The hidden power of body hair, and the messages our grooming choices convey to our children

The first time I encountered the concept of body hair removal, I was about 8 or 9. Various female relatives were chatting about my sister and me when discussion turned to our eyebrows. My sister, they reckoned, had perfect eyebrows, whereas I had the misfortune to have inherited my mother’s monobrow. I would, they said, … Continue reading The hidden power of body hair, and the messages our grooming choices convey to our children