Girl showing her pubic hair

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Here's the lowdown on how to subscribe to Allure's print edition for more beauty routines, recommendations, and features. A nationally representative study out of the University of California, San Francisco found that nearly 84 percent of the 3, women surveyed had groomed their pubic hair, and 62 percent had removed it all at least once. Shaving with a nonelectric razor was the most popular method of grooming, followed by trimming with scissors and shaving with an electric razor. Even the current natural-is-beautiful, pro-body-hair movement is a cultural product and one that tends to focus on the hair of cis white women , at that.

5 Women Pose for Striking Portraits of Their Pubic Hair

5 Women Pose for Striking Pubic Hair Portraits | Allure

Beauty standards about pubic hair have come a long way in the last few years. Once viewed as taboo, having anything other than a Brazilian is finally losing its stigma. To wit: Just last month, a razor brand debuted ads that actually show female body hair in them, a first for the industry. Its normalization is in no small part helped by the celebrities who aren't afraid to open up about their grooming habits in interviews and on social media.

Pubic Hair Removal: Shaving

We may earn a commission if you buy something from any affiliate links on our site. For many women in , body hair has inherent social implications that run the gamut from more newfound self-love to fighting the patriarchy. While Lillian Tung and Laura Schubert, cofounders of the pubic hair and skin company Fur , firmly believe that how much or little hair a women chooses to keep down there — or anywhere else — is a personal decision, they do agree that online platforms such as Instagram are furthering the conversation around letting it grow out.
With puberty come many changes, including increased body hair and the development of underarm hair for teens. Many teens and young adults may choose to depilate, or remove body hair. The most common body areas depilated are the underarms, legs, pubic area, eyebrows, and face for females; and the face, abdomen, back, chest, groin, and legs for males. Shaving is the most common method used for the underarms, legs, and pubic area.