Sugaring FAQs


Q: What is Body Sugaring?


A: Sugaring is an ancient art of hair removal using an all natural paste. The paste is made up of sugar, water, and lemon juice, it looks similar to honey but is much thicker. The paste is molded onto your skin against the direction of hair growth, then quickly flicked off – removing the sugar paste, extracting your unwanted hair, and collecting dead skin cells.


Q: Is Sugaring good for sensitive skin?


A: With sugaring, only the dead skin and hair is removed – none of your live skin can be removed. The sugar paste is applied at room temperature, so it can never burn you. This is why it is a great option for people with sensitive skin!


Q: How long does the hair have to be?


A: Hair should be 1/2 inch thick to be removed with sugar. This is approximately the length of a grain of rice. Depending on how your hair grows, this could be 10-14 days after you last shave.


Q: How long does the hair stay away?


A: The length of time you are hair free is very dependant on the area that you get sugared and how frequently you get sugared. The main thing is the more maintain sugaring the longer the hair stays away after being sugared.


Q: How often do I need to get sugared?


A: Different parts of the body require sugaring more or less frequently, typically anything below the waist requires to be done every 4 weeks. Arms and upper thighs tend to grow in slower so may be 6-8 weeks. Underarms, face, and eyebrows may require to be done more than once a month.


Q: What can I do to prepare for my appointment?


A: There are a few things you can do to prepare for your appointment. The day before and the day of the appointment, please do not exfoliate the area being sugared. The day of please do not put on any lotion or deodorant on the areas being sugared.