My friends and I call it pepper. That indiscernible length of armpit hair like stubble. More result than intention for me, pepper has always popped up between showers until very recently, when I put down the razor and tried the hard stuff. It took me a moment to get past the initial pain— nobody tells you how, after spending 17 years shaving every other day with a throwaway pink Gillette razor, insanely tortuous it is to wax your underarms.
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Shaving is the pits, which is why these badass female celebs ditched their razors and opted to go au naturel. In , Alyssa Milano took to Twitter to share a body-positive message to fans. People quickly rallied around the actress in support.
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