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Old 10-03-2013, 09:58 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Ironically many women are capable of growing beards to some degree, yet you don't see many women with beards not even in middle eastern countries, sexism yes?~

The exception is the Sikh faith, men and women alike are proud even forbidden from shaving their beards, because they believe every hair to be a gift from the wonderfully generous creator.~

Unsurprisingly, modern "scientists" and "doctors" will deem women who naturally grow beards as "unnatural" or "having some kind of "condition".~

Considerate Doctors or Sexist Idiots?~

Come on, is it really that hard to understand?!~ Just take a look at every other wild ape animal there is hardly any difference between the sexes when it comes to fur dispersal.~ ^_^

Humans have brainwashed themselves into believing a FALSE idea of "what a woman is".~

If it grows, it grows, as long as every one is healthy and happy, WHO CARES?!~
I wouldn't say "many" women are capable of growing beards. A minority of women can grow beards. Unfortunately for them.

I can get with the Brazilian thing of both the "Brazilian wax" and the "bleaching" of the hair in the arms and legs of a woman (or man). Where for the Brazilian woman the hair on her legs would not be allowed to grown long, but not shaven off either.

I don't know if you've ever seen photos of sun-tanned Brazilian women with legs covered in small, golden hairs? It's looks pretty sexy to me. And, no, they are not natural blonds.

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That got me thinkng that Brazilian women must wax everything - arms, legs, you name it. But I was wrong. On numerous trips to the beaches (and everywhere really) I began to realize that many Brazilian women have legs full of hair. While many do have bikini waxes, leg waxing and shaving is not nearly as popular as in the US. Instead of waxing, some women shave, but a large majority of women bleach. That's right. Bleach. They rub a cream bleach into their leg hair so that it turns blond in the sun. Sort of like SunIn for legs. I was quite surprised to see this, because I just assumed that Brazilian women waxed everything.
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Old 10-03-2013, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Cracks me up how many clueless people we have that think this is something new, when the reality is that it's been happening for centuries...
Yes, but it's varied with culture and time, and I think it's prevalence is somewhat overstated. In western European culture, epilation was not something that was done by most women until after the turn of last century.
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Old 10-03-2013, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Yes, but it's varied with culture and time, and I think it's prevalence is somewhat overstated. In western European culture, epilation was not something that was done by most women until after the turn of last century.
Eh... they also dressed nearly covered from head to toe. Not to mention people bathed like once a week back then.

Actually, I was reading a book about life of many Milwaukeens reared in the 1930s or so who's parents came over from Europe. One guy was quoted as saying people in Milwaukee on the South Side then used to take a weekly bath. That bath being in some portable metal tub. And when some community center was built how everyone was so excited because they could take daily showers then at its facility. Which they did.

From the 1800s:





Turn of the last century:



There was no video porn and TV to rapidly transmit images of "male" and "female" "sexy" looks when naked either. Not in the 1800s or the early 1900s.
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Old 10-03-2013, 10:57 AM
 
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Yep, bathing once a week was normal...there were naughty lithographs or drawings, and erotic art and burlesque shows, but yes, the mass-consumption of ideal body images had not yet begun.
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Old 10-03-2013, 04:42 PM
 
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I wouldn't say "many" women are capable of growing beards. A minority of women can grow beards. Unfortunately for them.


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Many women have a few stray chin hairs, but the vast majority of women could never grow a beard. Many of those who can grow one do suffer from a real physical condition that affects many other aspects of their lives and bodies.
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Old 10-05-2013, 07:09 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Many women have a few stray chin hairs, but the vast majority of women could never grow a beard. Many of those who can grow one do suffer from a real physical condition that affects many other aspects of their lives and bodies.
Yep mostly after menopause.
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Here's a good beard. Outstanding actually.


Nighthawk Custom - Chris Costa - ShotShow 2013 - YouTube
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:04 PM
 
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Hair be-gone is all I got to say!
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:40 PM
 
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Yep mostly after menopause.
Yes, hormonal changes can cause some facial hairs to pop up, this can happen with BC pills, and during/after pregnancy also. I was referring to PCOS which can happen to women of any age, one of the symptoms is excess facial hair. It has many other symptoms/complications including possible infertility, hypertension, and heart disease. If a woman finds herself growing excess chin hair hair a trip to the doctor is in order. That said, the occasional stray chin hair on a woman is no cause for concern, just get out the tweezers if it's bothersome.
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Old 10-10-2013, 10:43 PM
 
Location: CA, U.S.A.
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Yes, hormonal changes can cause some facial hairs to pop up, this can happen with BC pills, and during/after pregnancy also. I was referring to PCOS which can happen to women of any age, one of the symptoms is excess facial hair. It has many other symptoms/complications including possible infertility, hypertension, and heart disease. If a woman finds herself growing excess chin hair hair a trip to the doctor is in order. That said, the occasional stray chin hair on a woman is no cause for concern, just get out the tweezers if it's bothersome.
Who are you or any one to decide what is "excessive" hair?~ Yes, many cases where people, women or not, grow very thick hair in places where it is not often seen on many other people often do have underlying health problems that could cause this as a side-effect.~

However, to assume that this is ALWAYS the case is foolish.~
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