Instagram is a famous for various awkward beauty movements and trends. Featured below is a gallery of Instagram users who are really, really, proud of their hairy legs. Same with pubes, I always hated a non-hair set en genitals, but clean the frag up!
A group of women will be taking part in Januhairy - where they will grow their body hair for the month. In advertising and glossy magazines the image of women as hairless, perfectly waxed, shaved and plucked beings is constantly reinforced. Now a group of women are joining a campaign that involves growing their body hair for the month of January - and it's called Januhairy.
For some, it's empowering to go against the grain and our society's fixation with female hairless bodies. It's natural, so if you've got it, flaunt it. For others, seeing visible armpit and leg hair still creates discomfort.
When I was at university in the UK in the late Noughties, one of the most liberating things about travelling back to my native China for the summer break was not having to worry about shaving. Chinese tradition had no demands in this respect — armpit or leg hair was just part of your body and nothing to be ashamed about. This month, a campaign headed by young female activist Xiao Meili in China asked women to post pictures of their unshaven armpits on the popular social media site Weibo, China's version of Twitter. The competition generated much attention from Western press, which reported it as a sweeping feminist campaign by Chinese women against body image pressures.
Does anyone else have little hairs on the side of their hand? Right under their pinky finger? Protip : Always brush your foundation on with top-to-bottom strokes, it smooths your peach fuzz down!
If you've never given much thought to your arm hair, it may be hard to imagine what it's like to be unhappy with your own day in and day out, but that's precisely the self-consciousness experienced by countless women moving from childhood into adolescence. One such person is Nicole, who recalls, "My arm hair was pointed out to me ever since I can remember. The average human body boasts some 5 million hair folliclesand generations of beauty standards across many cultures have dictated that on femme-presenting bodies, some of this hair is acceptable and some of it is not.
Men have "Movember," where they grow out their facial hair to raise money and awareness for men's health issues, and now ladies have "Januhairy," a reason to skip shaving and grow their body hair with pride. Laura Jackson, a year-old drama student at the University of Exeter in the U. Januhairy encourages women to let the hair on their bodies grow in support of a charity, Body Gossipwhich empowers people to be the best version of themselves through arts and education.
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.
IT'S an awkward and embarrassing problem that many women face - hairy nipples. And we aren't just talking about wispy, light hair that's not easily seen, some women have dark hair hiding in their bra. It is not unusual for nipples to be hairy, after all every part of human skin is covered in hair follicles.