How long should you trim your pubic hair? (2023)

What length should I trim my pubic hair?

Manscaping Rule #1: Not Everything Needs to Be Trimmed

That's why it's helpful to keep everything at a short clip. The exact length is up to you, but it's best to leave it under an inch or an inch and a half.

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Should you trim pubic hair regularly?

You don't have to remove or trim pubic hair for any health reasons. It all comes down to personal preference. Some methods may be easier for you than others but there are a number of at-home and professional options you can try if removal is your choice.

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Is it OK to cut pubic hair with scissors?

Yes. It's perfectly fine to carefully trim your pubic hair with small scissors along your swimsuit or underwear line. Many girls trim their pubic hair, or go to a salon to have a “bikini wax”; others prefer to shave just about every day, and many just leave it alone. Removing pubic hair is a personal preference.

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Is trimming pubic hair better than shaving?

Less chance of razor bumps.

The hair can still grow back into the skin without shaving it, but you'll have much less likelihood of getting bumps or ingrown hairs from trimming alone. However, the shorter you trim it, the more your odds go up for getting bumps (see bump-fighting products).

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Does long pubic hair cause odor?

Long pubic hair

Pubic hair holds on to residual urine, vaginal discharge, blood and semen. Bacteria line up all along the hair shaft just lunching it up and creating odor. (Very appetizing, I know.) Trimming your pubic hair reduces that surface area for bacteria, thus reducing odor.

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What happens if you don't cut your pubic hair?

According to one 2017 study, leaving your pubes in place could provide minor protection from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Hair removal methods pose the risk of cuts, abrasions, and microscopic skin openings, which could invite bacteria and viruses such as STIs.

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Is it more hygienic to trim pubic hair?

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There's no medical or hygienic reason for removing some or all of your pubic hair. But the removal process can be painful and cause many side effects, including: Genital itching, sometimes severe. Genital burns from waxing.

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How much pubic hair should you have?

There is no such thing as a 'normal' amount of pubic hair. This is a personal choice and one that you can make on your own. You shouldn't feel pressure one way or another.

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How do I get a smooth pubic area?

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  1. Use conditioner instead of shaving gel or cream. ...
  2. Shave with the hair growth. ...
  3. Make sure your razor is sharp, not dull. ...
  4. Pat on some witch hazel after you shower. ...
  5. Apply a little coconut oil over your freshly shaved bikini line to help moisturise your skin.
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How long does it take for pubic hair to fully grow back?

Part of the perception that your pubic hair grows much faster than the hair on your head may be due to the growth cycle it follows. With pubic hair—and other body hair—the entire process takes about 30 to 44 days, Dr. Hazen says.

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