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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 and sugaring 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!

Urban Waxx NW Portland

1036 NW 18th Ave
Portland, OR 97209

Northwest 18th Team

Beaverton Portland Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

Emma

Guest Experience Manager

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.

Portland Waxing Salon Team Member

Aliyah

Guest Experience Manager

pronouns: she/her

Aliyah was born in Tri-Cities, Washington and now currently resides in Camas with her boyfriend. She is a hippy girl at heart and loves all things outdoors. Hiking, picnics, roller skating, dancing in the rain, you name it. In her spare time, you can find Aliyah painting, reading, working out, meditating, listening to Fleetwood Mac, or hanging out with her friends. Her favorite food is Italian and her favorite colors are pink and sage green, plus anything with sparkles. Aliyah is excited to serve you smiles in the salon but her future dream is to become a Teacher and make magic in a classroom.

Tualatin OR Waxing Salon Esthetician

Tessia G

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Tessia is a spicy and kind redhead who lives her life to the fullest. She is a single mom with her beautiful daughter and has three cats named Marble, Kingy, and Cheetah Boy. She is artistically inclined and loves to listen to music and draw. She also loves to bake and makes big beautiful professional quality cakes. In her spare time, she loves hiking to waterfalls, camping, traveling, going to the beach, and spending time with her friends and family. Every day Tessia looks forward to her 3 miles walks listening to audible books and music. She is always up for any challenge because she enjoys the feeling of overcoming them.

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.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Janelle L

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Janelle was born and raised in Portland and she comes from a family of vegan cheesemakers. Food is her love language and she loves to cook and bake. If she could only eat two things for the rest of her life, she should choose Massaman curry and dessert (counts as one thing right?). She loves all things science and enjoys learning new things. In fact, she is currently learning to snowboard. You will most likely see Janelle drinking coffee all day and you will find her water bottle close by because she won’t go anywhere without it. She loves animals but is terrified of bugs. If you show Janelle a sappy animal video, she is guaranteed to cry so it may be best if you watch Grey’s Anatomy or any TV drama with her instead.

Portland, OR Waxing Salon Team Member

Magdalane

Guest Experience Manager

pronouns: she/her

Magdalene is currently a senior at PSU with a major in creative writing fiction and two minors consisting of English and Philosophy. Her favorite style of writing is suspense/thrillers and hopes to use her degree to work as a technical writer and editor. Writing is a very big portion of Magdalene’s life, she finds the opportunity for self-expression and creativity brings her an immense amount of fulfillment. She grew up in North Portland so naturally, she spends most of her free time in the Kenton and Alberta neighborhoods. When she ventures out, you will most likely find her at a Timbers game with her partner, they have been to every home game this season. Like most PNW residents, she loves the Oregon Coast, specifically Manzanita Beach. Magdalene has two cats, Potato and Bon Bon who are incredibly important to her. A few of her favorite things include Hi-Chews, listening to kmhd radio station with her dad, and seared sea scallops, which is also a nice alliteration so it wins double points. 

Vancouver Waxing Salon Team Member

Carly

Guest Experience Manager

pronouns: she/her

Carly was born and raised in Missoula, Montana, where she fell in love with the fall season and learned to snowboard, which is now one of her favorite hobbies. Carly’s hidden talent is that she can wiggle her ears. The perfect night out for Carly would include a stop at the Margarita Factory, where she can eat all the chips and salsa she can handle and then head to sing karaoke. The perfect night in for Carly would include a Reeses Fastbreak, watching Where the Crawdads Sing, and reading the Alter of Eden.

Portland, OR Waxing Salon Team Member

Toni

Guest Experience Manager

pronouns: they/he

Toni grew up in Salt Lake City and has happily lived in Portland for the last 6 years. Art and poetry are some passions of theirs. In fact, Toni is currently enrolled in a poetry portfolio program and enjoys reading fantasy and fiction in their spare time. Toni enjoys animation, especially watching Adventure Time. It’s a go-to comfort show. Learning about Irish folklore is also on their list of interests. Toni has a Calico cat named Squid, and cuddling is a household favorite. Going to the park in the backpack is a close second. Toni has a particular affection for bright, beautiful, colorful candles and sea creatures.

Portland Oregon Esthetician

Stephanie B

Waxer

Stephanie was born and raised in Portland and took an adventure where she lived in France at one point. She is a mellow soul, even-tempered, and always chill. Recently, she welcomed a little one into the world so when she isn’t at Urban Waxx she is soaking up time with her little. She also loves the outdoors and she is 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 Oregon Waxing Salon Team Member

Neve F

Waxer

pronouns: she/her
Neve loves to travel to experience new places and cultures, and when she isn’t able to plan a big trip somewhere, she loves to find hikes close by with her German Shepard. During the summer, she works at a tea stand at her local farmer’s market but that doesn’t take away her love for a white chocolate peppermint mocha from Starbucks. Neve recently picked up cross-stitching as a hobby and is currently attempting to have a green thumb with plants that she brings home. Her favorite color is pink, she loves doing fun and colorful makeup, and she loves to cook, especially soup.

Portland OR Waxing Salon Esthetician

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!

Portland OR Waxing Salon Esthetician

Briana H

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Briana has been an Esthetician since 2019 and also has her Advanced Esthetics license. She believes in creating a welcoming environment and loves connecting and building relationships with everyone. She is a plant, crystal, and astrology gal (Aries) and loves to hike and connect with nature. She has a 15-year-old black cat named Jasmine who she adores and she always has an art/craft project going. Briana is always up for trying new hobbies. She is Vegan-ish and she is always down for Vegan Pho from Mekha Noodle or Luc Lac.

Tualatin OR Waxing Salon Esthetician

Kelsi B

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

Kelsi grew up in Oklahoma and made the move to Portland after she graduated high school. Her dogs Luna and Puggle and cat, Prince are her whole world along with her long-time boyfriend, Jason. She is always up for traveling, hiking, or hitting the arcade for hours. One of her favorite things to do in Portland is to attend the Portland Night Market to eat and shop locally. Kelsi is a foodie at heart and enjoys searching high and low in Portland’s food scene to find new places she loves. A few other things she enjoys are Viking TV shows, sour candy, and a salted caramel white mocha.

Portland OR Waxing Salon Esthetician

Psyche T

Waxer

pronouns: she/her

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.

Hillsboro, OR Waxing 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 trying new restaurants all over Portland. 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.