Removing pubic hair is a cosmetic choice that may have health consequences for some women. Before we get started we need to get one fact straight — pubic hair is on your vulva the outside, where your clothes touch your skin not your vagina, which is internal or at the vaginal opening think of the places you touch when reaching inside for a rogue tampon. Pubic hair serves several biological purposes. It is a physical barrier protecting the skin; it traps discharge, dirt and debris; it also traps moisture, helping the vulvar skin maintain a higher moisture content relative to skin elsewhere on your body.
How to shave your pubic hair like a pro, in case you're curious
How to Shave Pubic Hair - 6 Simple Steps
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. In JAMA's study, laceration was the most common injury sustained in intimate shaving, followed by burn and shaving rash, with the most common area of injury being the pubis, followed closely by the labia.
To Go Bare Down There?
Your comprehensive guide on how to get a smooth, razor bump-free finish — if that's your thing. Whether you're new to shaving because you're a diehard waxer or you're looking to enhance your current at-home hair removal ritual, you've come to the right place. 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, razor bump-free finish. 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.