Are Men Getting Less Hairy As Time Goes On? | MEL Magazine
What you should know about hairy nipples
A man I met once wrote that about me, in a WhatsApp group. He attached the message to a screenshot, of a picture that I had uploaded of myself, to my Instagram. Or worse still, perhaps I deleted the latest episode of Game of Thrones before he had a chance to watch it. I had allowed my armpit hair to grow out naturally — that is hair growing in a place where literally every adult person on planet earth grows hair.
Opinion: Underarm hair is natural so why do people reel in horror from my hairy armpits?
Raise your hand if your mom presented you with a drugstore razor and can of shaving cream, on top of bombarding you with the sex talk and explaining what a period is during puberty. As a woman, there's a good chance you've either been taught or told to shave your legs at some point, but how many of you can honestly say you grew up knowing body hair is beautiful, and removing it is a personal choice , not a requirement? It amazes me that in , women are still subjected to this stigma, but celebrities with body hair , who aren't shy about posting their stubble on social media, or attending a red carpet event baring hairy legs and wisps under their armpits, are setting an important example for women of all ages. Even though there's still a decent chunk of society that still isn't exactly on board with flaunting female body hair , the percentage of women ditching their razors and not feeling obligated to shave on the regular has gone up. In , Telegraph UK reported according to a study performed in by analysts at Mintel, between the years and , the percentage of women shaving their underarms dropped from 95 to 77 percent, while the number of women shaving their legs also dropped from 92 to 85 percent.
Just like the super follicles that make these men so special, our love affair with hairy chests is ever-growing. Read more: 8 reasons why bearded men make the best partners. Who needs Ann Summers when you and your hairy man can play king and queen of the jungle any time you like? While political parties are bleating on about slashing heating bills, you can only give a knowing smile.