Sugaring vs. Waxing: Everything You Need to Know

Maya Allen

It's impossible to keep up with the hair removal world when a new device is popping up every other day. However, waxing and sugaring are hair removal techniques that have been around since the beginning of time. Research says that hair removal is increasingly the norm in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom, but has been documented happening as early as Ancient Egypt. Waxing and sugaring are often grouped together because both techniques lift hair from the root of the hair follicle and has a longer effect on the skin than shaving. But completely separate ingredients are used in each, which is important to consider depending on your skin type.

To give us the lowdown, we tapped Enrique Ramirez, who is a wax expert, aesthetician, and founder of Face to Face spa based in NYC.  

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