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Striking Photos Aim To Redefine 'Natural' Female Beauty

Maya Felix, photographed by Ben Hopper for his "Natural Beauty" series: “Although armpit hair is a natural state it has become a statement. Why is that? For almost a century we have been brainwashed by the beauty industry, encouraging hair removal. ‘Natural Beauty’ could be classified as a type of protest. By creating a contrast between common “fashionable” female beauty and the raw unconventional look of female armpit hair, thoughts are intrigued and a discussion is made.”

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What I Gained When I Stopped Shaving

Women have hair on their legs. We have hair on our armpits. And on our pubis. And in a thousand other places. We're hairy, the same as men. And that's real. A reality that women, pressured by one another, insist on hiding.

Charlie Barker, photographed by Ben Hopper for his "Natural Beauty" series: “Although armpit hair is a natural state it has become a statement. Why is that? For almost a century we have been brainwashed by the beauty industry, encouraging hair removal. ‘Natural Beauty’ could be classified as a type of protest. By creating a contrast between common “fashionable” female beauty and the raw unconventional look of female armpit hair, thoughts are intrigued and a discussion is made.”

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Striking Photos Aim To Redefine 'Natural' Female Beauty

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Embracing beauty in age. I love white hair. and wrinkles only show how much you have laughed. our society tells us to be ashamed of growing old but I will stand against the grain to embrace every moment of every age I am.

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