Five Common Body Sugaring Misconceptions


5 familiar sugaring myths you don’t have to worry about..

Maybe you’re not too familiar with body sugaring. If you’re feeling a little worried about booking your first service, perhaps you’ve come across negative body sugaring talk. Fortunately, there are common misconceptions that surround this practice, so your reasoning may not be a cause for worry at all. We are going to debunk 5 common sugaring misconceptions so that you can confidently have the best hair removal service of your life.  

1. Won’t my skin be gross and sticky after?

We have some good news! Professional body sugar paste is actually much easier to clean up, than wax. Since sugar paste is water-soluble, a tepid, damp cloth will do the trick. Wax can be tricky to remove, usually requiring the use of a solvent or oils. This is due to resins that are found within the wax. When it comes to sugaring, you can simply wash away with water, and you’ll never feel sticky.  You’ll only be left with soft, smooth, and clean skin. 

2. Isn’t sugaring unsanitary?

Luckily, bacteria cannot breed in high concentrations of sugar. That said, the worry of cultivating harmful bacteria is unfounded. Fortunately, here at Alexandria, we implement the highest standard of sanitization measures. We always wear gloves and masks, we never double dip, and client safety and comfort is our utmost focus.

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3. I heard that I can’t sugar because I have diabetes

Don’t fret, sugar! Sugaring paste can only affect your hyperglycemia if it is ingested. Since the paste is all-natural, you could totally eat it. However, we think it’s best used as a gentle hair removal product.

Sugaring is actually believed to be safer for diabetics than waxing. This is because the paste is not too hot, and does not contain those sticky resins. Skin tearing can cause serious problems for diabetics. That’s why the gentler nature of the body sugaring method may be a safer option for diabetics.

4. “I think full body sugaring is just a trendy fad

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The technique actually dates back to ancient Egyptians who considered a hairless body a thing of beauty. So, it is definitely not a fad. This hair removal technique is here to stay. Waxing may be the mainstream method in Canada, but, body sugaring is rightfully making its way to the top with its cleaner gentler approach.

5. Doesn’t hair grow back thicker and quicker after sugaring?

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Something cool about sugaring is that treatments begin to diminish the hair follicle with regular visits. Eventually, this may lead to stunting hair growth, requiring much less maintenance. Hair growth may happen at different rates with different clients. Usually, clients will return every four to six weeks to maintain that sugar smooth skin. 

Still believe these common body sugaring misconceptions?

As you can see, there is nothing to be afraid of. We have broken down the misconceptions for you and hopefully cleared the air. You can always reach out to us at Alexandria Body Sugaring, and we’d be happy to tell you more about the service. We want our clients to feel excited and confident when they come through our doors!