Teeny bikinis and your favourite underwear leave little to the imagination as it is, but when you're suffering from a less-than-pleasant beauty situation, it can feel like you're under a microscope. Case in point: that ingrown hair plaguing your bikini line. Jamie Ahn, owner of New York's Acqua Beauty Bar, has seen her fair share of these often waxing-related skin situations. To get Ahn's insight on what causes ingrown hairs, how to prevent them, and how to treat them when you find yourself with one, just keep reading.
In Germany, Gillette is trying a whole new kind of guerrilla marketing to get people shaving. The company's marketing agency in Deutschland says that they've put thousands of these grass-as-pit-and-pubic-hair towels out in public spaces all over Germany. It's, umm, attention-grabbing but do you think it'll work? Oh, and there's a guy version, too. Check it out below.
Manscaping. It's not new. But it is on the rise apparently, with more and more men beginning to feel the same pressure to groom that women have long been subject to. They're shaving their armpits (no joke), waxing their nether regions, and getting laser hair removal.
And while it might be tempting to think of this as sweet, sweet comeuppance for all of those years that we've collectively spent primping and preening ourselves, I'm not sure it's really neccessary. (Except if you're getting rid of hairy backs, that is definitely non-negotiable.)
What's your grooming threshold for men? Does it all need to be bare? Do you share my back hair phobia? Or do you like a man with a chest rug going on?
French prankster Rémi Gaillard holds such a serious grudge against fuzz that he heads to the tiny town of Poil — French for "body hair" — in an attempt to eradicate it.
How do you say "hijinks ensue" en français?