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Circa 1975

Armpit hair. We all have it yet when it comes to women, the thought of having hairy underarms disgusts many. This week a picture of Leonardo DiCaprio's mother surfaced from 1975 thanks to Facebook page 'History All Day' but it wasn't the adorable baby Leo that people were fawning over, it was the fact that DiCaprio's mother had full tuft of underarm hair. For the 70s, it has been said to be traditionally more normal to find women who didn't shave. But by today's standards, women rarely forego a shaved underarm and if they do sport some armpit hair it's usually dyed or covered in glitter.
This picture brings up the age old question. Should women shave their underarms or stay au-natural?
Personally, I believe that all women can do and should do whatever they want with their own body hair. Every woman has her own grooming routines and this one shouldn't be any different. What I do promote though is that everyone at least wears deodorant to prevent B.O. because no one likes to be around a smelly person. Many commenters on the Facebook page said it was awesome that she was doing her own thing while others commented in utter disgust. Definitely an interesting debate topic.

Calling all ladies, do you shave your armpits?

@shannonl5 i shave too bcoz i just feel super uncomfy with all those hairs but yeah that doesn't mean everyone has to shave
I shave 'em, it's my personal preference. But I don't think it's anyone's business dictating what anyone else should do
A woman doesn't shave n she gets so much fucking attention! Man can have armpits hairs like black burnt bushes displayed like art in pictures n still no one says a thing. The question u should have asked is whether PEOPLE should shave or not!
I don't! Its not cause im taking a stand against society or anything haha i'm just lazy as hell.
actually, long ago in our culture, basically woman or man need to trimmed their armpit for hygiene purpose when there is no deodorants products in that time. but nowadays woman like me feel more comfortable to shave it, although I wear long sleeves.
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