PROFESSIONAL BODY SUGARING

         
         

Benefits

 

Myths

 

History

         
   

Questions & Answers

   

Benefits

Pure and Natural Ingredients
Wax has many chemical ingredients, mostly resins and preservatives.

Sugaring paste is made from 100% NATURAL INGREDIENTS with no testing on animals and with no harmful side effects caused by allergic reactions. It is so natural you can EAT it!

It Is Not Hot
Wax must be heated to a very high degree in order to become liquefied. This amount of heat can cause burning and scarring. It also causes swelling in the tissues, which makes hair removal difficult. Long term use can breakdown the underlying connecting tissues, especially in the lip and brow areas which is associated with wrinkling.

The Advanced Sugaring Paste is applied at body temperature making it safe for spider veins and varicose veins since it will not increase blood supply. The Strip Sugar is heated to approximately 23-25°C less than wax. Used properly, your skin will never get burned.

It Is Easier To Clean Up
Since wax contains resins, after waxing, the client is usually left feeling sticky. Sugar can be easily cleaned up with water - clients never feel sticky after treatments.

It Will Not Stick To The Skin
Wax has been known to remove more than just the hair, since it can adhere directly to live skin cells, which makes waxing painful and irritating. Wax cannot be applied to an area more than once (twice maximum).

Sugar can not adhere to live skin cells. It will remove the hair and exfoliate the dead skin cells, thus making it safe for dry itch eczema and dry psoriasis, but leaves the new skin intact. This means less discomfort to you, and less trauma to your skin. It is gentle enough to go over the same area more than once when necessary to remove the shortest and most coarse hair, without causing skin damage or irritation.

It Will Not Break As Many Hairs
One of the most common problems waxers face is early regrowth due to broken hairs. Waxing can leave 15 - 30% breakage behind. This problem is usually caused, not by the esthetician, but by the wax used. Since wax hardens on the hair, it has the tendency to break it off at the surface, rather than pull it out.

Using our Basic Sugaring System, the Strip Sugar stays pliable, which gives more support to the hair, removing it cleanly. Using the Advanced Sugaring Technique, the paste wraps around the hair shaft making it pliable, while seeping below the mouth of the follicle and lubricating the hair to make the extraction more complete and gentle.

It Is More Sanitary
Cross contamination in a waxing room is always a danger, especially since bacteria will grow inside of a wax jar.

The sugaring paste is hypo-allergenic and non-comedogenic. Sugar helps control cross- contamination. Since our paste has such a high concentration of sugar, bacteria cannot breed in the jar. Sanitation is increased when Essential Tonic and latex gloves are used in conjunction with our antimicrobial skin cleanser (Precept).

Sugar was used to heal wounds during the Civil War as it helps to prevent infections while promoting healing.

 

 

Sugaring

Waxing

  • 100% natural
  • All wax products contain resins, even what is called "sugar wax"
  • No resin or chemicals
  • Resins adhere to live skin cells
  • Water soluble - you will never ruin your clothes
  • Very difficult to clean up - solvents are required along with tremendous effort
  • Will never adhere to live skin cells
  • Can burn, bruise the skin
  • Will never burn skin as it is barely lukewarm
  • May burn skin when heated too hot
  • Bacteria does not breed or survive in sugar
  • Bacteria breeds in wax
  • Natural healer to skin
  • Damages fine tissue cells
  • Will not damage delicate facial skin tissue from long term use
  • May damage facial skin tissue over long term use
  • Removes hair in direction of natural growth
  • Can only be removed in opposite direction of natural hair growth
  • Very little (if any) discomfort
  • Painful to client and traumatizing to the skin
  • Superior end results
  • Distorts the follicle
  • Becomes definitive
  • Tremendous amount of hair breakage resulting in early regrowth
  • Removes hair after 2 to 3 days growth (less than 1/8")
  • Requires ¼" regrowth minimum
  • Will assist in diminishment of ingrowns for clients with this problem
  • Creates ingrown problems
  • Can sugar areas with spider veins and varicose veins or diabetics and dry itch eczema
  • Cannot be treated with wax
  • Skin is left feeling soft and clean, even before aftercare
  • Clients usually feel uncomfortable for a period of time
  • No spatula or cotton strips ever required again
  • Need cotton strips and spatulas for most
  • Never hardens, even if left on skin
  • Treatment must be done with time efficiency so as not to dry on skin

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  Myth

Myth: Sugaring is unsanitary.
Sugar is a preservative. The high concentration of sugar in our sugaring paste prevents bacteria from breeding as well as cross-contamination. Our system uses maximum sanitation procedures.

Myth: Clients leave the salon sticky.
Alexandria Professional Body Sugaring™ paste contains no resins or chemicals and is water soluble. Any sugaring paste remaining on the skin can simply be washed off. The client leaves feeling clean and smooth.

Myth: Hair will grow back thicker and darker.
On the contrary, hair will grow back more refined and thinner. Our sugaring technique removes hair from the bulb. When the new hair grows back, it is much finer and lighter in color.

Myth: Diabetics cannot be sugared.
The sugaring paste is not ingested during treatment unless chosen to be. The Alexandria Professional Body Sugaring™ system does not require the paste to be hot, therefore is considered safe for most diabetics. Also, our sugaring paste does not contain resins which can tear the skin and pose a problem to a diabetic.

Myth: Sugaring is a fad.
There are too many men and women who have experienced the incredible results from Alexandria Professional Body Sugaring™ treatments to even remotely consider Alexandria Professional Body Sugaring™ a fad. Every single day of every year more people seek us out and switch from other methods.

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  History

The earliest references to hair removal came from the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece. Early writings out of Mesopotamia tell of kings asking that women be brought to them clean and smooth, i.e. hairless. Ancient Egyptians place a high importance on aesthetics and cosmetics. Egyptian hieroglyphics describe how slave girls serving Pharaoh were expected to remove their body hair. Hair on the body was considered unclean by the upper class. Possibly through a fortuitous accidence, the method of using sugar for hair removal treatments was developed.

The British Museum’s famed Department of Egyptology displays copper and bronze razors and tweezers from as far back as 1900 B.C., including one combination razor/hair cutter/trimmer from about 1450 B.C. These methods however, were still primitive and painful. During the reign of the Turkish Empire, the harem was an important part of court life and the removal of body hair was considered an art. 

However, the results of our extensive research determined the current methods were working only to a limited extent. It was found that this ancient art of hair removal could provide permanent, satisfactory results with benefits that would far exceed the more commonly used method, if it could be modified to become commercially acceptable. 

Alexandria™ has pioneered the global market with the advanced art of body sugaring™. We have developed a paste and unique technique to meet the needs of every skin type, hair color and texture.


Sugaring as the solution


The Alexandria sugar paste is a 100% natural, safe and gentle solution to hair removal for women, men and children. The art of professional body sugaring has grown in popularity in salons and spas over the past decade. 

Sugaring offers numerous unique and diverse benefits. The most important advantage is very fundamental: the Alexandria™ technique extracts hair in its natural direction of growth and does so when the hair is still in the early growth stage (referred to as the antigen stage).



What does this mean to you as a client?

From the client’s perspective:

  • Hair can be removed at 1/16”, eliminating the need to wait for unsightly growth length between treatments.
  • Removing hair in its natural direction eliminates unnecessary discomfort and irritation.
  • Removing hair in its natural direction also reduces or eliminates hair breakage. No more broken hair results in the elimination of ingrown hairs (bumps) and early growth between treatments.
  • No more disrupted follicles (link to diagrams), a major cause of unsightly infected ingrown. 
  • Earlier refinement in hair texture, along with faster reduction in hair growth due to hair extraction in the early antigen stage.
  • Exfoliates dry skin cells. Skin tone and texture can be dramatically improved.

Bottom line - results that both you can see and feel.

 
The World leader in the ultimate hair removal technique

Alexandria™ is recognized worldwide as the preferred method to traditional hair removal. Innovator of a high quality hair removal sugar paste and specialized technique. Alexandria has been featured in many International trade magazines including Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, Dermascope, and Beauty Beat, to name a few. 
(link to media and archives to view articles

In Hungary alone, 8 out of 9 Cosmetology, Arts and Sciences schools are now offering Alexandria™ courses as part of their curriculum, while relegating waxing classes to elective status. 

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