Sugaring is a hair removal technique suitable for non-intimate areas such as the underarms, arms, legs, back and chest. Sugaring has the advantage of being 100% natural, made with sugar, lemon juice and water, and that there is no hot product placed on the skin, so it is kinder to the skin than waxing. Sugaring may be preferable to waxing if you are allergic to wax, suffer ingrown hairs, or damage to skin from the heat or trauma of the waxing process. As sugaring is more gentle than waxing, it is safe to use on varicose and spider vein, dry, itchy, eczema and psoriasis skin conditions. There are no heating pots, no spatulas and no sticky residues as is the case with waxing, and hair is removed in any direction (not just against the direction of growth).

Click for details about general sugaring and read articles on my blog. All sugaring is carried out by Steve. Ring or email Steve now on 02380639913 or 07968065885 to book.

I retail a great range of aftercare products to prevent or help with soreness, possible infections and ingrown hairs. A free aftercare advice kit is always provided. Areas to be sugared are cleansed before and after the treatment, and cooling and soothing lotion are applied on all treated areas.

Prices are £25 for 40 mins for non-intimate sugaring. Please see prices and times required for different body areas below.

Sugaring can be combined or replaced with Waxing, Emjoi Hair Epilation, Clippering and Trimming, Wet Shaving, Facial Skin Maintenance, and a Male Manicure and Pedicure to provide the ultimate men's grooming package.

Benefits of sugaring at al Covo include:

  • A discrete environment... you have the privacy of our non-salon surroundings, no frontage, no other clients, no receptionists, and no women! Your privacy, modesty and confidentiality is protected at all times.
  • Extremely high attention paid to hygiene and safety, including cleansing before and after the treatment, applying soothing lotion, and a free aftercare pack for your skin's health. I also retail a great range of aftercare products.
  • Steve always asks exactly the area you want treated, and then takes his time to make sure he removes hair to the lines you want. For a natural look, Steve is happy to blend treated areas into untreated areas.
  • You can have a mixture of waxing, clippering, shaving and/or Male Grooming to create your ideal look.
  • It'll always be Steve who treats you.

What I like most about al Covo is Steve always asks exactly the area I want sugered, and then takes his time to make sure he treats and blends the area in so it looks natural.

Approximate sugaring treatment times:


Session Time*


Underarms 20 mins £15
Neck, Shoulders & Upper Arms 30 mins £20
Chest or Tummy 20 mins £15
Chest & Tummy 40 mins £30
Half Arms (above or below elbow) 40 mins £30
Full Arms & Hands 70 mins £45
Back 40 mins £30
Lower Back and Buttocks 30 mins £25
Back, Neck & Shoulders to T-shirt 50 mins £35
Back, Lower Back & Buttocks 50 mins £35
Back, Shoulders and Buttocks 70 mins £45
Back, Neck, Shoulders to T-shirt, Chest & Tummy 90 mins £60
Half Legs (above or below knee) 30 mins £25
Full leg incl. Speedo line & Feet 80 mins £50
Full body missing Male Brazilian areas 3.5 hours £145

*These times and prices are approximate. The time taken and price may vary considerably depending on your body size, the density of your hair growth and length of hair. Session time includes consultation, treatment, aftercare and any use of shower/washroom. Please note an extra (free) 20 minutes may be required for your first treatment's consultation.

**Membership and Course Purchases reduce the price.