WAX BARe was created by owner and lead esthetician, Vanessa Li. Vanessa has been in the skin care industry for several years. She has mastered the technique of hair removal by wax, researched the very best products, and most importantly, she's listened to her clients' comments, concerns and advice. She has also partnered with some of the very best estheticians and cosmetologists in the Sacramento area. The culmination is a hair removal and skin care studio which has been custom tailored to meet the very highest expectations of the client; YOU!


......but that doesn't mean we're done. Our management and staff are committed to continue to learn and constantly strive to provide the best service possible. We highly encourage all of our customers to provide us with feedback, comments and advice so that we can continue to raise the bar. 


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Owner, Master Esthetician, Permanent Cosmetic Artist

Vanessa is a licensed master esthetician, permanent cosmetic artist, and trainer for over eight years. She is the owner of WAX BARe, and has been saving the world one brow at a time. Due to her love for waxing, she decided to take it to the next level by opening up her own salon, WAX BARe in November of 2014. She specializes in full body waxing while making people feel beautiful, confident, and comfortable. Along with full body waxing, she is the first independent Daria Chupry’s trainer. In 2016, she graduated from Daria Chupry’s permanent makeup academy in Beverly Hills. 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.

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Licensed Cosmetologist

Sara graduated from Paul Mitchell The School Sacramento in 2013 and started at WAX BARe in November 2014. She is a licensed cosmetologist that is devoted to full body waxing for over six years. Sara says, “Being a waxer allows me the opportunity to help people in a relaxing environment and offer a variety of services. Each day is a new day to enrich someone’s experience.” The most enjoyable part of her work is meeting and connecting with new people, building relationships with her clients, and the satisfaction of giving her clients beautiful eyebrows. She comes from a big family of 10 and is a mother to two rambunctious and loving boys. She enjoys taking her boys to the park, zoo, and many other outdoor activities.

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Licensed Cosmetologist

Anna graduated from San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, a Paul Mitchell partner school in 2014. She is a licensed cosmetologist and barber, but has found a passion for full body waxing, specifically eyebrows, and brazilians. She is a mother to a spunky, wild three-year-old, and two insane fur babies. On her off time, she loves to spend time with her family doing outdoor activities such as golfing, fishing and enjoying time together.

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Licensed Esthetician

Meghan is a newcomer in the waxing world, but a long-time lover of the beauty industry. She is so honored to be starting her new career at WAX BARe. She is looking forward to meeting you and making you feel beautiful. A fun fact about Meghan is that she loves pickles and is attempting to master the perfect brine for her homemade pickles.

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Office Manager

Virginia graduated from Heald College in Stockton with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration. She loves working at WAX BARe mostly because of the people she works with and the people she gets to meet every day. She enjoys greeting people as soon as they walk into the salon to make sure they feel like they are a part of the WAX BARe family. On her free time, she likes to go to the movies with her husband and explore new restaurants.

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Guest Coordinator

Jennifer is the face you see from Tuesday-Saturday. She greets you from the front desk, answers the phone, and checks you out at the end of your appointment. She has been employed with WAX BARe since 2017. She is currently attending Cosumnes River College. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family and friends. She is also the genius behind WAX BARe’s social media.

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Guest Coordinator

Elyssa is WAX BARe’s newest guest coordinator. She is the face that you see right when you walk in, checking you in and out of your appointments. She is a junior at Pleasant Grove High School aspiring to be a lawyer.


WAX BARe is located in the Waterman Plaza Shopping Center on the southeast corner of Elk Grove Blvd. and Waterman Rd., just east of Old Elk Grove. There is always plenty of parking right in front of the salon.


Each of our three waxing rooms features a private changing area for your comfort and convenience.


We also have a dedicated play room in the lobby for children, with video monitoring inside the service room so your little ones can wait comfortably during your service. 


We encourage you to show up a little early or relax after your appointment and enjoy our complimentary refreshments and snacks.