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Armpit Hair

Why This Woman Lets Her Armpit Hair Grow Freely

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women

More and more women are refusing to shave their armpits -- and resisting patriarchal beauty standards in the process. Loyola University of Chicago...

Matt Sheehan

If You Got It, Flaunt It: Chinese Feminists Bare Their Armpit Hair for Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

BEIJING -- China’s young feminists have taken on sexist TV sketches, imbalanced toilet allotments, sexual harassment on public transportation and no...

Jemima Kirke Flashes Her Armpit Hair On CFDA Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment

Jemima Kirke worked the red carpet like a boss at the CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City Monday night. The "Girls" star donned a stunning red tw...

32 Times Art History Proved Body Hair Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts

"I used to think I was the strangest person in the world," Mexican painter Frida Kahlo once said, "but then I thought there are so many people i...

Beards and Armpits: The Silly Sexism of 'The Walking Dead'

Olivia Cole | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Olivia Cole

We're so used to its erasure in advertising, film and television that its absence is somewhat realistic: women don't have body hair, we're told. So when it's missing -- even in the most unlikely scenarios -- we don't even notice.

Dyed Armpit Hair Is Now A Thing On Tumblr

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.04.2014 | Style

Forget #pinkhairdontcare, there's a new trend knocking around that's sent Tumblr into tumult. Instead of focusing on the color of the hair on thei...

32 Famous Artworks That Prove The Beauty Of Female Body Hair (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

There's an old art historical legend that artist and thinker John Ruskin passed out on his wedding night after seeing his wife's pubic hair for the fi...

Michelle Persad

Why Laser Hair Removal Just Might Be Worth Every Penny

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelle Persad | Posted 06.30.2014 | Style

I've always been envious of women who can go a week or two without shaving. I've also always been jealous of ladies who can get a super close shave ev...

What I Learned About Myself When I Decided To Stop Shaving

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 02.05.2014 | Women
Allison Berkowitz

My little hiatus from shaving has been awesome. I've learned some new things about myself, engaged in some substantial, thoughtful dialogue with many peers, and got to play around with some social norms.

What I Gained When I Stopped Shaving

Paloma Goñi | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women
Paloma Goñi

Women have hair on their legs. We have hair on our armpits. And on our pubis. And in a thousand other places. We're hairy, the same as men. And that's real. A reality that women, pressured by one another, insist on hiding.