Body Hair

Nurse Defends Herself Against Claims That She Can’t Do Her Job Because Of Her Hair Colour

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A nurse has taken to Facebook to defend herself against claims that she can’t do her job properly because of her coloured hair, tattoos and piercing...

It's High Time People Stopped Trolling Women Over Their Body Hair

Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Hinde

I felt ashamed of my leg hair. But *NEWS FLASH* it's a perfectly normal thing. If we didn't need it, we wouldn't have it. It's sad that I didn't see it this way at the time, I should have bore those hairs with pride.

8 Things You'll Only Know If You Don't Wax

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Style

It's summer time and finally the world is ready for exposed skin. You've never seen the point in removing all your body hair only to have it all grow ...

Shoe Brand Office Tell Female Customers To Shave Their Legs

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Style

Shoe brand Office has come under fire for a "sexist" online newsletter. The subject line of the email was "Show a little leg", while the tagline below...

The Pros And Cons Of Shaving Your Pubes

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Pubic hair removal is becoming an increasingly popular practice, but is bald and beautiful really the way to go? Why do we have pubic hair? Researche...

Meet The Men Turning Back Hair Into Art

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Style

A man has created the first ever calendar of back hair art. Because, of course... Mike Wolfe, from Idaho, America, met up with best pal Tyler Hardi...

How Growing Back My Eyebrows Became an Act of Feminism

Kate Crudgington | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Style
Kate Crudgington

I've inherited several great things from my Dad. We share a similar work ethic, a dry sense of humour; and a craving for green olives. Most importantly, however, I've inherited his immense eyebrows.

Feminist Artist Leaks Nude Selfies, Inspires Women Everywhere To Be Proud Of Body Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Kick-ass feminist Molly Soda is on a one woman mission to help others feel proud of their body hair. If her name rings a bell, it's because Soda, 2...

Reflections on Returning Home After Studying Abroad

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

While I was catching up on Made in Chelsea (post-study abroad life) an advert for Wilkinson Sword popped up. It showed a girl talking about jumping in...

My Lingerie Is Feminist Because a Feminist Is Wearing It

Lea Emery | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Lea Emery

Neon Moon's body-positive, un-photoshopped ads are great. I love them. But we need to stop throwing around the word 'feminist' as some sort of watered-down synonym for 'good-for-women-in-some-way-ish'. And we really need to think before slap it on products.

#ChestHairBikinis Are This Season's Must-Have Accessory

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Step aside flower beards, now there's a new male grooming trend sweeping social media: the #chesthairbikini. In case the words 'chest hair' + 'bik...

'Don't Risk Dudeness': What's the Big Deal About Body Hair?

Rosie Tallant | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Tallant

The removal of body hair is just another thing that women are told they should do to be attractive, which is clearly the sole purpose for our existence on this planet. The scary part is that it has become so ingrained in some of us that we do it automatically.

Compared to the Struggle Faced by Women With Body Hair, Movember Is Really No Challenge at All

Clare Phipps | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Phipps

The tache may have gone out of fashion with Hitler (aside from certain areas of East London, I'm told) but ultimately men are free to grow or shave their hair as they see fit... But for women, any natural or stylistic variation in hair on any part of the body except the head is markedly absent.

The Chore That Is Hair Removal - Saying Farewell to the Fuzz

Claire Lynch | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Lynch

how you remove your body hair is a personal choice to each and every one of us, but one thing that remains the same, it's never, ever enjoyable. It is a chore, there's no getting away from this fact, AND there is always, always a down side to each hair removal technique.

The Changing Landscape of Male Grooming

Dr Patrick Bowler | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patrick Bowler

After years of controversial rhetoric on the reasons women get their body hair removed, the conversation is now shifting for men, who are increasingly expressing a desire for cleaner and less time-consuming methods for body hair maintenance like their female counterparts.

Hair's Where It's At: Calculating the Cost of Hair Removal

B.J. Epstein | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

If so many people genuinely feel worried about the hairless state of affairs we've found ourselves in, why not do something about it? Imagine the time and money you could save, imagine the other things you could do instead of heading to the salon, and imagine how much better you might end up feeling about yourself.

Body-Hair Backlash: Why Women Need to Pick Their Battles Wisely

Tamsin Crimmens | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tamsin Crimmens

Is a debate about the rights and wrongs of hair-removal in danger of alienating a new generation of women who don't relate to the old bra-burning feminist stereotypes?

Hair Today, Not Gone Tomorrow

B.J. Epstein | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

How is it acceptable in any way to tell your girlfriend that you'll leave her unless she is completely bare down there? What does it say about your feelings for her? What does it say about you as a person, if hair is such a big concern?

11 Facts About Women You May Have Forgotten

Anna French | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anna French

It may seem that I am stating the obvious here, but judging by things I've heard recently a reminder may be in order.

Whether it's Chris Evans saying that women are much better at making beds than men or a woman's voice suddenly rising above the murmur on the bus, saying "well duuuh, all women love shoes", everyone seems to have an opinion on what women are like.

Why Do We Find This SO Disgusting?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

Journalist Emer O'Toole and her whiskered armpits bravely ventured into unknown territory on the groomed armchairs of ITV's This Morning. As part ...

Being Hairy 'Stops Bugs Biting'

PA | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Being hairy helps prevent you being bothered by biting insects, according to new research. Having a lot of hair makes it harder for blood-sucking b...