Men: how to get rid of unwanted hair?

Hair that tickles your nostrils, a few strands protruding from your ears… long, stray hairs can be annoying! Here are some sure-fire ways to get rid of them.

Body hair, why do we have it?

Facial hairs aren’t the “weeds” of the face: each type has its purpose. While the hairs in your ears filter sound and protect the ear canal, nose hairs form a protective net against debris and dust. And your eyebrows do a great job keeping sweat and dirt out of your eyes. The goal of hair removal is simply to keep its growth under check and remove any excess.

Nose hair

The golden rule is to cut only the hairs protruding from your nostrils. Use gentle tools that trim hairs without tearing them out (with so many nerve endings in your nose, you’ll want to avoid that!). Put away the tweezers and use facial scissors or trimmers.

With rounded heads to prevent injuries, you can literally use trimmers with your eyes closed! Insert the tool’s head into your nostril and turn on the device. The protected blade will cut every hair it comes into contact with. It’s as easy as that!

NoseTrimmer Series 3000 Comfortable Nose, Ear & Eyebrow Trimmer, 1 unit
Philips

NoseTrimmer Series 3000 Comfortable Nose, Ear & Eyebrow Trimmer, 1 unit

The Philips Nosetrimmer Series 3000 gently removes unwanted nose, ear and eyebrow hairs. The ProtecTube technology and the specially designed angle of the trimmer ensure a fast, easy and comfortable trim with no pulling guaranteed.

Deluxe Groomer, 1 unit
Wahl

Deluxe Groomer, 1 unit

Fast, easy, precise, hygienic. Eyebrow guide included.

Ear hair

Once again, put the tweezers away. The ear is a complex organ: don’t use a sharp tool anywhere near your ear canal! Instead, get round-tip scissors and cut the hair near the entrance of the ear canal. Doing so isn’t merely cosmetic: it’s also hygienic because it reduces the cerumen (wax) in your ears and prevents blockages.

Cerumen, or ear wax, isn’t harmful in itself. Quite the opposite, it lubricates the eardrum and ear canal and acts as a shield against dirt and intruders (like bacteria, insects, etc.). The problem occurs when too much accumulates and care should be taken to avoid that happening in the first place. A blockage can affect hearing, cause discomfort and promote infections.

Deluxe Groomer, 1 unit
Wahl

Deluxe Groomer, 1 unit

Fast, easy, precise, hygienic. Eyebrow guide included.

Facial Scissors
Personnelle Cosmetics

Facial Scissors

Eyebrows

Who said only women should trim their eyebrows? Men can tame their brows, too. Start by removing any hair between the eyebrows to avoid a “unibrow.” Then, simply use facial scissors to trim any hairs that are too long or unruly. It only takes a few minutes but can make a big difference to your look.

You don’t need an extensive hair-removal project to shape your arches! Just remove a few hairs to clean up the lines - but be sparing, especially at the top of the brow bone. You don’t want to thin the brows too much!

Tweezers Diagonal Tip
Personnelle Cosmetics

Tweezers Diagonal Tip
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Men: how to get rid of unwanted hair?

There’s nothing quite as annoying as a long hair that tickles your nostril or two or three hairs that have decided to make your ear their home. Use the right tools and methods to get rid of these pesky hairs.
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