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Now is the time for Barre3!

Barre3...you must have heard of this workout right?  Have you tried it?   Well, what are you waiting for? Barre3 was started in Portland, OR, and now there are locations ALL over the United States.  There are 5 locations in the Portland area! From the Barre3 website: ...

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Luscious Hustle Podcast

I had so much fun with the ladies of Luscious Hustle! Take a listen! episode link: https://www.luscioushustle.com/blog/99-just-do-it-the-truth-behind-massive-growth-with-shannon-beekman In today’s episode, we are excited to introduce you to Shannon Beekman, the...

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Community is Everything 💜

Every October we align with a non-profit organization and we give back.  Through our month long raffle, we are able to raise money to donate to our chosen partner. For 2018, we aligned with Door to Grace.  This was special for us, because this was the first time that...

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Wax + Exfoliate = ❤️

If you come into any UW, you will likely end up having a conversation with one of us about the wonders of exfoliation. WE LOVE TO EXFOLIATE!  Anyone who has waxed will know that there is nothing like the feeling of a fresh Brazilian or a freshly waxed pair of legs....

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Babes Who Hustle

We love the Instagram and interviews of Babe who Hustle! It is always inspiring to read about female entrepreneurs.  Click on the link to read about a sorts of entrepreneurs and small business owners...including me (Shannon) and some of my thoughts about being the...

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The why behind Serious Serum and Fresh Wipes

Necessity is the mother of invention. Necessity is what caused me to make so many choices when it came to my business. In fact, necessity is what pushed me to open Urban Waxx. I wanted to work in a salon that only waxed, with a fun upbeat atmosphere, with a serious...

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Make Magic!

  Recently, we have started asking the questions  in interviews: "Are you a happy person? What are 3 things that bring you joy? Do you like to make magic?" That last question is my favorite and I love to roll it into a conversation. Stefanie, our HR director, has a...

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Don’t fear the Brazilian!

It's summer time! That means it is time for shorts and bikinis! Have you taken the plunge yet and come in for your first Brazilian? If not, it's time! When I tell people what I do, they either are super psyched or they seem terrified. So many people want to get waxed...

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Happy Father’s Day, Mr. Conley.

My dad convinced me to open up Urban Waxx, and he never even knew it. My Dad was a complicated man. He was many things, to many people, throughout the course of his life. When I was young, he was a giant to me. He wore suits to work every day, and a hat when it...

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