Thursday, June 12, 2008
Bikini Wax Revolution! (not to be read by Daisy family)
I would like to propose a revolution!
I don't know about you other girls, but I occasionally, and sometimes frequently, get bikini waxes. Especially in the summer, it oftentimes makes life easy. But sometimes (i.e. now) I get sick of paying money to have someone rip the hair off my nether regions in an embarrassing and painful 10 seconds so that the patriarchy will approve of my vagina's devotion to hair maintenance.
And here's why. I didn't start off a very hairy person, but I swear to god, every time I go, the woman rips hair off in an ever expanding radius from where she started, so that now hair grows where I never had hair to begin with. I find this completely offensive and I give her dirty looks. Isn't the whole point of being waxed to have less hair? It's like going to the dentist and they recommend eating spoonfulls of sugar everyday so that you get more cavities. If I had never started this worthless waxing waste of money I would have a normal amount of hair. Now, thanks to extensive and over eager waxers I must continue to be waxed rather than resemble a wookie.
So we girls must rise up! and fight bikini waxes! Who made us think that landing strips or hairless is cool?
Porn and Cosmo and SATC. That's who. So fight the wax, fight the man. Keep it trim, keep it neat, but keep it natural. We have the vaginas and thus the power! If we resist, boys will still want to be near them, landing strip or not, because, bless their perverse little hearts, at the end of the day, they just want to have sex. It's like Lysistrata for the modern age!
P.S. To all young girls out there who have never gotten a bikini wax...Don't do it! You can never go back and I mean that. Seriously.
P.S.S. There will be more to come about bikini waxing in the feministing series. Stay tuned.