What is sugaring?

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- Are you looking for an alternate to waxing and laser hair removal?

3TV's Heidi Goitia got the lowdown on sugaring.

Far from a new hair removal technique, sugaring has been around for thousands of years.

While the concept of sugaring is similar to waxing, the paste, which is made of water, sugar and lemon juice, does not stick to the skin the way wax can.

Also, unlike waxing, hair is removed in the direction of hair growth.

Some people, including the client to whom Goitia spoke, say sugaring is less painful than waxing.