Wax On Spa

★★★★★
  • 734 E Burnside

    Portland, OR 97214

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  • 503-595-4974

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After reading reviews of nearly every waxing place in pdx, I decided to go to Wax on for my first brazillian bikini wax. I'm so addicted, I haven't stopped! I regularly see Kristan at the E Burnside location. She is fast and keeps you chatting through the whole experience. It was surprisingly not as painful as I imagined it could be and Kristan is so fast, you hardly have time to notice what is going on. I've recommended her to nearly every lady I know. Give them a call!!

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★★★★★

After reading reviews of nearly every waxing place in pdx, I decided to go to Wax on for my first brazillian bikini wax. I'm so addicted, I haven't stopped! I regularly see Kristan at the E Burnside location. She is fast and keeps you chatting through the whole experience. It was surprisingly not as painful as I imagined it could be and Kristan is so fast, you hardly have time to notice what is going on. I've recommended her to nearly every lady I know. Give them a call!!

Pros: fast, friendly, as painless as it gets

Cons: none!

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I have been to a few places for brazilians in Portland. One local spa bruised me each time I went in. They kept telling me it was normal to be sore and discolored after getting a bikini wax. I didn't know any better so I thought waxing wasn't for me. But I really wanted to be smooth for my upcoming vacation so I decided to try a new place. Wax On had some pretty great reviews so I tried them.

I've seen both Cass and Lindsey now and both experiences have been great! No bruises, no painful aftermath and it was over very fast! Both girls were friendly and talkative through the appointment and gave me lots of info on hair growth and home care. More than I got at the other place!

The only downfall is that there are not real walls so you can hear what is going on in the rest of the spa. At first I felt a little exposed but the girls put me at ease. I'll definetly be back in the future.

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★★★★☆

I have been to a few places for brazilians in Portland. One local spa bruised me each time I went in. They kept telling me it was normal to be sore and discolored after getting a bikini wax. I didn't know any better so I thought waxing wasn't for me. But I really wanted to be smooth for my upcoming vacation so I decided to try a new place. Wax On had some pretty great reviews so I tried them.

I've seen both Cass and Lindsey now and both experiences have been great! No bruises, no painful aftermath and it was over very fast! Both girls were friendly and talkative through the appointment and gave me lots of info on hair growth and home care. More than I got at the other place!

The only downfall is that there are not real walls so you can hear what is going on in the rest of the spa. At first I felt a little exposed but the girls put me at ease. I'll definetly be back in the future.

Pros: great service, good prices, free shots!

Cons: partitions instead of walls

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I've been here twice. Once was a couple of years ago, for a lower leg wax, and was a perfectly fine experience.

Then about six months ago I came in for a full leg wax. I'd been letting the hair grow for a while and was looking forward to smooth legs. I got an appointment on a Saturday, with someone who ended up being fairly new to the salon. This was a very painful wax--much, much worse than the previous time--and she did a haphazard job. I left with a significant amount of hair still on my legs and some wax that she didn't remove. My skin was red and irritated for many days--basically until the hair had grown back enough to make it time for shaving or a new wax. My boyfriend agreed that it was a waste of money... irritated skin, not smooth (long hairs remaining too!), etc.

I'm never going back to wax on, despite my first experience being good. This more recent experience was that bad. I'm leaving three stars because I would have given it rave reviews after the first time...

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★★★☆☆

I've been here twice. Once was a couple of years ago, for a lower leg wax, and was a perfectly fine experience.

Then about six months ago I came in for a full leg wax. I'd been letting the hair grow for a while and was looking forward to smooth legs. I got an appointment on a Saturday, with someone who ended up being fairly new to the salon. This was a very painful wax--much, much worse than the previous time--and she did a haphazard job. I left with a significant amount of hair still on my legs and some wax that she didn't remove. My skin was red and irritated for many days--basically until the hair had grown back enough to make it time for shaving or a new wax. My boyfriend agreed that it was a waste of money... irritated skin, not smooth (long hairs remaining too!), etc.

I'm never going back to wax on, despite my first experience being good. This more recent experience was that bad. I'm leaving three stars because I would have given it rave reviews after the first time...

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i have been getting waxed by someone for years in the ne neighborhood. it was never that great. i didn't know that until my friends and i were going to lunch at the 5th quad. we walked by wax on and decided to try it. jevon was super nice and squeezed us in an hour later. we ate our lunch, came back and got the BEST wax of our life. its been two weeks and still nothing! plus she is a block away from my house! thanks again jevon!! go see her on fridays at n. williams...

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★★★★★

i have been getting waxed by someone for years in the ne neighborhood. it was never that great. i didn't know that until my friends and i were going to lunch at the 5th quad. we walked by wax on and decided to try it. jevon was super nice and squeezed us in an hour later. we ate our lunch, came back and got the BEST wax of our life. its been two weeks and still nothing! plus she is a block away from my house! thanks again jevon!! go see her on fridays at n. williams...

Pros: in my hood!

Cons: none

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This email is in response to "grh" and any current or potential customers.
Im disappointed to hear about this experience however I am glad that grh posted their review. Albeit a little unfavorable for Wax On, it provides an opportunity for the esthetician and I to review our policies and procedures and can be used as a learning experience.
I certainly cant say whether this particular esthetician was feeling busy or feeling overwhelmed that particular day however, it shouldnt matter. Every client should receive the best service possible, the type of service that Wax On is not only known for but has won awards for! If a customer has an experience that was not up to ours or their expectations, I prefer to personally hear about it. I want everyone to have the best experience, guaranteed, when they come to Wax On.
Again, I appreciate input. It is valuable to me. "grh" if you would like to contact me one of the best ways to reach me is via email at waxonspa1@yahoo(dot)com.
Thank you for your patronage and support!!!

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★★★★☆

This email is in response to "grh" and any current or potential customers.
Im disappointed to hear about this experience however I am glad that grh posted their review. Albeit a little unfavorable for Wax On, it provides an opportunity for the esthetician and I to review our policies and procedures and can be used as a learning experience.
I certainly cant say whether this particular esthetician was feeling busy or feeling overwhelmed that particular day however, it shouldnt matter. Every client should receive the best service possible, the type of service that Wax On is not only known for but has won awards for! If a customer has an experience that was not up to ours or their expectations, I prefer to personally hear about it. I want everyone to have the best experience, guaranteed, when they come to Wax On.
Again, I appreciate input. It is valuable to me. "grh" if you would like to contact me one of the best ways to reach me is via email at waxonspa1@yahoo(dot)com.
Thank you for your patronage and support!!!

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i have been getting my brows waxed and lashes tinted at Wax On's Burnside location for about a year. The spa is always playing great music; it's a fun, energenic place. All the estheticians are outgoing. They really put you at ease especially when getting my lashes tinted. It's such a weird experience because your eyes are closed for the majority of the service and all you want to do is open your eyes...but they never leave your side. They talk to you and keep you comfortable the whole time.
I just love them!!! Keely and Kristan are my faves however newcomber Denae is great too!
And I love their ads too! If I wasn't such a chicken, I would totally take advantage of those Brazilians specials..

I find the biggest downfall is the traffic on Burnside is getting "hairer" pardon the pun. It is so hard to cross the street and find parking.

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★★★★☆

i have been getting my brows waxed and lashes tinted at Wax On's Burnside location for about a year. The spa is always playing great music; it's a fun, energenic place. All the estheticians are outgoing. They really put you at ease especially when getting my lashes tinted. It's such a weird experience because your eyes are closed for the majority of the service and all you want to do is open your eyes...but they never leave your side. They talk to you and keep you comfortable the whole time.
I just love them!!! Keely and Kristan are my faves however newcomber Denae is great too!
And I love their ads too! If I wasn't such a chicken, I would totally take advantage of those Brazilians specials..

I find the biggest downfall is the traffic on Burnside is getting "hairer" pardon the pun. It is so hard to cross the street and find parking.

Pros: fun and upbeat. friendly staff.

Cons: traffic on burnside

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Let me first start with this: I am not a complainer. I'm pretty easy to please. If someone gives me relatively close to what I'm paying for, I'm happy. I don't like to rock any proverbial boats and it takes a lot to get me upset enough that I will even consider a complaint. So I didn't particularly want to write this bad review, but my brazilian waxing experience at this salon was so bad that I really don't want it to happen to anyone else.
I thought that this place had promise when I entered - it looked clean, smelled good, and they had gotten me in with a same day appt. When I called to make the appt I made it clear that "things are pretty unkempt". No care had been paid to my delicates in quite a while and there was some serious cleaning up needing to be done. But when my esthatician saw the work ahead of her her eyes got wide as saucers and she shook her head, telling me that I had too much hair, that this was going to take a long time. Are you sure you've had a brazilian wax before? Maybe we just start out with a bikini wax? Now, I don't care who you are, if your face it 12 inches from my delicates, you had better be nice to me. I, like most women (I think?) am pretty sensitive when it comes to the critiquing of our private places.
And on the subject of sensitive. I know that waxing isn't exactly a relaxing experience, but I have never had one so painful. I nearly made her stop half way through because it was too much but in the interest of not being obsurdly lopsided I let her continue. She waxed places that, hairy though I was, I am quite sure hair does not and has never grown.
My esthatician was the only one working at the time, so any time that someone came into the salon she would stop what she was doing and go out to help customers, while I lay on the table and wait.
Sanitation wise, things were less than stellar. Gloves stayed on when she went to help customers, she only used one applicator stick to dip and dip and dip into the container of wax (gross!) and when I went to use the tube of antibiotic ointment that was lying on the counter after it was all over and I discovered that I was bleeding, there was a large hair lying across the applicator tip.
I have been waxed many times, bikini and brazilian and never in Portland, and have always left feeling clean and pretty and fresh. I left Wax On feeling manhandled and humiliated, with a seared burn from the wax in a place that should never have had wax on it in the first place.
Obviously some people have wonderful opinions of Wax On, as evidenced by the abundance of positive reviews. Maybe mine was a fluke, but I wouldn't wish an experience like mine on anyone. It was worse than awful, and I'm not sure I'll ever go back to waxing. Please tread carefully!

0
★☆☆☆☆

Let me first start with this: I am not a complainer. I'm pretty easy to please. If someone gives me relatively close to what I'm paying for, I'm happy. I don't like to rock any proverbial boats and it takes a lot to get me upset enough that I will even consider a complaint. So I didn't particularly want to write this bad review, but my brazilian waxing experience at this salon was so bad that I really don't want it to happen to anyone else.
I thought that this place had promise when I entered - it looked clean, smelled good, and they had gotten me in with a same day appt. When I called to make the appt I made it clear that "things are pretty unkempt". No care had been paid to my delicates in quite a while and there was some serious cleaning up needing to be done. But when my esthatician saw the work ahead of her her eyes got wide as saucers and she shook her head, telling me that I had too much hair, that this was going to take a long time. Are you sure you've had a brazilian wax before? Maybe we just start out with a bikini wax? Now, I don't care who you are, if your face it 12 inches from my delicates, you had better be nice to me. I, like most women (I think?) am pretty sensitive when it comes to the critiquing of our private places.
And on the subject of sensitive. I know that waxing isn't exactly a relaxing experience, but I have never had one so painful. I nearly made her stop half way through because it was too much but in the interest of not being obsurdly lopsided I let her continue. She waxed places that, hairy though I was, I am quite sure hair does not and has never grown.
My esthatician was the only one working at the time, so any time that someone came into the salon she would stop what she was doing and go out to help customers, while I lay on the table and wait.
Sanitation wise, things were less than stellar. Gloves stayed on when she went to help customers, she only used one applicator stick to dip and dip and dip into the container of wax (gross!) and when I went to use the tube of antibiotic ointment that was lying on the counter after it was all over and I discovered that I was bleeding, there was a large hair lying across the applicator tip.
I have been waxed many times, bikini and brazilian and never in Portland, and have always left feeling clean and pretty and fresh. I left Wax On feeling manhandled and humiliated, with a seared burn from the wax in a place that should never have had wax on it in the first place.
Obviously some people have wonderful opinions of Wax On, as evidenced by the abundance of positive reviews. Maybe mine was a fluke, but I wouldn't wish an experience like mine on anyone. It was worse than awful, and I'm not sure I'll ever go back to waxing. Please tread carefully!

Pros: good sale during March

Cons: it's a pretty long list

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Don't go to this place on a saturday afternoon. The club upstairs has music rehearsals that shake the whole building.

Asked for a specific shape for my eyebrow wax, the woman agreed, then gave me something different and explained why she didn't think what I asked for would work AFTER she did it her way. They don't look disastrous, but I don't think it's a flattering shape for me and it's not what I asked for. Not going back here.

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★☆☆☆☆

Don't go to this place on a saturday afternoon. The club upstairs has music rehearsals that shake the whole building.

Asked for a specific shape for my eyebrow wax, the woman agreed, then gave me something different and explained why she didn't think what I asked for would work AFTER she did it her way. They don't look disastrous, but I don't think it's a flattering shape for me and it's not what I asked for. Not going back here.

Pros: reasonably priced

Cons: bad service, loud music

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i have gone to PLENTY of waxers in this city. none compare to jevon pepper. she is the best. quick and perfect. i have never been happier. thanks for fixing my brows!
*juicy

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★★★★★

i have gone to PLENTY of waxers in this city. none compare to jevon pepper. she is the best. quick and perfect. i have never been happier. thanks for fixing my brows!
*juicy

Pros: beautiful locations(especially n. williams), easy parking, JEVON!

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I have to say that it's not very often that you can go to a place take your paties off and spread 'em and feel great about it. I have a sensitive area and I came out feelin' grat and soft as rose petals Jevon is the BEST!

2
★★★★★

I have to say that it's not very often that you can go to a place take your paties off and spread 'em and feel great about it. I have a sensitive area and I came out feelin' grat and soft as rose petals Jevon is the BEST!

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So I go in for my first wax, I'm a bit nervous but I hear its great. Wax On is quiet with great ambiance and I immediately feel good when I am there.

Jevon made me feel comfortable and her quick wit and friendly demeanor made me feel comfortable right away. The wax was easy, relatively painless and I loved the results!

Ask for Jevon!

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★★★★★

So I go in for my first wax, I'm a bit nervous but I hear its great. Wax On is quiet with great ambiance and I immediately feel good when I am there.

Jevon made me feel comfortable and her quick wit and friendly demeanor made me feel comfortable right away. The wax was easy, relatively painless and I loved the results!

Ask for Jevon!

Pros: Great price, friendly staff, great wax!

Cons: Still have to feel some pain....

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i got a regular bikini wax here and it was totally asymmetrical, it looked ridiculous!

She was so rushed that she had done one side at a significantly different angle making it look lopsided! I couldn't tell as much looking down at myself, but she should have been able to see it and should have fixed it right away- i'm never going there again!

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★☆☆☆☆

i got a regular bikini wax here and it was totally asymmetrical, it looked ridiculous!

She was so rushed that she had done one side at a significantly different angle making it look lopsided! I couldn't tell as much looking down at myself, but she should have been able to see it and should have fixed it right away- i'm never going there again!

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I've been to several places in search of the best brazilian and finally found it at Wax On. The staff puts you instantly at ease and the spa is comfortable, sophisticated and trendy. I've been going to Kristan for over 9 months and can't imagine someone better! Wax On and Kristan will always have my business.

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★★★★★

I've been to several places in search of the best brazilian and finally found it at Wax On. The staff puts you instantly at ease and the spa is comfortable, sophisticated and trendy. I've been going to Kristan for over 9 months and can't imagine someone better! Wax On and Kristan will always have my business.

Pros: Ambience, Service, Price

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I've gone to plenty of different people for Brazilians, but none are quite as fantastic as Jevon @ Wax On. She's lightning quick which creates minimal discomfort. Also, she is incredibly detailed. In the past, I've had to go home and finish plucking all the missed hairs. Not with Jevon. OCD is a great quality to have if you're going to be an esthetician. It still hurts, mind you, but they provide shots of either whiskey or tequila before you go back. Absolutely Genius!

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★★★★★

I've gone to plenty of different people for Brazilians, but none are quite as fantastic as Jevon @ Wax On. She's lightning quick which creates minimal discomfort. Also, she is incredibly detailed. In the past, I've had to go home and finish plucking all the missed hairs. Not with Jevon. OCD is a great quality to have if you're going to be an esthetician. It still hurts, mind you, but they provide shots of either whiskey or tequila before you go back. Absolutely Genius!

Pros: A little liquid courage before pain.

Cons: Its hair removal...Ouch.

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Thank you Wax On! I'm so excited I found you. What a positive experience through and through. My friends recommended me to Wax On and boy am I glad I got the nerve to go through with it! Kristan Garrett was my waxer. All I have to say is SHE ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!! I was so nervous and shy, but I knew as soon as she came in the room I was going to be fine. We talked the whole time and in 10 minutes I was done!! Wow... she didn't seem to be rushing, she just knows what shes doing. It sounds crazy but I can't wait for my 5 week follow up Brazilian because theres nothing to be scared of!!

2
★★★★★

Thank you Wax On! I'm so excited I found you. What a positive experience through and through. My friends recommended me to Wax On and boy am I glad I got the nerve to go through with it! Kristan Garrett was my waxer. All I have to say is SHE ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!! I was so nervous and shy, but I knew as soon as she came in the room I was going to be fine. We talked the whole time and in 10 minutes I was done!! Wow... she didn't seem to be rushing, she just knows what shes doing. It sounds crazy but I can't wait for my 5 week follow up Brazilian because theres nothing to be scared of!!

Pros: Staff, booze, great music

Cons: nope

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I have been looking for THE best wax for a couple of years and although a few have come close no-one has prompted me to write a review until now. Fast, clean, professional yet friendly. I am a bit of a wimpy waxer but this wax was so good it hurt significantly less than anything I have had before. You won't need the lidocaine. The first time costs a bit more but they give you a discount if you return within a certain time frame. It is worth every penny.

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★★★★★

I have been looking for THE best wax for a couple of years and although a few have come close no-one has prompted me to write a review until now. Fast, clean, professional yet friendly. I am a bit of a wimpy waxer but this wax was so good it hurt significantly less than anything I have had before. You won't need the lidocaine. The first time costs a bit more but they give you a discount if you return within a certain time frame. It is worth every penny.

Pros: staff, atmosphere

Cons: none

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I recently got a brazilian wax for the first time and I was really nervous. I called that morning and they were able to get me in for the an afternoon appionment. When I walked in the woman at the counter was so sweet and immediatly put me at ease. After meeting the woman that would wax me, Jevon, we talked and joked around for a few minutes. By the time I was actually in the room I felt way better. Jevon was quick, efficient, hilarious and friendly. I will never get waxed anywhere else in town, this was the best possible waxing experience I could have imagined.

2
★★★★★

I recently got a brazilian wax for the first time and I was really nervous. I called that morning and they were able to get me in for the an afternoon appionment. When I walked in the woman at the counter was so sweet and immediatly put me at ease. After meeting the woman that would wax me, Jevon, we talked and joked around for a few minutes. By the time I was actually in the room I felt way better. Jevon was quick, efficient, hilarious and friendly. I will never get waxed anywhere else in town, this was the best possible waxing experience I could have imagined.

Pros: Friendly staff, availability, relaxing environment

Cons: only parking but it really isnt bad just need to find street parking.

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I've been looking for a place like this for a while now... and have finally found it.
Great, relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff that will make you comfortable right away.
If you're feeling too stressed out, and this is your first time, there will be a little something special for you, to help you relax.
Great choice of product. Love the "shea butter", so rich, a little scoop will last you for a long time.

2
★★★★★

I've been looking for a place like this for a while now... and have finally found it.
Great, relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff that will make you comfortable right away.
If you're feeling too stressed out, and this is your first time, there will be a little something special for you, to help you relax.
Great choice of product. Love the "shea butter", so rich, a little scoop will last you for a long time.

Pros: wax, staff, products

Cons: parking

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i've been getting waxed for a long time and i've never had one regular esthetcian to see, because i hadn't found the right person...until now! keely was so sweet, gentle and talk about fast! lightening fast with very little discomfort! it's the best waxing experience i've ever had...keely is truely the greatest.

2
★★★★★

i've been getting waxed for a long time and i've never had one regular esthetcian to see, because i hadn't found the right person...until now! keely was so sweet, gentle and talk about fast! lightening fast with very little discomfort! it's the best waxing experience i've ever had...keely is truely the greatest.

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These guys do an excellent job waxing. I got a brazillian wax done here multiple times and it was as close to painless as I could imagine it being. The staff are all super friendly and make you feel really comfortable, even though you are laying on a bed with no pants on! I was kept laughing the entire time and before I knew it, it was done! They do such a great job!

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★★★★★

These guys do an excellent job waxing. I got a brazillian wax done here multiple times and it was as close to painless as I could imagine it being. The staff are all super friendly and make you feel really comfortable, even though you are laying on a bed with no pants on! I was kept laughing the entire time and before I knew it, it was done! They do such a great job!

Pros: Speedy Service. Friendly Staff. Very thorough.

Cons: Parking can be tough.

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I've been going to Wax On Regularly for the last 9 months for my eye brows. I have pale, sensitive skin that turns red easily. So, I left the other places I'd gone beet red around the eyes. But, the wax they use at Wax On is much more gentle, and I leave with just some slight pinkness.

Also, all the girls are great. They always take the time to make sure my brows look perfect before they send me out the door.

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★★★★★

I've been going to Wax On Regularly for the last 9 months for my eye brows. I have pale, sensitive skin that turns red easily. So, I left the other places I'd gone beet red around the eyes. But, the wax they use at Wax On is much more gentle, and I leave with just some slight pinkness.

Also, all the girls are great. They always take the time to make sure my brows look perfect before they send me out the door.

Pros: Great service every time. Always fits me within a day or two from when I call.

Cons: Can some times be tough to get through on the phone, because they don't have a regular receptionist

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As someone who is new to the Portland area, I was very tentative about going to get my waxing done; thankfully, Wax on Spa (Jevon specifically) put my fears at ease from the moment I walked in to their facility. I had a brazilian done this morning as well as my eyebrows and lip. I had not had a brazilian done in a VERY long time, but Jevon made the process as painless as possible. Also, the amount of time it took her to do it from start to finish was unbelievable...she was extremely fast, yet detailed, careful and gentle too.

Lastly, I went in there with eyebrows that were a nightmare--they had been previously waxed by someone who had done an awful job; needless to say, I was in the "growing them out" stage. Jevon made my eyes look, by far, THE BEST they have ever looked. They are perfectly shaped and very symetrical. Although there is still some growing out left to do, you would never know, as Jevon made them look perfect!

Overall, a wonderful, wonderful experience. I would highly recommend this place to absolutely anyone!

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★★★★★

As someone who is new to the Portland area, I was very tentative about going to get my waxing done; thankfully, Wax on Spa (Jevon specifically) put my fears at ease from the moment I walked in to their facility. I had a brazilian done this morning as well as my eyebrows and lip. I had not had a brazilian done in a VERY long time, but Jevon made the process as painless as possible. Also, the amount of time it took her to do it from start to finish was unbelievable...she was extremely fast, yet detailed, careful and gentle too.

Lastly, I went in there with eyebrows that were a nightmare--they had been previously waxed by someone who had done an awful job; needless to say, I was in the "growing them out" stage. Jevon made my eyes look, by far, THE BEST they have ever looked. They are perfectly shaped and very symetrical. Although there is still some growing out left to do, you would never know, as Jevon made them look perfect!

Overall, a wonderful, wonderful experience. I would highly recommend this place to absolutely anyone!

Pros: Clean, prompt, fast, friendly, affordable

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This is the place to get waxing services! Kristan is really thorough, quick, and distracts you from the pain (it's most painful the first time and less painful on subsequent visits). Plus, she's really fun and gets to know you, creating a comfortable environment. I've referred two of my friends to her and they love her too!

Parking available in front of storefront before 4PM weekdays otherwise street parking nearby. The rooms are not totally private (canvas & grommet suspended from high ceilings) but it's not uncomfortable at all. The hip, modern atmosphere and clientele are very relaxed, friendly (not intimidating).

2
★★★★★

This is the place to get waxing services! Kristan is really thorough, quick, and distracts you from the pain (it's most painful the first time and less painful on subsequent visits). Plus, she's really fun and gets to know you, creating a comfortable environment. I've referred two of my friends to her and they love her too!

Parking available in front of storefront before 4PM weekdays otherwise street parking nearby. The rooms are not totally private (canvas & grommet suspended from high ceilings) but it's not uncomfortable at all. The hip, modern atmosphere and clientele are very relaxed, friendly (not intimidating).

Pros: Kristan, efficient, as pain-free as possible, whiskey shots, easy to schedule appts.

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Kristan is skilled, fast, thorough, and fun. I left feeling smooth (not sticky!) and smelling good thanks to the shea butter. After finding her, I plan to be a regular customer.

2
★★★★★

Kristan is skilled, fast, thorough, and fun. I left feeling smooth (not sticky!) and smelling good thanks to the shea butter. After finding her, I plan to be a regular customer.

Pros: skilled estheticians, hip salon

Cons: none noticed

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My friend told me to go to Wax on and see Kristan. Boy am I glad I finally got up the nerve! The moment I walked into Wax on I was put at ease. Friendly faces greet you at the door and whiskey and wine to calm the nerves. Kristan made me feel so comfortable and I think I laughed through the whole thing. I was in and out in twenty minutes flat!

2
★★★★★

My friend told me to go to Wax on and see Kristan. Boy am I glad I finally got up the nerve! The moment I walked into Wax on I was put at ease. Friendly faces greet you at the door and whiskey and wine to calm the nerves. Kristan made me feel so comfortable and I think I laughed through the whole thing. I was in and out in twenty minutes flat!

Pros: location, whiskey, Kristan

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Brazilians can be awkward and extremely painful but Jevon makes things as easygoing and pleasant as possible! She goes out of her way to make you feel comfortable and works quickly with impressive results. I absolutely recommend going to Jevon at Wax On for all your waxing needs!

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★★★★★

Brazilians can be awkward and extremely painful but Jevon makes things as easygoing and pleasant as possible! She goes out of her way to make you feel comfortable and works quickly with impressive results. I absolutely recommend going to Jevon at Wax On for all your waxing needs!

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No complaints on the service. It was friendly and professional. My only complaints are on the location and the facility. Practically next door to Union Jacks (strip joint) which I guess is good for business since most of the strippers probably need waxing! But, not my preference. Not a lot of privacy since you can easily see between the "rooms" which are merely walls made out of canvas fabric held together by ties and grommets. Privacy isn't just visual - you can easily hear every noise going on.....and I don't know about you but I tend to be a little vocal when my hair is getting pulled out by the root! One last complaint - the waxing tables themselves. Too tall and too flimsy. They are very difficult to climb up on (and I'm tall) and they constantly shake. But, tables are a common problem with any wax salon. I just don't understand why someone doesn't make a better, more stable table. As a bonus, I'd like to see all tables with something to squeeze or grasp and something to bite down on while you bear down and take the pain! LOL

2
★★★★☆

No complaints on the service. It was friendly and professional. My only complaints are on the location and the facility. Practically next door to Union Jacks (strip joint) which I guess is good for business since most of the strippers probably need waxing! But, not my preference. Not a lot of privacy since you can easily see between the "rooms" which are merely walls made out of canvas fabric held together by ties and grommets. Privacy isn't just visual - you can easily hear every noise going on.....and I don't know about you but I tend to be a little vocal when my hair is getting pulled out by the root! One last complaint - the waxing tables themselves. Too tall and too flimsy. They are very difficult to climb up on (and I'm tall) and they constantly shake. But, tables are a common problem with any wax salon. I just don't understand why someone doesn't make a better, more stable table. As a bonus, I'd like to see all tables with something to squeeze or grasp and something to bite down on while you bear down and take the pain! LOL

Pros: staff

Cons: facility

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I went in for a first time Brazilian during Sunday's happy hour ($45 all day). Janet was very nice and helped me get through it comfortably. It wasn't pain free, but it wasn't horrible at all. I will definately go back.

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★★★★★

I went in for a first time Brazilian during Sunday's happy hour ($45 all day). Janet was very nice and helped me get through it comfortably. It wasn't pain free, but it wasn't horrible at all. I will definately go back.

Pros: $45 Brazilians

Cons: one person working, a little wait

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Do not pass Go, do not collect $200, go directly to Wax On if you want the best wax in town! You'll be amazed at how fast, efficient and practically painless your bikini wax is! I've tried the rest and this is the best!

2
★★★★★

Do not pass Go, do not collect $200, go directly to Wax On if you want the best wax in town! You'll be amazed at how fast, efficient and practically painless your bikini wax is! I've tried the rest and this is the best!

Pros: Kristan, great wax and oil products, services

Cons: Street parking, privacy lacks just a hair (pun intended)

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Seriously, Kristan is the best. I have introduced out of town friends who drive up here just to see her. And once you go to her, you can never go anywhere else. Fast, thorough, and talks you through it so before you know it, it's over. Very clean, and free booze to loosen you up before you begin.

2
★★★★★

Seriously, Kristan is the best. I have introduced out of town friends who drive up here just to see her. And once you go to her, you can never go anywhere else. Fast, thorough, and talks you through it so before you know it, it's over. Very clean, and free booze to loosen you up before you begin.

Pros: Kristan, booze, fast

Cons: you'll never be happy with anyone else!

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Had my first bikini wax ever by Janet. She made me relax and comfortable and suprisingly less painful than I thought. I'll definitely be back.

2
★★★★★

Had my first bikini wax ever by Janet. She made me relax and comfortable and suprisingly less painful than I thought. I'll definitely be back.

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had an extended bikini wax by jevon. she made it fun and did an all around impecable job. this place lives up to the excellent reviews...i'm dumping my old waxing spot!

2
★★★★★

had an extended bikini wax by jevon. she made it fun and did an all around impecable job. this place lives up to the excellent reviews...i'm dumping my old waxing spot!

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Thank you Wax On! Finally someplace willing to do male brazillians. Most other places act like you're some kind of sicko if you even ask.

2
★★★★☆

Thank you Wax On! Finally someplace willing to do male brazillians. Most other places act like you're some kind of sicko if you even ask.

Pros: male brazillians!

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I read the reviews and figured why not I'm going on vacation to Mexico for a week. I didn't want to deal with shaving. I had never had a Brazilain wax. Kristin was Awsome. She talked me through the whole process and made me feel comfortable. I was late and showed up 15 minutes before they closed. she still waxed me. I was sure to let her know how much I really appreciated it. I Highly recommend them. I wouldn't recommend anyone else for waxing. If you go there you won't be disappointed.

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★★★★★

I read the reviews and figured why not I'm going on vacation to Mexico for a week. I didn't want to deal with shaving. I had never had a Brazilain wax. Kristin was Awsome. She talked me through the whole process and made me feel comfortable. I was late and showed up 15 minutes before they closed. she still waxed me. I was sure to let her know how much I really appreciated it. I Highly recommend them. I wouldn't recommend anyone else for waxing. If you go there you won't be disappointed.

Pros: Awsome staff and Great service

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I've been going to Kristan at Wax on since they opened last fall!! She makes the process so comfortable and fast. When I say fast I mean 15 minutes or less! I've never had a better experience waxing and will not trust anyone else with such precious cargo. If you are a first time waxer and have been curious about brazilian waxing, don't think twice about going to Wax On and asking for Kristan.

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★★★★★

I've been going to Kristan at Wax on since they opened last fall!! She makes the process so comfortable and fast. When I say fast I mean 15 minutes or less! I've never had a better experience waxing and will not trust anyone else with such precious cargo. If you are a first time waxer and have been curious about brazilian waxing, don't think twice about going to Wax On and asking for Kristan.

Pros: hip esthetic, staff, location

Cons: are you kidding?

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I'm from seattle and have been trusting WAX ON on capital hill with my brazillian for the past two years. SO, when i moved to portland i would travel to seattle just to get waxed! (they are that good) BUT NOW I DON'T HAVE TO--WAX ON CAME TO PORTLAND! They are soooooooo good. Girls-if you have been considering a brazillian-think no longer. this is the place. they are so friendly and completley get your mind off of whats going on. Its a hip spa, and I can always find a parking spot on the street outside. It's totally worth it! so... GO NOW! you wont regret it.

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★★★★★

I'm from seattle and have been trusting WAX ON on capital hill with my brazillian for the past two years. SO, when i moved to portland i would travel to seattle just to get waxed! (they are that good) BUT NOW I DON'T HAVE TO--WAX ON CAME TO PORTLAND! They are soooooooo good. Girls-if you have been considering a brazillian-think no longer. this is the place. they are so friendly and completley get your mind off of whats going on. Its a hip spa, and I can always find a parking spot on the street outside. It's totally worth it! so... GO NOW! you wont regret it.

Pros: ambience, staff, the WAXING

Cons: nothing

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I don't do well with pain...and janet has waxed me numerous times and it was as close to painless as it can be (amazing)! We always have great conversation, she is funny and always makes me laugh.. keeping my mind off the waxing..its done before i know it... She is a wonderful lady, thoughtful, and incredibly precise. I totally recommend her.

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★★★★★

I don't do well with pain...and janet has waxed me numerous times and it was as close to painless as it can be (amazing)! We always have great conversation, she is funny and always makes me laugh.. keeping my mind off the waxing..its done before i know it... She is a wonderful lady, thoughtful, and incredibly precise. I totally recommend her.

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I recently moved to Portland and was extremely scared to try a new waxing place. I read the reviews on here, and decided to give it a try. Let me tell you....THIS PLACE ROCKS! Jevon was an absolute doll. She was so nice and funny that I barely noticed the pain of the brazilian. She kept me talking the whole time which really kept me distracted. At the end of it, she handed me some of their body butter and warm towel to clean up. I was in and out in no time flat.

I am so happy to have found a new waxing place to call home!

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★★★★★

I recently moved to Portland and was extremely scared to try a new waxing place. I read the reviews on here, and decided to give it a try. Let me tell you....THIS PLACE ROCKS! Jevon was an absolute doll. She was so nice and funny that I barely noticed the pain of the brazilian. She kept me talking the whole time which really kept me distracted. At the end of it, she handed me some of their body butter and warm towel to clean up. I was in and out in no time flat.

I am so happy to have found a new waxing place to call home!

Pros: hours, location, music

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Great place! Affordable waxing services, quick and freindly. I left Wax On feeling smooth, moisturized, and smelling like yummy shea butter. Ask for Janet, she's so sweet I almost forgot I was laying on a table in my skivies. Great salon services without any pretense, wine and preview pictures while you wait!

2
★★★★★

Great place! Affordable waxing services, quick and freindly. I left Wax On feeling smooth, moisturized, and smelling like yummy shea butter. Ask for Janet, she's so sweet I almost forgot I was laying on a table in my skivies. Great salon services without any pretense, wine and preview pictures while you wait!

Pros: Cool atmoshpere and people w/o any hipster conceit

Cons: None, my experience was great

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You should check out Wax On! I've been seeing Jevon for my Brazillian services since she moved up from the Bay area this spring, and she's AMAZING. Painless, quick, always puts her clients at ease ('cause we know how awkward it is to drop your pants in front of a complete stranger), and she even gives you a sampling of the spa's homemade exfoliant to alleviate ingrown hairs. It's hard to find a good waxer in this town, so take my advice:)

2
★★★★★

You should check out Wax On! I've been seeing Jevon for my Brazillian services since she moved up from the Bay area this spring, and she's AMAZING. Painless, quick, always puts her clients at ease ('cause we know how awkward it is to drop your pants in front of a complete stranger), and she even gives you a sampling of the spa's homemade exfoliant to alleviate ingrown hairs. It's hard to find a good waxer in this town, so take my advice:)

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I've been waxed by a few different people and Jevon is just the best. I travel from Eugene to Portland on a regular basis to get the job done right. Waxing isn't the best feeling thing in the world, but her quick technique makes it that much easier. I'd recommend her to anyone from eyebrows to a brazillian...she's good at it all!!!!!!

2
★★★★★

I've been waxed by a few different people and Jevon is just the best. I travel from Eugene to Portland on a regular basis to get the job done right. Waxing isn't the best feeling thing in the world, but her quick technique makes it that much easier. I'd recommend her to anyone from eyebrows to a brazillian...she's good at it all!!!!!!

Pros: Good location, very relaxed atmosphere (feels very homey and comfortable)

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I'm so happy to have discovered Jevon, the mix of her perfectly executed Brazillians, and her fantastically cool/funny personality make me actually look forward to my waxing appts! jevon also does killer eyebrows too, can you beleive it, what a find!

2
★★★★★

I'm so happy to have discovered Jevon, the mix of her perfectly executed Brazillians, and her fantastically cool/funny personality make me actually look forward to my waxing appts! jevon also does killer eyebrows too, can you beleive it, what a find!

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My wife and I both go to Wax On Spa. The service is always fantastic and the ladies who work there are awesome! Lets get real, waxing is not painless. But if you go to Wax On you'll have the best experience possible.

2
★★★★★

My wife and I both go to Wax On Spa. The service is always fantastic and the ladies who work there are awesome! Lets get real, waxing is not painless. But if you go to Wax On you'll have the best experience possible.

Pros: employees, wine, music

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How they make something so uncomfortable comfortable, is beyond me. Kristan is so good at what she does and always congratulates you on a job well done for making through, which somehow helps, and makes me smile. I love this place, they are so courteous and good at what they do and Kristan always remembers me and calls me a day ahead to remind me of appointments, she is even very helpful when I have forgotten and need to reschedule!

2
★★★★★

How they make something so uncomfortable comfortable, is beyond me. Kristan is so good at what she does and always congratulates you on a job well done for making through, which somehow helps, and makes me smile. I love this place, they are so courteous and good at what they do and Kristan always remembers me and calls me a day ahead to remind me of appointments, she is even very helpful when I have forgotten and need to reschedule!

Pros: Service, Skill

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I got absolutely the best brazillion EVER at Wax On, and have gone back many times since. Every service is delivered with the most care and comfort, along with incredible speed! Kristan works quickly and puts anyone at ease, I highly recommend her to anyone wanting a wax.

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★★★★★

I got absolutely the best brazillion EVER at Wax On, and have gone back many times since. Every service is delivered with the most care and comfort, along with incredible speed! Kristan works quickly and puts anyone at ease, I highly recommend her to anyone wanting a wax.

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I recently moved to Portland and was really concerned about finding someone good to do my brazilians. (you don't mess around with that area, and i never go to someone I've not been referred to) After reading their reviews, I checked out Wax On today and they are fantastic. I highly recommend them. Kristen is incredibly professional, fun, she did an excellent job, and I barely felt a thing. Give 'em a try.

2
★★★★★

I recently moved to Portland and was really concerned about finding someone good to do my brazilians. (you don't mess around with that area, and i never go to someone I've not been referred to) After reading their reviews, I checked out Wax On today and they are fantastic. I highly recommend them. Kristen is incredibly professional, fun, she did an excellent job, and I barely felt a thing. Give 'em a try.

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great spa and great service. friendly employees and the owner anne uhlir is very professional and very fun to be around. the service, a brazilian bikini wax, was quick, painless and professional. highly recomended.

2
★★★★★

great spa and great service. friendly employees and the owner anne uhlir is very professional and very fun to be around. the service, a brazilian bikini wax, was quick, painless and professional. highly recomended.

Pros: parking, music, refreshments

Cons: n/a

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I was scared to death to get waxed (from the waist down), but Kristan was so cool I felt very comfortable. She was quick and I didn't feel a thing! I recommend this for every woman. Hair is sick. I'll definatly be back, but only if I can book Kristan.

2
★★★★★

I was scared to death to get waxed (from the waist down), but Kristan was so cool I felt very comfortable. She was quick and I didn't feel a thing! I recommend this for every woman. Hair is sick. I'll definatly be back, but only if I can book Kristan.

Pros: Kristan

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I had the most wonderful experience at Wax on. It was my first Brazilian and I couldn't have asked for better service. Kristan's bed side manner helped me get through it and forget that I was actually being waxed in a highly painful area. I couldn't have asked for a more comfortable and pleasing experience. Thank you Wax On.

2
★★★★★

I had the most wonderful experience at Wax on. It was my first Brazilian and I couldn't have asked for better service. Kristan's bed side manner helped me get through it and forget that I was actually being waxed in a highly painful area. I couldn't have asked for a more comfortable and pleasing experience. Thank you Wax On.

Pros: Kristan, Appropriate Music, Whiskey

Cons: N/A

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really like that this isn't some powder puff shop. sure, there are the girlish elements but in that really great, modern, bad girl kind of way. thank goodness for the lack of nature sounds and spa teas. just wanted a place to do the job and be friendly about it. thanks for coming to Portland, we needed it!!

2
★★★★★

really like that this isn't some powder puff shop. sure, there are the girlish elements but in that really great, modern, bad girl kind of way. thank goodness for the lack of nature sounds and spa teas. just wanted a place to do the job and be friendly about it. thanks for coming to Portland, we needed it!!

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