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Why does everyone make a big deal about a woman shaving?

I don't shave my legs and I only shave my armpits when I think about it, hair is a a natural thing, why does society, friends, whomever make a deal about it?


Asked by Anonymous at 5:47 PM on May. 19, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (21)
  • I don't personally care what anyone else does. I like the way the skin of my legs feel after I've shaved and I don't think body hair is attractive in general on men or women. A hairy chest on a man is an immediate turn off for me.
    I say, whatever floats your boat.

    Answer by Octobersmom at 5:58 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I shave for myself but do not care if other people do or don't

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 5:48 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Vanity...same reason some women do their hair, nails etc. Some men shave too! plus legs look more smooth silky and sunkissed when shaved IMO.

    Answer by KayGia0704 at 5:50 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I know plenty of guys who say that women who don't shave are unappealing to them.


    Answer by Simplicity3 at 5:50 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Because the fashion/beauty industry has brainwashed all of us to believe it's ugly or dirty to have hair. Though I read recently that the "standards" are set by the porn industry actually.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:07 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Eh, I shave because if I don't I get very itchy. Always have, once I got hair, at least. I do it for personal comfort. Yeah, it's natural,but body odor is also natural, and we do what we can to reduce and/or cover it up. I don't care if someone is furry or baby smooth, people just need to do whatever makes them comfortable.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 7:02 AM on May. 21, 2011

  • Because advertising made it unappealing to have hair. People are manipulated by advertising all the time.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 5:49 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • they think it is "unclean" for a woman to not save here in the USA. other countries are just getting to understand the shaving thing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • because of tv ect and products to sell we are ALL brain washed by it! i shave like every other day i hate the hair blah

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 5:50 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I know some girls that shave their arms. I always wondered why body builders shave everything too... I guess hairless=sexy

    Answer by ThatBoysMom at 5:57 PM on May. 19, 2011