At Tutiya Threading, Mojgan—the sole practitioner and owner—draws on 13 years of experience to beautify bodies with ancient threading practices. Mojgan uses 100% cotton thread that is organic, sanitary, and chemical-free to precisely remove hair from a range of areas, including the eyebrows, upper lip, and chin. Unlike tweezing or plucking, threading removes a clean line of hair all at once, which makes it a precise and fast process. Mojgan also offers additional services such as eyebrow tinting, which can add a luscious look to the brows by making them look darker and fuller.
The technicians at Sugaring Westlake love to talk about the benefits of removing hair with sugar paste instead of wax. For one thing, sugar paste won't stick to skin--that is, it won't stick to any living skin cells. It does, however, exfoliate the dead ones, leaving skin soft and smooth after clearing away unwanted hair. For another thing, the sugar paste is all-natural, with no harsh chemical ingredients to irritate the skin. Finally, sugar paste, unlike wax and tattoos of oil spills, can be removed with water.
In a lavender-walled room inside Seven on the Light Salon, licensed aesthetician Sasha Hudson practices her specialty: skin-friendly hair removal for men and women. She captures strands of hair with dollops of hard wax that adhere to hair rather than skin, causing less pain than other waxing methods. Facials and chemical peels keep skin soft and glowing as well as hairless and smooth.