Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. All About Sex. For thousands of years, women and some men have altered what nature has provided between their legs.
A recent Cosmopolitan. While most women surveyed 70 percent hope their partner will sport a low-maintenance "trim," the majority of men surveyed 46 percent want their partners to be completely bare. And it appears that's exactly what's happening — 57 percent of women reported removing all their pubic hair. But what about the women who don't? Here, a sampling of the 6 percent of women who let their pubic hair grow in naturally explain why they stopped removing it and what they hope others will understand about their choice.
In fact, in a study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine that asked over 1, university students women and men about their down-there grooming habits, 95 percent of people said they removed it at least once in the last four weeks. Shaving was the most popular—with half of women going totally bald to feel clean, comfortable, and sexy. But not everyone is all about the hair removal. We were curious about what real women did, so we asked eight women what they do to care for their most intimate areas. Read their anonymous stories below:.