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Why Would A Man Want To Shave His Armpit Hair?

Some men think shaving armpit is meant for women. Well, that’s very wrong. Take a quick look at this piece that presents the benefits of shaving armpit hair.

Why Would A Man Want To Shave His Armpit Hair?

  • Armpit Hair And Sweat. There is circumstantial and somewhat vague evidence suggesting that shaving your armpit hair reduces sweating. While shaving your underarms won’t make your armpits cooler – or produce less sweat – the sweat stains on your clothes will be less pronounced.
  • Underarm Hair And Hygiene. The odor from sweat is caused by bacteria and the bacteria can multiply in the damp area of armpit hair – shaving the armpits results in less space for bacteria to breed. And increased effectiveness from your deodorant products.
  • The Aesthetics Of A Shaved Armpit: If you are an athlete or an underwear model – shaving your armpit hair would be of a professional advantage to you. Even if you are a regular guy – no one likes to see hair poking out from under your arms.
  • The Connection With Smell: There are widely circulated opinions that shaving armpit hair actually helps reduce a man’s body odor. Other studies show that a man’s confidence is lowered when he is aware of his own body odor.
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The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.


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  1. Uchechukwu chisom

    Shaving is very hygienic it helps reduce the rate of armpit sweat

  2. Is required for both gender to shave to avoid sweat.

  3. It reduces armpit sweat,good article

  4. shaving the armpit helps preventing odour

  5. Men should read this and make their cleanliness their priority and throw away the delusion that cleanliness is for only women.

  6. Amene chidera doris

    Yea dis is true

  7. Lazarus kelvin chidiebube

    It’s good to shave…
    armpit odour is real ooo…139

  8. everyone needs to shave … a sure something

  9. It is good to shave properly because it leads to neatness


  10. man gatch look neat all round


  11. simple and short, shaving of armpit is very necessary to avoid body odour.

  12. Ezenwajiugo Somto Prosper

    That sweat of a tin z wot pains most

  13. Shaving is for everybody. Men take note of this information.

  14. Nwakile Maureen Uzoma

    Cleanliness is next to godliness. 118

  15. Shaving is necessary… it helps to prevent body odour.

  16. Who’s above shaving??nawa for some people mentality

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