Sweet depilation: shugaring. Reviews, recommendations, recipes
To date, the issue of removing unwanted vegetation on the body has been resolved: wax, laser, photoepilation - these are procedures that almost all SPA salons offer. But the most hypoallergenic and painless is hair removal with caramel - shugaring. Reviews of this method are mostly positive, because it is economical and relatively tolerant. Despite the fact that the shugaring paste includes low-cost components, the cost of this procedure in the cabin is not inferior to other types of hair removal. You can remove hair with sugar by yourself at home. Ingredients for pasta can be found in every kitchen: sugar, lemon and water.
A little practice, you can quite make their own paste-shugaring. Reviews of practitioners of this method of hair removal say that there are several proven recipes, and if you follow the proportions and methods of preparation, then the paste will come out the first time:
1. For recipe number 1 will need 10 tbsp.tablespoons of sugar (no slides), plain water - 1 tbsp. spoon, juice of half a lemon (pitted and zest). All components are mixed in a metal container. It is necessary to cook the pasta on low heat, which is regulated initially, since it is impossible to increase or decrease it during the cooking process. The mixture must be constantly stirred, not allowing it to stick. When it starts to bubble and brighten, you can remove from heat. On the readiness of the paste will say its color: it should be dark golden. A dark brown shade indicates that the composition is burnt and will not be suitable for use. The process takes 15-20 minutes.
2. Cooking pasta prescription number 2 requires more attention. The composition includes 120 grams of sugar, 2 tbsp. spoons of water, 2 tbsp. spoons of lemon juice. All components are stored in a container, which is placed on a large fire for 1-2 minutes. Then the flame is reduced to a minimum, the container is covered with a lid and left for 7 minutes. During this time, the mixture will begin to melt, will become light, transparent. After this time, we mix everything up and leave to cook for 7 minutes under the lid. Bubbles should appear that will rise to the next stirring. Again, cover the container with a lid, cook for another 7 minutes. Caramel will become golden in color with a pleasant smell.Leaving it for another 3 minutes on the fire, without covering, we bring to full readiness. 20 minutes is the average cooking time for this shugaring paste. The reviews about this recipe are positive: having endured all the conditions of preparation, we get a quality product for hair removal.
Ways to use shugaring paste
Immediately before use, the mixture should be checked for readiness. To do this, take it with your fingertips and remember. If it sticks to the skin, then this is an improperly prepared paste for shugaring: expert reviews indicate that, most likely, it will not work to remove hair. There are two options for using the composition:
- Method 1: provides for the use of special strips for depilation. Apply the paste on the skin, attach strips on top, press with palms, and then sharply tear off against the growth of hair.
- Method 2: knead a lump of paste in your hands, forming a plate from it. Distribute it on a site with unwanted vegetation, press with palms and tear off sharply. So home shugaring is done. Guest girls confirm that the result is not inferior to expensive salon procedures.Having gotten involved, you can perform this procedure quickly and at any time convenient for you.
The advantages of shugaring over other types of depilation
Regardless of whether you carry out this procedure at home or prefer shugaring in the cabin, the feedback on this method is mostly positive. Firstly, it allows you to look great at low financial costs. Secondly, for the procedure does not need to grow hairs: 2mm length is enough. And this, you see, does not cause additional inconveniences.