Grooming the pubic area is a very personal choice. Some people like waxing, some like shaving, and some like to use depilatory creams.
Waxing is painful and shaving can cause razor bumps razor burns, and ingrown hair and Some people choose depilatory cream.
But, is it safe to use hair removal cream in the pubic area? If yes, then which parts of the pubic region and for how long you can expose your private area to the depilatory cream?
These are some questions that may be arising in your mind.
Exactly that, we are going to discuss in this article.
Where to Use Hair Removal Cream on Private Part?
There are two hair removal processes, one is removing hair on the surface of the skin called depilation and the other is removing hairs from its root called epilation.
Hair removal cream comes under depilation, it removes hair from its surface.
You should use hair removal cream on the pubic area or bikini line.
Do not use hair removal cream on the scrotum in men and labia in women, here skin is very sensitive and thin. Hair removal cream can cause a burning sensation down there.
Hair removal cream uses chemicals as it dissolves the hair proteins on the surface of the skin and doesn’t do anything to hair follicles.
There are three different parts of the private area.
It is no question of using it on tip of the penis or opening of the vagina. There is no skin and no hair, and the most sensitive area of the body. It would hurt so much and there is absolutely no hair. It makes no sense to use hair removal cream there.
The second part is the scrotum in men and labia in women which have very thin and most sensitive skin. Do not use hair removal cream there too. Because it can cause a burning sensation. This part of the is under your bikini and can’t see easily. If you want to remove hair from there use another method shaving or probably waxing.
The third part is a pubic area or bikini line, where skin and hair are normal as other parts of the body. Probably hair is thicker and most coarse here.
You should use hair removal cream only on this part.
Things to remember before using Veet, Nair, or any other hair removal cream on private parts
These are some most important tips to remember before applying any hair removal cream on your skin of pubic region or on the face.
1. Find out suitable hair removal cream
First, you need to find out suitable hair removal cream for the pubic area. Read the label carefully that if this hair removal cream is good for the bikini line or no. You can click here to find suitable cream.
2. Trim your pubic area
If you have long and thick pubic hair then you might need to trim your hair a little shorter not too short. It will help to reach cream to the skin surface as much as possible and remove hair from the bottom and get smoother skin for a longer time.
3. Do allergy test before
Before applying hair removal cream on the pubic area do an allergic test on your hand and a small spot on your upper bikini line.
Do an allergic test before 24 hours of using it down there.
How to use Veet, Nair, or any other hair removal cream in the pubic area?
Steps would be the same whether you are using Veet, Nair, or any other hair removal cream. It doesn’t matter to you are men or women, the process would be the same. If you are a teen girl then do it under your mother’s supervision.
Steps to use hair removal cream in the pubic area
These are some necessary steps to use hair removal cream on the pubic area
1. Clean your skin with water
Splash your pubic region with water. It is easier to remove wet hair than dry hair. It will remove all the dead skin and clear skin which reduces the chances of getting ingrown hair.
2. Use a spatula or your fingertips
Take hair removal cream on your fingertips or spatula. If you are using fingers then also wash hands before taking it.
3. Apply thick and even layer over the bikini line hair
Now apply a thick and even layer over the region for safety move your finger from the vaginal region to the outside toward your leg or body. For more safety you can also cover the vagina with cotton, so that cream doesn’t touch your labia or vagina.
4. Do not rub it
Just spread it all over the hair evenly. Do not rub it or move back and forth. After that immediately wash your hand properly.
5 Leave it there for 6 to 10 minute
Just leave it there for 6 minutes and then check by removing a small spot. If it doesn’t remove hair properly leave it there additional 2-4 minutes. Do not expose your skin to it for more than 10 minutes.
6. Remove the cream with a washcloth or spatula
After 5 – 10 minutes remove cream gently with a dry washcloth or spatula. Remember do not rub it. Remove it in one direction away from your vagina. If you are a teen girl you can use your mother’s help.
7. Rinse your skin with lukewarm water pat dry
Wash and rinse your skin properly with water. Rinse your skin 2-3 times. Ther shouldn’t be any residue on the skin.
8. Apply moisturizer or aftershave
Although, most hair removal creams also moisturized your skin. But for extra safety apply aftershave or moisturizer.
How to use Nair hair removal cream on private parts?
Steps to use Nair hair removal cream on private parts would be the same as we described above.
But for extra information, you can watch this
Most frequently asked questions
What hair removal cream can you use on pubic hair?
Hair removal cream which is labeled to use in the bikini line, only those creams should be used on pubic hair.
Can I use Veet on my vagina?
No, you shouldn’t use Veet on a vagina. The vagina is made of very sensitive tissues and there are no hairs. Applying Veet on the vagina makes no sense and would hurt so mu
Can I use Veet in my private area?
You can use Veet in the private area specifically on the bikini line. But, take care to avoid any contact with the vagina or intimate area.
Can I Nair my pubic area?
Yes, you can use Nair hair removal cream in the pubic area. But make sure cream doesn’t make contact with the intimate regions. Chemicals in hair removal cream can cause adverse reactions in the genital area.
How long does a Veet burn last?
It can take 3 to 10 days to heal burn completely if we assume that contact time was short or a few minutes rather than a long hour or day.
How do I stop burning after using Veet?
Veet contains acid and base which react further and break bonds in the hair. We aren’t going too technical. This reaction can cause a burning sensation. Wash off with water dilute chemical and topical antibiotics bacitracin or polyporin can be the better option.
What happens if you leave Veet on too long?
An hour-long exposure to Veet cream can destroy the upper layer of your skin and leave behind very painful chemical burns and permanent scars. Don’t do that even to experiment.
Does Veet kill hair root?
No, Veet hair removal cream is a depilatory agent which just reacts on the surface and dissolves hair. If you want to kill the root of the hair you may need Veet wax strips.