stylist and fashion, lifestyle and travel writer.

Having worked with a cross section of celebrities including Ana Matronic, Alexandra Burke, Eliza Doolittle, Craig Roberts and Will Poulter as well as for Channel 5’s CBB and E! Entertainment, she also regularly shoots fashion both here and abroad.
Her commercial clients include Reebok, Gossard, Godiva and Foot Locker and an array of videos ranging from The Arctic Monkeys, The Freemasons, VV Brown and Vanquish.

No stranger to the media, Sara was featured in a ‘Women in Fashion’ TV documentary on Sky and participated in Twiggy’s reality show “Frock Swap” show on BBC2, gaining the top title “Top of the Frocks”; She has also been filmed for a “A day in the Life” for cable TV.

With her written work featured in Fault, Drafted, Beige and MSN Style, you can follow her on twitter @fashion_darling

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