GROWING INTO MY BODY HAIR

Cheyenne Bholla

CHEYENNE BHOLLA 

RAVIYA SINGH

“As I grew into a young adult, it was cemented in me that I could only belong to the club (of womanhood) through my body’s baldness. Three years ago, after experiencing a decade of ingrown hairs and a breakup, I’d had enough. I wanted to know what it was to be an empowered hairy woman in a world that has turned the term into an oxymoron. Now that my hair empowers me, why the hell would I spend time and money removing it?”

NEHANDA SELLEN-FÉRÈRE 

“As an active way of trying to love myself, I decided to stop shaving. I think some people view not shaving as radical. I think allowing my body hair to grow is an extension of me expressing myself. I don’t condemn shaving; I think if you want to express yourself by shaving, you should. But I don’t think I should be condemned for not shaving.”

SIOBHAN JOHNSON

ÀINE DONNELLY

DANI MICHIE

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