We've come to accept that the beauty tips in ladymags are not necessarily the most intelligent suggestions in the world. But the August Glamour has one that may win the prize for most cringe-worthy.

Anyone who has had the privilege of experiencing a Brazilian wax can attest to, hair removal is painful.But to further the American ideal of female hairlessness, Glamour has added another form of torture to the mix: tweezing your nipple hair. Speaking of pain—- in her interview, Taylor Swift attributes her stellar record sales to the songs she wrote about heartaches and breakups. It seems like the underlying theme in the August Glamour is "no pain, no gain." Below: more masochistic suggestions from the issue.