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Public Opinion Opposes Female Armpit Hair

When deep dive SodaHead Нairy MetSally a weekly infographic A 28-year-old Dublin woman stopped shaving her armpits for 18 months in order to build confidence not based on looks. We wanted to know what the general public thinks about it. Woman Goes 18 Months Without Shaving Armpits: Gross or Great? 68% 32% Think it's GROSS Think it's GREAT A Close Shave The issue doesn't stop with the opposite sex. Women were just as critical of hairy armpits as men. 68% 68% Weighing the Issue Heavier voters were much less likely to find female armpit hair gross. They seemed to praise the act of image defiance. 52% gross 67% gross 73% gross Love Handles Average Slim/Slender Open Minds Think Alike LGBT voters were more likely to embrace a woman's decision not to shave, although they were still split. Bi: 50% Gay/Lesbian: 53% Straight: 70% The Pressure's On When we asked if there's more pressure on women to have good hygiene, the response was emphatic. Even men agree. 93% 78% ( ( Results taken from on May 11, 2012. Vote, comment, and share a SodaHead © 2012 Total Votes: 1,200; 795

Public Opinion Opposes Female Armpit Hair

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We had some pretty interesting discussion going on our poll about Emer O'Toole, a 28-year-old Dublin woman who stopped shaving her armpits 18 months ago to refine her self-image, so we thought it woul...




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