My husband spent many years in other countries and says he met very few women in those places that shave their legs. Although I still shave my legs, I have to admit it can be a pain, especially in colder weather. And I tend to think the practice is one originally encouraged by razor makers in order to sell more of their products. But I am curious as to the specific origins - when/how did the practice began and why it became so popular in the U.S.?
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I researched it and found out that since the dawn of time we have been plucking, burning, tweezing, ripping out hair. In 4000 B.C. women used arsenic & quicklime, in 500 B.C. they learned to use pumice stones. You can read more at: http://www.tod
Sounds interesting, I will check it out. Thanks hon!
You are welcome but I see that the entire link did not go in. I guess that I ran out of words.