To avoid unwanted attention, I changed clothes in the bathroom stall. My chest hair protected my masculinity in some ways, but also called attention to my difference. It was a weapon, but also a liability.
Is your wife, girlfriend or significant other a fan of your grooming habits? Surprisingly, your body hair situation may be more important to her than you think. But there are a lot of body hair styling options between letting it all go or grow and being overly manscaped, plucked and tweezed.
Apparently "manscaping" — the act of pruning a man's body hair, the way you might a topiary — is becoming more mainstream in the U. According to recent research by Wahanda Spa"the demand for male waxing in the UK has risen 56 percent while keeping everything neat, tidy and inside the lines with subtle 'manscaping' has more than doubled in popularity over the last 12 months," the Daily Mail reported. This is obviously a great excuse for us all to talk about male body hair.
Body hairor androgenic hairis the terminal hair that develops on the human body during and after puberty. It is differentiated from the head hair and less visible vellus hairwhich is much finer and lighter in color. The growth of androgenic hair is related to the level of androgens often referred to as male hormones and the density of androgen receptors in the dermal papillae.
When it comes to grooming, men have followed the lead of women in recent years, and opted for a hair free body. There is no shame in a man admitting to waxing or shaving these days, preferring a polished torso to a hairy chest. Nothing wrong with a bit of a tidy up but men stripping themselves of all masculinity completely seems a waste.
Men and women have some obvious differences for obvious reasons, normally related to reproduction and the gender roles that spawn from them. Why, for instance, do men grow beards? Why are they more likely to go bald? Both men and women see men with beards as being older, stronger, and more aggressive.
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