How safe is it to shave pubic hair?

Updated 2 June 2020 under Ask Us.

Many people shave or groom their pubic hair for personal reasons, including ideas about attractiveness, comfort, and what a sexual partner may desire. It is important to know that there […]

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Is it more hygienic to shave my pubic hair or just leave it alone?

Updated 26 August 2019 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question. It is not more hygienic to shave pubic hair. Some girls decide to remove it (as a personal preference) but there are no health benefits. In fact, there […]

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I have dark hair and I have noticed that I have a good amount of hair around my anus. Is it normal for women to shave or wax the hair around this area?

Updated 14 June 2016 under Ask Us.

It is normal for both girls and guys to have hair around their anus. Some people have very little hair in this area while others have more. There are no […]

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Are you supposed to shave pubic hair?

Updated 24 February 2016 under Ask Us.

No. You do not need to shave your pubic hair. Some girls decide to remove it (as a personal preference) but there are no health benefits.  In fact, there are […]

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My vulva/labia became swollen after I used shaving cream on it. What should I do?

Updated 3 December 2014 under Ask Us.

If your vulva/labia became swollen after applying shaving cream, it is likely that you may be sensitive to the cream but it could also be caused from shaving. Swelling of […]

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Help! I have dark hair on my upper lip and chin. What can I do about it?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Having unwanted or extra hair on places such as your upper lip, chin, or neck can be mildly annoying to severely distressing, but there are many different ways to remove […]

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Removing Pubic Hair

Updated 25 October 2023 under Health Guides.

Removing pubic hair is a personal preference. Some people trim their pubic hair, or go to a salon to have a “bikini wax”; others prefer to shave just about every […]

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Is it ok to trim your pubic hair?

Updated 8 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Is it ok to use small scissors and a mirror and trim your pubic hair, just along the underwear/swimsuit line where the hair sticks out? I don’t want to remove […]

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How can I remove hair from my bikini area?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

If you want to remove pubic hair from your bikini area, your options include shaving, hair remover creams (also called depilatories), waxing, laser hair removal, or electrolysis. Learn more about […]

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