Posts tagged "body 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…

Claire Hannum | December 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

It Gets 0.86 Percent Better For The Gays And Lesbians Every Year

Public opinion of homosexuality improves by 0.86 percent per year worldwide. [The Daily Beast]
The Ku Klux Klan says that it’s embracing racial diversity in order to work toward…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 11, 2014 - 5:00 pm

8 Mind-Blowing Facts That Some Men Apparently Don’t Know About Women

Yeah, I know that #notallmen are dum-dums about the way that female bodies and brains work, but I can produce evidence from the Internet and my inbox that enough are…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 21, 2014 - 10:00 am

Your Razor Is Bleeding You Dry (So Switch To A Straight Razor Instead)

It’s weird, how we gender inanimate objects, isn’t it? I always felt like masculinity got all the good stuff — ties and tie bars, motorcycle boots, cufflinks, cars, fountain pens,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 19, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Crappy Veet Ad Campaign Says A Woman With Leg Hair Is A “Man”

Listen, it’s not new for companies that make hair removal products and tools to focus their messaging on how “gross” body hair is, in particular on a woman. I don’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2014 - 11:00 am

Stop The Presses: Madonna Posted A Photo Of Her Hairy Armpit On Instagram

OH MY GOD CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! The Material Girl, Madge, Esther, MADONNA has haaaaaair in her armpits and she’s not ashamed! The most interesting thing to me about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 21, 2014 - 11:40 am

Chinese Women Are Reportedly Wearing These Hairy Stockings To Fend Off Perverts

See those dark, hairy gams and the suspiciously smooth feet attached to them? If a recent wave of internet stories are to be believed, those furry legs are actually a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2013 - 9:40 am

What Your Hair Down There Says About You

Was anyone else really competitive about hitting puberty? When the other girls in my 6th grade class started wearing bras, I begged my mom to buy me one even though…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm

True Story: I Didn’t Shave For Two Months And Lived To Tell About It

The open joke in The Frisky offices is that while everyone else gets Brazilian waxes, I’m the proud queen of an au naturelle bush. I love my pubic hair — it…

Jessica Wakeman | December 3, 2012 - 11:00 am

PETA Hits New Low With Joanna Krupa “Fur Trim” Pubic Hair Ad

This ad from PETA is all kinds of disturbing and not just because it further promotes the idea that pubic hair is “unattractive” and a woman has to spend $$$…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Sikh Woman Stands Up To Online Bullying About Her Facial Hair (And Gets Apology)

Recently, a Sikh woman named Balpreet Kaur learned a photo of herself  had been posted on the “Funny” section of the website Reddit, where users mocked her facial hair,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Mirror, Mirror: On Femininity And Body Hair

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | September 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Most Insane Moment On This Morning’s “Today Show”: Alec Baldwin’s Hairy Legs

Two things make Kathie Lee Gifford very upset: cannibalism and everyone dropping their bras and pants. I was not aware that bra-dropping is sweeping the nation, even during the heatwave,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Getting Smooth Survival Guide: I Got My Upper Lip Threaded

Summer is just around the corner! Hair removal season has begun! In our “Getting Smooth Survival Guide,” we’ll be testing out various ways to defuzz your body parts, if defuzzing

Nina Carbone | June 14, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Getting Smooth Survival Guide: Amelia Tests Sally Hansen’s Hair Remover Wax Strip Kit

Summer is just around the corner! Hair removal season has begun! In our “Getting Smooth Survival Guide,” we’ll be testing out various ways to defuzz your body parts, if defuzzing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 13, 2012 - 12:40 pm

An Open Letter To My Abnormally Long Chin Hair

Dear Abnormally Long Chin Hair,

We’ve been intimately acquainted since I first noticed you my sophomore year of high school. I looked in the mirror one day before…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

Flowchart: Should You Shave Your Legs?

I’m on a sabbatical and my razor blades are dull. I’m gonna go with NO. [Bite Daily]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 10, 2011 - 3:20 pm

My Guy Likes Hairy Women

Dear Dating Mom:

I am dating a guy who loves a hairy woman. He likes hair on legs, underarms, and the vagina. My problem is that I am…

The Stir | December 29, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova Dares To Leave House With Unshaven Legs

International crisis alert! Supermodel and all-around babe Natalia Vodianova dared to show up at the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year ceremony night before last with legs that had not

Susannah Breslin | November 3, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Dude For A Day: Face Shaving!

A few months ago I was putzing around at work and Amelia emailed me to ask, “Hey, do you want to go with John DeVore and get shaved…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2010 - 11:20 am