Posts tagged "armpit hair"

Would You Dye Your Armpit Hair?

Dyed armpit hair is being touted as a hot new trend, but if a square morning news program has picked it up and most of their source images are from Tumblr, I'm going to assume this has actually been around for quite a while. KTLA News claims the trend started at a Seattle salon after a…

By: Claire Hannum / December 13, 2014

Swedish Women Put Down Their Razors, “Take The Hair Back”

It all started--as many revolutions do--with a school librarian. Lina Ehrin, a 32-year-old librarian from central Sweden, was in the audience of a national Swedish singing contest when TV cameras captured a shot of her cheering wildly with her arms raised--armpit hair clearly exposed. A fan of the show posted a screengrab of Lina o…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 7, 2012

Poll: How Often Do You Shave Your Armpits?

Look, I went to a women's college (Mount Holyoke!) for a year, and I saw a lot of hairy things. I don't judge. But for myself, I choose to shave as often as I am in the shower, which is just about every day. I understand that not everyone is like this, however, and i…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 22, 2012

Teenage Madonna Deflected Boys With Her Armpit Hair

“Going to high school, I saw how popular girls had to behave to get the boys. I knew I couldn’t fit into that. So I decided to do the opposite. I refused to wear makeup, to have a hairstyle. I refused to shave. I had hairy armpits.” -- Madonna explains what she was like a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2011

This Is Megan Fox’s Armpit

Judging by the cover of the April issue of UK Harper's Bazaar, Megan Fox will never end up in one of our celebrity armpit hair roundups. [Fashin]…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 3, 2010

Shaving Your Armpits Was A Huge New Trend In 1915

The fairer sex didn't always have to spend time grooming their underarm area. Women didn't shave their pits before about 1915 because no one ever saw that part of their body. According to Mental Floss, even the word "underarm" was considered scandalous before that time. But then designers cooked up a dress without sleeves, and…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 17, 2009

Celebrities’ Unshaven Armpit Hair Over The Years

Armpit hair is a part of all of our lives, however annoying it may be. Most of us choose to get rid of it by regularly shaving our underarms, but, you know, sometimes we forget. Luckily, shaving only slips our mind in the winter when we're wearing long sleeves and it doesn't matter as much.

By: Catherine Strawn / September 5, 2008