THE bush is back in fashion, according to Vogue. HALLELUJAH! At last our natural, pheromone-catching, abrasion, injury and pathogen-protecting locks can be celebrated rather than causing offence. For years now I’ve been freely leaving my garden (for that read woodland or even rainforest) to its own devices and it feels wonderful. I find shaving in general an utter chore so even removing the hair on the body parts that are on display happens on the rarest of occasions. My grandfather is from Burma and while the tanned skin and Cleopatra eyes skipped my genetic make-up, I inherited the full hairy gene. Excellent. Going through adolescence looking like a hormone experiment wasn’t easy. From the age of ten I was a full blown fuzz ball to the point that my so-called friends called me ‘Hairy McLary From Donaldson’s Dairy.’ I was desperate to shave but I wasn’t allowed to. My mum finally let me wax when I went up to senior school and it was barbaric. The … [Read more...] about I haven’t shaved my pubes in 10 years… and now I’m back in fashion
Gross ingrown hair
WAXING is an established method of getting rid of unwanted hair and ensuring a smooth finish. Along with shaving, plucking and epilating, it removes unwanted hair but often promises a fuzz-free finish for longer, lasting around four weeks. What is a Hollywood wax? The Hollywood is arguably the most extreme wax, removing everything down there. Beauty website Treatwell describes it as: “Designed to remove every last hair from the front and back of your bikini zone, the Hollywood wax promises a smooth and tidy finish that lasts up to a month. “Arguably one of the most popular styles of waxing for women today, to put it plainly, a Hollywood wax removes all of the hair in your bikini area from front to back. And we mean all.” A Hollywood gives a Barbie-esque finish, said to be popular among stars of the porn industry. The Hollywood wax operates a no-holds-bar approach as it needs to get every last hair, meaning it’s likely you’ll be put into a variety of … [Read more...] about What are Hollywood and Brazilian waxes, how long does hair need to be before waxing and when’s the best time before a holiday?