When Did Body Hair Get So Complicated?

Men's Health South Africa|July 2020

When Did Body Hair Get So Complicated?
Being a furry man in a waxers’ world can be very confusing. Stuart heritage combs over the tangled relationship between the hirsute and happiness.
Stuart Heritag

A couple of nights ago, my son asked me why he wasn’t as hairy as a gorilla. He wasn’t to know it, but it was a bit of a delicate subject. Because while I’m not as hairy as a gorilla, I’m not too far off.

I am covered in hair: hairy chest, hairy legs, hairy shoulders, hairy bum, hairy back. My crotch is so hairy that it looks like someone accidentally chopped off their finger and lost it in a sack of barber’s sweepings. I have7cm-thick strips of hairless skin running down the sides of my torso and, ironically, I'm going bald. Other than that, I am pretty much completely covered.


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July 2020