Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Perhaps you've already heard: The bush is back. Yes, claiming that a body part is "in" or "out" of fashion is still inherently problematic, yet many have noted that a fuller-bodied pubic hairstyle is being celebrated in the public eye in in a way it hasn't been for quite some time. In , photographer Petra Collins' picture showing her pubic hair was deleted from Instagram , causing uproar and igniting debate.
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Can I shave my pubic hair? Is it safe? How do most girls maintain their pubic hair? Shaving is one way to remove pubic hair — if it's done right and you're very careful. Shaving is fairly inexpensive, and you can do it yourself. Go slowly, pulling skin taut before running the razor over the hair. Always shave in the same direction that the hair grows, not against it. Change razors often to avoid nicks, which happen when the blade gets dull. Using shaving cream also may help protect sensitive skin, like the skin around the bikini area.
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Now, you think you might be ready to advance your sense of pubic style. Doing so as often as we do, you come to recognize a difference in temporary trends and eternal classics. These are the five classics that will always be part of the manscaping discussion. First up is the natural. The natural aims to incorporate light grooming in order to leave the bush looking like a bush but with a little less wilderness. Contrary to the natural is the megabush. This is the style where you just let it all hang the way it was made.
When your year-old screams from the bathroom that they need your help right now, you moan and grumble to yourself that you thought potty training was supposed to free you from these particular shackles. The docs say younger girls are being pushed to go bare because of social media, peer pressure and even internet porn. A new survey shows that 62 percent of women prefer to completely remove their pubic hair, while 84 percent say they do at least some grooming. I fall into camp two, someone who has trimmed the bush for years. Her hair had been filling in slowly for more than a year and had now reached a point where it was poking out all sides of her underwear. This was not going away. Hard to argue with that. This was not to make her look like something out of a porno flick. This was not because of social media or her peers. Before you go, check out our slideshow below:.