Fresh off the return of the full bush , there is yet another triumph for team no-nicks-and-cuts. Signaling a long overdue shift in society's standards of female beauty, it wouldn't have been possible without the women who bucked convention in the first place. During the golden age of Old Hollywood, Sophia Loren redefined bombshell beauty by displaying bushels of armpit hair in curve-hugging halter dresses. Equally radical were two of the '80s biggest rule breakers, Madonna and Lisa Bonet , who each tossed the razor with bad girl aplomb. Or Lola Kirke , who took the Golden Globes red carpet with visible, sweetheart-neckline-adjacent body hair.
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Woman Showing Her Armpit Hair
Whatever you choose to do with your body hair is totally up to you. Shave it, sugar it, wax it, laser it all off, or rock body hair the way Mother Nature intended. Either way, it's time we end the stigma surrounding women's body hair altogether.
Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Throughout our history, there have been countless beauty trends. Just these couple last years gave us the squiggle brow, glittery butts, fur nails, faux freckles, and unicorn everything. If you'd wish to dig deeper in the older days, you'd find such trends as dyeing tour teeth black a la Japanese, eating absolutely deathly arsenic for skin whitening, and removing the eyelashes in Middle ages just to name a few. But what about keeping it au naturel?
As temperatures heat up, it's time to show off more skin. And with that comes the need to make sure that our bodies are hairless and silky smooth, right? Not quite, if you ask any of the growing number of women are opting out of shaving and letting their natural body hair grow feely, like singer Halsey.