Is it okay to use my husband's razor to shave my bikini line?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Don't be tempted to use your husband's razor! In this video, ob-gyn Dr. Lauren Streicher explains to Dr. Oz how using a man's razor on her bikini line can put a woman at risk of infection.

Continue Learning about Hair Removal

What is permanent hair removal?
Jeffrey A. Benabio, MDJeffrey A. Benabio, MD
Permanent hair removal is pretty much like it sounds. Whereas temporary hair removal such as pluckin...
More Answers
What is the threading method of hair removal?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
A hair-removal technique from the Middle East and India is popular in salons in the Big Apple. It's ...
More Answers
When should I let my son start shaving?
Discovery HealthDiscovery Health
There is no single answer to this question. It depends on your individual perspective and your child...
More Answers
Is there another name for hair removal creams?
Dr. Doris Day, MDDr. Doris Day, MD
They are also called depilatories. Olay just launched a new one that is effective and easy to use an...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.