We talk about the hair on our heads with a great deal of openness. Pubic hair has long been a prickly subject. The media, our friends, and our romantic partners can sometimes give us mixed messages about what we should be doing with it.
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You might be embarrassed of it peeking out during bathing suit season. But is shaving your pubic hair a safe thing to do? Mary Jane Minkin.
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.
Back to Lifestyle and exercise. A US survey found more than half of women who groomed their pubic hair did so for hygiene reasons, despite evidence that shaving pubic hair can make the vagina more vulnerable to irritation and infection. The online survey involved more than 3, US women.
While in the past pubic hair was something to be ashamed of, thanks to celebrities owning their body hair and brands finally representing realistic grooming habitsit's becoming more and more normalized. But still, it begs the question: Does having hair down there make any difference other than the visual aesthetics? Is it merely decorative?
While some prefer a fuller bush, others like to go completely bare, and then there's the matter of shaving, waxing or hair removal creams. While it is a complete myth that removing your pubic hair has health benefits, if you prefer it that way then more power to you. Shaving is probably the most convenient of the three options and therefore a go-to for many women.
Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Maria Del Russo. Three months ago, my coworker turned me on to a safety razor after listening to me bitch about ingrown hairs for far too long.
Sounds like razor burn to me. Razor burn is the worst -- especially on the bikini area. First, exfoliate.