The hotwax team
Owner Rebecca Ostroski launched HotWax Baltimore seven years ago in a back room of a hair salon, simply wanting to give clients a luxurious skincare and wax treatment experience. After a career in PR, Rebecca needed a change and decided to pursue training as an esthetician. “I remember visualizing myself in this role,” she explains, “seeing the need for a more modern skincare studio, which the city was lacking at the time.” Rebecca graduated as valedictorian of her class at Von Lee International School of Esthetics and opened HotWax.
Today, HotWax has two storefront locations with multiple treatment rooms in each location, and every employee carries the same energy and commitment that Rebecca has had from the start. They offer waxing and threading services for both men and women. HotWax’s slogan is, “Our wax is hot, but you’re hotter!” Every client will be treated like the most important client of the day, and the staff will do everything possible to make each client comfortable through the entire process. “We treat them like a million bucks,” Rebecca says. “The energy since day one has been magnetic.”
HotWax is more than “just” a waxing studio, though! They also provide brow and lash lifts and tints, as well as traditional skincare services like facials, peels, and dermaplaning, all with the same quality standards as their wax services. “We are a customer-first business,” Rebecca adds. “HotWax’s estheticians know how to make you comfortable in an uncomfortable situation.” Staff will take the time to give their clients the best hospitality possible. “We’re like the new fast-casual day spa,” Rebecca points out, “we provide an amazing service for our clients, at a good price point with easy booking! ”
Their current locations have a robust inventory system, so everything you need will be in stock, and the daily cleaning routines are thorough. The team sometimes jokes that Rebecca is “Mrs. Clean” because of her meticulous cleaning standards. Separate treatment rooms provide both privacy and hygienic safety, especially needed during a pandemic. HotWax also takes pride in their consistency. “I expect the twentieth visit to be just as special as the first,” Rebecca says.
The team at HotWax are committed estheticians who always treat clients well and look for new ways to build their own skills. Estheticians are well-trained and each has personal goals “to keep their career path blooming.” Because HotWax is committed to their employees, they make sure that their compensation package is one of the best in the business. Retaining the best team helps HotWax provide the same reliable quality of service at every appointment.
HotWax wants to help their clients feel more confident. Whether you are coming in for treatment or just walking past, Rebecca encourages, “Focus on what makes you unique.. Go your own way and you’ll shine!”
Dez specializes in waxing, lashes and skincare. She has a desire to make people feel beautiful, confident and to become the best version of themselves through maintaining the health of their skin!
Dez has a warm and inviting personality!
She is an Aveda Institute grad!
Dez’s Beauty Tip: To maintain flawless skin, wear your SPF! SPF should be worn every day, indoor and outdoor, rain or shine!
Mimi is a graduate from Von Lee. She has over 8 years of experience in facial, body treatment, and waxing. She is specialized in speed waxing, and has interdisciplinary skills in skincare. She does not limit herself as she is also an expert in chemical peel, lash lift and tint, and is a professional with 15 years of experience in eyebrow and face threading. Mimi is very fond of PCA skincare and has a knack for improving clients’ skincare!
Mimi’s Beauty Tip: After cleansing your face, always layer your skincare products from thinnest to thickest texture!
Esthetician & Studio Coordinator
Mittal is well known for her gorgeous brows (#browgoals) flawless lash lifts and results-oriented skincare. Her prior experience in the Medi-spa world makes her a great addition to the team with her vast knowledge of medical-grade skincare. Mittal’s warm demeanor combined with her highly skilled work/highly efficient work ethic in the treatment room makes her a highly sought after esthetician! Mittal also does sugaring, waxing, peels, facials, micro-needling and dermaplaning at HotWax.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two precious children at home.
Mittal’s Beauty Tip: Light and airy lashes enhance natural beauty! You’ll never go back!
I’ve been a licensed esthetician for more than 8 years. I love my job because it makes me happy to help others feel beautiful and to have more confidence in themselves. I love learning about new products and serviced so that I’m always able to give my clients the best possible experience while they are with me. In addition, I truly love educating people about their skin and how to take care of it, so they are always looking and feeling their best!
Olivia is a graduate of the Aveda Institute and a rising star at HotWax! She’s amazingly skilled at Brazilians and brows! Her bubbly personality paired with her vast range of skills has wildly popular in Google reviews! Her favorite skincare services to perform are #lashtints & #brazilians. Olivia is an expert in brow lamination! A popular, must-have service!
Olivia’s Beauty Tip: Get regular Brazilians to avoid razor bumps and ingrown hairs.
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(443) 500 1190
1114 W 36th St
Baltimore, MD 21211
8841 Bel Air Rd
Nottingham, MD 21236