How to Remove Pubic Hair for Men

The question is often asked, How to remove pubic hair for men? It's a good question because removing hair in the genital region requires a different set of rules and you've come to the right place.

The good news is that there are many different methods to go about getting hairless or groomed below the belt. Some ​simply do some tidying, while others get you smooth- although temporarily. And then there are options considered permanent. We guide you through the various ways to get rid of hair, give you safety advice for removing hair from your private parts and help you steer clear of annoying and ugly side effects like irritation, razor bumps, and ingrown hairs.

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Guys, you're not just stuck with shaving. There are other ways to get rid of your hair. Some that can leave you hairless for weeks at a time- even permanently. Learn the details of each hair removal method including its pros and cons, which ones you may be able to do at home, the pain factor and more.

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I’m sure you know how to use a razor. You probably shave your face every morning. But this is much more delicate zone and the skin is a bit different compared to your face.

In our guide specifically for men, learn how to master getting a close, safe shave while minimizing common, annoying side effects like ingrown hair, bumps, itchiness and razor burn.

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Pubic Hair Removal for Men on Genitals?

With pubic hair removal on men- there's the skin near the genitals, and then there's the hair that's on the genitals. These zones need to be handled in two different ways whether you shave it yourself or go for a professional wax. (Yes many men get Brazilians.)

Learn the safety and precautions for shaving genitals and waxing private parts.

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Brazilian Wax

Men are going to salons and spas and getting bikini waxes, including Brazilians, because they love that waxing keeps the area hair-free for up to six weeks. Before you pick up the phone and make an appointment, read what to expect and another frequently asked question, What if I'm turned on during a Brazilian?

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Trimming

Many men, and women, simply trim their hair down so it looks more groomed instead of removing it to spare themselves the side effects that often come with removing hair- like itchiness, redness, irritation and ingrown hair. You have some options on how to go about trimming (read list) including using products made especially for grooming men's hair down below (see list).

Laser hair removal uses pulsed light to disable the hair follicle and requires multiple sessions. It's FDA approved for permanent hair reduction and is generally for those who have lighter skin and darker hair. While home devices, including those utilizing intense pulsed light (see systems) aren't made to be used on the genitals, they can be used on hair outside a regular underwear line. More »

Electrolysis also requires multiple sessions. However skin or hair color isn't a factor for results or safety like with laser hair removal.

You should be committed to being hair-free if you go this route. Although you're not 100% guaranteed to last forever it's the best choice if you don't ever want to see your pubic hair again. Electrolysis is the only method FDA approved for permanent hair removal. More »