An ancient method of hair removal, still in use today.
Description: A sticky paste is applied to the skin, and a strip of cloth or paper is pressed into the preparation. The strip is then quickly pulled away, taking hairs with it.
- Can be done at home
- Hairs can break off at or below surface
- Can be messy
- Consistency is difficult to get correct
Costs: $10-$20 for a kit
This method has been around for thousands of years, but in modern times, waxing has become the more popular option.
Many states require a cosmetologist or aesthetician’s license to do hair removal like sugaring.