Sugaring vs Waxing - WAXOXO | Mississauga, Toronto

Sugaring vs Waxing

Everything you need to know about sugaring vs waxing hair removal techniques that will help you book your appointment with us.

Sugaring Hair Removal WAXOXO

Why Choose Sugaring

Sugaring is a 100% organic hair removal method that uses sugar, lemon, and water to remove hair.

Sugaring is a form of hair removal technique that resembles waxing, but it is gentler on the skin. It’s all-natural as it uses only sugar, lemon, and water. Sugaring hurt less than waxing because it tends to pull less on the skin and thus causing less irritation and redness. A ball of sugar is used to remove the hair that uses your body temperature to melt itself as the hair removal technique is being performed. With the gentle scrubbing action and the antioxidant properties of lemon, your skin feels much smoother and supple after the technique is performed.

  • 100% organic hair removal method that only use sugar, lemon and water.
  • Gentler on the skin and hurts less.
  • Gentle scrubbing action and antioxidant property of lemon nourishes your skin.
  • Best suited for sensitive skin or when your skin is sensitive to heat.
  • Can be done on smaller hair of up to 1/16" in length. .
  • Removes hair from the bulb and root together.
Waxing Hair Removal WAXOXO


Waxing is a quick hair removal technique of getting rid of unwanted body hair. There are different type of waxes e.g. hard and soft wax, but at WAXOXO we use hypoallergenic waxes followed by tea tree essential oil and aloe gel that makes waxing an excellent way of hair removal and close to organic hair removal.

In waxing, the strips and wax are used to remove the hair. The larger areas can be waxed quickly and efficiently. It is a little easier on the wallet as compared to sugaring. Sugaring is more technique based method and waxing is a simpler method of application and removal.

  • Larger areas of hair can be removed quickly as compared to sugaring.
  • Good for thicker and longer hair and it is somewhat hot to work and apply on the skin.
  • Preheated wax is applied in the direction of the hair growth and pulled against it.
  • Can be done on hair of up to 1/4" - 1/2" in length.
  • Removes hair from the root and not from the bulb.

Traditional Sugaring

Traditional sugaring is done with a sugar ball. This technique is highly effective for sensitive areas. During the application, the sugar is applied against the direction of hair and pulled in the direction of hair growth. The hair growth is reduced over long period of time with added advantage of skin nourishment that lemon provides.

Strip Sugaring

Strip sugaring use the same sugar and lemon paste as traditional, and is done with strip and spatula. This is effective on larger areas and it eases the discomfort associated with hair pulling in traditional sugaring. It has same results as traditional sugaring. The hair growth is reduced over long period of time with added advantage of skin nourishment that lemon provides.