Skip navigation! Story from The Latest. It had its heyday in the '60s and '70s, but natural female pubic hair has since fallen out of favor. So much so that, apparently, there are now sexually-active hetero men who say they've never seen it. To celebrate the neglected bush, artist Marilyn Minter spent six months photographing it, asking "all kinds of women, [with] different hair colors, different textures, different skin colors" to grow out their natural hair down there and bare it for her camera. The photographs Minter took are collected in her first book, Plush.
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Pubic hair is terminal body hair that is found in the genital area of adolescent and adult humans. The hair is located on and around the sex organs and sometimes at the top of the inside of the thighs. In the pubic region around the pubis bone , it is known as a pubic patch. Pubic hair is found on the scrotum in the male and on the vulva in the female. Although fine vellus hair is present in the area in childhood, pubic hair is considered to be the heavier, longer and coarser hair that develops during puberty as an effect of rising levels of androgens in males and estrogens in females.
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Bille, a razor company that made a very popular ad last year of women showing off their armpit hair decided to take things a step further with a new ad released a few days ago named 'Red, White, And You Do You'. Body hair has been a taboo issue for a long time especially for women. Everyone has it but few people talk about it openly. In the age of perfect bodies and Instagram perfection, body hair is considered a strict no-no. Thankfully, people have begun to speak out about the unrealistic standards of beauty and even some companies have taken note.
Like most things on our bodies, it exists for a reason. So before you shave, wax, trim it into a heart shape, or do whatever else you want with it, there are some fascinating things you should know about your hair. Think of your bush as protective pillow. This can help prevent you from getting yeast infections, vaginitis, and UTIs.