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Hairless Wonders: Who knew getting smooth could be so sweet?

February 9, 2015

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
By Athima Chansanchai

Waxing
With Jahn, at The Wax Bar, I went for more traditional treatments: brows, lips and legs. This minimalist mod establishment sits between Pasta Bella and Tobacco Plus on 15th Avenue Northwest in Ballard, and while there are many waxing options in the city, this is the only one that has a happy hour with reduced prices for brows and lips and a liquor license that lets it serve beer, including my favorite non-beer-tasting beverage, Lindemans Framboise Lambic.… [Read More]

Where Magazine – Spotlight

Finally someone has the right idea. Wax Bar, Seattle’s first “skincare lounge” is taking pampering to the next level by offering “liquid libations” including – why didn’t we think of this before? – two specialty beers. A beer, a full-service spa treatment, a flawless afternoon: even a bikini wax sounds, well, intoxicating.… [Read More]

Skincare Takes a Sip of Something New in Ballard

Ballard News Tribune
By Mia LaCourse

Walking into The Wax Bar, Ballard’s newest concept in skincare salons, is like entering a chic alternate universe. A young man stands behind a custom-made, padded white desk in the front of a mod white foyer, and looks up from a shiny white iMac computer. Instead of the standard “how are you?” his first question is “would you like something to drink?”

The Wax Bar, which specializes in facials and waxing, is Karen Jahn’s new baby, born Sept.… [Read More]