Thursday, 16 May 2013

To Pube or Not To Pube


So, we’ve had different variations on sex this week, but what about the decoration? I’m all for bare is better, but my good friend Michelle Smart disagrees. She’s been lovely enough to come share her opinion on the matter and she almost swayed me. Almost, but not quite ;o). Take it away Chellebelle…

Pubic hair. Pubes. Something every adult human on the planet grows a nice thatch of (medical exemptions permitted). Indeed, for most adolescents, the appearance of pubic hair is as much a right-of-passage as the development of breasts and whatever it is that happens to men’s testicles that turns them into dangly things.

But a strange thing is afoot. When I was a teenager, it was normal to shave (or wax depending on personal pain thresholds and bravery) the bikini line. But time moves on. Just like the massive bushes that were beloved of seventies porn stars became passé, now it appears that any public hair is considered gross. Perfectly normal body hair is now something to be shaved/waxed/plucked off the second it appears. * Apparently it is normal to want to keep the vagina one had as a child. Hmmm.

And it’s not just the females who are docily removing the evidence that they are adults; men are catching on to it too. I swear, if I ever become ruler of the world, I will make it illegal for men to shave their chests or go anywhere near their cocks with a razor. Take Artem from Strictly Come Dancing. Now, that man has one heck of a manly chest – or he would have if he didn’t keep shaving/waxing it off (and yes, I do know this for a fact because at the beginning of the last series he had his chest out and you could see all the lovely dark hair growing through – within weeks it had gone). Pah!

Is this a permanent trend I wonder? Will humans eventually evolve into hairless wonders (after all, if we can’t be arsed to keep it, why should nature bother?)? Or will we go the other way? Will we go back to our seventies hey-day and grow pubes long enough to plait or create fabulous topiary out of? Will we ever return to the days when a woman thought twice about wearing a white bikini?

And will Artem ever grow his chest hair back for my delectation?

*One good thing about this pubeless trend is that, according to medical experts, cases of pubic lice are at their lowest levels ever.

Michelle’s Links:

Website / Twitter / Facebook / Goodreads 

*Aimee* 

So guys, what do you think? 

Hair...



V
bare...



Leave your vote in the comments! 

xoxo




14 comments:

  1. Ooo, nice manly chest there Aimee! Shame about the plastic Ken-doll beneath him...

    xxx

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  2. See, you could eat your dinner off the bottom guy's torso, not so much the top one.

    I also would like to point out the email I received from a friend today about this post (name undisclosed) saying that as we get older our pubes will go grey and then fall out, so really what's the point in having them in between? Get rid early then we're done :)

    xxx

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    1. If you're happy to spend your adulthood going through the agony of waxing your muff every month, or, even worse, shaving it and having to copy with itchy-fanny syndrome, then be my guest! When mine fall out naturally and pain-free, I'll let you know :-)

      xxx

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    2. I'm hard as nails, can barely feel wax anymore.

      Thank you for that generous offer of keeping me up to date on what your muff gets up to, though I'll have to pass on the info. Unless you join the cool kids and go for a wax, that you can share ;o). I think you should ask Adam to do it too, you might like it.

      xxx

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    3. I can't think of anything more likely to put me off my dinner.

      xxx

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  3. I'm sorry the whole completely waxed thing creeps me out. I will never shave or wax my heroine's because I have no intention of encouraging paedophiles. And that goes for my heroes too. I have heroes with a manly thatch and bare chested but either way it's ALL natural. And I like a nice furry frame for...things.

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  4. LOL! Love it!
    I like a little hair, not a lot. :)

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  5. Aimée your posts always have me in stitches! I'm ALL FOR a real man....and hairy! My husband has got a lovely hairy chest, even if it is now turning grey with stress lol. X

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  6. When I was a teen, I dated young men (boys to me now) who had hairless chests because they hadn't yet 'developed' their chest hair - it sometimes takes longer to come in. By the time I was in college, some of those 'boys' had grown into MEN, they had moustaches, beards, and plenty of chest hair, arm hair, leg hair and most definitely my favorite 'happy trail' line leading to the promised land.
    I admit that gorgeous muscle chiseled bodies can carry a hairless look but heavens, there just isn't anything like sliding your fingers through a MAN'S chest curls - do we really want a man to be as soft and smooth as you are?
    I do have to say that some would benefit from a corralling of their hair - nothing more unromantic than waking in the morn and finding the sheets looking like a strange poodle slept there! LOL!!

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  7. My husband could be a monkey, so I love hairy men, lol!!!

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  8. I'm with Chellebelle, men *should* have hairy chests. In fact, it should be the law. It makes them manly. The only thing I have issue with is Chelle's apparent knowledge that shaving one's muff makes it itchy. How on earth would she know such a thing?!

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  9. I am voting hair as well...

    Catherine - I am assuming Michelle's knowledge has been acquired through research for this post...I'm sure she's always willing to go that extra mile...

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  10. That's it exactly Nina - pure research for this post! And Catherine, I think you and I need to take over the world!

    xxx

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