The Who, What & Where of the Hair ‘Down There’: The Politics of Pubic Hair

pubic_triangleIt seems like now, more than ever, women are pressured to do something with their pubic hair. The sexual politics of pubic hair have become less taboo to discuss in open forums like the internet and film.

Television shows like “Sex in the City” made a mark on the collective consciousness of American men and women alike, introducing us to sex toys like The Magic Wand Vibrator and the Rabbit but also to the variety of ways one can style their hair ‘down there.’ In addition to our philosophy on sex and love women could now consider their preferred grooming techniques when trying to decide whether or not they were a trimmed and proper ‘Charlotte’’ or a dyed and strategically shaped ‘Samantha.’ It’s clear that women have tons of choices regarding how to style their pubic hair but how do we know what is the right choice for us?

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