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Manscaping 101: How to Get a (Mostly) Hairless Penis

Manscaping 101: How to Get a (Mostly) Hairless Penis

Grab the machetes, boys! It’s time to whack through the pube jungles and join your friends who are rocking a hairless penis. Who knows where it began, but now more and more men are opting to abolish their short and curlies for a more streamlined and smoother nether-land experience. Who knows where this trend came from, be it porn or GQ, but men are seeing big perks by opting to go hairless. Let’s get the low down on this trend, how to get it, and the things a man might want to know before making the choice to have a hairless penis.

Benefits of the Hairless Penis

So, why would a man want to willingly put sharp things by his penis? Exactly – the benefits have to be pretty sweet to take the clippers and more to the area. Here are a few reasons men have chosen to shave it all off.

1) It makes the penis look bigger. Let’s be honest, this is one of the biggest draws out there. Many a lady has whispered, “If you shave it, you can see how big you really are,” to a man after oral while picking hairs out of her mouth. She knew what she was doing – she wants less fuss and you want to feel huge. Win-win.

2) Unfettered access. As mentioned above, a hairless penis or one that is well maintained has a more hospitable feel for guests. In a study conducted by Cosmopolitan magazine, 70% of women said they preferred a man who manscaped. Want more oral? Invest in some trimmers.

3) Penis Smell Improves. Hair traps scent and all sorts of biological bits like urine, sweat, bacteria, semen, dead skin cells, and last night’s ramen (just kidding). All these tiny bits can turn into a big smell when wrapped in a warm cocoon of pubic hair. Skip a day of showering or watch the temps rise to realize how real the funk can get. Shaving the hair away means fewer places for these extras to cling to resulting in cleaner, less odorific junk.

4) Partner pleaser. A hairless penis is smoother and less likely to cause the road rash that can happen with a lot of movement and friction. It also makes the penis easier to see and adjust as needed so a man can just sit back and enjoy every now and again.

Methods of Hair Removal

There are several ways to remove pubic hair. Some are a little easier than others, but they all have their benefits and drawbacks.

– Shaving – The most common way to remove hair. It can be done with a manual or electric razor or even clippers. Be sure to use a good pre-shave-oil and only shave each area once to reduce the incidence of razor burn. Rinse well and follow up with Tend Skin to reduce ingrown hairs.

– Waxing – A longer-lasting method, it may be a little bit harder to find a salon that does male Brazilian waxes, but they are out there! It will be a somewhat painful procedure, but the skin is soft and smooth after. Most results last five to six weeks, longer after several waxes.

– Depilatory Creams – These creams are often too harsh for the delicate genital skin.

The Hairless Penis: A Little Downside

It wouldn’t be right to list the benefits without a few of the risks. First, the process of removing hair can cause some anxiety and nervousness which is natural. Be sure to research your method and if hiring a professional, thoroughly vet them. For men who opt to shave or wax, there is a good chance skin will be a little tender, maybe red, and a little sore afterward. Ingrown hairs can also result and be quite painful. For men who use clippers, be sure not to catch skin in them or go over an area more than once as it can cause razor burn. The growing out process can also be quite itchy.

Post-Care for a Hairless Penis

For those men who dare to go bare, a little post-removal skin care can help the redness and rawness they may be feeling in the newly de-fuzzed area. Cool compresses are a great way to pull the heat from the area. Simply soak a clean, soft washcloth in cool water, wring, and then place on the penis. Repeat as needed. Hydrocortisone creams (OTC) can also help bring down any inflamed follicles and reduce redness.

Another way to reduce redness is to apply a specially formulated penis health creme (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which has been clinically proven safe and mild for skin). These crèmes are very soothing to the skin and promote healing. Using a crème with natural emollients like Shea butter that won’t irritate the skin and instead, rehydrate it is a great way to bring the skin back into balance. Add some vitamins A, B, C, and D for cellular strength, bacteria prevention, and elasticity. Soon the skin will be silky smooth and soft to the touch.