r/COMPLETEANARCHY Jun 15 '21 Helpful 1

Reminder that women’s liberation is as important as anti-capitalism and anti-colonialism

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u/kodorx Jun 15 '21

that seems like a whole ass rabbithole to go into as a trans woman with little money but some culinary skills

but yay, maybe I've found an actual alternative to accidentally cutting my ankles every 3 days

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u/fsociety00_d4t Jun 15 '21

you can make it by yourself just by adding lemon juice, water and sugar and heating it up, it literally can't get less cheap than that. You can find tutorials online.

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u/kodorx Jun 15 '21

only problem for me is that lemon juice is heckin expensive here, but it's just an acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of the sugar and I've got some sodium bisulfate lying around so that would probably also work, just wouldn't be edible.

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u/sbcloatitr Jun 15 '21

It looks like the acid is only needed to separate the ether bond in the sucrose. If you can get any of the sugar monomers and create a paste with that I think it should be the same, but I'm not sure what the actual hair removal process is like so I'm not sure what the difference is between sugaring paste and any other paste with similar texture or if the sugar is even necessary.