While conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome can cause the growth of such unruly hair, idiopathic hirsutism usually has no underlying cause, other than a higher-than-usual prevalence of androgens i. Women with the condition tend to grow thick, dark hairs on their back, upper-lip, breasts, chin, chest, or tummy, and battling the fuzz as well as the stubble and ingrown hairs associated with removal may lead to frustration and insecurity. While there are treatments available, like a drug called Spironolactone, which blocks androgen receptors and reduces testosterone, or creams like Vaniqa, many are costly. In addition to cost concerns, taboos about feminine hair growth, or just sheer embarrassment, can prevent women from seeking treatment let alone spreading their legs at a waxing salon or presenting their beard to a professional for laser hair removal.
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Four Women Celebrate The Beauty of Their Body Hair
Yanomamis Indians, Roraima, Brazil. The traditional dress worn by Quechua women today is a mixture of styles from Pre-Spanish days and Spanish Colonial peasant dress. It varies greatly in colour, design and style, depending on the region of Peru. In some communities they do very intricate embroidery on their skirts, and some use things like buttons, beads and flowers to adorn their hats and jackets. Embellishments on clothes and hair usually communicate one's social status in the community. Certain regions of Peru have very….
Why women are growing out their body hair and what razor companies are doing about it
For every part of me that wants to keep it long as an F-you to what feel like unfair beauty standards, another part — the one that grew up in the 90s and early aughts and was raised on mainstream teen magazines — feels best when I shave it off. I also learned that a lot more women have body hair than is represented in the media, and that I wanted to change that. And celebrating a wider variety of choices seems like an important step in achieving that. So I asked four women who let their body hair grow free to show me what it looks like and tell me what it feels like to write their own beauty rules. Their answers were nothing short of hopeful.
Instagram is a famous for various awkward beauty movements and trends. Featured below is a gallery of girls who are really, really, proud of their hairy legs. How to get Insta-famous by using your very own body hair? Well, you should consider turning your chest hair into art!