I have a thin line of hair from my belly button to
my lower area. Is having it there normal? How do I get rid of it? I asked my mother and she said that
it was totally normal and that she has it, too, but I’m afraid she’s lying to
make me feel better.
Don’t fret, girly! First off, your
mom didn’t lie to you. Even though
it can be hard to tell, it’s totally normal to have hair on your stomach. While some people may have tummy hair
that’s thicker or darker, and therefore more noticeable, everyone has at least
So how can you get rid of it? If it’s really bothering you, a quick trip to your local
drugstore should do the trick. In
one of the aisles, you’ll stumble upon a bunch of hair bleaches, waxes and hair
removal gels. Talk to your mom
before you try any of the products though.
Waxing will keep the hair away for longer, but be
warned: it is a bit more
painful. If you go with the bleach
or hair removal gel, make sure to test it out on a small patch of hair first to
make sure you aren’t allergic to the chemicals.
But in the end, don’t forget that you’re not
Stomach hair is completely
normal, so don’t worry!
BY KRISTEN YEUNG ON 2/24/2011 12:16:00 PM
POSTED IN body image, shaving 101, skin problems, puberty, advice, body hair 101, waxing 101, depilatory deets