Unless you like the hairy caveman look, chances are you’re grooming your body hair. After all, these are modern times and letting your hair grow free is simply not appropriate anymore. But, even if you’re familiar with a body trimmer or two, mastering the art of manscaping can be a challenge. From navigating the different parts of the body to recognizing the best tool for each job, thorough grooming is undoubtedly tricky. Luckily, we’re here to help you with all the tips, tricks, and words of wisdom you need to master this new skill. Here is our ultimate guide to manscaping.
What is Manscaping?
Manscaping is a humorous term that mixes the words man and landscape. It refers to the removal or cutting of hair on a man’s body for cosmetic purposes via methods such as waxing, shaving, and hair removal.
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Manscaping is not an all or nothing situation. So don’t panic if you’re not looking to get rid of the fur completely. Manscaping styles can range from simple tidy wild hair to full grooming, which means you can choose the right level to suit your style. Along with the amount of hair you plan to keep, it’s also important to think about the location and shape of your hair. While some men prefer a hairy chest and a clean belly, others go for a smooth chest and a snail’s drag. Likewise, there are also a variety of manscaping styles for below the waistline, which can range from all natural to neatly trimmed, the triangle, and of course, all off.
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How to manscape
As one of the most defining features of your face, your eyebrows require regular grooming. To groom your brows, try to trim any excess weight and remove stray hairs, but be careful not to overdo it. When done right, the result should be a neater, more youthful appearance.
How to manscape the eyebrows:
Use scissors to cut hairs that are longer than others. Follow up with tweezers to tidy up any hairs that grow outside of your natural brow shape.
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Ear hair increases with age, which means that as you get older, you may need to groom it more. Fortunately, unwanted ear hair can be quickly and easily removed. You can even use an electric trimmer for a quick cleanup. However, you may see faster regrowth than you would with picking.
How to groom your ears:
Use tweezers to pluck long hairs from the outer ear area. Then, carefully use grooming scissors designed for the face to trim any inner ear hair that is visible.
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When nose hair grows out of the bottom of your nostrils, it’s time to trim it. But be careful not to pluck your nose hair as this can cause tiny bleeding, which in turn can lead to infection.
How to groom your nose:
To safely groom your nose hair, try trimming it with proper grooming scissors. Otherwise, use an electric mower.
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When it comes to grooming your chest, you will have to choose a manscaping style. Today, many men opt for a simple and neat look. However, others prefer a shirtless appearance.
How to take care of your chest:
To tidy up your chest hair, equip yourself with a quality electric trimmer. Then select the protection you want and adjust it appropriately as you go. If you prefer a clean look, consider using shaving cream and a new manual razor instead.
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Today, most men who groom themselves choose to remove all their back hair. Fortunately, waxing can be a quick and effective way to get rid of unwanted back hair, but be sure to leave it to the professionals for perfect results. If you plan to take care of your back at home, don’t forget to buy a razor or trimmer with an elongated handle to help you reach hard-to-reach places.
How to take care of your back:
To style the hair back at home, use a clipper on the lowest setting with an arm extension. Then, carefully go over your entire back, regularly checking that you haven’t forgotten any patches. You can also consider a hair removal cream for men. Simply apply it to your back, wait 5-10 minutes and rinse both the cream and your hair out.
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Unruly armpit hair does not look good on a man. So if your pits look a bit like a jungle, you might want to tidy them up by carefully cutting the hair to a shorter length.
How to groom your arms:
Use an electric body trimmer with at least a #2 guard and trim all armpit hair.
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arms and legs
Although many men choose to leave their arms and legs natural, there are options if you want to get rid of your own, including waxing and shaving.
How to groom your arms and legs:
For a natural look, groom arms and legs with an electric trimmer using a #1 or #2 protector. For silky-smooth results, opt for a new disposable razor instead.
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below the belt
Before venturing below the belt with a razor, it’s important to know what you’re doing.
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When it comes to keeping things neat out there, a well-groomed bush is essential. To trim your bush and thighs, pull the skin taut and use a body trimmer.
Be sure to put the mower away before you reach your bales. Instead, apply plenty of shaving cream and carefully use a damp razor to clean the area.
If you’re looking to shave the hair at the base of your penis shaft, you can use the same technique as for your balls. But be sure not to cut too far into your bush.
Perineum and Back
When it comes to under and behind grooming, it’s best to consult a professional. A wax will quickly leave you with smooth results but can be uncomfortable and the hairs will grow back. Alternatively, laser treatment is a more permanent solution but can also be expensive. If you are determined to trim the area at home, you should very carefully use a body trimmer with a guard on a low setting.
Best Manscaping Tools
Best Body Groomers for Manscaping
Every man knows that to get the best results, you need the right tools for the job, even when fitting out men. As such, it’s worth investing in a high-quality body trimmer with the right attachments that will make tidying up unruly hair quick and easy.
Best Razors for Manscaping
Forget about using your regular facial razor on the rest of your body. Instead, get a new pack of affordable disposable razors for areas where you want a close shave. Not only will this save you money, but it’s also much more hygienic than using the same blade everywhere.
Best Tweezers for Manscaping
To precisely target hairs, such as around your eyebrows, tweezers are essential. For best results, select a pair with an angled tip and pull each hair from its root.
Best Combs for Manscaping
To ensure a clean and even cut, a comb is essential. Choose one with fine teeth and use it to lift flattened hairs before you start cutting.
Best Scissors for Manscaping
Whether you need to trim long hair before shaving or tidy up small areas, a quality pair of grooming scissors is essential.
How do you manscape your private games?
1. Before you begin, select your manscaping style. 2. To groom facial hair, groom eyebrows and ears with tweezers and use a nose trimmer. 3. When trimming large areas, such as your chest, back, legs and arms, use a trimmer for easy cleaning or a razor for smooth, clean results. 4. When manscaping below the belt, approach each area individually.
Invest in some quality tools including a body trimmer, disposable razors, comb, tweezers and scissors.
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