Updated: Nov 3
We all know we need to let the hair get long enough for our next sugaring / waxing to work, but it's uncomfortable and constantly leaves you worrying about whether or not you're sticking out the sides of your bathing suit. Still, you should NEVER shave between bikini sugaring / waxing, and we tell you why.
Every time you get into the shower during those in-between-sugaring weeks of growth, you`re wondering “It would be so much easier! And cheaper! And I would be in complete control of my hairlessness schedule!" you tell yourself, trying to justify the action you so badly want to take. But still "Do not shave!"
Here are some reasons why you should never shave between sugaring sessions:
It Totally Messes Up Your Schedule. The hair growth cycle is not uniform, hair grows at different rates. This means that it's best to let hair it grow in completely to get a more suitable length of the shortest hairs when the next appointment is due. When you shave, you bring the shortest hairs back to a length that might be difficult to work with at the sugaring or waxing appointment.
It Changes The Texture Of Your Hair. When you get sugared, your hair is pulled out from the root instead of cut sharply at the surface like it would be with a razor.
The Results Aren't As Permanent. Sugaring provides smoother and longer lasting results than shaving does. With a sugaring / waxing, clients can expect to be totally hair-free for one to two weeks. Shaving, on the other hand, really only gives you a day or two before nasty stubble grows in and you have to whip out the razor again.
It Can Cause Nasty Ingrown Hairs (Ouch!). Ingrown hairs look gross, hurt like hell and are at risk of becoming infected. These can still happen after a sugaring or waxing session, but are far more common when you shave!)
Sugaring & Waxing Slow Down and Reduces Hair Growth. Hair also grows much thinner thus making it easier to remove and less painful when waxed. Shaving just one time in between will negate all that is gained from waxing and can further irritate follicles which can cause ingrown hair. So, no, we don’t advise shaving in between.
It Will Make Their Next Sugaring Treatment More Uncomfortable. That "uncomfortable" means "painful." The hair follicle is tough, and it usually takes a few appointments before it weakens and it becomes easier to remove the hair from the root. Tough follicles equal more difficult hair removal, longer sugaring sessions, and more pain. This is another very good reason to resolve ditching the razor for good once you start sugaring!
HiSUGARS specializes in body sugaring for flawless hair removal. Why use a razor when you can get wonderful results with sugaring?