How to Make Pubic Hair Designs and Shapes

Like the Classic Heart Design

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Pubic hair designs can take your shaving experience to the next level by shaping your bikini area into a heart, lightning bolt, triangle or other creation. We give you all the steps so you can get creative in the privacy of your own home making your own design- from simple to intricate.

Here's How

  1. Trim. If hair is longer than 3/4”, use hair clippers and trim all pubic hair down to 1/2" using a guard attachment. Clippers help keep the hair even. You run the risk of cutting some hair too short or creating a choppy look with scissors. Dust off any excess hair with a towel.
  1. Apply stencil. Get or make a sturdy waterproof stencil in the design you're trying to achieve. Put an unscented thick lotion or cream to the underside of the stencil, and place it exactly on your hair exactly where you want the design.
  2. Trim again. Holding the stencil down firmly, trim the hair outside the stencil down to 1/4" using hair clippers with guard attachment.  Along with holding it, the cream should help you keep the stencil in place.
  3. Take a warm bath or shower. Let hair get softened by the warmth for at five to ten minutes, so it’s easier to shave.
  4. Apply stencil again. Cream up the underside of the stencil and the hair in the design and re-apply.
  5. Shave. Apply shaving gel to the hair you're going to shave. First, remove the hair that's outlining the stencil using a fresh blade. Once you have that hair shaved outlining the stencil, you can remove the stencil and shave the rest of the hair that's outside of the design. 
  1. Alternative method.  You'll need clear shaving gel for this method. After step four, slightly dry hair and use a red lip liner to outline the shape. (You might want to keep the lip liner for your bikini area only, and not use it back on your face). Use a somewhat clear shaving cream like Gigi Brazilian Shave Gel (compare prices) that doesn't foam so you can see through to shave only where needed following the red line. You may also want to use a small bikini razor to make it easier to work along the lines.
  1. Detail. Now that you have your design in place, you can take the hair that’s in the shape down even shorter if you desire using the hair clippers.
  2. Moisturize. Apply a light, preferably unscented lotion to the area shaved.
  3. Add more designs. A simple shape can easily become more elaborate by using body jewels or crystals to outline the shape. They are like putting on a sticker, just peel and stick on the skin. Learn how to vajazzle
  4. Like glitter? Cosmetic-grade glitter adds sparkle to your design in a different way than jewels since they're not 3-D. Kits include everything you need to make it happen.


  1. A simple shape like a heart or arrow will be much easier to design, but many stencils for designing are available, (compare prices). If you're crafty, you can make your own stencil.
  2. Keep all products on the outside of your body.
  3. If you are going to color your pubic hair, do that prior to shaving or wait at least a day or two after shaving. The color may sting on freshly shaved skin.
  4. If you want the hair to stay away longer than shaving, get pubic hair designs by waxing.

What You Need

  • Stencil of shape or design
  • Hair clippers with guard attachments
  • High-quality razor
  • Moisturizing shaving cream or clear shaving gel
  • Thick, unscented body cream or lotion
  • Small bikini razor (optional)
  • Red lip liner (optional)
  • Body Jewels (optional)
  • Glitter (optional)