Waxing, shaving, laser/IPL, and even epilating are all popular and even mainstream methods of hair removal. Sugaring is a lesser known but ever growing in popularity method of hair removal. Sugaring is similar to waxing, but uses a sugaring paste or wax that is all natural and is more gentle on the skin.
Hair removal via waxing and sugaring is similar in skill level, and how long it takes but very different in terms of the hair removal paste and the technique that you use to remove hair. Let’s compare waxing and sugaring on 5 different points – pain, time it takes to wax or sugar, skill level needed, technique, and convenience.
When you wax your hair, you pull it out from it’s root or follicle. Sometimes, when the hair regrows, it can regrow inward rather than outward like normal. This results in an ingrown hair which can be annoying to deal with. Here’s how you can treat ingrown hairs before they happen.