Anytime I had brought up this insecurity to friends, they claimed not to have even noticed. Pregnancy made my skin too sensitive to wax or sugar, and once I had children, there was just no time to go out for a sugaring appointment. That was kind of the point. At a certain point, the '80s brought the advent of the epilator , and my mother bought one for herself. Hell, I was lucky if I managed to shower every day.
Eleanor. Age: 32.
By then it was the '90s, and I was in high school, so I did it myself.
Everly. Age: 28.
Embracing My Hairy Arms Was the Most Liberating Thing I've Ever Done
Her work also appears on Romper and The Washington Post. I can tell you for a fact that I did a terrible job. I would get lazy during the winter months, but during the summer, my appointments were strategically planned out so that my arms would be hair-free for big events. My arms and legs, however, were covered in soft, dark hair.