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Frequently Asked Questions About Sugaring

Q: What are the differences between Sugaring and Waxing?
A: Wax is applied either hot or cold (in pre coated strips) to the skin. Sugar Paste is used at room temperature or slightly warmed. Wax often contains chemicals that can be a little hard on the skin if used repeatedly. Sugar Paste is completely natural and gentle on the skin and can be messy to clean up due to the petroleum base. Sugar Paste is easily cleaned up with water. Like Waxing, traditional hand Sugaring removes hair from the roots and leads to the gradual end of hair growth in the treated area.

Q: What is Sugar Paste made from?
A: The paste, used by the professional practitioner is made from a sucrose-base that is blended with citrus juices and other natural ingredients. No artificial or chemical additives are present.

Q: What are the ideal duration and frequency of treatments?
A: The length of time of an appointment depends entirely on the thickness and coarseness of hair but once introduced, you may find switching from Waxing to Sugaring for good!

Q: How long do the results last for?
A: Generally about four to six weeks (although some say longer). It depends on how strong the re-growth of hair is but it does tend to last longer than Waxing. For the best long term results, it is important that clients be treated on a regular basis. A one off treatment before a holiday, for example does not produce any long-lasting benefits.

Q: Is Suaring painful?
A: Some clients say they feel a slight sting comparable to ripping Sellotape from skin. The skin may be red for a while afterwards but this usually disappears within 24 hours.

Q: How do I book an appointment?
A: For further information on Sugaring or any of our other treatments or to book a Sugaring session or a block of sessions, please contact Lee Chapman at Natura on 07799 538932. Alternatively you can email info@naturasugaring.co.uk.

Sugaring After-Treatment Advice

Red Spotting of the skin during and after treatment
This indicates that hairs have been removed from their blood supply. These red spots may stay in the skin for a few hours or even a day in some cases. Blood will not be able to follow a fine hair along a norrow follicle, therefore less spotting will occur on someone with weaker hair.

Beware of exposing your skin to any form of direct heat until the redness has subsided
If you should have a hot bath or sit in the sun on the day of treatment, your skin may start to itch. Cool the area down immediately with ice packs.

Beware of exposing your skin to harmful rays
Exposing your skin to sunlight, infra-red light from a heat lamp, or ultra violet light in a solarium for prolonged periods after treatment is not advisable. Your skin will sunburn or tan much quicker after being treated by your Practitioner. Conversely, you should not receive Sugaring treatment if your skin is sunburnt since the treatment removes layers of skin.

Ingrowing Hairs
You may find that after the treatment you are subject to ingrowing hairs. This is because the hair is out of the folicle for many weeks and dead skin cells can form over its mouth. This causes new hair to grow under the skin. To prevent ingrowing hairs, ask the practitioner for advice to suit your personal requirements.

Diminshment of Hair Growth
After successive Sugaring hair removal treatments, it can take between 18 months and 3 years for hairless areas of skin to appear. These areas will get larger until entire parts of the body and face are hair-free.

Before your next appointment
Do not use oil in the bath or moisturising creams, particularly on your legs 2 days prior to your appointment, as these form an oily barrier which inhabits the action of the natural paste.