That Crazy Colored Armpit Craze That Everyone's Talking About

Have you heard? Apparently, dyeing your armpit hair is a thing now! Women are not only allowing their armpit hair to grow longer, but they are upping the craze by adding in bright and fun colors that feel "empowering" to them. Some have even dubbed it as “direct-action feminism." Take the vlogger Destiny M below, for example: anigif_longform-original-28997-1417713476-24 Source: YouTube “Imagine you’re always being told what’s wrong and what’s right,” she said in the above video. “What’s attractive and what’s not. … There’s all kinds of beauty standards and all of them are influenced by a patriarchal society, obviously. I think that by me growing out my armpit hair I’m challenging that. People that identify as women [have been told they have] to be hairless to be considered attractive … and that’s obviously not true.” "It's part of our social constructs that women have to be hairless and that's just one of the many beauty standards that are enforced from a very young age. I don't know if it's because I'm Latina or what, but I have a lot of hair. And it's thick hair and it's dark. I have hair on my toes and on my boobs, I have a happy trail...

'"It's a toxic idea that hair is ugly. You need to force yourself to not to think that. Growing out your hair is so empowering. As a young girl, you are always told, hairless is beauty, it's perfection. But when you go against the grain like that... it's so empowering. I really recommend you try it."

However, not surprisingly, not everyone agrees with the trend: dd   What's your take on this new viral trend? dd Source: howtohairgirl/Instagram Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_98338" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat snapcode @BodyRockTV[/caption]  

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