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What is the best hair removal method to remove butt hair?

Read this before you go for waxing or shaving your butt hair.

Written by Tania Tarafdar |Updated : June 20, 2017 10:19 AM IST

We all have butt hair, and there is nothing to feel embarrassed about it. And there is a reason there is hair on the buttocks. They serve the purpose of keeping us warm and safe from infections. But if you still want to get rid of the hair between your cheeks, beauty expert Nandini Agarwal from Marvie Ann Beck Academy clears all your doubts about removing hair from your rear before you go for it.

Which is the best hair removal method to remove butt hair?

If you are not comfortable with a furry behind, it is okay to remove it. Whether you go for waxing, shaving or depilatories, all of them come with their set of risks. And as your rear is one of the most sensitive areas in your body, there are always chances that your skin can get inflamed. If you shave, the biggest risk would be a razor burn. With other methods, there can be a fear of chemical or heat-related burn. The hair removal methods also put you at a risk of developing folliculitis, an infection which develops in the hair follicle and causes acne. If you are shaving, use single strokes in the direction of the hair growth.

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However, laser could always be the best option for butt hair removal.

Is there any precaution to take before hair removal?

It is important that you keep the area moisturised to maintain healthy skin. In inflamed or damaged skin can increase the chances of razor burns and also ingrown hairs. Here are 8 reasons for unwanted hair or hirsutism.

What should you do after hair removal to soothe the skin?

You can use an aloe-vera based lotion after a bikini wax. However, if you use any other aftershave cream or lotion, just remember to check the ingredients. Vitamin C, retinol, alpha and beta hydroxyl acids can cause irritation when applied directly to the freshly shaved skin.

Is it okay to pick ingrown hair in the butt?

And when it comes to ingrown hair, it can occur anywhere in your body including your butt. Do not pick an ingrown hair even on a razor bump as your skin can not only become inflamed but the hair can go back to become ingrown again. Here are top 5 methods to get rid of unwanted hair from the bikini area.

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