Topic: pubic hair

When Did Pubic Hair Become The Enemy?

When Did Pubic Hair Become The Enemy?

Pubic hair. The number of stories that I’ve read addressing it in the past few weeks is boggling my mind. Apparently I live in a happy little bubble – because pubic hair has never really brought me any stress. I’ve never been on the receiving end of a Brazilian, had my vagina bedazzled, or slept with someone who insists I have a hairless vagina. It seems I may be in the minority, though. More »

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 »