Minor editing has been done. T here are many different markers on the path from girlhood to womanhood. Usually, you think of getting boobs for the first time, getting your period, and maybe having sex for the first time. But my friends and I in high school marked our ascension to womanhood through our body hair. My best friend and I were 12 when we decided it was time to start this journey and shave our armpit hair.
Removing Pubic Hair | Center for Young Women's Health
Removing pubic hair is a personal preference. In fact, there are no health benefits to removing pubic hair. In the meantime, your genital area can feel itchy and prickly because the skin in this area is very sensitive. Waxing: A thin layer of warm liquid wax is applied over the hair you want to remove. Next, a thin cloth-like material is placed over the wax before it hardens. It takes a couple of seconds for the wax to get hard.
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Women shaving their pubic area is different than using the razor on legs or underarms. You need a bit more patience and care because of this sensitive zone and thicker hair type. You might be able to get away with a 'hurry up and get it done' with other areas, but not this one.
Let's get one thing straight — there's no one right way to deal with pubic hair. It's cool to leave it how it grows, shave or wax it all off, trim a lil bit, or something else entirely. No matter what feels right to you, we've got you covered or not covered, if that's your jam. We get it.