Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is Sugaring?
A. Similar to waxing, sugaring removes body hair by quickly pulling the hair from the root. The name for this method comes from the paste itself, which consists of lemon, water, and sugar. The ingredients are all heated together until it reaches a candy-like consistency. Once it cools it's applied directly to the skin.
Q. Is Sugaring less painful than Waxing?
A. Yes. Sugaring only adheres to unwanted hairs and dead skin, so it eliminates the tearing feeling. Equally important, Sugaring pulls the hairs in the direction of the hair growth, as opposed to pulling in the opposite direction like waxing.
Q. What is in the Sugaring mixture?
A. Sugaring uses all natural ingredients and usually consist of water, lemon and sugar. Waxing typically uses resin, oils, beeswax and other additives and solutions.
Q. How is Sugar applied and removed?
A. Sugar is applied against hair growth and removed WITH hair growth. Waxing is the exact opposite - applied with hair growth and removed AGAINST hair growth
Q. What are the side effects of Sugaring?
A. Sugaring usually sees minimal bumps and irritation because the sugaring mixture adheres to the hair and dead skin, instead of sticking to the skin. With waxing, customers often experience skin irritation, bumps and potentially ingrown hairs
Q. How long does it last?
A. Body Sugaring lasts as long as waxing and typically last 3-4 weeks.
Q. Is Sugaring more expensive than Waxing?
A. Sometimes. Typically speaking, Sugaring tends to be a little more expensive than traditional waxing. Depending on the location of the studio, where more studios are present, you may find it to be less expensive.
Q. Can I have Sugaring done anywhere on my body?
A. Yes. Sugaring is more gentle than waxing and the all natural ingredients can be applied to all external body surfaces. Even the most sensitive body parts!
Q. What hair types are best for Sugaring?
A. All. Sugaring is great for all body types, skin types and hair types. And, it exfoliates and cleans your skin, while minimizing redness.