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Best Waxing Salons In Seattle

May 15, 2012 6:00 AM

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The Seattle area is home to many waxing salons using either hard wax, soft wax or sugaring methods of hair removal with most services offered for both women and men. Many salons offer tinting, facials and skin care services in addition to waxing. To pick the perfect salon, consider its techniques, the comfort provided during treatment, the personalities of the staff and the cost of services. Here are Seattle’s best waxing salons.
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Mode Organic Salon
1424 4th Ave. Ste. 415
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 623-0195
www.modeorganic.com

Price: See services and pricing
Hours: Tues to Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat. – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mode Organic Salon has two locations–one conveniently centered in downtown Seattle and another on the Redmond campus of Microsoft. If you’re lucky enough to be a Microsoft employee, you can receive a 10 percent discount on all services. Customers can customize their experience by choosing between the salon’s L’orbette liquid organic chamomile wax and the Cirepil Greenepil 90 percent vegetable-based hard wax. At Mode Organic, waxing services are offered for both women and men, but be aware that an appointment is required. Facial waxes range from $15 to $22 while bikini waxes are reasonably priced at $35.

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The Waxing Boutique
5029 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 524-6616
www.thewaxingboutique.com

Price: See services and pricing
Hours: Tue to Fri – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Waxing Boutique is a locally owned waxing salon in North Seattle known for the friendliness of its staff and excellent customer service. The salon offers traditional waxing services for men and women by appointment. For the underarm area or a bikini wax, the salon uses a five percent lidocaine numbing gel about one hour before the waxing to ensure you have the most relaxing experience without the pain that can be accompanied by literally tearing your hair out. After the treatment, customers can even pick up an after waxing product, Follique, to help prevent or eliminate in-grown hairs. One of the more unique offerings is the boutiques pre-delivery wax for soon-to-be moms scheduled for c-sections.

 Best Waxing Salons In Seattle

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Waxing Moon Spa
1415 10th Ave. Studio 5
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 734-9670
www.waxingmoonspa.fullslate.com

Price: See services and pricing
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat. – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Waxing Moon Spa located on Capital Hill provides quality services for reasonable prices. The staff is knowledgeable about waxing techniques and perfectionists when removing client’s hair. Waxing treatment here is quick, comfortable and will leave you feeling smooth. The spa staff consists of the owner and one employee, so you are sure to receive excellent personal attention. Appointments are required and prices don’t go much higher than $50 for any procedure, so you can get your body pool-ready and still be able to afford a new swimsuit.

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Breathe Spa
2351 10th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 715-4000
breathespaseattle.com

Price: See services and pricing
Hours: Tues to Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Breathe Spa is located in downtown Seattle and offers a calm oasis in an urban environment. The knowledgeable staff has expertise in waxing techniques and prefers to use hard wax. The spa puts customer service first to ensure you are at ease during the entire process. Customers can benefit from money-saving package deals like the full face waxing for $60 or an extended bikini wax for $55. Waxing services are available for both men and women by appointment, but if you have to cancel, be sure to do so well within 24 hours before the scheduled time or you’ll end up shelling out 50 percent of the full service fee.

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Sugar Sugar
510 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 789-1127
www.sugarseattle.net

Price: See services and pricing
Hours: Mon – 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tues to Thurs – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sat.- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sugar Sugar uses a wax-free hair removal method called body sugaring, which is less painful and leaves the client’s skin softer. The sugaring method uses sugar, lemon and water to remove hair. Basic bikini sugaring only runs $25 and men can even get their sideburns shaped up for a mere $15. Customers have the convenience to schedule appointments for service either over the phone or online.

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Karen Ulvestad is a mother and professional writer/photographer, who lives in the greater Seattle area. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in English Composition. Her background is in fitness, travel, photography and writing. She continually researches locations to visit, and/or entertainment opportunities for family outings and/or photo shoots. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.


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