Body Sugaring

Body Sugaring

It is a safe and natural way to remove unwanted hair and is now used by modern men and women as part their beauty routines. It is a popular alternative to waxing.

This ancient Egyptian method of hair removal is enjoying a renaissance in the spa world because it is gentle and uses all natural ingredients. Spa therapists spread a warm paste of sugar, lemon and water onto the eyebrows, upper lip, bikini area, legs or underarms. They then press fabric strips over the paste and quickly pull back in the opposite direction. Hair is removed from the roots and skin stays smooth for four to six weeks.

Unlike wax, body sugar leaves no residue. And because the sugar mixture is warm, not hot like wax, it's less painful and causes less skin irritation. Like waxing, sugaring weakens the hair root over time so that new hair grows in softer and finer.

Sugar paste is made of sugar, lemon juice and water. It is 100% natural. It contains no chemicals. The product is a blend of natural ingredients therefore eliminating the possibility of any harmful side effects. It is gentle on the skin. This is because it is water soluble, applied warm (not hot) and it doesn't stick to anything moist. Therefore it doesn't stick to the skin or live skin cells, only the hair.

After the sugaring treatment:

  • Avoid moisturising creams, perfumed soaps and deodorants on the treated areas
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun as this may cause skin irritation

Areas that can be sugared: eyebrows, top lip, chin, shoulders, back, chest, arms, underarms, bikini line and legs.

The differences between sugaring and waxing:

  1. Wax adheres to the hair and the skin. 
    Sugaring paste adheres only to the hair so there is less discomfort.
  2. Wax is applied either hot or cold (in precoated strips) to the skin. 
    Sugaring paste is used at room temperature or slightly warmed.
  3. Wax often contains chemicals which can be a little hard on the skin if used repeatedly. 
    Sugaring paste is completely natural and gentle on the skin.
  4. Wax can be messy to clean up due to the petroleum base. 
    Sugaring paste is easily cleaned up with water.

Pretty Picks for Body Sugaring

Beauty Time Hair Salon & Spa

7739 Champlain Crescent
Vancouver, V5S 4J6


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