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5 Personal Hygiene Tips for Men

Embrace the Blade

Beard trimmers: They're not just for beards! There's another place on your body that could use some attention from the clippers, one we ladies might come into contact with during an intimate moment. It's a little farther down South. Below the bellybutton, shall we say?

Trimming "the hair down there" isn't only about the visual, although we think you'll appreciate how it draws one's focus. It's the considerate thing to do.

As far as body hair goes, even those of us who love a man with a hairy chest tend to balk at a hairy back. Maybe it just reminds us too much of our apelike ancestors. If you happen to be graced with its hirsute presence, your best options are probably waxing or laser hair removal. (A word to the wise: Waxing hurts like the dickens, and people with sensitive skin might want to avoid it altogether.) It's kind of impossible to shave your back by yourself, and let's not think about what it looks (and feels) like when the stubble grows in.