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Waxing and Sugaring in Tacoma

Hair removal for face and body
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Pre & Post Waxing Care

Before your appointment

  • Come in with clean skin, free of any lotions.
  • No tanning (or spray tanning) 24 hours before.
  • Do not use Retin-A, Glycolics, or chemical peels for 5-7 days before your waxing appointment.
  • Do not use Accutane for at least 28 days before treatment.
  • Hair should be around 1/8” to 1/4” in length by the time of your appointment.


  • No tanning and avoid sun exposure.
  • Avoid high temperatures for 24 hours. (Saunas, steam rooms, hot yoga, or working out). Sweat harbors bacteria.
  • Showers are okay but avoid submersion in water. (Lakes, pools, hot tubs, bath).
  • Exfoliate & moisturize regularly.
  • You may use a cool compress or take an anti-histamine to calm any irritation of the skin.

Facial Waxing Pricing

Brow Wax$15
Brow Wax + Tint$30
Lip Wax$7
Chin Wax$10
Full Face Wax
(eyebrows, lip, jawline, cheeks)

Body Waxing Pricing


Basic Bikini Waxing$30
Extended Bikini Waxing$50
Brazilian Waxing$70
Brazilian Maintenance
(Must be booked within 4-6 weeks)
Underarm Waxing$25
Half Arm Waxing$30
Full Arm Waxing$40
Half Leg Waxing$45
Full Leg Waxing$70
Chest Waxing$50
Back Waxing$50

Facial Sugaring Pricing

Brow Sugar$20
Lip Sugar$10
Chin Sugar$15
Full Face Sugar
(eyebrows, lip, jawline, cheeks)

Body Sugaring Pricing


Basic Bikini Sugar$40
Extended Bikini Sugar$55
Brazilian Sugar$75
Brazilian Sugar Maintenance
(Must be booked within 4-6 weeks)
Underarm Sugar$25

Waxing FAQ

What is sugaring?
Sugaring is a hair removal method that is believed to have originated in Egypt, using a paste made from three ingredients: sugar, lemon, and water. That sugar paste is applied to the skin at a lukewarm temperature and molded over the area against the natural direction of hair growth and removed with a flicking motion. With the flicking motion, hair will be removed in the direction of the natural hair growth.
Who is sugaring good for?
The form of hair removal that you choose is personal preference, but I recommend sugaring for sensitive clients, since it is a natural product made using only three ingredients, and is kept at a lukewarm temperature.
How long does hair have to be to be waxed?
Hair needs to be at least 1/4″ to 1/2″ long; if it is too short, the wax won’t grab the hair.
Will my hair grow back thicker?
Nope! Over time, hair will actually grow back finer and softer.
Do you offer waxing services for men?
Yes, aside from bikini/brazilian areas.
What is the difference between bikini, extended bikini and a brazilian wax?
  • Bikini: removes hair extending outside the panty line.
  • Extended bikini: removes hair extending outside the panty line, and further inside the panty line leaving a thin strip of hair.
  • Brazilian: removes all hair front and back (some women choose to leave a small strip on the front).
How often should I book my waxing appointments?
You should expect to be smooth and hair free for at least 1-2 weeks and hair will be long enough to wax again in about 4-6 weeks.  Brazilians have separate pricing if they are booked within the maintenance time period of 4-6 weeks.
Can I get waxed if I'm on my period?
Yes. However, while on your period (and just before)- sensitivity is increased, so if you have a lower pain tolerance I recommend waiting until afterwards.

Jessica Gillette

Tacoma Esthetician

Jessica Gillette is a licensed esthetician at London's on the Ave. She has been in the beauty industry for more than six years, and has recently taken the leap to open her own business within London's. When she is not at her salon making her clients beautiful, she is gardening with her puppy, Kiwi, practicing calligraphy, or in the kitchen cooking something delicious.


Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-6pm
Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: Closed


London's Salon (on the ave)
1908 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 370-9359

London's on the Ave

1908 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402

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