The Best Nose Hair Trimmers, According to a Celebrity Groomer

These are great tools for the job.

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You have nose hair. We all have nose hair. But you need a nose hair trimmer to keep it contained. You may not be able to lick your nose, but everyone around can see it, which means they can also see the nose hair that, as you get older, will naturally start sprouting out of your nostrils. Invest in the best nose hair trimmer to keep those strands in check.

Marissa Machada, a celebrity groomer who works with Rami Malek and Zachary Levi, is here to tell you that, as much as you might want to, you shouldn’t ignore your nose hair.

“I usually take one day a week that I inspect my face in a close-up mirror just to make sure I don’t have any unwanted hair or anything on my face,” she says. “I wish more men did that as well.”

Nose hair serves a legit purpose. It’s your body’s defense system, keeping debris out of your schnoz. But if you do notice some hair peeking out of your nose, there are a few things you can do about it. Machada says the quickest and most painful way is to let a professional deal with it.

“The esthetician basically takes a wooden stick with a gob of wax places it in the nostril and pulls. The glamour is not here, however, the effect is excellent. This method pulls all the hairs in one go and leaves for a longer grow back period versus other methods.”

Of course, nose hair grooming is probably a DIY activity for most guys, and even those so inclined might not always have the time to get to the salon. For nose hair grooming in the comfort of your own bathroom, you can always use a small pair of scissors, but for a quicker, less risky method you should consider a dedicated nose hair trimmer like the one Machada uses on set because it’s “quick and painless.”

The best nose hair trimmers are easy to use and inexpensive. They come in manual and electric options, and some have attachments so they can tackle other smaller grooming jobs, a vacuum that collects the hair, or a waterproof construction so you can use them in the shower. Here are some of our favorites.

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