Posts tagged "waxing"

Pauly D And Friends Get Their Nose Hair Waxed

Pauly D and his crew aren’t afraid of a little pampering. Last night on the new MTV reality series, “The Pauly D Project,” Pauly D, Jerry and Biggie skipped the GTL and did a little MMW (manicures, massage, (nose hair) waxing) instead. Yes, you heard me right. They let estheticians put hot wax in their…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 20, 2012

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: How Do You Feel About Waxing Your Crotch?

I’m sure, by now, many of you have either read or heard about The New York Times Style section article on the male crotch-waxing trend. “The below-the-belt treatment — which, just like the women’s version, removes either some or all pubic hair — is becoming increasingly popular, and not just among competitive swimmers or underwear…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 13, 2012

How Much Is Too Much To Pay For Eyebrow Waxing?

Ever since I started rockin’ bangs a few months ago, an eyebrow emergency has been steadily escalating on my forehead. If no one can see what my brows look like, what’s the point of waxing them? I can save money and time and stop humiliating myself by being such a sissy about the pain! But…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 11, 2012

Girl Talk: Why I’ve Never Been Waxed

I am the only woman in NYC who has never gotten waxed. This is a fact. If someone collected statistics, the numbers would definitely confirm it.

You could say I’m a bit of a wild woman. My hair is unpredictable, my nail polish is usually mostly chipped off, I can’t do a pantsuit…

By: Kate Fridkis / February 16, 2012

Harry Potter Prefers A Hairy Bush

“This is way too much information, but I don’t like girls with nothing down there either. It freaks me out. You have to have something, otherwise it’s fucking creepy.”
Daniel Radcliffe tells Heat magazine that he does not like a bald beaver. Luckily my bald beaver does not like Daniel Radcliffe, but I am…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 1, 2012

The Soapbox: Why I’m Keeping My Pubic Hair

When pubic hair first appeared on my adolescent body, I was mortified. I wanted it gone as quickly as it sprouted. It just felt, for lack of a better word, bizarre to have it there. But at the age of 11, waxing was not option. Well, maybe it is nowadays, but in the late ’80s,…

By: Josephine Ledger / December 14, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg Talks Porn, Pudendas & Brazilian Waxing On “The View”

I’m all for frank talk about sex, pornography, and women’s ladyparts. In fact, I try to freak out Amelia with my favorite gross phrase for my nether regions on the regular. [Ick. — Editor] But even I don’t want to think about Brazilian waxing while I’m sipping my morning coffee.

Anyone watching “The View”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2011

When Waxing Meets Animal Rights

Congratulations, Ministry of Waxing and PETA! Your labia-like furry clutch with the  words “Wear ‘bare skin’ not fur” is successful, at least in the sense that I have mentioned you in a blog post saying, “Oh my goodness, that is quite the advertisement.” Unfortunately, your ad doesn’t make any sense. If a woman is waxing off her…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 28, 2011

Was My Bikini Waxer Trying To Be Insulting Or Helpful?

This has been the summer of strange bikini waxing experiences. First, a waxer I found through a Living Social deal was a double-dipper. Then last week, I tried another waxer, who I found through Groupon. I had a rather pleasant experience, but something the esthetician said has confused me, and I’m not sure if I…

By: Annika Harris / August 17, 2011

True, Gross Story: My Bikini Waxer Was A Double-Dipper

It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of body hair. It’s also no secret that times are hard. So lately, I’ve been on quest to find a more affordable bikini waxer because it costs about $72 for a Brazilian wax and 20 percent tip at the spa I’ve been patronizing for the last three…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2011

Raquel Welch On Pole Dancers, Brazilian Waxes & Feminism

“I guess you could call [my views on sex and relationships] conservative. I think there is a lost art to being a woman. … I have this romantic part to my nature and maybe that’s why I find it difficult when I see this kind of vulgar approach to women today. I think there’s too…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 28, 2011

What Kind Of Parent Would Give Their Kid This Slutty Wolfwoman To Play With?

Toy companies have made it easy for Child Protect Services: just park at Toys ‘R Us near the slutty wolfwoman doll and snag whomever’s hand in the beartrap of poor decisions. Much like Barbie, Mattel’s Monster High doll, Clawdeen Wolf, sports a lush head of hair, a fur-lined jacket, and the shortest of miniskirts. But…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 17, 2011

I Got A Vagina Facial

OK, I didn’t get a vagina facial — or “vagacial” — or “Peach Smoothie,” as it’s called — but Alex Kuczynski’s personal story for Harper’s Bazaar of getting one was so freakin’ intimate that I feel like I got one by proxy. What the hell is a vagacial, you ask? It’s a facial. Except it’…

By: Susannah Breslin / November 15, 2010

Poll: What’s Your Eyebrow Style?

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By: Annika Harris / November 9, 2010

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, M.D. writes, “Among many young men that I see in treatment, the sight of a woman’s pubic hair produces the same revulsion that in my…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 5, 2010

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 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine examined the pubic particulars of women. The findings: “Women reported a diverse range of pubic hair-grooming practices.” No duh.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 8, 2010

Kelly Osbourne: Behind The Mustache

“I was the crash test dummy. The wax was so hot that it burned me. By the time she pulled the wax off, my skin went with it and I had to go to school with a scab mustache. Now I have a mustache that I have to wax that I blame my mom for!”…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2010

Girl Talk: My Bikini Waxer Suggested I Get Liposuction

I am a hairy person. Think of the hairiest person you know, then think hairier. Think “Harry and the Hendersons” hairy. Anytime I am within a tongue depressor’s distance of an aesthetician, they find something new to wax. (This is how I learned the hard way that upper-lip waxing is not something you should agree…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2010

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 deep into the waxing industry. And what he discovered was almost as jaw dropping as looking at the hair on a wax strip itself. Prepare…

By: Simcha / August 23, 2010