I mean, look – ladies should feel free to do whatever they want when it comes to pubic hair. The world is your oyster – pun… sorta intended, I suppose – and you certainly don’t have to wax everything off or get fancy shapes going or whatever. However, that’s a personal decision that should remain with you, your sexual partners and perhaps your friends if that’s something you deem suitable for conversation. It doesn’t belong in celebrity “health” book, but Cameron Diaz clearly didn’t get the memo.
From The Body Book (via The Mirror):
“I hear that there’s a big fad these days of young women undergoing laser hair removal on all of their lady bits,” Diaz writes.
“Personally, I think permanent laser hair removal sounds like a crazy idea. Forever? I know you may think you’ll be wearing the same style of shoes forever and the same style of jeans forever, but you won’t. The idea that vaginas are preferable in a hairless state is a pretty recent phenomenon, and all fads change, people.”
“Pubic hair also serves as a pretty draping that makes it a little mysterious to the one who might be courting your sexiness. Pubes keep the goods private, which can entice a lover to come and take a closer look at what you have to offer. Also, let’s be honest: just like every other part of your body, your labia major is not immune to gravity.”
“Do you really want a hairless vagina for the rest of your life? It’s a personal decision, but I’m just putting it out there: Consider leaving your vagina fully dressed, ladies. Twenty years from now, you will still want to be presenting it to someone special, and it would be nice to let him or her unwrap it like the gift that it is.”
There are so many things wrong with this, I can’t even get started. From the fact that this is in a book that’s been publicly released to the idea that CAMERON DIAZ thinks she knows what’s best for the female body to the awful analogy of “unwrapping” your vagina like a present, to the bullshit idea that “gravity” would make your vagina “less attractive” so your partner so you need to hide it with a patch of hair… girl, no. Add this misguided bullshit to the chapter about her acne and hoo boy, we’re in for it.
On the other hand, it’s hilarious that Cameron went on a rant about this in her “body book”. If this excerpt is anything to go by, I bet it’s hilarious.