It can be challenging for girls and women to learn how to relate to their bodies because there are so few resources available to adequately guide us. Before we get any further, I want to clarify that pubic hair grows on and around your vulva, not the vagina. The vagina is internal. So, to shave or not to shave? Here are five things to consider. While removing pubic hair is becoming more common, it is still not as typical as removing leg and underarm hair.
Why women are growing out their body hair and what razor companies are doing about it
To shave or not to shave down there? I won't let porn trends decide | Pornography | The Guardian
To go bare, bushy, or something in between has been a personal decision women have weighed since the s when pubic hair styles became a thing. But in this particular moment in history, women are becoming aware and outraged over unreasonable beauty standards more than ever before. Scores of people who didn't think much about gender five years ago are now proudly identifying as feminists. Half a dozen female celebrities shaved their heads at one point, conveying a message that I interpreted to mean, "I no longer accept your expectations of femininity. You'd think the revolution would have to make its way down to our bikini lines, too—right?
This Is the Number One Reason Women Shave Their Pubic Hair
In fact, in a study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine that asked over 1, university students women and men about their down-there grooming habits, 95 percent of people said they removed it at least once in the last four weeks. Shaving was the most popular—with half of women going totally bald to feel clean, comfortable, and sexy. But not everyone is all about the hair removal.
I was eleven when I began to notice the swimmers—teenagers on the team at my local pool. I understood that logic, but what struck me with the most force was the thrill of the ambiguity. Down that peeks out from underarms and covers legs seems to be going mainstream.