A day after their commercials suggesting that women who don't wax turn into men overnight aired, Veet has quietly pulled the ads from YouTube, apologizing to anyone who was offended but arguing that the ads have been mostly "well received."
While plenty of hair removal campaigns for women are subtly trying to indicate that the only way you're attractive is without body hair, Veet's new campaign "Don't risk dudeness!" goes one step further and suggests that without their wax strips, you risk turning into a man.
In order to get you as hair-free as a naked mole rat, Nair uses calcium hydroxide and potassium thioglycolate to break down hair follicles. But as this video by Wired explains, "the skin repair agents [in a bottle of Nair] officially outnumber the hair removal ingredients." The More You Know/Because You're Worth It.
If you've ever cursed the depilatory gods for why you feel you must shave your pits for summertime or wax your entire pubic area so that no man should tremble asunder at the sight of one errant hair, you've probably reached into the typical goody bag of suspects in search of a guilty party: pop culture, lady mags,…
Whether you're going in for an eyebrow wax or a full Brazilian, paying somebody to rip your hair out can present some etiquette challenges. Today, we tackle those challenges head-on.
Procter & Gamble says its website BeingGirl is meant to give young women important advice about puberty and their bodies. But some groups say it's actually a ruse to sell products.
"I am a woman with a beard," writes Allison Landa. And so unfolds a story of hair removal that challenged some of our ideas about beauty, body politics, and choices.
Says the New York Post, "women are strangely bonded to the beauticians who wax their Brazilians." Well, yeah, seeing as those beauticians are kinda bonded to our vaginas with hot wax!
Last week, our Beauty 101 series focused on the hair that sits atop one's head. This week, we're going to concentrate on reader concerns about the hair that grows, well, pretty much everywhere else:
You know the old maxim, "To shop at Sephora is to waste hard-earned money on something at Sephora"? Well, no one wastes money at Sephora like a Sephora cast member wastes money at Sephora, and today, our undercover operative Jasmine is going to share with you some of the dumbest ways you can line the pockets of LVMH…