5 Women Pose for Striking Portraits of Their Pubic Hair
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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. Women and femmes are far from a monolith, however. Beauty standards interact with gender identity, race, sexuality, relationships, and, yes, simple convenience to influence how we approach our pubes. And while ultimately we may not be able to separate our bush-care choices from beauty ideals, we can stop attaching moral judgments to pubic hair.
Skip navigation! Story from The Latest. It had its heyday in the '60s and '70s, but natural female pubic hair has since fallen out of favor.
Shaving pubic hair is a common treatment that people, especially females around the world take. It is the most used treatment but is followed by waxing which is also very used way of removing pubic hair. Female pubic hair has all but disappeared from pop culture. Photographer Marilyn Minter is putting it back in the spotlight with her photo book, Plush.