We’ll let Tanja take this one. ‘Sugaring removes unwanted hair in the natural direction of hair growth, by applying a natural mixture (of lemon juice, sugar and water), to the skin, and peeling off’. While lemon causes the hair to weaken, sugar is a natural exfoliator – so it’s a win-win situation. Soft skin, without the in-shower effort.
Everything you need to know about sugaring (besides the fact it tastes delicious)
Sugaring has been big news this year, as the vegan alternative to the old faithful – waxing. The ‘ancient’ technique has roots in the Middle East, where Cleopatra is rumoured to have been a fan. Using all-natural ingredients, and promising long-lasting results, sugaring bookings have increased on Treatwell by 200% in the last year. Sweet. We spoke to Tanja Westendorff of Sugaring London, to see why it’s on the rise (and exactly what’s involved). If you’re a hair-shifter – shaving, Veet-ing, plucking (bold) – you’re going to want to read this.
By Rachel Spedding