Whether you can’t get to a waxer or your hair’s too short, shaving is a quick and easy option if you do. But too often you’ll be left with stubble, or the dreaded bikini line enemy – ingrowns.
Fortunately, there are those that need to shave on the regularly who have mastered the best tricks and techniques to a flawlessly groomed downstairs.
And if you ask around, you’ll find there is one particular product porn stars swear by for a painless and super smooth bikini area.
“I put baby oil all over the area. No soap beforehand! The baby oil sticks and it gives you a nice, clean shave, adult actress Allie Haze told Cosmopolitan.
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A reddit user by the name of TheBlackPajama, who was a dancer for four years, also echoed the recommendation.
“First exfoliate, then rub the area with baby oil before you shave to soften the hair and skin,” she wrote.
It makes a clean shave easier and is gentle enough to be used down there.
And yep, turns out you should be exfoliating your pubic area too.
“It makes the skin softer, and makes the hair pop up a little bit, so it’s easier to get the hair at the root,”
Dr. Michele S. Green, a New York City dermatologist previously told BuzzFeed Life.
Ann Paterakis, who has over 20 years experience in waxing, and has founded her own salon, Soho wax lounge, also previously told Mamamia that it can help reduce the chance of ingrown hairs.