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How much pubic hair is normal?

People are wondering whether they should leave their pubic hair or shave it. Is it really needed for your body? You’ll be surprised with the answers! Find out everything here!

 pubic hair is normal

Do I need to shave your pubic hair? Or it should be left in peace? How much pubic hair is normal? It is said that in the era of ancient Egypt there was a tradition of shaved pubis, pubic area was carefully shaved. In order to remove pubic hair people used a mixture consisting of wax and sugar, or sometimes cutting blades, similar to modern scissors.

Stylish intimate haircut was popular among women and men. Later the Greeks and Romans continued the habit to shave pubis. More interesting thing happened in the XIV century, a time when members of high society, not only sheared their intimate parts of the body, but in addition, they used artificial wigs... Guess what material were they made of?

How much pubic hair is normal for a woman?

pubic hair

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 Interestingly, in our time we tend to remove pubic hair, especially women (although this habit is also gaining popularity among men), just as not really aesthetic part of our body. But scientists have wondered whether a pubic hair has some special function, which the Mother Nature gave it.

Among the different existing theories about the real function of pubic hair, a theory which has the most supporters, says that pubic hair is involved in keeping the aroma of pheromones and serve to stimulate the senses and sexual libido of the partner. So according to this idea, the more hair you have –the better?

female pubic hair

Pheromones are chemicals that are produced in our body, in order to inform the other partner, that we are ready to meet our love. Aphrodisiac is not only the flavor of the genitals, it is believed also that it is a characteristic odor that comes from the armpit sweat, sweat from sebaceous glands (in fact, before the perfumes were prepared on this basis).

 A second theory is that the existence of pubic hair creates a barrier that prevents penetration of viruses and bacteria from the external environment which could cause genital infections, especially in women, as it protects the vagina.

How much pubic hair is normal for a man?

male pubic hair

In this case, it has the same function, which is performed, for example, by the hairs in the nasal cavities. But this does not explain why men have this protection only in the scrotum, but not in the foreskin or head of the penis, where harmful substances penetrate. So, the protective function of public hair is not so serious for men. And it’s not necessary to have ‘bushes right there’. Perhaps the third theory is right, which asserts that the main function of pubic hair always to kept the genitals warm, so ensuring their proper maintenance and functioning. This may explain the hairy scrotum.

So we come to the question: should it be maintained, or it is better to shave the pubic hair? Whether to shave the pubic hair or not, everyone decides for himself. It should be borne in mind that after shaving often a problem in the form of rashes appears in that area. However, you can treat it. Of course, due to the fact that today we are defending pubis zone with clean underwear, which among others keeps the intimate area of ​​the body at the optimum temperature, yet it is better to shave pubic hair. We must bear in mind the fact that the pubis is warm and wet area that promotes the growth of infections, and thus it is necessary to maintain the most rigorous hygiene.

pubic hair problem

In addition, aesthetically speaking, it (shaved public) is considered to be more beautiful. But of course, it all matters of taste and preferences. For example, Napoleon did not allow Josephine even wash intimate parts before an intimate encounter. Now fashionable intimate haircut becomes a whole new trend in the art of hairdressing. However it’s up to you how much pubic hair you would like to have.

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