Topic: pubic hair

Men Are Getting Brazilian Waxes Now (What Dumb Name Will They Give This Trend?)

Men Are Getting Brazilian Waxes Now (What Dumb Name Will They Give This Trend?)

It’s obnoxious enough that we have to wade through so many trend pieces about the death of pubic hair (just because it isn’t in porn doesn’t mean it’s dead; stop), but now we have to wade through trend pieces about men getting waxed bare, too. Worse still, whenever men do something traditionally female, someone has to come up with some thoroughly insufferable vocab in lieu of having an actual angle… More »

What’s Your Body Hair Grooming Routine?

What's Your Body Hair Grooming Routine?

There are as many differing opinions on the removal or maintenance of body hair as there are people with it, but sometimes those opinions surprise you. We spoke to 15 women–some friends, some we barely knew (which was exciting)–about what they do to their armpits, legs, upper lips and (especially) pubic hair. We’ve broken down their responses into three different categories: Regular Cat (as in, cats with hair), Shaved Cat (cats from Brazil who only have a little) and Hairless Cats (who are fucking adorable). Also, if you think it’s infantile to use cats to represent parts of the female body: get your mind out of the gutter, it’s not a euphamism for pussy. It’s the internet. Cat pictures just do really well. More »

Video: Amanda Palmer Is Proud of Her Pubic Hair

Video: Amanda Palmer Is Proud of Her Pubic Hair

Musician Amanda Palmer attended last year’s Emmys with her husband, fantasy writer Neil Gaiman, and somehow became a bigger tabloid target than the A-list actors because she dared to a) not shave her pits and b) wear a dress that didn’t cover said pits. Now, she’s taking aim at the beauty culture that encourages women to shave their body hair in her new single “Map of Tasmania.” More »