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Female Grooming

To Wax Or Not To Wax?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Kristen Houghton

It's a form of torture for which we actually pay good money and we submit to it, if not happily, at least willingly. And we do this so that what nature gave us can be tweaked into a new version of what's acceptable.

Undoing My Nails: Starting the Movement to Keep Nails Naked

Dana Mark | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Dana Mark

The allure of the together-woman, the grown-up, was powerful. Maybe after a coat of Delicacy I'd really become that calm, mature woman I longed to be.

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.

Plucking Hell

Claire Fordham | Posted 04.20.2012 | Women
Claire Fordham

The last time I moaned about my eyebrows being too thin and not long enough, a man friend told me to think myself lucky that's the only thing I have that's too thin and not long enough.

My Love/Hate Relationship With My Electrolysist

Kimberly Meskimen | Posted 12.25.2011 | Women
Kimberly Meskimen

How many times in my life have I laid flat on my back with my legs spread in front of a stranger? I'm not talking about my love life, Friends. I'm talking about hair removal.