Body Hair
Personal Essays
Confession: Top 10 Reasons I Don’t Own a Razor

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 I? I don’t […]

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

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. My friend says […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: I Don't Care About Pubic Hair

photo by J. Tann The fact that I can’t seem to form an opinion on this topic troubles me slightly. Is there something (other than the obvious) wrong with me? Am I ‘too nice’ to even have a conviction? Most of my firsthand experiences came at a time when pubic topiary was a rarity so […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate: Does My Gyno Care If I Shave?

photo by Eljay Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here every few weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Do gynecologists care whether or not your pubic hair is trimmed or au natural? I’m […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: Hairy Balls Are Cute, Dammit!

photo by Rene (and then some) In response to the reader who posted: “i have never grown my pubic hair, and i always thought men didn’t like women with hair down there, its not only gross, but also filthy.” … There is really nothing “filthy” about public hair, anymore than there is anything “filthy” about […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What’s Up with Manscaping?

photo via IMDB Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What’s the deal with manscaping? We’re talking both genitals and chests.” Straight Single Guy (L.A. Chris): I think it’s great that men have taken an interest in personal grooming. Where’s the downside of shearing a chest rug or bisecting […]

Polls
Poll: How Do You Wear Your Hair Down There?

<a href =”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1316379/” >How do you wear your hair down there? </a> <br/> <span style=”font-size:9px;” mce_style=”font-size:9px;”> (<a href =”http://www.polldaddy.com”> polls</a>)</span>