8 Places in Pittsburgh for the Perfect Wax

With the summer season upon us, Pittsburghers will be flocking to the local pools and taking vacations at the beach.

The warmer weather means less clothes-- and that means it’s time to get waxed! But not all salons are the same-- and you wouldn’t want to trust your sensitive skin to just any wax. When you’re looking for a luxurious, pampering experience make an appointment at any of the places on this list. You’ll immediately feel like a celebrity when you walk through their doors and into their salons-- they’re all about making you look and feel your best!

All the salons and spas below accept Giftya personalized gift cards, making them the perfect gift for your friend who’s going on a beach vacation! You just choose the salon, pick the amount, and send it over with a personalized video or photo. It’s a fantastic way to make someone’s day and show them you care!

European Wax Center

Treat yourself to a European wax at this salon

European Wax Center
Get treated in the European style, and walk out feeling amazing! Image courtesy of European Wax Center

Squirrel Hill and various

5854 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

(412) 586-4571

Mon-Fri 9AM-9PM

Sat 9AM-6PM

Sun 10AM-6PM

European Wax Center is your one-stop-shop for all kinds of waxing services. They believe that everyone should feel confident in their skin — and waxing can help anyone achieve that! There are a couple of locations throughout Pittsburgh, including Squirrel Hill, Bethel Park, and Robinson.

With so many waxing options for both men and women — you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for. Make sure to follow your services up with exclusive lotions and salves from their skincare collection!

“I've been to this place twice now and have had a great experience both times. The prices are on par with any other nail salon or place that does waxing, however the service/atmosphere is head and shoulders above any other place I've been to.” -Yelp Review

Pittsburgh Beauty Bar

You’ll walk out of this wax spa feeling like a star!

Pittsburgh Beauty Bar
This little salon offers any waxing service you could want! Image courtesy of Pittsburgh Beauty Bar

South Side

2429 E. Carson St. #101

Pittsburgh, PA 15203


Tues-Wed 9AM-7PM

Thurs-Fri 9AM-8PM

Sat 9AM-3PM

Pittsburgh Beauty Bar is a small salon in the South Side that packs a big punch — they offer all kinds of waxing options, as well as nails, hair, and tanning services. Their estheticians are some of the best in the business, and all are highly trained in a multitude of services.

Their waxing options include face, body, arms, legs, and bikini as well as Brazilian services. If you want to try something new as an alternative to waxing, consider trying out their threading options as well!

“Highly recommend this place to anyone looking for above quality products, technique, and customer service!” -Yelp Review

Waxing the City

You’ll get the perfect wax at this salon!

Waxing the City
The professionals at this waxing salon are experts in their field, and highly trained! Image courtesy of Waxing the City


3605 Butler St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15201


Mon-Fri 9AM-7PM

Sat 9AM-5PM

Sun 12PM-5PM

Waxing the City is a popular waxing salon located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. All the staff at this place are certified cerologists — which means they are certified in professional waxing applications. What better place to have all your waxing needs taken care of!

You’ll love the pampered experience you get at Waxing the City — they want to make sure you have the best wax ever and will go above and beyond to make you comfortable and at ease.

“LOVED my experience. Today was my first time visiting, first impression was excellent! The receptionist was lovely and welcoming, smells amazing when you walk in, very very clean and pretty!” -Yelp Review

Judit European Day Spa

An amazing place to get your wax done

Judit European Day Spa
Treat yourself to a wonderful experience at this European salon. Image courtesy of Judit European Day Spa

South Side

2013 E. Carson St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15203


Mon-Thurs 9AM-7PM

Fri 9AM-6PM

Sat 9AM-5PM

Judit European Day Spa is a relaxing day spa located in the South Side. If you’re looking for a salon with waxing services — who uses only natural and organic products — then look no further. This place specializes in European skin care treatment — and will make sure your wax is one of the best you’ve ever had.

This salon offers exclusive, personalized service to all their customers — whether they are there for a wax, a manicure, or a facial.

“I came here over the weekend with friends and had a wonderful experience. The salon is located conveniently in the heart of South Side with ample street parking, and the staff was so warm and friendly.” -Yelp Review

Anastasia’s Crown Esthetic Services

If you’re looking for a Brazilian wax, this is the place!

Anastasia's Crown Esthetic Services
This is your go-to spot for the best Brazilian waxing experience in Pittsburgh! Image courtesy of Anastasia's Crown Esthetic Services


5410 Centre Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Tues-Wed 12:30PM-6PM

Thurs 9AM-7PM

Fri 9AM-6PM

Sat 9AM-4PM

If Brazilian waxes are your thing, make sure you stop by Anastasia’s Crown Esthetic Services and see what you’ve been missing out on! This lovely spa located in Shadyside offers all your favorite waxing choices in addition to Brazilian and bikini waxes.

They also offer makeup application services, lash extensions, and body sculpting to round out their services. If you’re looking for the full salon experience, look no further!

“My experience here was amazing! I got a deal on groupon and I just went for my first Brazilian and she made me feel so comfortable and at ease. She's also very detail oriented which I appreciated.” -Yelp Review

Brazilian Wax and Spa by Claudia

A new salon specializing in Brazilian waxes

Brazilian Wax and Spa by Claudia
This salon goes above and beyond for their clients’ waxing needs. Image courtesy of Brazilian Wax and Spa by Claudia

Mt. Lebanon

660 Washington Rd., Ste. 203

Pittsburgh, PA 15228


Mon-Fri 10AM-8PM

Sat 9AM-8PM

Sun 12-5PM

If you’re looking for a salon that can really deliver the royal treatment, stop by Brazilian Wax and Spa by Claudia and you won’t be disappointed. Located in Mt. Lebanon, this spa offers an amazing array of choices for all your waxing needs. They also use only organic and plant-based serums, oils, and waxes — something that their clients truly appreciate.

Whether you need a facial waxing or a bikini wax, you’re going to love your experience at this friendly salon!

“She did fantastic job and helped me to get relaxed! She is amazing professional and really knowledgeable about what she's doing.” -Yelp Review

Sybil Salon and Spa

This small salon gives clients the perfect wax

Sybil Salon and Spa
Check out this salon for all your waxing needs, and you won’t regret it! Image courtesy of Sybil Salon and Spa


5815 Ellsworth Ave. #1

Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Tues 9:30AM-2:30PM

Wed-Thurs 10AM-8PM

Fri 10AM-5PM

Sat 9AM-5PM

Sybil Salon and Spa is a fantastic place to get a wax done in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The offer all waxing services and have highly trained professionals available to administer them all. You’ll be put right at ease once you walk through the door of this charming spa.

In addition to waxing services, Sybil Salon and Spa also has some amazing hair stylists on hand as well. Why not make a full day of it and go for a new cut and a wax as well!

“Marissa was the Esthetician and made our experience a really great one! Marissa talked with me the whole time about school, work, relationships, etc. Afterwards I had no ingrown hairs and the wax lasted a good six weeks.” -Yelp Review

Capristo Salon and Wellness Spa

This will be your new favorite spot for a wax

Capristo Salon and Wellness Spa
This spa has been in Pittsburgh for over 30 years, and offers some of the best wax services around. Image courtesy of Capristo Salon and Wellness Spa


5850 Ellsworth Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Tues, Fri 8AM-6PM

Wed-Thurs 8AM-9PM

Sat 8AM-4PM

Capristo Salon and Wellness Spa is one of those salons that you simply must experience for yourself. No matter where you’ve had waxing done before, this place is guaranteed to do it better. They have many satisfied customers who travel in from all over Pittsburgh — most of whom are regulars.

Perhaps it’s because they take the time to listen to their clients’ needs and strive to create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. You can’t go wrong with a wax at this Shadyside spa, and we’re sure you’ll be back to visit again!

“This is only for waxing service with Shelly! She is seriously the BEST and makes you feel comfortable and is very quick! I've been going to her for years and no one else does it better!” -Yelp Review

If you’re in need some waxing services, consider stopping by any of these exclusive spas to get the royal treatment. Treat yourself to a day of pampering and relaxation, without leaving the city! And remember, GiftYa offers egift cards to any one of these amazing options.

Where’s your favorite place to get a wax? Let us know in the comments!


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