As the swimwear and bathing suits get more and more daring for both men and women, it`s no doubt that keeping your bikini area neat and tidy is vital, if you`re unsure where to start, read on to find bikini hair removal tips that are easy and with best results.
Even for people who do not wear daring swimsuits, ensuring your bikini area hair is not public hairs is a no when getting ready for a hot tub, swimming pool or beach.
It’s not a simple matter of tucking your pubic hairs inside the legs of your swimsuit because they’re bound to escape and hairs sticking out of your bikini is a no-no. So the best way to avoid displaying your hair is to remove them and this can be done in different ways that we`ll discuss.
Many people are not sure how to go about bikini line hair removal. While shaving the bikini line at home is still the most used method, as it`s quick and can be done while you shower.
You can wax, laser treatment (which I find unnecessary really), then there is bikini line removal with an epilator, or shaving the pubic hair in one go, it`s a matter of finding what works best for you. But whatever you decide, waxing should be the last alternative to consider as it`s quite uncomfortable.
Depilatories or Waxing?
No matter what you choose, both work just as well as shaving, there are just some facts to know if you decide to Wax or depilate.
- They are quite untidy.
- They smell pretty bad.
- They at times do not remove all the hair and may leave you with patches of hair.
- The chemicals in depilatory can leave your skin red and be feeling raw, and feeling burned.
- They are easy to apply
Please note that bikini hair removal creams are different from hair removal creams which are more aggressive.
Before applying the cream, trim extra hair as you do not want to leave the cream longer on your skin, something you will have to do if the hair is extra long.As long hair will block the cream and only the surface hairs will be removed.
After you are done with hair removal cream, do moisturize your skin, skin shaving creams contain harsh chemicals and your skin needs pampering afterward.
Some things to know before using hair removal creams
- Always do a patch
- It smells awful
- It is convenient and easy to do
- Harsh chemicals are used
Shaving Bikini line With Razors
Many people who shave their bikini lines do go the easier and oldest way, by shaving with a razor blade, this way is easy, convenient, quick and almost painless.
But shaving with razors too can leave your skin scraped and feeling raw especially if you shave with a dull razor blade.
To avoid skin scraping, always use a new razor blade when shaving bikini line hair a disposable razor and preferably a double edge razor is advised.
Do wet the area and apply shaving gel for easy gliding of the razor. Shave in the direction of hair growth to reduce skin irritation.
Use clear shaving creams so you can see the area where the razor goes. I know it`s tempting to just use your regular shaving cream, but bikini line shaving creams are more gentle and anti-inflammatory.
Bikini lines can maintain a lot of moisture, and receive a lot of friction, ingrown hairs do become a major problem to a lot of people who shave bikini lines especially in the summer because of this.
You can reduce ingrown hairs by learning how to shave right and finding what works best for you, as one thing may work better for the other person. Choose a device better designed for bikini lines and learn how to shave safely. Read more on treating ingrown hairs here
You do not always have to spend money for professional waxing, you will be able to achieve results at home for pennies if you follow my bikini hair removal tips, so go ahead, find what works best for you.
If you have any questions, please do leave me a message below, if you found this post helpful, please do share with your friends on any social media of your choice.