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!
Squirrel Hill and various
5854 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
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
2429 E. Carson St. #101
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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
3605 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
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
2013 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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
5410 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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
660 Washington Rd., Ste. 203
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
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
5815 Ellsworth Ave. #1
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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
5850 Ellsworth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Tues, Fri 8AM-6PM
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!