Beauty salons and hairdressers re-opened a little over two weeks ago but much to everyone's surprise, the demand for waxing appointments was somewhat lacking which begs the question: 'Is natural body hair finally becoming our new norm? Once upon a time, trends were a staple in the fashion and beauty industry. Now, as a result of these uncertain times, trends are having somewhat of an existential crisis. The same can be said for much more than just at-home activities.
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All products featured on Vogue are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. For many women in , body hair has inherent social implications that run the gamut from more newfound self-love to fighting the patriarchy. While Lillian Tung and Laura Schubert, cofounders of the pubic hair and skin company Fur , firmly believe that how much or little hair a women chooses to keep down there—or anywhere else—is a personal decision, they do agree that online platforms such as Instagram are furthering the conversation around letting it grow out. Bea Feliu-Espada, founder of feminine-care brand The Honey Pot , also sees a correlation with shifting beauty ideals.
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We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Just look at all the advertisements, gadgets, and methods out there for wrangling pubes. Should you nix your monthly wax?
To go bare, bushy, or something in between has been a personal decision women have weighed since the s when pubic hair styles became a thing. But in this particular moment in history, women are becoming aware and outraged over unreasonable beauty standards more than ever before. Scores of people who didn't think much about gender five years ago are now proudly identifying as feminists. Half a dozen female celebrities shaved their heads at one point, conveying a message that I interpreted to mean, "I no longer accept your expectations of femininity. You'd think the revolution would have to make its way down to our bikini lines, too—right?