Your Ultimate Guide to Men’s Body Hair Removal

Hair removal isn’t just restricted to women anymore. Today, it has become very common for men to make full body hair removal part of their monthly personal care regime. Some prefer to remove body hair from specific body parts like underarms while others like to remove it all. And what’s wrong in it? Getting rid of unwanted body hair is normal, be it a man or a woman. 

Let’s look at a few things you should know about body hair removal for men.

Types of Hair Removal Methods for Men


Almost every man has used an ordinary razor to shave off their body hair. Shaving is quick and easy because it only removes the hair on top of the skin. However, the effect only lasts for a few days because the root remains in the skin and continues to grow.  Additionally, there is always the risk of nicks or cuts when shaving, so one must be careful during the hair removal process.

Hair Removal Creams

Hair removal creams or depilatories are an effective and painless way to remove excess hair from your body. And for first time users, especially teenagers who’ve recently been introduced to the world of hair removal, this could be a perfect start! The usage is very simple with the application involving spreading the cream over the area for hair removal.

How do creams work?

  • Simply apply the body part you want to clean. Usually hair removal creams are to be left for 5-10 minutes after applying on the skin. 
  • Wipe off with spatula and wash it off.
  • It is always better to conduct a patch test with hair removal creams & to follow pack instructions for additional details.

For painless and effortless hair removal, try Veet Hair Removal Cream for Men. It’s dermatologically tested, works in 3- 5 mins*, and can be used on the chest, back, shoulders, arms, underarms, legs. Veet not only hydrates skin^ for up to 24 hours but its fragrance technology is also designed to ensure that there is no lingering malodour. Follow the steps mentioned on the pack to check for any allergies or reactions. Get long lasting clean look with no fear of nicks & cuts. Here’s a quick demo to get you started:

  • Electric Trimmer

    An electric trimmer is often found in a man's grooming kit & every guy has used a trimmer at some point of time in their lives. The thing about trimming body hair is that it's easy to do, and unlike razors, your skin doesn't get aggravated. Trimmers also allow you to control the length of the hair, However can be expensive.


    Waxing is usually a long-lasting hair removal method with results lasting up to 3 – 4 weeks. For those, who’re always on the move, last minute salon bookings could be a tedious task. Also, depending on hair density, it could even mean a painful affair. Needless to say, waxing still remains one of the most sought after methods for men’s body hair removal

    Now that you’ve learnt all about the ways for hair removal, take your pick and experiment away!

Disclaimer: *The time the cream takes to work depends on the thickness of the hair.*Read Pack instructions carefully

^As per clinical substantiation