AboutLearn about what makes Urban Waxx unique.
At Urban Waxx we are a group of warm, friendly, happy people who share one common goal: giving you the best wax and the most over-the-top guest experience imaginable. That means from the moment your foot steps through our door you feel welcomed, at ease, and totally taken care of by our waxing professionals. We are committed to excellence with every experience, and we cannot wait to make you happy!
Named Best Hair Removal in Portland since 2014
To expand our reach as the most esteemed waxing salon where our empowered team supports one another, offers an elevated Guest experience, and enriches the communities that we serve.
At Urban Waxx we do much more than just wax. We deliver an extraordinary experience for every Guest. We create surprise and delight. We help people look good and feel great. We raise self-esteem. We increase self-confidence. WE MAKE MAGIC! All of this begins with you!
Our Core Values
Excellent Guest Service is in our DNA
We are Always Learning, Growing, and Evolving
We Believe in Trust and Giving the Benefit of the Doubt
We are Always in Service
We Believe in Impeccable Communication, Feedback, and Transparency
We Celebrate Diversity and Value Our Differences
We Run on Time Integrity
Waxx Happy – It’s What we Do!
Meet the Team
Shannon is the Founder and visionary behind Urban Waxx. A New Jersey girl at heart, Shannon moved to Portland (by way of Charleston, SC, and LA), in January 2007. After 10 years of working in spas and salons all around the country, she opened her dream business: a wax only salon with an over the top customer service philosophy and an unflagging passion for empowerment. Shannon is also the creator and developer of Serious Serum and Fresh wipes.