Your comprehensive guide on how to get a smooth, razor bump-free finish — if that's your thing. While shaving is the most affordable way to remove hair from your pubic area, there's a right way of doing it to get a super smooth and razor bump-free finish. But before getting into the nitty-gritty of how to shave your public area, let's set the record straight: there's no medical reason to remove your pubic hair. What you do and don't do to your body hair is entirely your choice and varies from person to person. That's great!
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Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Three months ago, my coworker turned me on to a safety razor after listening to me bitch about ingrown hairs for far too long. After I gave up waxing about a year ago both for financial and holy-shit-that's-painful reasons , I began suffering from ingrown hairs along my bikini line. So I got hooked up with a single-blade safety razor, and figured everything would come up roses. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case. The first time I ever used it to shave my vagina yes, I know the technical term for the outer genitalia is 'vulva,' but that doesn't have the same ring to it , I nearly sliced off half my labia — and screamed bloody murder the moment it happened.
Here's Everything You Need To Know About Shaving Your Pubic Hair
All products featured on Teen Vogue are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you're wondering how to shave pubic hair, you're not alone. There's noticeably less info out there for shaving down there than there is about shaving other body hair.
Shaving your pubic hair may seem like a straightforward procedure — razor, shaving foam, done, right? Well, maybe not so much. Here's everything you need to know — including the risks, what you'll need, and the WH six step guide on how to shave your pubic hair. It's pretty common for people to rush shaving, and we bet if you've ever cut your legs while de-fuzzing that area, it was the reason. But tiny nips on your pins don't really compare with the pain you can encounter if you are careless with your pubic hair.