How much you have down there is a purely personal choice there are benefits to having it , FYI. But if you prefer to rely on shaving and trimming—with the occasional bikini wax thrown in for good measure—know that taking matters into your own hands on the regular can also mean repeating bad behavior without knowing it. To that end, here are some common mistakes that could be making removing hair a pain in the well, you know , along with tips on how to shave your pubic area without getting irritation or ingrowns. This is a surefire way to earn yourself a raging case of razor burn. Make shaving your pubic area the last thing you do in the shower or bath instead. Exfoliate the area gently beforehand to get an even closer shave and ward off ingrown hairs.
The bald truth about shaving off pubic hair
How to Shave Your Pubic Area in 12 Steps for Women
T he revelations in a new American report on pubic grooming just keep on coming. Evict it, extract it, uproot it, remove it. Perhaps you too keep a pube-free home, and pride yourself on a paved front lawn, so to speak. Why did I write that? It must have been to distance myself from the subject which, even in , makes me feel slightly uncomfortable, the idea of all these people spending all this time removing all this hair. And all the dandruff-like flakes of titillation that come with a headline that is genital-adjacent, and all that hair, drifting down toilets to clothe a fatberg, all that hair, matting itself into a jolly throw, for a winter in the sewer.
So You Want to Shave Your Bikini Line…
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Some people, including both men and women, don't enjoy having hair on their genitals. This is completely normal, but if you've never shaved this area before, read down below to see the safest way to complete this task. To shave your pubic hair, start by trimming your hair with an electric trimmer or a pair of scissors, since a razor will quickly get clogged if your hair is too long. Then, take a hot bath or shower to soften your hair, which will make it a lot easier to shave off.