West Seattle location celebrates its 7th year!

March 17, 2017

For our clients that frequent the Ballard or Laurelhurst locations – you may not be familiar with our West Seattle site. In March 2010 we opened this second location, which has been a great option for our clients living or working in the South Seattle area. It sits conveniently on 37th Avenue SW, right in the Triangle District.

This 8-block stretch of land is known as the “gateway” to the West Seattle Junction, which was originally built in 1907.… [Read More]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

On Friday, March 17th, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. As I paused for a moment to think about this holiday of all things green and lucky, I realized I know nothing about who St. Patrick actually was.

And as it turns out, he has an interesting and inspiring story. St. Patrick was born in Britain, but at the age of 16 he was captured by Irish raiders and taken to Ireland to work in the fields.… [Read More]

The Best Bikini Waxes From Coast to Coast

February 9, 2015

allure magazine

Some spas temper waxing anxiety with candles and soft music. The Wax Bar serves drinks. We sipped a raspberry beer in the lounge and felt at ease by the time Jahn smoothed on a pine-based wax. The shocking speed of each rip was sobering, and we gasped more than once during the session, but after five minutes, there was nothing left but a few strays that she whisked away with tweezers.… [Read More]

Best Happy Hour for a High-Maintenance Drunk

Seattle Weekly
By Erika Hobart

The candles, the roses, the chocolate-covered strawberries—none of it actually eased the pain of my first time. I lay naked and vulnerable afterwards, thinking how much easier it would’ve been had I downed a couple of beers beforehand. Enter The Wax Bar, the first salon in the entire state to obtain a beer license. If a situation in which a stranger asks you to undress and spread your ass cheeks makes you nervous, you can now knock the edge off with an IPA.… [Read More]

Wax Bar Offers Beer, Then a Wax

The Seattle Times
By Melissa Allison and Amy Martinez

On the last Friday of every month, just before 5 p.m., physical therapist Rani Linarelli stops by the Wax Bar in Ballard. She sips a $3 Belgian beer and flips through celebrity magazines while waiting for her name to be called.

Not your typical happy-hour hangout, the Wax Bar claims to be Seattle’s only skin-care salon with a license to sell beer.… [Read More]