Bella Thorne showed off her armpit hair in a sleeveless top. Armpit hair has long been the subject of a gender double standard, with some arguing women should never, ever grow theirs out. Bella, who is known for her pioneering fashion choices, is tapping into an increasingly open-minded approach to body hair.
Celebrities proudly rocking armpit hair is nothing new.However, a singer/songwriter proudly posing in a bikini on the streets of New York and letting it all hang out is a sight to behold. But that’s exactly what Bella Thorne just did. Using her Instagram platform to share her support for body hair, the 20-year-old flaunted her underarm fuzz with pride while promoting her newly launched Filthy Fangs bikini. And earlier this year fashion model Gigi Hadid did exactly the same for her fitness-inspired appearance in LOVE magazine’s famous Advent Calendar.Showing off her boxing and basketball moves in a red Tommy x Gigi two-piece, the 22-year-old model’s armpit hair can be clearly seen. It’s a welcome move for a fashion industry that promotes the same vision of beauty again and again.Gigi and Bella certainly aren’t the first famous faces to show off their body hair. The likes of Madonna and daughter Lourdes have both debuted it on the beach and on Instagram while Miley Cyrus, Julia Roberts and even Britney Spears have been known to dabble in the underarm hair department.And why not?Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Model receives rape threats after showing off her hairy legs in Adidas advertThis model is leading the unibrow movementThese women will make you want to grow out your armpit hair
A fitness blogger has proudly shared pictures of her hairy legs and armpits in the hope it will inspire other women to embrace their natural beauty, body hair and all.
Lourdes Leon proudly shows off the unshaven armpit look, because why not? Madonna's daughter was photographed during a beach break to Miami and absolutely rocked her black bikini and armpit hair.
A student who was trolled for revealing her armpit hair has had the best response [Photo: Facebook/Laura De - Photo by Florence Lecloux Photographe] Back in May philosophy student Laura De took part in a photoshoot to promote body confidence and “challenge society’s expectations of women and their bodies.” But when one of the images was shared on Facebook, it incited online outrage and lead to Laura receiving a deluge of abuse. Laura originally agreed to team up with photographer Florence Lecloux to help open up discussions about female body hair and the fact that women are often expected to remove it with no questions asked. According to Buzzfeed, the post received more than 7,000 comments and 6,000 reactions on Facebook. Laura had the best response to body-shaming trolls [Photo: Facebook/Laura De] And thankfully Laura hasn’t let all the trolling get to her. Sharing another picture of herself with armpit hair, Laura penned an accompanying message with lashings of body confidence.
ASSOCIATED PRESS A silly prank nearly ended in tragedy for one group of American teens, after a driver rolled his 4x4 when one of his passengers set fire to his armpit hair with a