Men in antiquity quantified masculinity by strength. However, the definition of masculinity has changed over time. Others would say that a man is more masculine if he has muscles like biceps or triceps. Some also say that masculinity means you have many wives.
Whatever you believe in about masculinity, one thing that you should always consider is cleanliness. No matter how dapper you look like, how many muscles you’ve worked out, how expensive of the wardrobe you wear every day, if you don’t look neat, everything will be a mess.
To achieve the look you want, keep yourself clean at all times and regularly remove your body’s unwanted hair. To some, it’s not wrong to look hairy. However, most people prefer a clean look. Fortunately, there are following ways to remove your unwanted hair that best fits for you.
If you don’t want long hair or no hair at the same time, trimming is the best for you. Satisfying your partner and making her appreciate your looks would surely make you happy as well.
There are a lot of electric razors in the market today intended to trim hair in different parts of your body. It’s easy to do the trimming, and it’s safe as long as you do it the right way.
If you want to get rid of your unwanted hair quickly, choose the shaving process from the list. It is an easy way to get rid of all your unwanted hair. There are a lot of things to keep in mind when you do this process of hair removal.
First, you need to trim your hair before shaving. Long hairs tend to clog the razor. Then, apply the moisturizing cream to make your skin and hair smooth. When you do shaving, make sure the razor you use is sharp and clean. Also, the razor you use on your facial hair must be different from the one you use for your pubes.
Moreover, when you choose a particular moisturizing cream, make sure you aren’t allergic to it. Try it first by putting a small amount of cream on the front part of your elbow. If you don’t feel any itchy skin reaction, you possibly don’t have any allergy to that product.
However, to carefully check your skin sensitivity, let the cream stay on your skin for a few minutes. Some moisturizing creams show reactions for a later time and not usually right after you put it on.
After putting the cream on the part that needs shaving, you can now start the hair removal process. Be gentle when you hold the razor. Do it slowly but surely to avoid cuts and nicks. You may feel any tingling sensation after shaving. Just put on a shaving cream to moisturize the trace of the razor on your skin and to avoid irritation as well.
The next process of hair removal is somehow torture for some, especially for men. If it’s your first time to do waxing in removing your unwanted hair, it’ll be excruciating. However, when you get used to it, the pain will become bearable to the point that you couldn’t even feel the pain anymore.
If you desire to get rid of your unwanted hair, you have to pay the price. Waxing gives satisfying results. However, there are things you need to keep in mind when you choose that process. You must check your skin sensitivity to the wax. Apply it on your skin daily and do it for a couple of days to see the results if you’re allergic to it or not.
After the skin sensitivity check, you can proceed with the hair removal process. Keep in mind that you can have reddish and bumpy skin after waxing. It’s normal most especially if it’s your first time. Don’t worry about it since there are a lot of moisturizing creams you can apply on the irritated skin. It’ll alleviate the condition of your skin after waxing.
Moreover, waxing makes your skin to exfoliate. The process is not just intended to remove your unwanted hair, but it’s also for dead skin removal. It’ll leave your skin smooth and hair-free.
Hair Removal Creams
If you aren’t fond of shaving and waxing, you can use hair removal creams. Choose one that is intended for men. Women’s hair isn’t thick and hard as what most men have. That’s why hair removal creams for women are different from men’s. Make sure to use the correct one to see the best results.
In choosing hair removal cream that fits for you, you have to consider your hair texture. If your hair is too thick, there’s a particular cream for that. The same goes for your skin type and skin sensitivity. There are creams for the dry or oily skin as well as to the sensitive one. Appropriate creams must be used to avoid skin irritation and allergy.
You must also be extra careful when you choose hair removal cream for men. There are creams for different parts of the body. Don’t use one to remove your facial hair if it’s intended for pubic hair removal. It might have different ingredients. That’s why you must choose the correct cream to apply on the part of your skin you want to be hair-free.
Laser Hair Removal
Many people are now using a laser to remove unwanted hair, and most of them are women. Men of this generation recently follow the trend of having good looks to fit in the society.
However, it’s not that easy to decide on choosing this procedure. First, you’ll be spending a considerable amount of money. Second, you must find a credible skin care center to do the job for you. A wrong choice of the center may lead you to regret for the rest of your life.
The laser emits light into the hair follicles. Then, the follicles absorb the light resulting in damaging the hair. It looks so easy to do the procedure. Some people become excited to see the results. They even buy and bring laser equipment at home to do the process themselves.
Without thinking the possible consequences, they tend to be eager to see the results by doing the laser procedure the wrong way and out of the recommended guidelines from the skin care center.
You may not find any problem with the hair on your body. However, some people consider it as their never-ending problem they encounter every day. It’s hard and tiring at the same time to maintain body hair, either you keep it short or make it free from unwanted hair.
The different procedures of hair removal discussed above are not new to everyone. Choose one now that best fits for you. Start grooming yourself and look at yourself in a new you.
Sofia Larosa is a lifestyle blogger. She writes tips on grooming and personal hygiene. She reads articles on sites like manscaped.com to learn about things related to such topics. Sofia is also an avid traveler.