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THE GENTLEMen's DEPARTMENT

THE GENTLEMen's DEPARTMENT

July 24, 2018

Complete Manscaping Depilation Guide

Wanting to improve your looks isn’t a distinctly human characteristic, as many people would assume. In fact, making yourself as impressive as possible is a distinct trait of many species and an integral part of reproduction. In the vast majority of animals that exhibit this behavior, it is used to prove oneself to a potential mate.

For example, rams rock horns high up in the mountains, sometimes falling to their deaths in the hope of attracting a mate. We humans don't have to go to such extreme lengths to entice a partner, so instead, we busy ourselves with fashion and grooming. In today's article, we'll be looking at the latter.

We won’t be going over just any kind of grooming, however, as we’ll cover manscaping, in the finest of detail. Don’t worry if you don’t know anything about the subject, because this comprehensive guide will be covering everything from what manscaping is in the first place all the way to how to do it.

We’re going to put a particular emphasis on depilation, which is a fancy word for hair removal. We'll cover the different areas that you can remove hair from, and we'll also take a look at the techniques that you should use while you're shaving or trimming in the first place.

Complete Manscaping Depilation Guide

What is Manscaping?

Manscaping is a practice where you groom yourself below the belt. You may be wondering why you would do this if you don’t necessarily go walking around naked, and there are a few reasons why it’s a good idea. First off, you will always know that you’re at your best, so you’ll feel more confident.

Beyond feeling better about what you're packing under your pants when they eventually come off, things will look much better than they would otherwise. Nothing really leaves an impression like a pristine package that has clearly been cared for, so don't ignore this crucial part of your bodily upkeep.

Manscaping has to do with more than just hair, though. When you decide to maintain your junk, you’ll have to shave, trim, and tweeze, but you’ll also have to keep things clean. Since this guide is focusing on the depilatory aspect of this discipline, we’ll just gloss over keeping your junk clean.

What, Why, and How to Depilate While Manscaping

Once you’ve decided that you want to take the plunge and get started manscaping, you’ll need the right equipment to do so. We’d recommend picking up a Keep it Clean kit if you just want the essentials or The Perfect Package if you want to go all the way and ensure that you have everything.

Your Package

When it comes to depilating your package, you’ll want to take your time and pay attention, because a single mistake means that you may end up with a nasty cut on your most sensitive skin. We would recommend taking your time and getting used to the idea of grooming your privates before going right in with a razor. 

For instance, you may want to start off by trimming your pubes a little bit to make your shaving more controllable. You may even wish to stick to trimming alone the first few times that you try it out, and if you find that works better for you than shaving, there’s no reason to switch things up.

Being careful is the most crucial step in ensuring that you don't have any troubles while depilating your package. Now, let's take a look at some of the reasons why you may want to do so in the first place. Primarily, shaving or trimming your package means that it will look bigger, but there are more practical benefits than that.

Keeping your package free of body hair means that you won't have to worry about it getting dirty or keeping it clean, which reduces the amount of time that you spend on it daily. Instead, you just put a bit of effort into keeping it trimmed every once in a while, and you'll be golden.

Pubic hair is also a great place for sweat to get trapped, which will cause the odor in your pants to turn foul. If you shave your pubes, the sweat will just slide further down your legs and won’t make your crotch area unbearable.

Your Ass

Nobody wants to hear the news that they should shave their ass, but if you're willing to take the plunge, you'll find that it will work wonders for you. Let's start off by explaining the best way to do so because the technique that you use while you shave down there is the most important thing to consider. 

When you choose to shave your ass, you’ll have to use your flexibility to its fullest extent, since you’ll have to raise your legs and look in the mirror as you shave. Of course, if you are more experienced when it comes to shaving this area, you can instead opt to do it through feel alone.

In the end, no matter what the technique you use to keep your ass shaved, it will be in a better state than if you had not done so. If you've ever heard of the term "swamp ass", then you know exactly why you should try your hardest to ensure that there is no hair on your ass, particularly during the summer.

Swamp ass occurs when you have sweat build up between your butt cheeks, resulting in an unpleasant odor coupled with a higher likelihood of a rash occurring. When you couple swamp ass with the inevitable debris that will be left behind after you poop, things tend to get foul.

Of course, you also have the benefit of a nicer looking ass once it has been tended to. While the shape of your ass certainly matters, so your workouts will not have gone to waste, all of your hard work will be undone if you fail to depilate properly.

complete manscaping depilation guide

Your Taint

Another spot that you may not expect to shave will be your taint, also referred to as the perineum. This is the small strip of skin between the back of your ball sack and your anus. This part of your body is one of the nastiest areas since it’s typically stuck underneath your sack.

If you want to avoid having a smelly crotch, shaving your taint is a good idea, as that will end up trapping much less sweat down there. Of course, shaving it may be a bit of a challenge, so you’ll have to raise your ball sack before smoothing out the skin and shaving between all of the creases.

Your Balls

Shaving your balls can be a bit of a challenge, but we have some advice for you. The best way to do so is to keep the skin as taut as possible while you shave to prevent any bunches of scrotum from getting caught in the blades of your razor (ouch!). Shaved balls don’t have much of a practical benefit, but they look far better than unshaven ones.

We hope that our complete guide to depilation has helped you get started manscaping. If you ever need the best all-around tool for ensuring that you remain without excessive amounts of body hair, The Lawn Mower should come in handy.

 

 

 

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