In Honor of "Januhairy," 5 Women Explain Why They Don't Shave Their Body Hair
While men are expected to do very little grooming when it comes to body hair, women often feel pressured to be without any from the shoulders down. Laura Jackson, a 22-year-old student from the UK, started the #Januhairy movement after growing out her armpit hair for a performance and discovered that she actually liked it that way. Since then, she and other women have been sharing their stories about embracing body hair throughout social media.
Ahead, we've collected some of the most compelling reasons women have chosen to keep their hair. They might even make you reconsider your own grooming routines.