From pre-historic Lucy
Down the Great Wall of China
To the billions today,
It's all
Owed to a vagina.

Francie Lynch

The vagina makes the world go round. It is not just a part of your reproductive anatomy but a powerful organ that plays a role in sex, periods, pregnancy, and childbirth. Some people choose to keep their vaginas hair-free and smooth, while others prefer a bushy feel to their vaginas. Shaving the vagina is a personal choice; however, taking a few precautions is recommended if you choose to do so. Here are a few tips for treating your lady parts with love while making them whiskerless.

While it is okay to remove pubic hair, let us address an often-asked question—“Is It Healthier To Shave Pubic Hair?”

No, it does not have any health benefits. Some people remove their pubic hair for aesthetics, while others do it to avoid getting pulled during sex. Though one of the purposes of pubic hair is to decrease friction during sex, longer pubic hair may, in fact, interfere during the moments of pleasure. imagine an ouch instead of aahs and oohs!. Some people with vaginas relate pubic hair removal to hygiene. Well! Pubic hair is a part of the body, and nothing is unsanitary about it. However, like the rest of the hairier body parts (for example, armpits), pubic hair also needs regular cleaning. Dust and sweat trapped in the hair can make the vagina smelly. During periods, blood clumps may also get tangled amidst the hair. Therefore, some people choose to wax, depilate, or shave their pubic hairs. Health experts recommend washing the vagina with mild soap and water once daily, whether or not you shave your pubic area.

What Are Ways To Remove Pubic Hair Safely?

You can try one of the following pubic hair removal methods:

  • Trimming with clean and sharp scissors

  • Shaving pubic hair using a razor

  • Waxing, either at a salon or at home

  • Tweezing (the most painful of all!)

  • Using depilatory creams

  • Laser hair treatment

  • Electrolysis

Laser hair removal and electrolysis are the best ways to remove pubic hair for lasting results.

What Are The Risks Associated With Shaving Down There?

Some people may experience adverse reactions after pubic hair removal. For example, ingrown hair and cuts are common side effects of shaving pubic hair. Similarly, pinpoint bleeding during waxing and redness and folliculitis afterward is also common. People who use depilatory creams may experience itchiness, bumps, or redness if they are allergic to any of the chemicals in the creams. All in all, trimming is the safest method to cut pubic hair short. To remove pubic hair, try different ways to determine what works best for you.

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