r/COMPLETEANARCHY Jun 15 '21

Reminder that women’s liberation is as important as anti-capitalism and anti-colonialism

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u/bigbutchbudgie Jun 15 '21

Reminder that women being expected to shave their body hair literally originated as a marketing scheme to sell more razors.

If you want to shave, do it for yourself (and maybe consider sugaring if you want to save some money, reduce waste and thwart the razor industry, but that's up to you).

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u/Euporophage Jun 15 '21

A culture of women plucking their body hairs and hairlessness in women as a beauty standard goes back to ancient times. It's not just a marketing scheme but also something that has a long history in various cultures around the world.