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How Much Hair Is Normal Down There? And Other Female Pubic Hair Q's | HelloGiggles
Pubic hair styles—and how we deal with them—have changed radically over the years. From rocking a full bush to trying a bare Brazilian, we have pretty much tried it all. In fact, 84 percent of women style their pubic hair, according to one study in JAMA Dermatology —and most do it themselves at home. When you're DIY-ing your hair removal, one of the easiest ways is to shave your pubic area. But of course, with shaving pubic hair comes the risk of cutting yourself, ingrown hairs, razor burn, and more—on one of the most sensitive parts of the body.
So, seriously, why do we have pubic hair in the first place? What is the purpose of pubic hair? Are there any medical reasons to groom it? Below, the results of another vagina-focused SELF investigation.
As humans, we spend a large portion of our lives shaving. We spend an even larger portion of our lives dreading, avoiding, or attempting to shave our pubic hair. For men in particular, the practice of intimate grooming is one that's kind of confusing, a catch of too hairy or not hairy enough.