How much you have down there is a purely personal choice there are benefits to having itFYI. 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 knowalong with tips on how to shave your pubic area without getting irritation or ingrowns.
Consider this your go-to guide on how to safely trim the bushes — or let them grow out blemish-free. A careful routine can prevent irritation, razor burnand injury. Keep a separate grooming kit for your bits.
Show less Not sure what to do with the hair down there? Fortunately, you have a variety of styles and options to choose from.
Dear Lifehacker After HoursWhat's the best way to trim my, uh, private area? I used to use a regular hair clipper without the attachment, but after a small but very bloody mishap I am looking for safer alternatives. I can tell you right now that your first mistake—and likely the reason this happened—was not using the plastic guard that comes with your trimmer.
After 10 years of constant shaving, I decided to let my bush grow freely, and realized some things in the process. It had never occurred to me that I was supposed to groom my pubic hair until fooling around in the back of a Ford Focus with a particularly unwoke boyfriend at age Before that, Dr.
Just look at all the advertisements, gadgets, and methods out there for wrangling pubes. Should you nix your monthly wax? Are there benefits to having a bush?
Let's get one thing straight — there's no one right way to deal with pubic hair. You can leave it how it grows, shave it into a cool shape, wax it off completely, trim it a little bit, or something else entirely — it's all fine. But what's not fine? Razor bumps and irritation and painful vaginal nicks from a dull razor.
If you're one of the 77 percent of women who shave their bikini line, then you know the full pain of a shave gone wrong. TBH, it makes it almost not worth it. So is there even a good way to shave—or should you just splurge on a wax?