In 2009, owner Myka Harris Barbato opened a waxing studio called, yep, Wax, in the Old Fourth Ward’s Studioplex. Three years later she added Buff, a sleek nail salon that typically handles just a few clients at a time. Barbato carries only nontoxic polishes like RGB and Deborah Lippman, and we also love that she’s partnered with local Little Barn Apothecary for exclusive products. 659 Auburn Avenue, wax-atlanta.com
This article originally appeared in our November 2015 issue.