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Northwest 18th

NW Portland Waxing Salon

Our flagship waxing salon was opened in the Slabtown neighborhood in October 2007. On the corner of NW 18th and Marshall, in a bright yellow building, is where you’ll find us. Urban Waxx is conveniently located near unique shopping, fine dining, and hip lounges and bars. There is no better place in NW Portland than Urban Waxx to relax, enjoy a beverage and get the most comfortable wax you can imagine. Our team is a group of fun, welcoming, and passionate waxing experts that can’t wait to provide you with the best wax. We specialize in all waxing services from head-to-toe but whichever service you choose, we are dedicated to giving you the best. Schedule your next wax at Urban Waxx Northwest 18th, your favorite Portland waxing salon!

HOURS *Starting October 1st
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday-Sunday 9am-7pm

Urban Waxx NW Portland

1036 NW 18th Ave
Portland, OR 97209

Northwest 18th Team

Northwest Portland Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

Kira A

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Kira worked as a rope access climber and cell tower mapping technician for 6 years. While doing that, she was able to visit almost every state in the US. She used to own a vintage clothing company and in her downtime, she studies mycology and marine biology. She loves old classic cars and works on all of the cars she owns, she almost decided to become a mechanic. Kira grew up in NW Portland and has lived all over Oregon but is currently happy to call Portland her home again with her wolf hybrid named Atlas. Her name is technically spelled like Kyra but she prefers it to be spelled with an “I” because it is pronounced (key-ear-rah). A fun fact about Kira is that she can listen to a song twice and be able to memorize the lyrics!

Portland Wax Salon Esthetician

Keelin C

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Keelin was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. She has two sisters who are her best friends. Keelin LOVES going out to eat and checking out new places, and her favorite restaurants are Urban Fondue and Outback Steakhouse. She loves all types of music and really enjoys musical theater and Broadway shows. In a past life, Keelin most likely would have been a stand-up comedian…her favorite thing is making people laugh! She is obsessed with all things Disney and has been to Disneyland around 20+ times. Makeup is a passion of Keelin’s and she has always dreamed of working in the beauty industry.

Northwest Portland Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

Monica Q

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Monica is from Eugene but made the move to attend Portland State University and got her degree in Social Work. Before finding her passion for esthetics, she worked in Early Childhood for 7 years. Tater Tot is the name of her Miniature Pinscher and she also has a love for cats. She enjoys dancing, attend concerts, and anything lavender flavored or scented. Her favorite colors are gold, pink, and white and she is a left-handed gal.

Tiffany

GEM

pronouns: she/her

This San Jose, California native is not just a gifted Guest Experience Manager, she is also an Ordained Minister! She was ordained by the Universal Life Church. She also recently graduated from University of Oregon with an advertising major. She absolutely loves art and you can almost always find her outside on a hike! Tiffany is a total foodie and she is also a fan of experimenting with creating  original craft cocktails. She is also an animal lover and is very passionate about being in the service industry!

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Stephanie B

Waxer

Stephanie is currently on maternity leave! We wish her the best while she is welcoming her new addition into the world, and look forward to her return back to Urban Waxx on September 17, 2021!

This Portland native (who has also lived in France!) is an outdoor girl. An avid hiker, a skier (since she was 3 years old), Stephanie loves the freedom of exploring new outdoor adventures. But as a resident of the rainy Pacific Northwest, Stephanie makes the most of her indoor time, too. She loves cooking and baking (especially with avocados and chocolate), enjoys reading books, and watching some good scary movies. Stephanie is mellow, even-tempered, and always chill.

Tualatin Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

Sydnie H

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

This Canby native is an avid reader who will have you laughing within the first 5 minutes of meeting her. She enjoys anything having to do with make-up…it is one of her favorite things ever! Sydnie also loves rap music, even though one of her very favorite bands is Maroon 5. She is also obsessed with Harry Potter, crime shows, books, and podcasts, even though they scare the living daylights out of her, she cannot get enough! Sydnie is always on the lookout for a delicious new restaurant, and her favorite things to eat are sushi and spaghetti and knit. In her spare time, she loves to snuggle her two German Shepherds, Tango and Kilo.

Northwest Portland Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

Psyche T

Waxer

Psyche loves to travel and hear about the adventures the people around her have experienced. She grew up in Eugene, OR but has moved around to San Fransisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. Eventually, she just had to come back to the Pacific Northwest. She has been a vegetarian for half of her life and is thankful for the amazing vegan food that Portland has to offer. Gardening and reading books are some of her favorite ways to decompress. You can find Psyche’s nose in around 2-3 books at a time. She studied Sanskrit for 4 years and she is also fluent in French.

Justina

GEM

pronouns: she/her

Justina has a passion for nature and nothing brings her more joy than hiking to waterfalls, camping, and going to the beach. Family is one of the most important things in her life which includes her two pups. Cookies are her favorite snack but the treat that really wins her heart is caramel blondies. In her spare time, she loves to binge-watch a TV show and start a DIY project. A few of her favorite things include the color pink, Panera Bread, and the beauty brand Morphe.

Northwest Portland Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

A M

Waxer

pronouns: they/them

A loves being an Esthetician because they want people to love themselves and feel good about the way they look. When A is feeling blue they play with make-up, and they also love to go on hikes. A is obsessed with Harry Potter, and they love to read. A believes the book is always better than the movie! A has 3 black cats that have all been strays, they have been a vegetarian for most of their life, and one day they want to own a farm where they can have as many animals as they want! A also wants to own a Pomeranian one day so they can buy it lots of cute little outfits.  A’s gentle and welcoming disposition and their desire to make everyone feel like their best selves makes them the perfect choice for a first time guest!

Ivana

GEM

pronouns: she/her

Ivana was born and raised in Croatia and is a Classical musician and cellist. She made the move to Portland with her husband in search of green scenery and amazing hikes. She loves the rain, fall, and all things cozy so we think it’s safe to say, she came to the right place. She loves Ken’s Artisan Bakery and enjoys exploring the restaurant scene here but that doesn’t stop her from cooking at home and exploring new recipes. Coffee has the key to her heart, especially Turkish coffee and Ivana is a complete movie buff and loves to read mystery books.

Vancouver Washington Waxing Salon Team Member

Diane D

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Like most Pacific Northwest residents, Diane is a sucker for the fall because it means all of her favorite things: football season, sweaters, and boots! She spends her free time tasting her way through town, venturing into new restaurants and scoping out really great wines. Prior to becoming one of Portland’s best waxers, she was a schoolteacher and has her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Oregon State University – go BEAVS! Diane enjoys playing tennis, boxing, golfing and traveling to warm places with her three kiddos.

Emma

GEM

pronouns: she/her

Emma is a Pisces who has a big heart for dogs. She has two dogs of her own, a Chihuahua, Bebe, and a Maltese, Opie. She was born and raised in Portland but getting out of town and traveling to new places is something that brings her joy. On a rainy night in, you will find her re-watching Crazy Rich Asians, Legally Blonde, or Gossip Girl (the original of course). Her favorite food is sushi, she would pick Black Rock over any coffee chain, and purple is her go-to color.