7 Reasons You Actually Shouldn’t Shave Your Pubes

In terms of body hair, I used to be a staunch waxer down there for a long time. Initially starting as a vacation-bound bikini wax, it turned into a routine I kept up through fall and winter, removing more and more hair as the year went on. Once I reached full Brazilian, I came up with these weird justifications to keep my vag totally bare:

“Pubic hair is dirty anyway, I feel so much cleaner, especially when I have my period.”
“Most guys don’t really like pubic hair – how else am I ever gonna get anyone to sleep with me?”
“I can actually see what’s going on down there!”
“I’m not a hippie, I’m a modern, independent woman – of COURSE I don’t have pubic hair.”

Cut to what Oprah calls an “A-ha moment” at a theatre performance wherein I saw three naked women, all with pubic hair.

“Oh. My. God. When was the last time I evenΒ saw a naked woman who wasn’t me or in a porn?”
“I bet more girls have pubic hair than I thought.”
“Dudes sleep with these women. They’re talking about it. In front of me. While having pubic hair!”
“And that’s $60/wax once a month and I’ve been doing this for how many years…? NO! NO! NO!”

Pubic hair is a highly stigmatized, gendered, and politicized entity in itself. Whatever decision you make about what makes you feel confident and awesome down there – great! Rock on! Just make sure that you’re making that decision for you and not solely based on what your partner wants or what society deems as attractive or desirable. Personally, I have decided to keep a modest amount of pubic hair and I honestly prefer it to the completely bald version I had before. That said, here are 7 reasons you actually shouldn’t shave your pubes:

Which of these do you disagree with? Do you shave down there? What did we forget to include? Tell me in the comments.

 

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  • Strogg

    You folks could never debate a guy like me… And you know it.

  • Strogg

    lol gurl.com. What a joke of a website… When someone writes something that makes sense but is against your views, then you delete their comments. I expect nothing less from a feminist website…but that’s why nobody gives a fuck about the feminist cause πŸ˜‚.

  • Strogg

    Yeah, get your haircut. Buy nice clothes. Put on makeup… But don’t shave your pubes.. Makes excellent sense to me πŸ˜‚

  • Strogg

    Seriously though. People get haircuts, men shave their faces, women wear makeup, all to look better. An unshaven pubic region looks nasty as fuck… Just like if a man would NEVER shave or trim his face… Women don’t like that. And guess what! Men don’t like a hairy snatch! It’s nasty and it stinks! My wife shaves that shit and puts her little spray on it…and guess what? When I go down, it tastes and smells like strawberries! Unlike you unshaven, fish smelling bitches πŸ˜‚

    • Tony Louis

      Shaving your dick makes you more of a pussy then you already are ! Men
      are to be men ! Women who want men to shave there dicks only want to
      emasculate them to be more power driven for pussy sake. As a gay man,
      you will never tell me that you are a man of self integrity and
      dignified because you shave you dick. Man Up ! If A woman doesnt like
      you because you have pubic/ body hair, then she she is only looking for a
      toy, not a Man. And if she wants a hairless dude,then she should look
      for one thats naturally less hair. someone for every one! For woman:
      They have always Primped to allure men, thats there natural state of
      being. But lets not forget that a man who wants to look like a young 7
      yo child must be a pervert or a porn star wanna be! MAN Up! And grow
      your Bush !!!!

  • Strogg

    I’m pretty sure my comments won’t get approved by this feminazi website πŸ˜‚

    • Tony Louis

      Shaving your dick makes you more of a pussy then you already are ! Men
      are to be men ! Women who want men to shave there dicks only want to
      emasculate them to be more power driven for pussy sake. As a gay man,
      you will never tell me that you are a man of self integrity and
      dignified because you shave you dick. Man Up ! If A woman doesnt like
      you because you have pubic/ body hair, then she she is only looking for a
      toy, not a Man. And if she wants a hairless dude,then she should look
      for one thats naturally less hair. someone for every one! For woman:
      They have always Primped to allure men, thats there natural state of
      being. But lets not forget that a man who wants to look like a young 7
      yo child must be a pervert or a porn star wanna be! MAN Up!! And grow
      your Bush !!

  • BeaveVillage

    Been shaving my pubic region for 10 years now, would never go back to the bush.

    • Strogg

      Yes. Thank you. I never understood how people can go through so much trouble to look good with hair cuts, make up, nice clothes, etc etc but then let their pubes grow to 3 inches πŸ˜‚

    • Tony Louis

      If you want a guy to be more like a pussy, then go get a pussy, a real one.

  • I want a woman, not a baby. Women with wisdom and presence of self have hair. Including long flowing mane on their head. It is empowering. Shaving is akin to being put into prison. Don’t get me started about dudes who shave their junk. It’s a pedophillic practice which has become mainstream.

    • Strogg

      So lemme get this straight, you probably style your head hair up real nice, shave your face neatly to look good,and wear nice clothes… But you let your pubes grow out 3 inches long???? πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ OK bud. Whatever πŸ˜‚

      • Jessica McArtan

        ok. we get it. you don’t like pubes. it’s just an educational article. everyone has their own taste and is attracted to different things.

    • Strogg

      Do you shave your face bro? Why?

    • Strogg

      Dude. How is a dude shaving “pedophillac”? You get haircuts, right? Or do you just let your hair and facial hair grow to ridiculous lengths??? πŸ˜‚

  • Been Benuane

    As a man about to turn 38…
    …it baffles me how shaven vulvas have moved from the exotic and erotic t the mainstream.
    It’s up there with how all of this dopey skin art has become mainstream.

    • Strogg

      Well, yeah, if you get a head haircut to look better, then why not shave your pubes to look better???

      • Tony Louis

        Shaving your dick makes you more of a pussy then you already are ! Men
        are to be men ! Women who want men to shave there dicks only want to
        emasculate them to be more power driven for pussy sake. As a gay man,
        you will never tell me that you are a man of self integrity and
        dignified because you shave you dick. Man Up ! If A woman doesnt like
        you because you have pubic/ body hair, then she she is only looking for a
        toy, not a Man. And if she wants a hairless dude,then she should look
        for one thats naturally less hair. someone for every one! For woman:
        They have always Primped to allure men, that’s there natural state of
        being. But lets not forget that a man who wants to look like a young 7
        yo child must be a pervert or a porn star wanna be! MAN Up! And grow
        your Bush !!

    • Strogg

      Do you shave your face bro? Why? ?

      • Tony Louis

        Shaving your dick makes you more of a pussy then you already are ! Men
        are to be men ! Women who want men to shave there dicks only want to
        emasculate them to be more power driven for pussy sake. As a gay man,
        you will never tell me that you are a man of self integrity and
        dignified because you shave you dick. Man Up ! If A woman doesn’t like
        you because you have pubic/ body hair, then she she is only looking for a
        toy, not a Man. And if she wants a hairless dude,then she should look
        for one thats naturally less hair. someone for every one! For woman:
        They have always Primped to allure men, thats there natural state of
        being. But lets not forget that a man who wants to look like a young 7
        yo child must be a pervert or a porn star wanna be! MAN Up! And grow
        your Bush !!

  • Erm

    No? I thought this site was against telling us what to do. Was for feminism. I can do what the fuck I want with my body, don’t need you TELLING me what to do. You can say the perks of not saving sure, but don’t slag off shaving, as it’s a choice at the end of the day

    • TheRedRose

      They’re actually not telling you that you SHOULDN’T shave down there, they’re telling you why its better not to. In case some people are curious and for anyone who does shave its good information to know.

    • No one is telling you anything but you are defending what ANOTHER person or media hype has brainwashed you into thinking. You are cancelling yourself out with your retarded comment.

    • Shave your pubes and tattoo hair there instead. there ya go you fit right into your mentality.