Photographer Aims To Change The Standards Of Beauty By Shooting Women With Armpit Hair (Photos)

Photographer Aims To Change The Standards Of Beauty By Shooting Women With Armpit Hair (Photos)

In London-based photographer Ben Hopper started "Natural Beauty," a photo series designed to challenge what he described as the societal "brainwashing" done by the beauty industry. Emilia Bostedt for "Natural Beauty" by Ben Hopper

purple armpit hair  ...my mom doesn't shave her legs and even she told me always shave your armpits no matter what. this is gross.

purple armpit hair ...my mom doesn't shave her legs and even she told me always shave your armpits no matter what. this is gross.

Article: I Don't Shave -- "But not shaving is still a taboo. A topic one does not talk about. One that people do not want to talk about. That's why I decided to write this article, because I think we have to bring it up and talk about it. Women need to know they have options without seeming like revolutionaries. Women need to know that we have the choice, that hair removal is not an obligation that comes along as part of being a woman."

What I Gained When I Stopped Shaving

Article: I Don't Shave -- "But not shaving is still a taboo. A topic one does not talk about. One that people do not want to talk about. That's why I decided to write this article, because I think we have to bring it up and talk about it. Women need to know they have options without seeming like revolutionaries. Women need to know that we have the choice, that hair removal is not an obligation that comes along as part of being a woman."

Yvonne tried shaving her armpit hair, but later grew tired of the routine. After joining a commune in Vermont, buying her first pair of Birkenstocks, and purchasing one of the earliest Subaru wagons, she met another charming woman of like mind and they settled into their lives as forest rangers.

Yvonne tried shaving her armpit hair, but later grew tired of the routine. After joining a commune in Vermont, buying her first pair of Birkenstocks, and purchasing one of the earliest Subaru wagons, she met another charming woman of like mind and they settled into their lives as forest rangers.

the other day my uncle was telling me that my armpit hair has eliminated 98% of boys that would date me and my gosh I really f*cking hope he’s right :)

the other day my uncle was telling me that my armpit hair has eliminated 98% of boys that would date me and my gosh I really f*cking hope he’s right :)

Especially for women, the underarm hair is extremely unpleasant and annoying, so they are daily trying to get rid of it. Yet, there is an extremely simple and easy way to remove it in only 2 minutes- using two ingredients: lemon and sugar! This mixture has been used for centuries by the Asia women. All …

Especially for women, the underarm hair is extremely unpleasant and annoying, so they are daily trying to get rid of it. Yet, there is an extremely simple and easy way to remove it in only 2 minutes- using two ingredients: lemon and sugar! This mixture has been used for centuries by the Asia women. All …

Underarms dark skin beauty is one of the nightmares because of which many women are shy and avoid going out in public with sleeveless dresses or tops or straps. The reasons for the underarm skin is a darker color than the body varies, depending on the health, skin care cosmetics or hair removal method of …

Underarms dark skin beauty is one of the nightmares because of which many women are shy and avoid going out in public with sleeveless dresses or tops or straps. The reasons for the underarm skin is a darker color than the body varies, depending on the health, skin care cosmetics or hair removal method of …

Sparking a discussion: 'The whole point is contrast between fashionable female beauty and the raw unconventional look of female armpit hair,...

Photo series of women with underarm hair challenges beauty conventions

Sparking a discussion: 'The whole point is contrast between fashionable female beauty and the raw unconventional look of female armpit hair,...

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