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Microwave Hair Removal Is Now A Thing. Seriously.

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Style

There is already an extensive list of items -- including fruit, silverware and Chinese food takeout containers -- that you should never, ever, mi...

Let's Give the Braided Beard it's Moment

Roxie Jane Hunt | Posted 07.30.2015 | Style
Roxie Jane Hunt

You can't blame the beard for wanting to be included in the fun of body hair color and adornment. Body hair is body hair, after all, and we live in an age of anything goes.

7 Things Your Body Hair Says About Your Health

Prevention | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living

It's a woman's prerogative to change her hair. But when body hair changes without our permission? Then it's our imperative to check it out. Because hair is a signifier -- its presence, its gain, or its loss -- hair is always trying to tell us something.

The Beautiful Mustachioed Woman: How Frida Kahlo Inspired Me To Accept My Flaws

Angelica Sereda | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women
Angelica Sereda

As I read about Frida, I learned that she didn't shy away from her flaws (obviously). She celebrated them and she chose to do it in a "take it or leave it" sort of way. She could've easily left out her mustache in her self-portraits but instead she chose to paint her reality, something she constantly prided herself in.

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Dina Mikhails | Posted 06.29.2015 | Style
Dina Mikhails

With affordable salons popping up all over the city, this once costly option is now barely more expensive than a high-end waxing salon. So, for those of you thinking of joining me in Laserland, read on for helpful tips for embarking on your own laser journey.

This Woman Doesn't Care If You Hate Her Body Hair

Refinery29 | Posted 06.12.2015 | Style

In a piece originally written for her school paper very clearly titled "I Don't Shave and I'm Not Going To Start," the 19 year-old student recounts her personal grooming history, admitting that she started shaving at the age of 10 after boys made fun of her body hair.

15 Images That Show Women's Body Hair Is Bold And Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women

From Frida Kahlo's brows to Miley Cyrus' armpits -- women past and present have proven that body hair can be bold and beautiful. Bustle writer Eri...

How Do You Feel About Body Hair?

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Today has been dubbed the first annual #BodyHairDay. Writing for Bustle, Erin McKelle Fischer, who coined the holiday, notes: If you’re a woman ...

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...

15 Feminist Artists Respond To The Censorship Of Women's Bodies Online

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

In March, artist and poet Rupi Kaur uploaded an image to Instagram, depicting Kaur curled up on the bed in sweats and a t-shirt. She's also on h...

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.

Why Our Daughters Need More Body-Positive Movements

Roxie Jane Hunt | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Roxie Jane Hunt

I recently interviewed psychologist and Wise Minded Parenting author Dr. Laura Kastner about the importance of young women and body-positive movements, and here is what she had to say.

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...

Surreal Photos Explore Why Women Often Wrap Up Their Identity In Their Hair

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.28.2014 | Arts

There is a very complex relationship between a woman and her hair. The protein filaments that sprout from our scalps somehow become emblematic of a wo...

The Horror Of My First (And Worst) Brazilian Wax

Alyson Herzig | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Alyson Herzig

How bad can this be? I thought. I've had some pretty painful moments in life and I survived. This is gonna be fine, she's just exaggerating. I quickly learned she wasn't.

Why Isn't Anyone Talking About Nick Jonas' Hairy Ass?

Noah Michelson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Noah Michelson

When I saw his hairy back and ass, which could have been erased easily via Photoshop, I got excited because I felt I was seeing what maybe, just maybe, could be interpreted as a breakthrough.

Is It Sexy To Be A Hairy Lady?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

In order to meet the hairless, pre-pubescent body ideal that the American society sets up for us, women must engage in a constant war against their hair.

Men's Biggest Grooming Problems Solved

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.10.2014 | Style

Men, admit it -- you don't know how to groom everything on your body. And everyone can get embarrassed asking for advice about said issues. But, l...

Hairy Today And Tomorrow

Matthew Terrell | Posted 09.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

With the growth of online niche porn, gay boys can now lust after men of all body types. We're in a pro-beard, anti-trim bubble right now for men, and I'm greatly enjoying it.

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...

This Very NSFW Ode To Female Beauty Will Forever Alter Your Perception Of Body Hair

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.08.2014 | Arts

Warning: This video is, as the title notes, very NSFW. There will be gratuitous nudity if you click play. Leave it to the art world to turn the iss...

Will the Full Bush Trend Continue Into Summer? Why Waxing is Getting Even More Complicated

Bustle | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about my pubic hair. See, after a winter of letting things grow wild, it's time to think about the upcoming months. And this year, I'm especially conflicted.

This Is What It's Like When You Shave Your Legs

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.02.2014 | Style

It's inevitable... As a girl, society basically expects you to shave your legs. While the first time you shave your legs it's really exciting, as you ...

How My Partner's Transition Gave Me a Schlubby Ape-Man Complex

Jason Rozek | Posted 06.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Jason Rozek

I realize, of course, that she's holding herself to a feminine ideal and embracing her true gender expression, but in those moments I couldn't look at the hair creeping down my arms onto the back of my hands without thinking, "Am I some sort of disgusting, hairy-handed ape-beast?"

Striking Photos Aim To Redefine 'Natural' Female Beauty

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.11.2014 | Women

In 2007, London-based photographer Ben Hopper started "Natural Beauty," a photo series designed to challenge what he described as the societal "brainw...