A little about us
What to expect when you come to Bare Essentials?
We’re not your typical spa, that’s for sure! We’re a team of cool, down to earth ladies. We’re quick, efficient, friendly, and have great taste in music! We offer salon quality services without the price tag. We’re appreciative of all of our clients, and love to hear feedback, good or bad! Did we exceed expectations? Would you like to see a new service added? Feel free to drop us a line, or leave us a review on any of our social media sites.
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Don't let Alanah's small stature and quiet nature fool you — this girl is tiny but mighty! Alanah is easy to talk to and chatty, so finding common ground won't be hard! If you would like to book Alanah, she usually has same day appointments for shorter services, but for longer ones, book 2-3 days ahead!
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Erin joined Bare Essentials as Laurie‘s maternity leave cover when Stella was first born in 2014. She had been an esthetician for over 10 years, and had been working in retail/cosmetics when she decided to take the leap with Laurie and become her second full-time esthetician. You’ll often find Erin with a new funky hair colour — purple, magenta, peach… what’s next? Her light-hearted personality is not reflective of her waxing skills, so don’t fret, you’re in great hands when you book with Erin.
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Laurie is the Boss Lady around here. As the owner and head aesthetician, she is known for her quick brazilians and amazing brow work. Outside of waxing, Laurie does microblading, laser, and electrolysis. If you want to book with Laurie, you’re going to have to book at least a week in advance!
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Sabrina is our crazy, curly-haired wonder! On top of her waxing finesse, Sabrina is also trained in electrolysis and loves helping clients get rid of stubborn hairs for good. If you like French Bull Dogs and celebrity news, Sabrina is the girl for you! She was recently trained in threading, and has quickly built a reputation in Guelph for her brow shaping skills.
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Veronica is our resident Frenchie lover and funny-face maker. She’s goofy, but compassionate; a sweetheart, but a very skilled and experienced waxer. Get her talking about her dog Remmington and you won't run out of conversation! Veronica is currently on maternity leave and will be back in 2019!
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Jill has been with Bare Essentials for 2+ years as head receptionist and Salon Co-Ordinator! She can usually be found behind the desk thinking up the next funny blog post or plotting out our social media. She is loves anything Harry Potter and to chat away about Kali, her dog.
Sara has been with Bare Essentials since our move to the King St location back in November 2015. She can be found behind the desk a couple evenings a week assisting clients with questions and booking appointments! Sara has extensive experience in the salon industry and has worked in salons all over Kitchener-Waterloo. Ask her how her brows looked before she started working at BE Waterloo, she’d love to show you her before shot!
Julia joined the Bare Essentials team in December 2017! You can find Julia in Waterloo a couple evenings a week. She’s currently in school for her Masters, so she is one busy bee! Julia brings a nice, calming attitude to our sometimes chaotic salon!