Liquid Gold from Duane Reade!


If you were at my house a couple days ago, you might of heard howls of pain mingled in with chortles of laughter. No we’re not masochistic, we were just waxing! As it happens, last Sunday I headed to a local Duane Reade to pick up a waxing product that I’ve been particularly curious about and it’s called Hot Legs.

Hot Legs Hair Removal #Shop

They happened to be on sale, and even included a $1 Any Axe Product sticky coupon – which I pocketed for later, my brother loves Axe’s deodorants. The Hot Leg’s line which is available at Duane Reade and Walgreen’s, includes body wax, as well as post-waxing oil, and tanning products. I chose the Hot Legs Peel Off for Sensitive Skin Wax – my skin is sensitive and I was so glad that they offered this option. My guess is that Hot Legs is pretty popular because there was only a couple of this kind left! I actually ended up stopping at an alternate Duane Reade to pick up the Hot Legs Total Body Hair Removal Cream too.

Duane Reade Beauty #Shop

Anyways, I felt pretty confident about Hot Legs. After all, it was made in Australia, and lots of great things are made in Australia – Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), etc. So Australia has a pretty good track record, I think. Also the peel off wax is inflused with almond oil and other natural oils designed to alleviate redness, and replenish the skin’s moisture. By the way, I love that Duane Reade stocks innovative products like these! I have never heard of peel off waxing before, even the girls were shocked when I told them that no strips were required!

Hot Legs #ShopHot Legs Peel Off Wax #Shop

So the other afternoon, the girls and I decided to put these fancy Australian hair removal products to good use. The wax looks like liquid gold. The whole process was pretty simple – and I love that we didn’t have to use strips. Plus, the wax doesn’t have much of a scent, and I’ve used tons of different wax’s – which tend to actually have awful smells.

Hot Legs Depilatories #Shop

The Total Body Hair Cream works pretty much the same. You apply, wait, and remove – except the cream is way less painful. Also, in my experience depilatories smell horrendous – while this had surprisingly a nice gentle floral scent.

The Hot Legs Peel Off for Sensitive Skin Wax is not exactly pain free, and I may have exaggerated about the howls of pain. I mean there is a sting – but it was a lot less stinging than the sting that I experienced using Nair. As for the chortles of laughter, it was impossible not to notice how dapper we looked with our proper English gentleman wax-staches.

Upper Lip Wax #Shop

I love being able to swing by Duane Reade and pick up products like Hot Legs – it was such an adventure and I’d definitely buy them again! To check out my instagram or twitter pics from my Hot Legs experience, follow along with the #Cool2LookHot and #cbias hashtag!

Have you ever used waxing or depilatory products? What was your experience like? Let me know in the comment space below!


  1. August 14, 2013 / 11:39 pm

    Peel off waxing!?! How cool is that? You’re right; I’d put this stuff right up there in the superhero category. Gotta find me some of this.

    • August 23, 2013 / 1:07 pm

      Totally! But you must try the cream – I don’t think I can go back to shaving after using their hair removal cream. Seriously, no nicks and smooth hairless skin in less than 4 minutes? Yes please!

  2. Daisy
    August 16, 2013 / 6:09 pm

    I would love to try this! I am so tired of shaving and the longer lasting results sounds appealing!

    • August 23, 2013 / 1:09 pm

      Shaving does get super tedious (and never mind the nicks, and irritation) Hot Legs hair removal products are my new favorite. I’m not even kidding, the hair removal cream is such a time saver! Thanks for stopping by Daisy!

  3. August 16, 2013 / 9:48 pm

    this stuff sounds awesome! i wonder if i can get it anywhere else as i dont have Duane Reade near me

    • August 23, 2013 / 1:10 pm

      Hi Kristyn! Thanks for stopping by! As a matter of fact, Hot Legs sells their products online – and are definitely worth a try! 🙂

  4. August 18, 2013 / 2:53 pm

    I agree! The peel off wax does sound fantastic and I can’t stand the terrible scent of some hair removal products – glad to hear that’s not an issue with this line! Your wax-stache is fabulous and glad you’ve shared your experience! I’ll be on the look out for this line 🙂

    • August 23, 2013 / 1:14 pm

      Lol -thanks Terri! I was also super glad that neither of these smelled bad – the hair removal actually had a pleasant scent. Definitely look out for Hot Legs!

  5. Helga
    August 23, 2013 / 12:04 pm

    What an easy way to wax your legs! I want ot try this!

    • August 23, 2013 / 1:15 pm

      Try the Hot Legs Total Body Hair Removal Cream Helga! I promise you’ll love it – worth every penny, I think!

  6. Maria Iemma
    August 30, 2013 / 11:42 am

    I did not know that there was a product I could buy over the counter to wax!! Thank you so much for posting – I will be visiting Duane Reade soon.

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