We know that money talks. In this particular case, women with hairy legs or armpits could take a walk. In more modern times, it was razor manufacturer Gillette that realized selling their products to women could double their sales overnight. The rest, as we now know, is hair-free history. Women have been victimized by nonsensical social standards for centuries.
Toenail Discoloration - Treatments for Yellow, Purple, Black Nails
For every part of me that wants to keep it long as an F-you to what feel like unfair beauty standards, another part — the one that grew up in the 90s and early aughts and was raised on mainstream teen magazines — feels best when I shave it off. I recently explored this conundrum in an Instagram post and was reminded I am not alone. I also learned that a lot more women have body hair than is represented in the media, and that I wanted to change that. And celebrating a wider variety of choices seems like an important step in achieving that. So I asked four women who let their body hair grow free to show me what it looks like and tell me what it feels like to write their own beauty rules. Their answers were nothing short of hopeful. Scroll down to see what Rima, Josie, Camila and Alexandra have to say about body hair.
It's time to stop ignoring your toes. Dana Canuso, podatric surgeon and founder of Dr. Canuso Skincare for Feet. But if you're seeing when you look down is toenail discoloration—maybe they're yellow, purple, black, or flecked with white spots—you should do something about it.
Bodybuilders also shave their legs as this will give the appearance of larger more defined muscular development and definition. This is not to say that there are not women out there that really do like the look and feel of a man with shaved legs. So if you have a significant other, feel free to ask them what they prefer and you may follow suit. Once you begin shaving your legs, there is consistent upkeep required to get them looking good and feeling smooth.