The sugar will only bind to hair and dead skin cells. This means there is less risk of trauma to the skin and reduces the risk of hair breakage.
The service provider will apply the sugar in the opposite direction of hair growth. However, it is removed in the direction of hair growth in small, quick pulls. This also helps to reduce hair breakage and prevent ingrown hair.
Sugar pulls hair from the root, so the results will last longer. Additionally, when the hair grows back, it is much finer.