Posted on October 15, 2009 by Two Becomes One
Waxing the floorboards, trimming the tree, manscaping, mowing the lawn, or you know, making sure that your love shrub is as meticulously kept as a bonzai tree. Or, if you prefer, we can just skip right to the short and curli- okay, okay. The question is, as a single, or even someone who is dating and perhaps about to take it to the next level- should you keep it cleaned up? This is a question that, it would seem baffles quite a few people. Here, we’ll explore this touchable topic in a way that breaks it all down nice and neat.
Should You Mind Your Upkeep?
Yes, you most certainly should. The level of which you do so is purely at your discretion, if you’ve not already had an intimate encounter with the person you’re preemptively grooming for. If you can run your fingers through it and it comes out the other side- it’s probably a little too shaggy for the shagging. Now you ladies out there might be nodding your head, but this goes for you, as well. Good grooming protocol can keep an intense, passionate night flowing whereas having what appears to be Chewbacca in a headlock down there can become a little awkward. Now, yes, there are some who prefer their lower locks long and flowing, and there is nothing at all wrong with that. However, if you do prefer to keep a longer lower mane, it may be advisable to broach the subject before the bedroom.
How To Keep It Neat
Basic upkeep and grooming requires no more than a few very careful snips of the scissors, really. You don’t have to go cue ball down there, if that is not something you prefer, on either gender. However, there are some who do prefer a smoothly groomed nether region and this gets a little tricky. You can go in and have it waxed and many really seem to sing the praises, but if you’re like most, you’ll attempt a shave, first.
Before you shave, trim. If you have clippers, this can sometimes really reduce your bathtub mess, and definitely makes this a great deal easier. Also, use a brand new razor- do not attempt this with the one you’ve been using, you will regret that. Hot, hot water, and soak yourself for about ten minutes until the follicles are nice and plump- then slather on your favorite shave gel. Going with the grain, slowly work your way around- sitting on the edge of the tub may help you to get some of those more hard to reach areas. And guys, pull and stretch. You know what we mean.
After you shave it is extremely ill advised to follow up with lotion or aftershave. Wait a few hours, and THEN slather on lotion, preferably unscented formula. A side note- depilatory cream? Bad idea unless it’s made for that area.
In most cases, bare is really not needed, though. Simply keeping it trimmed and clean is usually the most that is ever needed and it is most certainly appreciated.