In case you haven't had the chance to read Diaz's tome The Body Book, she devotes an entire chapter to pubic hair, aptly titled "In Praise of Pubes. " She's Team Pubes for a very specific reason. "Let's be honest: Just like every other part of your body, your labia major is not immune to gravity.
In an interview in 2017, Watson revealed that she uses an essential oil called "Fur Oil" everywhere—literally, everywhere. "I’ll use that anywhere from the ends of my hair to my eyebrows to my pubic hair," she said. "It’s an amazing all-purpose product. " It should be noted, however, that many gynos recommend refraining from pube products, since a) pubic hair is all you need to protect skin from friction, b) it may irritate your skin, and c) oil can potentially interfere with condoms.
On The Graham Norton Show on BBC, Newton announced that she doesn't wear a merkin on HBO's hit show Westworld. "I didn’t need the merkin because I don’t alter anything—full seventies bush," she said. (A merkin, if you've never needed to fake natural pubes, is basically a pubic wig. The more you know.
Up until this moment I had obviously seen and felt the pressure to regulate my body but never thought I would literally experience it," she wrote. "The deletion of my account felt like a physical act, like the public coming at me with a razor. © 2019 Condé Nast. All rights reserved.
Paltrow's bush had to take a quick vacay when she wore a sheer dress to the Iron Man 3 premiere. "Well, let's just say everyone went scrambling for a razor," she shared on The Ellen Degeneres Show in 2013. "I work a '70s vibe… You know what I mean?
She wrote a scathing essay in response. "Unlike the 5,883,628 (this is how many images are tagged #bikini) bathing suit images on Instagram, mine depicted my own unaltered state—an unshaven bikini line.
Once viewed as taboo, having anything other than a Brazilian is finally losing its stigma. (To wit: Just last month, a razor brand debuted ads that actually show female body hair in them, a first for the industry. ) Its normalization is in no small part helped by the celebrities who aren't afraid to open up about their grooming habits in interviews and on social media.
Rose then shared an Instagram video, in which she rolls her eyes, with the caption: "When IG deletes ur fire ass feminist post but you really don't give a f-ck because everyone picked it up already #amberroseslutwalk #bringbackthebush.
In her 2017 cover story with Glamour, Graham got real about her pubes. "Honey, I have a full bush. Period.
No judgment here. https://t.co/YtGmvLt6SQ— Glamour (@glamourmag) December 4, 2019