If you're aiming for completely bare, do yourself a favor and trim first with either scissors or an electric razor.
If you try to shave straight away with a blade you will quickly clog the razor and dull the blade. It's better to trim first, then use moisture rich cream and a brand new blade for a second pass to get the area silky smooth.
If you try to wax hair longer than ½", it is more likely to break and be extremely painful. Trim it first to ¼". If you've never waxed before, go to a salon. It's something best left to professionals the first few times. Once you familiarize yourself with the process and know you can stand the sting, then you can try it at home.
Ugh I suck at this, I shave but I hate it because HotMama is right, it does itch like all hell, I tried an at home waxing once but it hurt and didn't even pull out the hair, maybe I could try a professional but I don't even know where I'd find someone who waxes
Have a google of CLEANCUT by Seiko or the Stellar Cleancut. Rotating shaver idea and cant nick you. I have bought one and plan to use very soon on her. First time is a "2 person job" to get everywhere but after that its just upkeep. Ill post how i go