A couple of years ago, I entertained the idea of lasering all of the hair off my legs — but backed out because I had a weird feeling that hairy legs like other hairy areas would someday be the coolest thing ever. On the site, women submit and post photos of their hirsute lower limbs with positives notes as to why they chose to ditch insanely expensive razors and the gendered beauty standards they accompany. So why are these ladies insistent on not shaving their legs all of the sudden? WANG's Facebook page does explains that you should not feel forced to give yourself razor burn on a daily basis because society, or anyone for that matter, makes you feel like it's necessary:. My 22 year-old-self as well as my current self are very, very okay with this. Whether we're doing it as an act of feminism, a way to become more confident with our bodies, or just to save cash on ridiculously expensive shaving cartridges I MEAN , I fully support it.
"Hairy Legs Club" And Other Groups Support Ditching The Razor For Good
It is this which makes the recent popularity of the Hairy Legs Club so refreshing. At a time when women are encouraged to begin the dreaded bikini season diet, a Tumblr blog has emerged which champions natural beauty, while dispelling some of the common myths about what constitutes female beauty. The Hairy Legs club currently taking social media by storm encourages women to post in with snaps of their hairy legs along with positive comments. I was always ashamed of my hairy legs since I was 10 years old. Finally, a couple of years ago I accepted them… we should not accept what others think beauty is.
Enter your email address below to get Food News delivered straight to your inbox. The age-old question of whether or not your legs look like hot dogs has finally been addressed by the Internet. Are those skinny thighs or turkey franks? Tan and toned gams, or Hebrew Nationals ready for the grill? This is what we must now attempt to answer.