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Men's Grooming

How to shave your chest: a chest shaving guide

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Whether your goal is a subtly neater look or full on bare-chested glory, shaving your chest hair is simple enough. Here’s a five step process to take you from hirsute to handsome in roughly 30 minutes.
Remember, you can tidy up chest hair without committing to a full shave. Many opt for a light trim. Whatever your preference, use a body groomer with multiple length settings to create a natural fade from the areas you want hair to the areas you don’t, and check in with your mirror every few minutes. Don’t get carried away.

Step 1

Before trimming or shaving chest hair, you must prep. That means taking a quick shower, drying off and giving the hair a comb through to loosen knots.

Step 2

Next, decide how to trim your chest hair. Set boundaries: decide where you want hair, and where you don’t. If you’re not going for some avant-garde chest art, aim for symmetry. 
All over trim

Step 3

Go for an all-over trim. Bring all hair down to a length you’re happy with. Then start closely shaving the out-of-bounds areas, going against the direction of hair growth. If you’re keeping some chest hair, make sure you leave a border of mid-length hair between this and the clean-shaven areas 

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What you need

Bodygroom 7000

Showerproof body groomer

BG7025/15

Bodygroom 7000 Showerproof body groomer

BG7025/15

Total body shave & trim

The Series 7000 with it's unique dual-sided design let's you switch between shaving & trimming. The shaver adapts to the contours of your body for a smooth shave. The trimmer has 5 different lengths for trimming anywhere on your body. See all benefits

Suggested retail price: $199.00

Total body shave & trim

The Series 7000 with it's unique dual-sided design let's you switch between shaving & trimming. The shaver adapts to the contours of your body for a smooth shave. The trimmer has 5 different lengths for trimming anywhere on your body. See all benefits

Total body shave & trim

The Series 7000 with it's unique dual-sided design let's you switch between shaving & trimming. The shaver adapts to the contours of your body for a smooth shave. The trimmer has 5 different lengths for trimming anywhere on your body. See all benefits

Suggested retail price: $199.00

Total body shave & trim

The Series 7000 with it's unique dual-sided design let's you switch between shaving & trimming. The shaver adapts to the contours of your body for a smooth shave. The trimmer has 5 different lengths for trimming anywhere on your body. See all benefits

Step 4

Cool down. Once you’re finished, rinse your chest with cool water, dry off and apply a lotion that’s designed to soothe skin post-shave.

Step 5

Adapt your shower routine. This is for general upkeep. Now that you know how to shave your chest, remember to exfoliate regularly to prevent ingrown hairs and razor burn. There are no rules when it comes to chest hair. Express yourself with a fur bib that suits your hairstyle. Go full bear to show you’re a man who can’t be tamed. Or choose a neat trim to make muscles stand out. If you’re confident in your chest shaving skills, anything is possible.

FAQs on shaving chest hair

There are no rules when it comes to chest hair. Express yourself with a fur bib that suits your hairstyle. Go full bear to show you’re a man who can’t be tamed. Or choose a neat trim to make muscles stand out. If you’re confident in your chest shaving skills, anything is possible.

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