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Tag Archive | "Beauty"

Confession: I’m a Pubic Hair Pusher Who Occasionally Goes Bare

Thursday, April 5, 2012


photo via flickr A contributor friend of ours who recently graduated college (and wishes to remain anonymous) has a confession to make: For three consecutive years, I participated in my university’s production of The Vagina Monologues. The piece I performed was entitled “Hair.” The moral of this story? You have to love hair in order [...]

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It’s You, Perfected! The Power of Photoshop

Thursday, February 2, 2012


There are many reasons¬†not¬†to read women’s magazines. One of the biggies? All the retouched photos. The genetic mutants we call models and celebrities can beat the shit out your average Jane’s self image, but Photoshop can chop it up with chainsaw. This¬†before and after cover of Red Book from a few years ago¬†thanks to Jezebel.com [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, What Can I Do About Hairy Areolas?

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, My areolas are hairy — what can I do?! – Sasquatch Dear S, In [...]

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Confession: Top 10 Reasons I Don’t Own a Razor

Thursday, July 21, 2011


photo by Flickr Our contributor Abby Spector, who is majoring in Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, confesses her love for body hair: I am not going to judge silky-smooth-shaved ladies. But here are ten reasons I do NOT own a razor And yes, this means legs, vag, and — gasp — armpit hair. Why should [...]

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Wise Guys: Is Manscaping Required These Days?

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


photo by Vladimir Istomin Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Is manscaping automatically required these days for men under a certain age? And if so, what does this entail exactly?” Straight Committed Guy (Johnny): Without knowing exactly what age you mean, or whether I fall into this age [...]

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Wise Guys: Tomboy vs. Girly Girl — Who Wins?

Tuesday, June 21, 2011


photo by Americanistadechiapas Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Regarding the ‚Äúguy’s girl”: Is a woman who‚Äôll shoot pool and pound a few brews automatically sexier than a girly girl?” Straight Single Guy (Chris): Let’s get this one straight once and for all. There is nothing sexier than [...]

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Wise Guys: How Do Men Feel About Tan Lines?

Wednesday, June 1, 2011


photo by Evil Erin Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Do guys have an opinion on tan lines? Sexy? Cheesy? Unhealthy?” Straight Committed Guy (Johnny): Ha… tan lines. They remind me of VHS porn from the ’90′s — at which time I actually did find them hot. Now [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Can You Explain Pubic Topiary Terminology?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


photo by Eljay Dear Em & Lo, A friend and I disagree on pubic topiary terminology and I’m hoping you can settle this for us. I say the mohawk and the landing strip are the same thing, and the Hollywood is when you go totally bald. I also say both styles are types of Brazilians. [...]

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Should You Shave Your Legs?

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


There are idiots out there (not unlike creationists and climate change deniers) who have been sold a bill of goods and believe that the female of the species is naturally hairless, but those with their feet on the ground know that ladies can hold their own in the fur department — it’s what happens when [...]

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Comments of the Week: How to Convince Your GF You Love Her Body

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


photo by strokeskills It is going to take a very long time. It is going to take you repeatedly saying (more times than you think is necessary or reasonable, and this will only work if you are 100% genuine every single time), ‘I think you are sexy. I love you. You are so beautiful. I [...]

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