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Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

The Wax Spot was founded by Minnesota native Aesha Briggs after she and her family relocated to Chesapeake, Virginia. Being a Licensed Esthetician for over 20 years, Aesha saw the need for quality waxing and skin care services, so in 2018 she took a leap of faith and brought the vision of The Wax Spot to life. The salon has grown from one small room with two wax pots, a massage table and one case of wax to the beautiful facility it is today. The staff at the Wax Spot thrive on providing impeccable, professional care to each and every client. 


About Us

Our Mission

Our goal is to provide the very best customer service and hospitality while providing the most advanced treatments, protocols, techniques, modalities, and
professional products in the esthetics industry.

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Team Of Experts

Founder, Lead Esthetician

As Founder and Lead Esthetician, Aesha Briggs brings over 20 years of knowledge and compassion to The Wax Spot. In addition to being a Licensed Esthetician she has also worked as an educator and esthetician for Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa(s) in the Washington DC area, Blue Mercury, and Bliss Spa in Soho, NY, Aesha has also worked closely with a team of dermatologists in Northern Virginia. With her vast experience opening The Wax Spot was the perfect opportunity to share her skills with other. She is passionate about making other feel beautiful and mentoring those that want to learn more about the industry. Aesha and her team’s motto is simple:

“Slow and steady wins the race. We approach each treatment plan effectively and progressively. We are committed to providing the best care, therefore we continuously seek knowledge and education.”

Aesha Briggs

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Aesthetic Nurse

Aliyah Imani 

Aliyah Imani RN, BSN, has been a nurse for 3 years. She graduated with a nursing degree in 2019 from Norfolk State University and graduated from VCU in 2017 with a BS in Exercise Physiology. She works at Norfolk General on the vascular intensive critical care unit and also at CVP Physicians surgery clinic. She discovered her passion to work as an aesthetic nurse, something she refers to as "happy medicine". She values her work as a bedside nurse. She loves empowering clients by educating them, which improves their confidence from the inside to reflect their outer beauty. Her goal is to continuously expand her knowledge in the field of aesthetics in order to assist clients in reaching their skin goals.

Medical Director

Sarah Verga

Sarah Verga D.O. is a practicing physician board certified in both family medicine and palliative medicine.  She earned her B.A. in psychology at Bucknell University and received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her residency in family medicine at Riverside Regional Medical Center and completed her fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the University of Virginia.  She strives to provide patient and family centered care that optimizes quality of life.


Esthetician Apprentice/ Lash Artist 

Cherise Handy

Cherise Handy With a potent blend of exceptional interpersonal skills, ongoing education, and an unwavering work ethic, Cherise has carved a niche for herself in the beauty industry, specializing as a Lash Artist and Wax Specialist. In June 2023 she joined our team to take her career to the next level and to gain more knowledge as an Esthetician Apprentice. Being in this environment she can fully embrace her passion for beauty and aesthetics. With a strong foundation in various professional fields, she is able to bring a unique perspective to aesthetics by creating personalized, transformative experiences for each client.


Office Manager

Nylah Deanes

Nylah has a strong background in office management, and continues to build a reputation for excellence in customer service and hospitality. Her keen attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to foster a welcoming environment have been instrumental for enhancing client satisfaction. We are thankful for her unwavering commitment to consistently create a warm and harmonious environment for all.

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