Peer pressure, false claims lead many women to remove pubic hair, study finds

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We live in a brave new world, ladies. 

 

A woman is on the brink of capturing a major party’s presidential nomination for the first time in history and the Supreme Court just definitively ruled to protect abortion rights. 

 
 

Yet, if it seems that gender equality is within our collective grasp, consider the surprising results from a JAMA Dermatology study released Thursday. 

 

A nationally representative survey of 3,316 women found that 84% of respondents groom their pubic hair. While that’s not a shocker, the survey discovered that half of women perform this ritual because they believe it makes their genitals look more attractive or because their partner prefers it.  Read more…

 

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