I’m a smoothy, are you?
The issue of shaving or keeping hair is something that many naturists have thought of at one point or another, whether for esthetic purposes or hygiene. But just how hygienic is it?
According to AsapSCIENCE, your hair is there for a reason. We used to be covered in hair, but eventually evolved to only have it in certain places. We’re the only mammal to have long, coarse pubic hair, actually, so it’s likely to be there for a reason. Pubic hair appears during puberty to work as a signal to potential mates that we’re ready to mate. It also acts as protection from friction during sex.
Pubic hair is important for your sweat. There are two types of sweat glands: eccrine, that secretes sweat with no odour, and apocrine, that’s found specifically in the armpit and pubic area.
Shaving and waxing can cause irritation Regrowth, ingrown hairs, itching. AsapSCIENCE notes…
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