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Manscaping 101

        Health | Spa Health

Keeping Up Appearances

When a guy has a major hair removal project going, it can be high-maintenance. Shaving will almost certainly require a weekly refresher to keep the stubble at bay, and relying on creams or a spa treatment every few weeks can run into time and expense.

Shaved skin will also begin to itch big time as the hair grows out, especially in the groin area. A five o'clock shadow where you're not expecting one can be a real turnoff, too. We aren't panning the idea of body hair grooming and trimming, mind you. Sometimes you just have to put nature in its place, especially if your exterior looks more like fur rather than an attractive expanse of man hide. Before you decide that smooth skin and plenty of it is definitely for you, though, recognize the potential inconvenience and discomfort involved.