It's no simple feat to make waxing feel luxurious. But the Strip wax bar - adored by the likes of Sienna Miller and Victoria Beckham - does just that.

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The velvety chocolate hot wax is brilliant for those tiny hairs that pop up just when you don't want them (it can remove hairs as short as 1mm!) and the decadent gold shimmer strip wax is perfect for when things get a bit wild.

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Treatments take place discreetly in opulent rooms upstairs, while downstairs stocks a selection of sexy designer underwear to show off in.

Waxing from £10. Strip, 102 Fulham Road, London SW3 (020 7590 0050; www.stripwaxbar.com)