To Shave Or Not to Shave Down There…
That is the question.
Perhaps you have flirted with the idea of shaving your pubic hair or not. I suspect, having talked to a number of my closest girlfriends that we fall into two camps. We either love the idea of having a smooth and hairless pubic area or we throw our hands up and say no way, we love ourselves as we are, natural and as God made us ♥
Shaving Your Pubic Hair: Bikini Lines And Pubic Hair
What was even more interesting is that the study revealed that possibly up to 87% of American women shave, wax, have a Brazilian, a Hollywood- no, I didn’t know what that was either – its complete hair removal from down there, or simply trim their bikini line.
There is a discussion of whether using hair removal creams waxing, or shaving of your pubic area is better, more effective, longer lasting, healthier, less hair growth et cetera and I guess it depends on your pain level tolerances.Personally I like a really good safety razor simply because it’s quick, pain-free and I get immediate results. Granted, hair regrowth is pretty quick but the instant rewards are worth it.
Here are my seven top tips to think about before shaving your pubic hair.
1).. Shaving V Waxing Your Pubic Hair
The preferable option for many is waxing but because your pubic hair usually grow on an angle, sometimes even waxing may not be able to pull out the hair completely. If the hair is snapped off, there is a possibility that hair may become ingrown and consequently infected. Because your pubic hair area is generally moist and warmer, and ingrown hair has more chance of becoming infected
At the end of the day there really is no difference in the end result.
2).. Hair Removal Cream For Your Pubic Hair
Hot wax and shaving have similar effects but hair removal creams work by using specially formulated chemicals to dissolve the hair. Hair removal creams leave no physical trauma to the skin, unless you have an allergic reaction to the hair removal cream product.
3).. Using A Trimming Device For Your Pubic Hair rather than Shaving Your Pubic Hair
The downside is as your pubic hairs regrow, your pubic hair area can get incredibly itchy and it is not a good look to be caught having a good scratch as you just can’t stand the itching any longer!
4).. Shaving Your Pubic Hair And Being Overweight
If you are an overweight or obese woman, be careful when removing hair from your pubic hair area. A recent American study has found that complications were twice as likely for such women and incredibly 3 times higher if they completely removed all their pubic hair.
5).. Shaving Your Pubic Hair And STI’s
There is also a suggestion that using the hair removal creams, shaving or waxing your pubic hair area can increase your chances of contracting a STI. Why is this you say?
6).. Shaving Your Pubic Hair And Abscesses
Should you happen to have a seriously infected abscess from your pubic hair removal, you can have it easily corrected by a course of antibiotics or your medical professional can lance the abscess and drain the infection.
7).. Your Pubic Hair: Ingrown Hairs, Are They Dangerous?
Whether you wax or shave, both methods will cause ingrown hairs to appear. Ingrown hairs may appear as you take off a fine layer of the top of your skin and the remaining bit of hair tries to regrow and then grows in on itself.
7 Things You Need To Know Before Shaving Your Pubic Hair
Many cultures have been removing pubic hair for centuries for beautification and personal pleasure and it is entirely your personal preference whether you are as smooth as smooth down there or you prefer your own “au naturel” self. Certainly with today’s celebrities embracing the benefits of a bare pubic area whole heartedly and the growth on what seems like every second corner, of Brazilian waxing beauty salons, one could be encouraged to join the “we love bare gals club” and shave your pubic hair.