A recent article published by JAMA Dermatology (Journal of the American Medical Association) has clearly endorsed Sugaring and encouraged Dermatologists to recommend Sugaring as a safe and effective method, especially for those with sensitive skin or unable to tolerate other more traumatic hair removal treatments.
The article cites 2 main methods of hair removal:
The Dermatologists who have presented this review, highlight that Sugaring provides a more cost-effective solution versus other hair removal techniques, while reducing the risk of skin traumatisation and scarring, which they specifically refer to as being caused by shaving and waxing.
Another major plus for Sugaring – which is a totally natural and consists only of sugar, water and lemon juice - is that it only adheres to the hair and NOT the skin. Sugaring can therefore be used with much shorter hair of only 1.5 mm ( 1/16 inch) versus waxing where the hair needs to be around 6 mm long or longer ( inch).
In addition, Sugaring provides moisture to the skin and is hypoallergenic. Sugar pastes penetrate the hair follicles more easily, removing additional hairs with much less breakage when compared to waxing, and therefore there will be a longer time before hair regrowth.
Sugaring meets all of the current natural and organic credentials for safe, gentle and effective hair removal.
This article is best summarised by the additional recommendations from the Dermatologists:
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Sugaring – Modern Revival of an Ancient Egyptian Technique for Hair Removal.
JAMA Dermatology June 2016 Volume 152, Number 6