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Northwest 18th

Our flagship 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 Portland than Urban Waxx to relax, enjoy a beverage and get the most comfortable wax you can imagine. Schedule your next wax at Urban Waxx Northwest Portland.

HOURS
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm

Urban Waxx NW Portland

1036 NW 18th Ave
Portland, OR 97209

Northwest 18th Team

Savanah

GEM

Savanah is a native Portlander and she is also an art student at Portland State. The beach is Savanah’s absolute favorite. She loves to sing, and she is a big fan of bike riding, yoga and hiking. She has a hidden talent (she can lick her own nose) and she is also prioritizes her friends and family above all else. She wishes to be a teacher, and she should! She is so sweet and kind any student would be lucky to have her.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Skye W

Waxxer

This lady is a lover of the season fall and has a year round love for coffee, a Chestnut Praline Latte to be exact. She has a 3 year old son named Sage and a 10 week old kitten named Kai. On her spare time she loves to explore and go on adventures around Portland with her son and his dad. Some of Skye’s favorites include art, shopping and, reading.

Mikaela

GEM

This native Oregonian enjoys everything about being outside but has quite a love for what California has to offer! She hopes to live her dream and end up there on day! Not only is this sweet gal a people person but she loves animals too! Mikaela’s hobbies include listening to country music and writing. Her favorite sweet treats are ice cream, cookie dough bites and iced caramel macchiatos.

Anna M

Waxxer

Anna loves being an Esthetician because she wants people to love themselves and feel good about the way they look. When she is feeling blue she plays with make-up, and she also loves to go on hikes. She is obsessed with Harry Potter, and she loves to read. She believes the book is always better than the movie! Anna has 3 black cats that have all been strays, she has been a vegetarian for most of her life, and when she wants to own a farm where she can have as many animals as she wants. Anna also wants to own a Pomeranian one day so she can buy it lots of cute little outfits.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Tailor K

Waxxer

Tailor was born and raised in Washington and still has a lot of love for the PNW. In her spare time, she loves to paint and is mostly inspired by her favorite painter, Monet. She typically sticks to an all-black wardrobe but her hair is what always adds a perfect pop of color to her look. Her hair has been every color of the rainbow! Tailor enjoys riding her bike to work and has a big heart for pit bulls. She has two of her own named Delilah and Sarah.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Sierra T

Waxxer

This little lady is just about as sweet and gentle as they come. Sierra was born in sunny Arizona, but moved to Rhododendron, Oregon. She is totally obsessed with dachshunds, although she currently is dog-less but does have a cat names Ruth who thinks she is a dog. Sierra absolutely loves coffee, and has a coffee tattoo and eventually wants to own her own coffee shop! She also loves documentaries. In her free time she loves to explore the mountains and the Pacific NW with her high school sweetheart!

Chelsey

GEM

Chelsey is obsessed with Beyonce, so much she cried at her concert. That is one of many reasons why she fits in perfectly here. She is currently in school at OSU for physiology and chemistry but has a love for the warm weather so she hopes to move away from the rainy climate in the future. She loves dancing, music (she attends concerts as often as she can), and fashion. Yoga is a huge interest of hers and hope one day she will become a professional yogi. Chelsey has managed to have torn her ACL four times (ouch!). Sushi is her choice of food. She believes she is incapable of cooking so going out to eat is always on her agenda.

Meet the Team Portland Waxing Salon

Emily

GEM

Emily grew up in Colorado but recently made the moved to Portland. She also lived in Hawaii and got the chance to learn all about sustainable agriculture and beekeeping. She loves to rock climb and is an aspiring yoga teacher. Emily’s creative side loves to paint and create ceramics. Reading is another passion of Emily’s and she has a goal of reading one book a month. She will eat hummus on anything and will make you the best quinoa tacos.

Gabi

GEM

This fun soul know hows to bring smiles to you face and can bust a dance move at any moment. Gabi is originally from Miami, Florida but happily made her way to the PNW. She loves to travel and had been to 4 different countries so far. This gal is always down to grab a bit to eat; her favorite restaurant in Portland is Sizzle Pie. She loves to write, watch movies (not TV shows), and can always take a good nap anywhere. Gabi loves to attend live concerts and festivals, and one of the most important things to Gabi is friendship.

Cody

GEM

Cody says that her spirit animal is a hummingbird, and that makes total sense once you meet her. She is full of energy and always filling the salons with her positive spirit. While she is not making our guests feel totally at ease, she is pursuing her fitness goals as a Barre 3 and a kickboxing instructor. Cody’s favorite things are brunch and happy hour, and she also loves going to the drive in for movie time (as long as they aren’t scary). Cody backpacked around New Zealand by herself for 10 weeks, and she also hiked to the top of the Colorado Rocky Mountains 4 times! Cody loves, cats, concerts, butternut squash, coffee and beer!

Rowan

GEM

Rowan is the perfect blend of sweet and tranquil, with a little dash of quirkiness mixed in. She is not only a wonderful addition to our GEM team, she is also a model. She is a vegan and a passionate animal lover (dogs especially), and she is the proud mom to a super cranky cat. She loves to volunteer, and she also loves all music. Rowan also loves to find great deals whilst thrifting, and she enjoys walking around downtown and exploring.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Leslie S

Waxxer

Leslie enjoys reading her horoscope as it has always intrigued her how often it aligns with facets of her life. She is a Virgo! This native Oregonian currently lives in Downtown with her husband. They love city hikes through Washington Park and across Portland’s bridges. She is a former Flight Attendant and loved the ability to consistently travel. Her favorite place that she has traveled to was London, a close second is when she went to Mexico and enjoyed a zip-line tour. Leslie loves to gather friends to enjoy a charcuterie board, delicious wine, and good conversation. Her musical taste leans toward indie/folk music and in her spare time, she is teaching herself to play acoustic guitar. Her favorite place to escape is to the Oregon Coast to watch and listen to the crashing waves.

Portland Wax Salon Esthetician

Keelin C

Waxxer

Keelin was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. She has two sisters who are her best friends. She is a major foodie and her favorite restaurants are Urban Fondue and Outback Steakhouse. She loves all type of music and really enjoys Musicals and Broadway shows. In a past life, Keelin most likely would have been a stand-up comedian. She is obsessed with all things Disney and has been to Disneyland around 20+ times. Makeup is a passion of hers and she has always dreamed of working in the beauty industry.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Diane D

Waxxer

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.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Reed V

Waxxer

Reed is obsessed with all things beauty, especially lipsticks, and maybe that is because she is the oldest of 2 beautiful sisters. Reed is outgoing, funny, kind, social, down to earth, easy going, always optimistic, and ready to dance at any time, especially to hip-hop and rap music. This Oregon Coast native is a mama to her precious pup Maybel, and the most important thing in the world to Reed is spending time with her own Mama! Reed’s mother is her hero. Reed has SO many hobbies! She loves to cook and watch basketball with her boyfriend, hike, workout with her best friend, shopping, adventuring in PDX…you name it! Rain or shine, ice cream is Reed’s absolute favorite and she would eat it every day if she could. Salt and Straw is her go-to and the place to find her in the summer (and really anytime).

Trinity

GEM

Trinity’s name is from the Matrix (1999 original). She is a mamma to her dog Murphy and cat Jub Jub. Some of her favorite are heading to the mountain to snowboard and eating pasta. She is excited to embark on a new chapter of her life and attend PSU. She has been in three parades and has had the same best friend since Kindergarden. Now their dogs are best friends as well.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Stephanie B

Waxxer

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.

Portland Wax Salon Esthetician

Jevon P

Waxxer

This Native Oregonian (and Native American) loves doing anything in nature from hiking, rafting, swimming, camping, and snowshoeing! She has 3 dogs who are the loves of her life and follows about a million dog accounts on Instagram. She is a big fan of sports! Including football (Go Ducks!), basketball (Go Blazers!), and baseball! In fact, her first date with her now husband was at a Portland Beavers baseball game. Jevon has been married to the love of her life for over 10 years! She loves all things health and fitness. She always wants to hear about all the new workout classes everyone is taking and she is currently obsessed with Orangetheory. Jevon is crazy about Disneyland. She has been over 20x and has also made it to Tokyo Disneyland! She also loves documentaries/podcasts/autobiographies and anything that lets her into someone else’s life. That’s probably why she is SO great with our guests and such a talented waxxer!

Dominick

GEM

By day, Dominick is dazzling our guests with his stellar guest service, but by night, he transforms into Syra St James at the world famous Darcelle XV, one of the country’s longest running drag performance! Dominick considers himself a full-blooded Aquarian. He loves rainy weather, hates spiders, and is a make-up fanatic. He enjoys spontaneous adventures and he loves hiking, but he is not a fan of the bugs. He will eat just about anything and he really enjoys short walks to the fridge.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Sydnie H

Waxxer

This Canby native is an avid reader, and she loves Harry Potter. She also 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 crime shows, even though they scare the living daylights out of her, she cannot get enough! Sydnie is always on the lookout for a good new restaurant, and her favorite things to eat are sushi and spaghetti. In her spare time she loves to snuggle her two German Shepherds, Tango and Kilo.

Portland Wax Salon Esthetician

Psyche T

Waxxer

Psyche loves to travel and hear about the adventures the people around her have experienced. She grew up in Eugene, OR but has been moved around to San Fransico, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas but she 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 can speak French.