Hair Removal for Genital Area - How to Do It Right
The '70s look is not in style anymore. Long gone are the bushy tufts sprouting
from swim-trunks and bikini bottoms. In fact, today it's becoming more popular to
go completely bare down there. If you're considering taking it all off, then
hair removal for the genital area requires some preparation
Clear Cutting for Guys - Genital Shaving for Men
- If you just returned from the wilderness looking like Grizzly Adams,
first trim the hair with clippers to 1/4" so the razor will not get clogged.
- Do NOT use clippers on the scrotum as this skin is very thin and can easily
be snagged and cut by the vibrating blade. You've been warned!
- Hop in the shower and use conditioner to soften the hair. Shaving cream is
not necessary since the hair will already be soft. Besides, thick cream prevents
you from clearly seeing the terrain. Use conditioner or soap to reduce friction.
- Use a razor to shave the genitals and lower abdomen. One with 3 or 4 blades and
a pivoting head does the best job. Go slow and shave in small patches. The razor
will clog frequently so keep it clean by tapping it against the shower stall
or bath tub.
- Carefully shave the penis by pulling
the skin taut and slowly running the blade over the shaft.
- Shaving in the direction of growth will prevent ingrown hairs and reduces
the chance of infection.
- Avoid running the razor over the same area multiple times as this skin is
tender and sensitive.
- Rinse off the area, pat dry and apply a moisturizing lotion
to cool the freshly exposed skin.
Genital Shaving For Women
Shaving the pubic regions requires patience and care because of the sensitive
skin. The removal of hair is easy to do but the process
can't be rushed or painful nicks and cuts can happen.
- Trim the hair first with clippers and the shortest attachment. As an alternative,
press a comb flat against the skin and trim the hair with scissors.
- Take a warm shower to soften the hair.
- Use a conditioner to reduce friction. Shaving cream works well but hides the terrain.
- Use a razor with multiple blades and a pivoting head to give a close shave. One
with a soft handle grip will prevent any accidentals slips. There are razors for women
which have a smaller handle.
- Move the razor in the direction of hair growth. Going in the opposite direction
will lead to a close shave but increases the chances of ingrown hair.
- Clear the razor of hair after every stroke. A clogged razor will not shave
properly. Avoid going over the same area too many times to avoid chafing.
- Use a small mirror to help see what you're doing down there.
- Rinse and dry the area afterwards and apply a moisturizing lotion
to cool the skin.
Tips for Shaving the Genital Areas
- Keep all creams and lotions outside of the body.
- Woman should avoid shaving during their period, when the skin is more sensitive.
- Shaving with an erection may be easier as the skin is stretched.
- If you're sunbathing nude, don't forget that the light, exposed skin can easily
Other Methods for Removing Pubic Hair
Shaving only removes hair to the skin surface and sharp stubble will regrown. Consider
Brazilian waxing (ouch) for longer-lasting
hair removal or even laser treatment.
The laser is a bit discomforting, but not as much as waxing, and the
laser for hair removal can be tweaked
for more effective treatment.
Sensitive hair removal creams
are available for the genital area but again, the hairs
are only removed to the surface of the skin. Some of the chemicals in the
hair removal creams will be absorbed though the
thin, sensitive skin. Don't even think about using an epilator!
Hair removal for the genital area can't be rushed so find the right method that works for you and take your time.
options for both men and women. Learn about the various alternatives for removing
unwanted body hair so that you can decide which option you might want to try.