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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…

Julie Gerstein |

Real Girls, Real Beauty: Awesome Eyebrows

We’ve done some terrible things to our eyebrows in the past, but in recent years we’ve learned the key to great brows is leaving them alone. The less plucking, waxing…

Julie Gerstein |

In The Nick Of Time For V-Day

Itchy legs after shaving are the worst, especially when you have to hustle out of the warm shower to slather body butter on yourself. But I’ve finally found a product…

Jessica Wakeman |

How To Bathe Like A Rock Star

Despite what you might assume about a glamourous ladyblog editor such as myself, I do not live a particularly rock star lifestyle. Sure, Richard Simmons, a fellow “Today Show” guest…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Honest Question: How Often Do You Wash Your Hair?

My blond hair shows even the slightest bit of oiliness at the roots, so I’m a little neurotic about having clean hair. And by “a little neurotic” I mean at…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Dealbreaker: The Guy With Remedial Grooming Skills

My fairly new boyfriend Todd was a nice-enough looking guy with some questionable grooming habits. I tried to tell myself that these minor, easily fixable flaws shouldn’t influence how I…

Cristina Fahrbach-Connors |

My Naughty Bits Won’t Stop Sweating

Usually I find The New York Times Style section to be embarrassingly behind the times. Recent articles include trend pieces on people playing Big Buck Hunter at bars and the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Why Is Everyone So Concerned About My Anus?

It has recently come to my attention that perhaps I am not as concerned about the cleanliness of my anus as I should be. See, in the last few weeks,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

A Close (And Sweet-Smelling) Shave

I consider shaving my legs a necessary summer evil, and to that end, I’ve tried to make it as quick and painless as possible. Enter Eos’ line of sweet-smelling, very…

Julie Gerstein |

Girl Talk: The Couple That Grooms Together, Stays Together

“It’s really awesome for me that you’re not obsessed with showering every day,” my new boyfriend remarked recently. I looked at him somewhat surprised. “Well, then I don’t have to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

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 |

Introducing: “Guess The Publication”

I’m going to introduce a new little game around here. Let’s call it: “Guess the Publication.” I’ll post a quote and you guess which major print or online publication it’s…

Wendy Atterberry |

Do You Ever Wear The Same Outfit 2 Days In A Row?

Ever wear the same thing a couple days in a row? Claudia Schiffer does. Last week, she was spotted wearing the same outfit on Nov. 3 and 4 as she…

Annika Harris |

Ladies, Why Do You Wax?

An interesting article out of Psychology Today about the fairly recent trend of bikini waxing and how it’s affecting male and female sexual relations. Sex therapist and psychiatrist Stephen Snyder,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

To Wax Or Not to Wax: Study Examines Hairy Trends

Oh, science, we love you! Why? Because some bunch of pervy scientists decided that studying the pubic hair-grooming habits of women was somehow a viable scientific pursuit. A new study

Julie Gerstein |

What You Need To Know About The Brozillian Wax Trend

Jed Lipinski got his pubes waxed off for his blog on Salon.com. Man, that’s commitment! In the process of manning up for the brozillian, razor sharp reporter Lipinski went balls…

Simcha |

Girl Talk: My First Bikini Wax

I’ve waxed my eyebrows. I’ve waxed my upper lip. But when it came to waxing my ladyparts, I passed. I checked out. I just chose to be a noncombatant. I…

Jessica Wakeman |

Is Pubic Hair Passé?

The other day I was reading “Get Naked,” the sex column in Time Out New York, and was surprised by an answer given to a letter from a recently divorced…

Wendy Atterberry |

Brazilian Waxes Do Not Need To Be DIY

Dear Cosmo,

Thanks so much for the free stencils in the May issue! While I think it’s cool that you’re clearly listening to your readers’ cries for more DIY…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Dealbreaker: He Said I Needed Grooming

Tobey* was the perfect guy to date right after my divorce. He was cute, fun, and had a body like a gymnast. He was younger than I was, but not…

Angela Tung |