4 Golden Shaving Tips To Achieve A Flawless Bikini
Aside from receiving professional Brazilian hair removal treatments in Singapore, all women agree that shaving is the second-best method to remove pubic hair to attain a flawless bikini line. While shaving is undoubtedly the quickest and most cost-friendly way to get rid of unwanted hair down below, there are some tips you should bear in mind while grooming to achieve a smooth, glowing finish.
When shaving pubic hair, you are dealing with a sensitive, delicate area. You want to be armed with the right tools and essential information to avoid getting razor burns, nicks, and bumps in your bikini region.
In the interest of ensuring that you are shaving safely and effectively, we have compiled a comprehensive, sure-fire guide on how to properly shave your pubic region from start to finish.
1. Trim unwanted pubic hair
Whether you are new to the hair removal game or looking to spruce up your current grooming ritual, the first step that you should take before shaving is to trim your pubic hair. Shaving is so much easier and manageable when the hair is shorter. Additionally, keeping your length neat and short prevents razor clog.
As a rule of thumb, if your pubic hair is longer than a quarter of an inch, trim them as short as possible with a pair of trusty scissors! When cropping hair around specific areas of your private region that are not visible, a tip is to grab a mirror for a better view of your skin and direction of hair growth to minimise chances of errors and accidents.
2. Exfoliate to remove dead skin cells
Do you want to shave your pubic area without getting stubble? It may seem like a chore, but the trick is to prioritise exfoliation on your bikini region immediately after trimming off long, unruly strands to avoid ingrown hairs! Exfoliating your skin before shaving helps prevent dead skin cells and dirt from building up on the blades of your razor, which can wear them out and hinder a close shave.
A simple scrub-down is all you need to achieve smooth skin down below. You can use a loofah, washcloth, or bath scrub to exfoliate the skin along your bikini line gently. It is best to pick unscented products that cater to your skin type to not cause any irritation on your pubic area.
3. Apply shaving cream or gel
Shaving your pubic region should never be done while your skin is dry. Your skin needs to be thoroughly moisturised and lathered with shaving cream or gel for the smooth gliding of the razor. Using fragrance-free, all-natural foams or gels formulated specifically for shaving keeps your skin soft and supple, as well as avoids potential razor burns.
Furthermore, most women are of the notion that soaps are fantastic lubricants for shaving. However, we are here to debunk that myth – soaps are not substitutes for shaving cream as they may contain astringents causing your skin to be dry and flaky. Your bikini line is a delicate region, so be sure to pamper it with suitable products and utmost care.
4. Shave in the direction of hair growth
It is finally time for the big shave. Since your pubic area has the coarsest hair on your body, you should always use a clean, sharp razor to get the closest shave on your bikini line possible. Pull your skin taut with one hand and slowly shave in the direction of the hair growth. This means shaving with the grain! By doing so, you minimise bumps and razor burns.
If you are brave enough to shave around your vulva, it is crucial that you first find a comfortable angle before shaving downwards slowly. This is because the skin on that area is incredibly delicate. One wrong nick and your skin will be susceptible to redness and irritation.
Given that your pubic area is especially sensitive, you may want to take extra care in choosing a fuss-free, painless hair removal treatment done by professionals. After all, seeking the help of a trained beautician will always trump DIY treatments.
At Datsumo Labo, we offer SHR – a non-invasive, semi-permanent laser hair removal treatment in Singapore designed to deliver the best results when ridding your private area of unwanted hair. During our SHR treatment, our friendly specialists will also apply our specifically manufactured Princess Gel™ made of whitening and nourishing properties to moisturise your skin.
Are you ready to prep yourself for swimsuit season and experience silky-smooth skin? Book an online appointment with us or drop by our physical outlets for a face-to-face consultation today.