While going out in public without shaving your legs or armpits is still a strong statement, that can turn a lot of heads, more and more celebrities are embracing the au naturale look. Dyed armpit hair is a growing trend on social media, but plenty of start have abandoned the razor without thinking of neon colors.
Find out more about the celebrities who don’t shave, from Miley Cyrus’ bold armpit hair color to Cameron Diaz’ take on living the rest of your life with a “hairless vagina”.
Definitely a champion of armpit hair, Miley has even complained that it has been photoshopped out of certain pictures. On Instagram, the singer thanked controversial fashion photographer Terry Richardson for keeping it real, but later deleted her comment:
“Thank you for not retouching my body hair like SOME people #comeasyouare #iloveyou.”
Many celebrities who don’t shave have made a big splash in recent years, but Julia Roberts was truly a trailblazer in 1999, when she showed off her armpits in a sleeveless dress at the London premiere of “Notting Hill”. While most tabloids tried to shame her and make fun of her, Roberts knew what she was doing, and her statement may have inspired many.
“It was so uncomfortable and painful,” Mo’Nique told Barbara Walters about the only time she shaved her legs. The actress made waves on the red carpet by showing up with hairy legs, which her husband Sid loves. “If Sid likes the hairy legs, there you go… I’m 42 and very hairy,” the Academy Award winner explained in 2010, refusing to be shamed for her decision.
While she’s not currently one of the celebrities who don’t shave, Kristen Stewart had to deal with body shaming and even bullying while growing up because she didn’t shave her legs. “I remember this girl in sixth grade looked at me in gym and was like, ‘Oh my God! That’s disgusting — you don’t shave your legs!” the “Twilight” star told Vanity Fair.