LATCH Charity Gala Evening 18th May 2013

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you will know that a couple of weeks ago, Madame Wax attended a gala evening at the Cardiff Marriott in aid of the Welsh children’s cancer charity, LATCH. It was put together after lots of work by Lazarou Hair Salons, with help from Toyota World Cardiff and I […]

Exfoliating Scrub Recipe – Salt & Oats

You know that I am evangelical about exfoliation, right? Well, I’ve had a few clients mention to me that exfoliating scrubs can be expensive, and I agree. So I’ve decided to post my favourite homemade exfoliating scrub recipe on here for you to enjoy too – SEA SALT SCRUB 80 grams of oats (something with […]

Madame Wax Recommends – Outback Organics Gold Wax

Those of you who follow me on either Twitter or Facebook will know that earlier this week, I undertook a little training course to brush up on my male waxing knowledge. The course I took was with Andy Rouillard, who is an all round darling. And he’s not just a pretty face either, because he […]

Madame Wax Recommends – Perron Rigot Wax

Those of you who have visited my salon may have asked me in the past about which wax I use. And you will know that I have been an enthusiastic user of Perron Rigot wax for quite some time. So I just had to write about why. For me, the French brand has been the […]

Madame Wax Recommends – Sudocrem

After a fantastic response over on Facebook, I’m kicking off the first of a new blog series today, in which I recommend my favourite beauty products. I’m going to be looking at the wax-related products, as well as non-wax related ones too, so I’ll be covering lots of ground. I have so many  things I […]

Red Nose Day 2013

It feels as though the whole world is going wax-crazy for charity this week. This is a Good Thing. This morning, I heard Vassos Alexander get his legs waxed on the Chris Evans Radio 2 Breakfast Show (the actual waxing takes place about five minutes before the end of the programme if you want to listen […]

Madame Wax on the Radio!

This week, I took a tiny step towards fame. No, you wouldn’t have seen me on the red carpet at the Oscars (one step at a time eh?). Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be invited onto the Jason Mohammad programme on BBC Radio Wales to talk about – well, yes you guessed it – […]

Sam the Puppy

Those of you who follow me on Twitter or Facebook will not have escaped the fact that there is a new member inside the House of Wax. No, I have not had a secret baby. This creature is far more hairy, has teeth, and chews and drools a lot more too. Yes, Sam the puppy […]

Being Sick When You’re Self-Employed

You may recall that my last blog post was all about my valiant efforts to get to work in the snow. I was a warrior, battling through the ice to reach my destination in spite of it all! Well, I think I may have tempted fate with those words. Pride comes before a fall, right? […]

It’s Snow Joke

Guess where I am right now? I’m actually standing next to my wax pot, spatula at the ready. Where the heck else would I be? Well, if the news/Twitter/Facebook are to be believed, I should be at home, under the duvet having a ‘snow day’. Seriously. The thing is, I happen to love my job […]