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

Swedish Women Don't Shave
Swedish women put down their razors to "Take The Hair Back." Read More »
Keep Pubic Hair!
A soapbox about why we should keep our pubic hair. Read More »
Should You Shave?
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First Bikini Wax
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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 makes me feel grownup and womanly and not like one of those gross hairless cats. I always trim a little bit, but that’s the extent of my below-panties grooming. The one and only time I got a wax, I wimped out at the pain and begged the waxer to give me a landing strip instead … and then couldn’t wait for my bush to grow back in. Join me, my sisters, and let your fur flag fly!

However, even if I downright refuse to go to Brazil, I have always shaved my legs and armpits meticulously. When your mother teased you throughout childhood with the nursery rhyme “Fuzzy Wuzzy Was A Bear,” you kinda have no choice on the matter.

At least, I thought so. Then I dumped my boyfriend two months ago and decided, Fuck it. Keep reading »

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

PETA Hates On Honey
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Court Loves PETA
Courtney Stodden shills for PETA, makes us feel weird about animal rights. Read More »
Fox Fur & Feathers?
Cindy Barshop introduces fox fur and feather merkins. Read More »

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 $$$ to trim and wax. No, PETA, this ad really looks like Joanna Krupa has the Lorax down there in her skivvies. Just ridiculous. [via Amanda Palmer]

The Soapbox: Why I Don’t Have Pubic Hair

First Wax
One writer shares about going completely bare. Read More »
A Man On Pubic Hair
naked woman photo
A dude gives his POV on the hair down there. Read More »
Why Do You Wax?
Ladies, tell us why you wax. Read More »

When my life overwhelms me – which, as an introverted entrepreneur and mother, is often – I try to escape to the one place that I know no one will speak to me, The Korean Day Spa. I spend the entire day there, soaking, steaming, sweating, and watching the glorious variety of women move through this sacred space as the holy bodies that they are. Everyone is naked, as mandated by the spa itself. They come in all shapes, sizes, colors, styles, and when surrounded by them I truly feel as if I am part of something, some magic thing that needs no words or creed. The mere fact of our nipples and wrinkles and bulges, and the fact that we all look ridiculously bad in the little shower caps the spa makes us wear, is enough to refill my soul. If I were the platitude sort, some part of me would probably start singing, “I am woman, hear me roar,” but the rest of me would be all like “shut up, bitch,” and I would return to the silence that I so crave. Keep reading »

Pubic Hairstyles Throughout The Ages: Playboy South Africa Fondly Looks Back

First Wax
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Keep Pubic Hair!
A soapbox about why we should keep our pubic hair. Read More »
Never Been Waxed
This woman has never, ever been waxed down there. Read More »
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Playboy Looks Back On Pubic Hairstyles

I’m a fan of referring to pubic hair sans styling as “fur pie,” because it makes everyone in The Frisky offices squeal for some reason. Maybe from now on I’ll just say “1962″ and hope everyone gets my pubic drift. If they watch this clever Playboy South Africa video about how ladies have styled their pubic hair throughout the ages via dude’s hairstyles — totally safe for work! — they certainly will. [The Gloss]

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

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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 is something you choose to do. (No judgement if you’re happily rocking body hair. Do you, girl.) First up, I allowed cameras to film me, gulp, waxing myself with Sally Hansen’s Hair Remover Wax Strip Kit. Watch the video above and read my review of the product after the jump! Bonus: a close up photo of my just removed pubic hair. Keep reading »

Tween Waxing Makes Me Uncomfortable (And I Was A Hairy Tween, Too)

First Wax
One writer shares about going completely bare. Read More »
Should You Shave?
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Why Do You Wax?
Ladies, tell us why you wax. Read More »
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Many moons ago, when I went to summer camp, getting ready for the excursion meant a trip to Marshall’s for a new swimsuit. If the New York Times Style section is to be believed (which I am not saying it is: honestly, sometimes this shit is unbelievable) some tweens and teens prep for camp more glamorously: Girls are supposedly waxing their legs, armpits and bikini lines, getting keratin treatments, and even pre-summer camp facials.  Keep reading »

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