Interesting Facts About Pubic Hair
I am sure you have already mastered the care of the bikini area, and have chosen the method of depilation. But how much do you really know about the hair you want to get rid of? Interesting and sometimes strange facts about pubic hair await you! :)
Pubic hair is not exactly a glamorous topic. However, pubic hair plays a role in our health and is completely natural.
Whether you prefer a completely smooth bikini area or natural "vegetation", here are some interesting facts about pubic hair that will help us understand what it is for in the first place.
1. The longest pubic hair in history
A woman named Mahoni Wee from Cape Town, South Africa, had 71 centimeters of pubic hair. I really don’t know why she needed such “wealth”, maybe she wanted to knit a sweater later. :) But in the question of how to grow hair, she apparently had no equal, because she was also the owner of a gorgeous mop of armpit hair 82 cm long.
2. In Asia, women pay for pubic hair transplants.
Unlike in the West, where women mercilessly trim their bikini hair in an attempt to achieve the perfect smoothness, Asian women, especially South Koreans, pay huge sums of money to have pubic hair transplanted into their crotches to give them a fuller, fuller, and more natural look. . Everyone has their own quirks. :)
3. You can buy a pubic wig
It is believed that pubic wigs, known to us as "merkins", were first used in the 1400s of this century, as a cover for prostitutes to help them hide the signs of STDs, which resulted in them losing their natural pubic hair. Merkins were also very popular during the sexually repressive era of the Victorian era. You can read more about merkins in one of my previous articles.
4. Pubic hair is most often a different color than scalp hair.
Hair color is determined by the amount of melanin in the area where it grows, which is why pubic hair is almost always darker than the top, simply because there is more melanin around your crotch than on your head.
5. Pubic hair loss is not uncommon.
Medical conditions such as menopause, alopecia, adrenal insufficiency, and cirrhosis of the liver can cause pubic hair loss. Let's look at it on the positive side - natural pubic baldness will save you a lot of money that you would have to spend on Brazilian depilation or laser hair removal! :)
6Pubic Hair Favors
The British elite of the 1700s and 1800s had a strange habit of collecting their lovers' pubic hair as a souvenir, or more properly a hunting trophy. The Scottish University of St Andrews has a museum containing a snuff box stuffed with the pubic hair of King George IV's mistress. Other men of the time attached their lover's pubic hair to their hats to publicly display their sexual prowess.
9. The first magazine to publish pubic hair was Playboy in 1971.
While full-blown pubic hair has been visible since the invention of photography, Playboy was the first major adult magazine to showcase Liv Lindeland's healthy, full pubes in January 1971.
10 The Curious Case Of The Pubic Hair Baby
A 2007 issue of the medical publication Clinical Pediatrics detailed the case of a 16-month-old Alabama boy with a full set of pubic hair and a penis of a reasonable adult size. It turned out that his father was prescribed testosterone gel, which he smeared all over his body before going to bed and cuddling with his newborn. Excess testosterone and provoked extremely premature teenage development in an infant.
11. Missouri has a ban on depilation of minors.
In Missouri, children under the age of 18 are prohibited from waxing on or near their genitals unless they provide written consent from their parents.
12. Why pubic hair is curly
In fact, under the microscope, our pubic hair is fairly flat. But in shape, they are similar to the African hair on the head, which begins to curl only when it reaches a certain length.
14. Divorce due to thick pubic hair
The art historian John Ruskin must have overlooked all the famous 1800s paintings of female genitalia because, according to a biographer, he thought his wife was a "monster" after displaying a natural bush of pubic hair on their wedding night. , instead of a smooth pubis, to which the art critic is accustomed, looking at ancient marble statues of goddesses. So, in preparation for the wedding night, think carefully about whether your husband is a fan of ancient Greece. :)
15. Exchange of pubic hair during intercourse
If you and your partner both have pubic hair, chances are that you will exchange a few "stray" hairs during intercourse. It looks especially impressive if your hairs differ in color. :)
Regardless of your preference for bikini waxing, remember that we are all naturally beautiful, with or without pubic hair! :) Be healthy and beautiful!