Welcome to Waxbare, where expertise meets passion for waxing. Founded by lead esthetician Vanessa Wood, boasting a remarkable 13 years in the industry. In November 2023, we proudly joined forces with Gina Cocks, an esteemed professional with extensive experience. This partnership brings together a wealth of knowledge and excitement, ensuring an unparalleled experience for our cherished clients. We've tailored our waxing salon to exceed expectations, listening to your needs.




Vanessa is a licensed master esthetician, permanent cosmetic artist, and trainer for over 13 years. She is the owner of WAXBARE salon as well as WAXBARE Wax brand. Due to her love for waxing, she decided to take it to the next level by opening up her own salon, WAXBARE in November of 2014. Year later she has created her own hair removal product line, that has been selling in all 50 states. She specializes in full body waxing while making people feel beautiful, confident, and comfortable. Vanessa brings her perfectionism and artistic style into everything she does. She enjoys and loves helping her clients enhance their appearance so they can always put their best face forward.



Meet Gina, a professional who has dedicated her life to the beauty industry. With a wealth of experience and a passion for perfection, Gina recently embarked on an exciting new chapter as the co-owner of Waxbare Salon.

Gina's journey in the beauty world began early, and she has honed her skills over the years to become a true expert in the art of waxing. Her commitment to excellence and client satisfaction has made her a trusted name in the industry.

Not content with just one success, Gina is also the proud owner of Sleek Wax Bar in midtown Sacramento, a testament to her entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of service she provides. Her second salon reflects Gina's dedication to creating spaces that prioritize both professionalism and comfort.



Meet Kaya, a skilled waxer with over 6 years of experience in the art of hair removal. Born under the confident and vibrant sign of Leo, Kaya embodies the qualities of a natural leader in her craft.

Kaya's professional journey is defined by her unwavering determination and refusal to back down from challenges. She thrives on pushing her limits and constantly seeks new heights in her pursuit of excellence, making her a dedicated and resilient waxing expert.

When it's time to unwind, you can find Kaya captivated by the thrilling adventures of "Outerbanks," her favorite show that perfectly complements her adventurous spirit.

Adding a touch of royalty to her profile, Kaya proudly reveals a fun fact: she was crowned junior prom queen in High School, showcasing her ability to shine both professionally and personally.

In Kaya, you'll find not just a waxing expert, but a passionate individual who brings resilience, charisma, and a regal touch to the art of beauty.



Angela, our newest waxer with a lifelong connection to the world of waxing since her teenage years. As a mother of three, Angela brings a nurturing touch and warm demeanor to her role, ensuring every client feels comfortable and at ease.

Beyond the waxing table, Angela's passion extends to the kitchen, where she loves to showcase her culinary skills. Her friendly and humorous personality adds a delightful touch to every session, making your visit not only about smooth skin but also a genuinely enjoyable experience.

Angela's favorite service is the Brazilian, where her expertise truly shines. Her proficiency in this specialized area reflects her dedication to providing top-notch service and ensuring every client leaves feeling confident and satisfied.

In a remarkable twist, Angela's journey includes the unique experience of being a teen mom, adding an inspiring layer to her story.



Meet Taylore, our charming and talented new addition to the waxing team! With a natural flair for precision and an undeniable sweetness, Taylore is here to elevate your waxing experience to new heights.

Taylore's calming presence creates a serene atmosphere in the salon, making each session a truly relaxing and enjoyable escape. Her ability to handle every appointment with grace and composure reflects not just her professional skills but also her genuine passion for making clients feel at ease.

One of Taylore's standout features is her impeccable brow game. Whether you're looking for a subtle enhancement or a bold transformation, Taylore's expertise ensures your brows are on point every time. Her attention to detail and commitment to perfection make her a go-to waxer for those seeking not just hair removal but an artful touch.



Meet Abbott, a devoted skincare enthusiast and Elk Grove native, on a mission to help you feel your absolute best. With a personal journey that ignited her passion for skincare, Abbott discovered the transformative power of self-care. Beyond her expertise in skincare, she brings a unique touch to WaxBare, having earned a degree in Fashion Merchandising and a background as a personal stylist. Abbott is not just an esthetician; she is your dedicated guide to radiant, confident skin. Embrace the experience with Abbott at WaxBare, where her local roots and diverse expertise converge to create a personalized, uplifting journey for you.



Virginia is one of the guest coordinators that greets you once you walk in. She has been with WAXBARE since 2015 and enjoys meeting new people everyday. She graduated from Heald College in Stockton with an Associate's Degree in Business administration. On her free time she likes to explore new restaurants and go to the movies with her husband.



Gracie has worked in customer service for over 25 years. She enjoys helping and meeting new people every day! Gracie is happily married for 30 years, wife/mom/glam-Ma. When she is not at work, she loves spending time with family serving the community, working out, traveling, or just relaxing. Family is her anchor. Gracie is also bilingual.



Meet Rosie, our Guest Coordinator and certified nursing assistant hailing from San Jose. New to the area, Rosie brings a fresh perspective and a compassionate touch to our salon.

With a background in healthcare as a certified nursing assistant, Rosie's caring nature extends beyond the salon, ensuring that every guest feels welcomed and valued.

Outside of work, Rosie enjoys the art of baking, bringing her culinary talents to the table. Whether she's coordinating guests or crafting delightful treats, Rosie's warm and inviting personality shines through.

A fun fact about Rosie – she's not only adept at caring for people, but she's also a loving caregiver to four dogs. 



Meet Sophie, our Guest Coordinator and a rising star in the waxing industry. Growing up around the salon, with Vanessa as her mom, Sophie brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for ensuring your experience is exceptional.

As a high school junior, Sophie not only excels academically but also stands out as an amazing golfer. Her dedication and multifaceted talents make her an invaluable part of our team, ensuring that your visit to our salon is seamless and enjoyable.


WAXBARE is located in the Waterman Plaza Shopping Center in Elk Grove on the southeast corner of Elk Grove Blvd and Waterman Road. We care deeply about the safety of our customers and our employees. We proudly follow both the State & Health Department regulation, and our three waxing rooms feature hand-sanitizing stations, air filters, and UV lights for night cleaning.


WiFi: Available  

Payments: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Cash

Accept Walk-ins : Yes

Free Parking: Yes

Kid Friendly: Yes

Languages: English, Spanish, Russian, Korean


Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am- 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am- 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday: Closed