Their reasons? Talk about a perfect recipe for an ultra-smooth face. But wait a second.
As a Korean American, I actually have the capacity of growing more facial hair than the average East Asian dude. Not the soft, shiny, fluffy pubes, either. Which is interesting being in Seoul.
Here's a question that comes up from time to time -- why do Buddhist nuns and monks shave their heads? We can speculate that perhaps shaving the head reduces vanity and is a test of a monastic's commitment. It's also practical, especially in hot weather.
I was once in a job interview with a Korean-American beauty director who asked me what I thought the next new "big" thing in beauty was going to be. I hopefully said it more eloquently than that, but you get the picture. It's not new. At all.
The bane of many a woman's existence. Sometimes, it's just easier to let it all grow out especially in the winter. Who's really looking?
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Head shaving is the practice of shaving the hair from a person's head. At different times and places people have shaved all or part of their heads for very diverse reasons including practicality, convenience, low maintenance, fashionstylereligioncultureand aesthetics. The earliest historical records describing head shaving originated in ancient Mediterranean cultures, such as EgyptGreeceand Rome.
I have injuries all over my body and my daughter too has some injuries', says victim. Two women have been beaten up and had their heads shaved by a mob of men in India after they resisted an attempted gang rape, police said. The men then assaulted the mother and daughter with sticks, before parading them around the village before neighbours protested against their treatment. I have injuries all over my body and my daughter too has some injuries.
If you've never given much thought to your arm hair, it may be hard to imagine what it's like to be unhappy with your own day in and day out, but that's precisely the self-consciousness experienced by countless women moving from childhood into adolescence. One such person is Nicole, who recalls, "My arm hair was pointed out to me ever since I can remember. The average human body boasts some 5 million hair folliclesand generations of beauty standards across many cultures have dictated that on femme-presenting bodies, some of this hair is acceptable and some of it is not.
I mean, it is cool. The pressure to shave, to be a hairless, silky human, as slick as a condom, starts at a very young age for women. It's really hard to escape both peer and media pressure to pluck every rogue curly from your body. Because honestly, the people who are ecstatic over these figures need to remember we are only taking small steps in the right direction.