I was doing a lot of research on sugaring as well as waxing for my university class on the historical significance of modern practices.
It shocked myself and others when I located information that pointed to the fact that Cleopatra was most likely began sugaring to remove body hair way back in ancient days.
I thought sugar waxing was a modern technique hat was brought about by the vanity of men as well as ladies. You could have seen my jaw drop when I found out they practiced sugaring as far back as seasoned Egyptian times. Persian ladies were the first to promote the notion that a hairless body was sexy and beautiful. They would make a sugaring paste or wax that was referred to as ‘moum’. This was made of sugar, water, as well as lemon, as well as used for hair removal. They would wipe on the paste in the direction of hair growth, put on a strip of cloth, as well as they removed the cloth when the wax cooled. It was thought to be the most effective as well as natural way to remove body hair. It was only in more modern times that the seasoned Egyptian art of hair removal has been once again gaining attention. Modern ladies are once enjoying the feeling of youth as well as beauty by sugaring as well as waxing to remove hair from legs, face, and bikini area. It is the internet that began the rumor about shaving, or waxing the legs was only being done in the last century. This is only true for European as well as American ladies. The rest of the world has been taking away body hair for centuries. Many cultures removed all hair except for the eyebrows as well as through a process now known as sugaring.