Body hair is political. It’s also social and cultural. For some women – particularly trans women – the absence or presence of body hair can even be a safety issue. Messaging around body hair is insidious and the policing can begin at a young age, perpetuating narrow beauty standards and an even narrower understanding of gender identity.
Inspired by Gavin & Stacey's Nessa to ditch the razor in January? Here's all you need to know.
Because it's called shaving, not polishing.
"I was bullied so much for having hairy arms at school."
'My arms are so tired and I have razor burn.’
An illustrator was left rolling her eyes due to the “controversy” her latest drawing generated, simply for featuring female
Paris Jackson has long fought back against societal beauty standards. Now, the 19-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson has
'Who decides what’s beautiful?'