On social media and red carpets, from New York to China, hairy underarms are having a mainstream moment. Love it or hate it, not shaving under the arms has morphed into a call to action for other women as well who are looking to be free of the constraint or choose for themselves without ridicule. At first, it was just for fun. Then the extra hair was met by cringes from her 5-year-old daughter and 9-year-old niece. Some celebrities have been sporting armpit hair forever. Lady Gaga used little shaggy turquoise wigs under her arms in while performing at the Much Music Awards to match the same color in wigs for her head and an over-the-clothes crotch piece. And until the rise of razors marketed specifically to women, along with sleeveless fashion at the turn of the 20th century, hair was far more there in the United States, crossing over in more recent decades from a music fest-earth mother ideal of femininity. Long hair…… Don't Care!!!!!! With lady marketing of razors, he explained, hair-free pits soon became the norm.
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Is there such a thing as too long? Let this everything guide to growing your armpit hair ease your hairy journey. Why do we have pit hair, anyway? Another theory suggests that pit bush is a natural defense against friction — a way to prevent chafing between the arm and the torso. But, of course, it could also be because of sex — that handy explanation for basically everything. A study suggests that armpit hair, which grows atop sweat glands, acts as a pheromone diffuser try finding that at Anthropologie , and helps spread your natural, irresistible scent to potential mates. Why should I grow it out? Also, maintaining pit hair saves you at least 45 seconds in the shower. All good reasons. Take your pick.
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