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How many ladies actually have perfect armpits?

I envy those ladies who can throw their hands in the air and wave 'em like they just don't care. I shave my pits daily, yet somehow, I still have a 5:00 shadow. How the hell do you get nice, smooth pits?

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lubbockmommy510

Asked by lubbockmommy510 at 11:53 PM on Apr. 28, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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  • Waxing. I have fine hair anyway, so it's not a big deal, but for ladies with thicker or coarser hair waxing is a good option :)
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:54 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • Ok I have coarse hair like you and also envy those with perfect pits! UGH! I HATE IT. I have sensitive skin and break out if I shave every day. So i'll wear a tank one day and t the next. I tried the waxing thing and it left me looking like I had a 2nd degree burn on my pits. I was in so much pain i have vowed to never do it again. I plan on trying lasik if I can save the money! Let me know if you find a good cure!
    ranze11617

    Answer by ranze11617 at 12:13 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • you have to shave in all different directions. up, down, sideways...I've never had the 5 o'clock shadow pit problem.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:25 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I agree, waxing but get it done professionally, none of this Nads stuff.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 12:44 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I shave in aaaall directions. Don't get me wrong. It's not like my hair just drags the ground. It just looks unshaven when it really is. Being a brunette is a chore!
    lubbockmommy510

    Answer by lubbockmommy510 at 12:47 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • i mean, isn't. :)
    lubbockmommy510

    Answer by lubbockmommy510 at 12:50 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I have to shave every day too! My mom says I get the shadow FROM shaving every day. I don't believe it. I couldn't wax my armpits though, yikes!
    coutterhill

    Answer by coutterhill at 2:45 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I get a little shadow thing going on but I cant shave everyday or I get razor burn really bad, so people are just gonna have to deal with a little shadow u cant really tell unless you;'re sitting there staring
    Breezy1988

    Answer by Breezy1988 at 3:46 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • Some women just aren't very hairy.  I'm one of them.  I can go a week without shaving my armpits and it's barely noticeable.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 8:01 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I get a five o clock shadow too but it is barely noticeable because I have a small amount of armpit hair. I still don't like it. I shave in all directions too and try to not do it every day also. I used to get away with doing it once a week but not anymore.
    Tickledtrauma

    Answer by Tickledtrauma at 12:35 AM on Apr. 30, 2009

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