pregnant woman body sugaring

Here at Sucré, we believe that there’s a lot to celebrate in life. For one, we live in a world where sugaring exists, so that’s already a win…and then, you find out you’re expecting a new (and totally adorable) member of your family. YAY! 

But there are also a TON of questions that come with pregnancy, and maintaining your beauty routine suddenly becomes a bit more difficult. Is it safe to sugar? Should you shave instead? How far along can you do either? So, if you’re here and wondering if it’s okay to get body sugaring while pregnant, we’ve got some answers ready to go and some good news about the smooth skin you’re used to!


Can I get sugared while pregnant?

We get asked this a lot, because many women still like to feel FAB while they’re pregnant. So, we’re happy to say that yes, you’re totally safe to keep sugaring – no matter the trimester you’re in or how long it’s been since your last one. Thanks to the natural ingredients, gentle application, and hypoallergenic qualities, sugaring can be done across your whole body with the same results as before. So, keep your underarms hair-free, smooth out those legs, or even tackle that bikini line while you’re expecting!

Can I get a Brazilian sugar wax at 38 weeks pregnant?

When you’re pregnant, it may feel like time has flown by. It seems like just yesterday you could barely notice your baby bump, but now you’re reaching the end of your pregnancy…and you’re wondering, is it still possible to get a Brazilian? Just how hard is it to tidy up around your bikini line?
Well, we’ve got good news, sugar – there are no limits here at Sucré! Our fully trained and expert staff can work around your body with precision and care, including the Brazilian area. Even in the last weeks of pregnancy, sugaring is totally safe for mother and baby alike. Book your appointment with confidence!


What to know about sugaring when pregnant

Okay – so you know that body sugaring during pregnancy is safe. You know that you can do it all the way up until your new little one is born. What else is important to know about hair removal while pregnant?

There are a few things to keep in mind about body sugaring while expecting. Here’s what you should think about before you stop in for a session:

1) You skin might be more sensitive during pregnancy.

During pregnancy, your body undergoes significant changes, and one of the noticeable differences can be the sensitivity of your skin, thanks to hormone fluctuations and more blood flow. As a result, you might experience a heightened sensation during sugaring sessions, especially in places that are already sensitive (like the pubic area).

This doesn’t mean the process is unsafe, though, and the sensation usually subsides pretty quickly. For many pregnant women, the benefits of sugaring, including reduced regrowth and smoother skin, outweigh the temporary discomfort.

2) Pregnancy hormones can also affect your hair growth, making it thicker, faster, or even darker.

Pregnancy hormones can work wonders for your hair, but not always in the way you'd prefer. Many expectant mothers notice changes in their hair growth patterns, which can result in thicker, faster-growing, or even darker hair in various areas of the body. While these changes are entirely normal, they can be a bit frustrating, especially when it comes to managing unwanted hair.

Instead of resorting to razors (which may end up making the issue worse), indulge your sweet tooth with sugaring. It’s a safe and effective method that not only removes hair from the root and provides a longer-lasting result, but it also exfoliates the skin, leaving it smoother and softer. This is particularly beneficial during pregnancy when your skin might need a little extra care and attention.

3) Always choose a professional salon with a clean, safe environment that prioritizes hygiene.

When it comes to any beauty treatment during pregnancy, including sugaring, your safety and well-being should be the top priority. It's important to select a salon that maintains a clean, hygienic, and safe environment. 

At Sucré Body Sugaring, we understand this, especially for pregnant clients. Our trained and professional staff follow strict cleanliness protocols and proven application methods to give you the best possible sugaring experience. You can trust us to provide the best possible environment, where your health and safety are always our primary concerns.

4) Sugaring is a great way to stay hair-free throughout your entire pregnancy journey.

The beauty of sugaring is that it's incredibly versatile, making it suitable for various body areas. During pregnancy, you can continue sugaring your entire body, just as you would when not pregnant. Whether it's your underarms, legs, bikini area, shoulders, or anywhere else, sugaring is a safe and effective choice for any mom-to-be.

Why? Well, remember that sugar has an all-natural formula that’s just sugar, lemon juice, and water. It’s gentle on the skin and hypoallergenic. This means it won’t cause reactions, and the potential for irritation is low. It’s reliable, comfortable, and a great way to keep your body looking as beautiful as ever!


Finding a good sugaring salon

If you’re at all concerned about comfort when choosing a sugar salon while pregnant, don’t be. Go for a reputable salon with experienced professionals who prioritize your safety and comfort…go for Sucré Body Sugaring! 

We’ve got shops across Alberta and BC, including Kelowna, Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and Calgary. Stop by and discover the many benefits of our body sugaring services. Say goodbye to unwanted hair and hello to a smooth, hair-free, and care-free pregnancy journey!