Definition of sugaring in English:

sugaring

noun

  • 1North American The boiling down of maple sap until it thickens into syrup or crystallizes into sugar.

    • ‘Many years ago we discovered the perfect solution to ‘cabin fever’ right in our own woodlot: sugaring.’
    • ‘A time-honored pastime among French Canadian families in Quebec is ‘sugaring off.’’
    • ‘We were planning to boil it down later that night for a sugaring off party the next day.’
    • ‘He even paid a visit to Vermont where he visited families who were sugaring.’
    • ‘Early spring means sugaring season - Cubby and Dan have a neighborly agreement with a nearby family who taps the Derbys' trees in exchange for fresh maple syrup.’
    • ‘For us, sugaring is a wonderful part of our lives all year around, a special blend of hard work, good times, and lasting memories.’
    • ‘Our first venture into sugaring was a stove-top operation: sap boiled on the kitchen range to produce two or three quarts for our own use.’
  • 2A method of removing unwanted hair by applying a mixture of lemon juice, sugar, and water to the skin and then peeling it off together with the hair.

    • ‘Waxing, sugaring and threading (used for fuzz and fine hairs) are large-scale versions of plucking.’
    • ‘Among the latest items available to extend your spa visit are muds from Turkey and the Dead Sea, body salts from Israel, and Egyptian sugaring treatments (the preferred method of hair removal at most spas these days).’
    • ‘Her experience with sugaring (which is the same idea as waxing) wasn't something she wished to repeat.’
    • ‘Waxing and sugaring are very similar hair-removal processes, where a thin layer of wax or gel is applied in the direction of hair growth, then covered with a strip of fabric, which is pulled off in the direction opposite to hair growth.’
    • ‘Sugaring helps remove hair cleanly with less breakage or re-growth compared to other methods of hair removal.’
    • ‘Manufacturers such as Moom and Touchme claim sugaring is less painful than waxing because the gel sticks to hair better than it does to skin.’
    • ‘An ancient method of hair removal that originated in Egypt, sugaring is similar to waxing, but without the heat.’
    • ‘Sugaring removes hair in the natural direction of hair growth and is a method that causes less pain, irritation and breakage.’
    • ‘I've heard a lot about sugaring as an alternative to waxing for hair removal.’
    • ‘However painful, plucking, sugaring, waxing, shaving, lasers or electrolysis might be for removing body hair, neither these procedures nor pills like Viagra or Progenis are particularly invasive procedures.’

Pronunciation:

sugaring

/ˈSHo͝oɡəriNG/