While 62 percent of women in the United States remove their pubic hair, the practice is seemingly less common for men. In this week's Sex Talk Realness , Cosmopolitan. Man A: Twenty-three. Man B: Twenty-nine.
Some guys trim their pubic hair, others prefer to shave or wax, and most guys just leave it alone. Trimming: Trimming is the most basic and affordable way of maintaining the appearance of your pubic hair. You can use a good pair of scissors to trim your hair. An easier way to trim is with an electric trimmer — just remember that you have to use it when you are dry, meaning never in the shower or the tub. Shaving: Some guys who want to remove pubic hair prefer not to shave because the hair usually grows back in just a couple of days. In the meantime, your genital area can feel itchy and prickly because the skin in this area is very sensitive. Be sure to read the product label first to make sure it is safe to use on this area, and follow the directions on the package.
4 Twentysomething Men Explain Why They Shave Their Pubic Hair
We tend to think of our ancestors as hairy brutes, but body hair removal and grooming goes at least as far back as Ancient Egypt. The Roman general Scipio Africanus was said to shave every day. Some of us prefer to have a freshly mown lawn for more…intimate reasons.
Don't get me wrong: Courtesy trims are above-board. Light manscaping, I can rally behind. No one likes an overgrown bush you have to navigate through blindly to get to the goods.