Do you feel that Women with Hairy Armpits have the same rights as men?There has been an endless amount of fashion and beauty trends across history. In recent years alone we’ve seen faux freckles, squiggly eyebrows, glittery butts, and unicorns everywhere. If you were to go back even further in time you’d find people across Japan deliberately dying their teeth black, women consuming arsenic because they thought the deadly poison would give them fairer skin, and the trend of eyelash removal in the Middle Ages. With all the trends that involve removing hair, some people are wondering what would happen if we just left things be and went for that “all-natural” look.
Beauty and makeup doesn’t have to be about going all out to the extreme. There’s also the liberating end of the spectrum. As hard as it might be for some to believe, this is indeed the case with the latest fashion trend; the women armpit hair trend. Instagram influencers in particular are showcasing their ungroomed and untamed armpit hair to the masses. We’ve even seen spates of people dying armpit hair to make it look more unique. These influencers are receiving both positive and negative responses to their efforts to create new standards of beauty.
Some of those embracing the women armpit hair trend consider it to be a feminist fight, because why should women shave their armpits for the benefit of someone else? Some women consider cultivating their body hair to be their way to protest the standards of beauty placed upon them by society. Some photographers are using this armpit hair trend to spread that message of femininity.
Given that shaving marketing campaigns weren’t established until around 1915, there was a time not that long ago when women went au natural anyway. It was common to see pinups of women showcasing their body hair and it would be strange to see a woman without hairy armpits. Trends come and go but for now here are some of the best pictures of Instagrammers embracing the women armpit hair trend.