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Old 09-29-2012, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Cary NC
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I started shaving mine about a year ago after my teenage daughter did hers and I liked how it looked. No big deal just takes a few minutes in the shower it doesn't grow back in any different than it was.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:17 PM
 
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If people find your mammalian nature unattractive, maybe they would prefer a lizard?
I mean, I see what you're saying, but how would you as a woman like to walk around with a dark, bushy moustache or thick armpit hair peeking out from underneath your arms? (or your girlfriend/wife if you're a male). That's natural, and yet it's considered pretty universally "ew" in the US and most women are okay with that point of view. Where do you draw the line? I was just wondering if arm hair was along the lines of armpit at this point in time.
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:03 AM
 
Location: Studio City, CA
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If you care about your looks, yeah you should shave your arms... hair on a woman's arm can be a real turn off, especially if it's easily visible...
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:05 AM
 
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It never really occurred to me until today when my friend casually mentioned getting her arms waxed. I expressed curiosity about it and she looked at me with disgust and asked, "You mean, you DON'T shave your arms?" www.precision-painting.net - Vancouver House Painters - Professional Painting Company - Exterior and Interior
Is this a common thing? I shave other areas of my body, but never thought it was normal to get rid of arm hair. Is it considered "uncouth" for women to have hair on their arms? Not that there's anything wrong with not shaving anything, I'm just wondering how common this is, or if it's a new thing?
No.

You will get razor stubble which would tickle people sitting next to you.

Very few girls shave their arms. Most girls leave them be or bleach them.

In the summertime, the sun bleaches it. It is not visible.

Do you honestly want another thing to shave on your body besides your legs (and some girls have to shave more than that)? Me, no way!

If it bothers you that much, get some Jolen Bleach to bleach your arms so that hair cannot be seen.

Trust me, nobody notices it but you.
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:48 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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I don't get razor stubble on my arms as the hair is finer than on my legs. I shave them because my body hair is very dark and if I don't my arm hair is very visible. I think bleaching would look weird as the hairs continue growing. They would be part blonde and part dark brown. It only takes a few minutes per arm and I only have to do it once every two weeks or so. The hair grows in much slower than my underarms or legs.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Fort Bend County
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Didn't even read this thread but saw the title & my response is hell NO.
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Old 10-02-2012, 01:02 PM
 
Location: SF CA, USA
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Honestly, coming from a guy, I have never ever noticed this. Just not on the radar, could care less.
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:25 PM
 
Location: in your dreams
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In the summertime, the sun bleaches it. It is not visible.



get some Jolen Bleach to bleach your arms so that hair cannot be seen.

Bleached hair certainly does not equal invisible!

If you've never seen a woman who bleaches her 'stache in broad daylight, you might wanna grab some sunglasses...! POW!
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:24 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, Va
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If you dislike the stubble you get on your legs after shaving, then the same thing will happen to your arms. So far, no man has "been turned off" by my arm hair! And, if he was...his loss. Shaving your legs is enough trouble.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:31 PM
 
Location: BK All Day
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If you dislike the stubble you get on your legs after shaving, then the same thing will happen to your arms. So far, no man has "been turned off" by my arm hair! And, if he was...his loss. Shaving your legs is enough trouble.
I have been shaving my arms on and off since high school. It doesn't really stubble in the way legs do it grows back in very soft. It also doesn't grow back as fast. I do it once a week maybe? I just like the look of it more since I have dark hair and fair skin.
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