FAQ

What is sugaring?

Sugaring is the oldest form of hair removal, and originally comes from Egypt. It is a paste made up of sugar, water, and lemon juice.

What are the benefits of sugaring?

Compared to waxing – sugaring is pure and natural, more sanitary, less painful, and more effective. Sugaring is a water soluble, room temperature paste, applied against the direction of growth and removed with the direction of growth. Using this method, there are less chances for ingrown hairs, and less recovery to the skin.

What is a Brazilian?

A Brazilian removes all of the hair from the front to the back, including a palms width away from the bikini line. Some hair can be left in front if you prefer.

What are the ingredients of sugar?

Sugar paste is made from sugar, water and lemon juice.

Can I get sugared during my period?

Yes – we only ask that you wear a tampon. Some women may be more sensitive during this time.

Can I sugar if I'm using Retin-A, Renova, Tazorac, Accutane, or Differin?

Topical products like these can make your skin more susceptible to tearing and irritation. Sugaring treated areas is not advised, and it is suggested to wait at least three months after discontinuation to sugar.

How often should I get sugared?

This can depend on how long you have been sugaring or waxing, your individual hair growth, or the area to be sugared. Three to six weeks is typically best.