But you know what? As my waxer assures me — she has seen it ALL before. Or the ugliest or any other pet concern you have about your vagina. Regardless if it is a Brazilian or bikini wax you are after, Flossie. A Brazilian wax is the term given to a completely hairless pubic area. The brazilian waxing process removes all your pubic hair front and back.
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And for me, that meant shaving my legs, armpits, and lady bits. And thanks to my northeast location with a lack of viable beach days, I was looking at the need to groom just a handful of times a year at most. This meant upping my grooming game to shaving once a day—or at least several times a week. The upkeep, the razor burn, the precision, the whole shebang was exhausting. I booked my first Brazilian wax.
Women have been removing hair from their bodies since ancient times when the first razor was invented, but the removal of pubic hair has only become fashion-forward in the past few decades. In , the first U. Today, women can choose from a variety of grooming options for their nether regions including waxing, shaving, laser hair removal, and a simple trim. Although many these methods can be found at your pick of local salons and spas, gynecologists warn against practices that rip hair from the skin's follicles due to their potential to cause genital-area skin infections and to remove hair that exists to protect the genitals.
I only get Brazilian bikini waxes. Granted, it was only four weeks ago, but still, I like to think that I've made it my trademark. I like being hairless. I like how it makes me feel clean and sensitive and pulled together and all those other words that should make my pure little feminist heart ache with sadness. If being a woman is about embracing choice, then I will embrace the choice to have my body hair professionally removed.