The Best Grooming Tools for Your Bikini Area

Make your most irritating summer task more soothing with these at-home helpers.

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Best Numbing Product: Completely Bare Not Feeling It

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Whether you wax yourself or see a pro, this lidocaine-based spray, generously misted onto skin 15 minutes prior, takes the edge off.

To buy: $11; ulta.com.

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Best Razor: Schick Hydro Silk TrimStyle

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With a five-blade razor on one end and an adjustable trimmer on the other, this tool makes customized grooming easy.

To buy: $14; target.com.

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Best Post-Shave Product: Oui Shave Himalayan Sea Salt & Lavender After Shave Toner

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Calm inflammation after shaving or waxing with this antibacterial spray containing lavender essential oil.

To buy: $32; ouishave.com.

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Best Shaving Cream: EOS Shave Cream in Tropical Fruit

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This soap-free cream evenly coats to prevent nicks and doubles as a moisturizer. Plus, it can be used on wet or dry skin. (A plastic bottle means no rust rings!)

To buy: $3.50; target.com.

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Best Ingrown Inhibitor: European Wax Center Smooth Me Ingrown Hair Wipes

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These pads, soaked in alpha hydroxy acid, speed cell turnover to clear dead skin that causes bumps.

To buy: $26.50; waxcenter.com.

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Best Wax Kit: No-Mo-Bush Portable Bikini Waxing Kit

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With self-warming wax strips (rub to heat; no microwave needed) and tweezers, this is the least messy, most precise DIY kit we tried.

To buy: $22; nomostache.com.

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