Is It Normal To Have Hair On Your Buttocks? – (What You Can Do About It?)

You don’t even know how many of us have this issue. But the surprising thing is that 99% of people are afraid of them. Should they be afraid of this topic?

In fact, butt hair exists for a reason and I’ll explain it later below, but for now, you have to know that it is normal to have hair on your buttocks.

There are many ways to remove them permanently also as a temporary solution. Nobody will notice your butt hair as much as you do, but if it makes you feel self-conscious, you can consider getting rid of it.

Everyone has varying amounts of public body hair, and this has to do mostly with your sex but also ethnicity, and family history. Famous dermatologist Dr. Ava Shamban said: “Although sometimes excess hair can be a sign of hormonal abnormality, some hair in places that seem strange is perfectly fine.

Is it normal to have hair on your buttocks
Is it normal to have hair on your buttocks

Do buttocks hair have any purpose?


Almost every hairy part of our bodies has some purpose like armpit hair prevents your arm from scraping against your chest sides. Even eyelashes are useful, they keep your eyes safe from things like dust, bugs, and other particles.

But for the buttocks hair, we still don’t have a simple, straightforward answer, only theories. Here are the main 3 theories for their purpose:

  • Buttocks hair provides a layer to prevent chafing between your butt cheeks when you walk or run. (Like armpit hair)
  • We tend to have hair in areas where the scent is produced. Hair in those areas will help to trap your own unique scent, which makes you more attractive to the other opposite gender. (like animals)
  • Or we just haven’t lost our buttocks hair (in the evolution process), simply for no pressing reason for us to do so.


Is it safe to remove hair from your buttocks?


Yes, it should be safe. They’re almost like armpit hair that most of us regularly shave. If you’re ok with being a little cold. It is normal to have hair on your buttocks also it is normal to get rid of it, as we do with almost every public hair that our body has. Many of us (especially women) tend to remove almost every public hair, so naturally, we want to remove the buttock’s hair too.


Temporary hair removal options


The easiest and most intuitive option is to shave. Doing it yourself is gonna be hard, the area with hair on your butt is rather small. Before doing it just hop in the shower and clean that area with warm water and soap. You can also prepare one or even two mirrors to get a better look at your buttocks. Remember when you’re shaving (on your body not only butt), bring a good and unused razor with two blades. It will make everything easier, especially when you’re about to shave hardly available places. Be aware that just like shaving any other part of your body, you can get ingrown hair on your butt.

Another temporary removal option is “waxing”. This method is the most painful way because you’ll pull your hair out by the roots. In a place like the buttocks, it’s gonna be painful, but the effect will typically last longer than just shaving. You will also need some experience before doing this method, so better to leave it to professionals. Call a local beauty salon to make an appointment, describe your problem and they will help you, but I don’t think it’s gonna be a cheap option.


Permanent hair removal options


Buttocks hair for permanent results is treated with a few sessions of IPL (Intense Pulse Light) laser hair removal. It will decrease the number of normal hair and also ingrown hair, so that’s a huge advantage. Laser hair removal is a safe and not expensive option, of course, if you do this by yourself, but you can also call a beauty salon to do it for you.

In 2022 there are many ways to do this in the comfort of your home. There are home devices for it and you shouldn’t be scared of using them. The price for an IPL hair removal device varies between 100$ and 250$ for a good one.

ipl hair removal progress compare


IPL hair removal device – but how?


So how laser hair removal device works? Just turn it on and place it on the area that you want to get rid of your hair, click the main button it will shoot with a strong laser flash (remember to shave before treatment and put your glasses on!) that will prevent hair from growing.

It’s also used for ingrown hair. Remember to not shoot the same spot more than two times in a single session, overdoing it is also undesirable. Do a few sessions once a week, about 10 sessions in total should be enough. After the 3rd – 5th session you should start to see some results.


Is laser hair removal treatment safe?


IPL Laser hair removal treatment has been around for more than twenty years and there have been zero studies that will prove IPL to be unsafe. IPL Laser doesn’t contain UVB or UVA light rays which are associated with those that will provide skin cancer chances. There is also no ultraviolet light in IPL therefore it does not damage DNA cells.


Which laser hair removal device I should get?


There are few on the market that we can recommend, but the first thing that you should look at is how many laser shots can be used until the device will be useless. The best can be used about 900 000 times and should have automatic skin type detection with adjustable power level.

A few weeks ago we did our research to find the best product, and you can find it in our store currently on the summer sale: SmoothSkin-IPL™ for a reasonable price under 100$.

We highly recommend this product, as we can prove many users have tested it so far from our store, take a look at this product’s users reviews:

reviews ipl laser hair removal tool


In summary, Is it normal to have hair on your buttocks?


I hope that you convince you that it is normal to have hair on your buttocks, also as the benefits and disadvantages that come with it. Remember that we are all different and have a different goal in mind, for us the Laser hair removal treatment is the best answer to “is it normal to have hair on your buttocks ?” of course if you decided to get rid of them as many of us do.

But Ideally, you should request an appointment with a dermatologist or a gynecologist to discuss your issue and answer any questions you might have.

Stacy Reed
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