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If men and women have hair in all the same places, why do we bother shaving?

  1. lovelife08 profile image60
    lovelife08posted 6 years ago

    If men and women have hair in all the same places, why do we bother shaving?

  2. nabeelplus profile image60
    nabeelplusposted 6 years ago

    wow, thats a really cool one i found here smile
    Well in ISLAM you have to get your certain body parts shaved. i dont know about other religions.

    Moreover, i think soon there will be an era where you will find hairy people all around you & will be termed as FASHION smile

  3. stricktlydating profile image84
    stricktlydatingposted 6 years ago

    Wow! This is an interesting question, I don't know the answer to it though, I guess it is just fashion, trends and depending on the custom in your country.

  4. jacqui2011 profile image83
    jacqui2011posted 6 years ago

    For me its a hygiene thing. Personally I prefer not to have any body hair.

  5. Daffy Duck profile image60
    Daffy Duckposted 6 years ago

    Becuase it's way more attractive that way.

  6. abrarr profile image61
    abrarrposted 6 years ago

    Good question!! i neva thought about it earlier.

  7. Miss Paula profile image39
    Miss Paulaposted 6 years ago

    because that is gross if you don't shave, I can't stand to have body hair either,I just feel dirty.

  8. LifeMeansChange profile image61
    LifeMeansChangeposted 6 years ago

    Because it is the socially accepted thing to do. It's only a big deal because we make it a big deal here in the states. There are other cultures who don't carry the same aversion to body hair that we have.

  9. Wayne Brown profile image82
    Wayne Brownposted 6 years ago

    I think that was the case well up to the 90's when both men and women began to shave some parts of their body.  It is the effect of the "visual" thing getting into the process I suppose although I must believe that women have been especially influenced over the years by various publications like "Playboy" to pursue the "shaving" thing...not that I am complaining! LOL! WB

  10. puddingicecream profile image74
    puddingicecreamposted 6 years ago

    Good question. It's more of an aesthetic reason that we're accustomed to seeing in society. Hairlessness is seen is "feminine." In the US, as shorter and more revealing dresses become popular in the 20th century, shaving was encouraged for women. In fact, businesses selling shaving supplies attacked women with armpit hair, calling armpit hair "unsightly" and "a problem" so that women would buy their products. Some ads did use the excuse of hygiene though.

    Over time, it's just expected that women are hairless. However, men do shave as well (besides facial hair), but mostly for athletic reasons. Men who shave for aesthetic reasons are usually those who build muscles or model.

    @nabeelplus and LifeMeansChange - I agree that the practice of shaving differs from group to group. Shaving among women is primarily practiced in the US and Britain, and less so in other countries (although this is changing). And we'll see about hairy fashion sooner or later smile

  11. Trevor Davis profile image55
    Trevor Davisposted 6 years ago

    Its deemed cleanly and attractive. You don't have to go crazy. Just tidy up.

 
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