What is it? A hair removal technique using a paste made from sugar, lemon, and water. The sugar paste is gently applied to the skin at a lukewarm temperature against the natural direction of hair growth. With a gentle flick of the wrist, the hair is removed in the natural direction of growth. This technique makes it possible to remove the hair as short as 1/16 inch. The technique is good for all skin types, hair textures, and skin sensitivities.

Who does it? Sugaring LA (www.sugaringla.com)

What they say about it: “Sugaring is a practiced technique so anyone can be taught to sugar with the right instruction and practice,” says owner Danielle Correia. 

What they charge: Brazilian — $65; bikini — $45; full legs — $120; eyebrows — $30.

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