According to a recent report from West London waxing boutique STRIP, there has been a significant increase in male waxing over the past year. STRIP's latest statistics for 2009 show a large increase in all treatments but particularly the male Brazilian and Hollywood which increased by a massive 88%. STRIP Director Danielle Featherstone-Price says “We've had a 47% increase in male wa xing.The popularity of male intimate waxing is on the increase too and becoming part of a regular grooming treatment for many men.We find that it is often their partners who are booking their other half in for treatments, possibly due to 'the Ronaldo effect'. Customers are seeing these high profile ad. campaigns plus with the popularity of boy bands, they are aspiring to the trend for a buffed, hair-free physique."
Here are the stats. Full Back - 40% increase, Stomach - 55% increase, Chest - 64% increase and Brazilian and Hollywood waxes - 88% increase. As with women the Hollywood wax removes all pubic hair, Brazilian however leaves a strip (as wide or thin as you like) at the front.
There seems to be a big trend in male waxing, or manscaping as it has been labelled, recently. It used to be restricted to porn stars, gay guys and body builders but like all 'metrosexual' trends it has spread and is spreading. TheChicGeek's word on this is 'Tidy'. Tidy what you have and go with what you've got. If you are hairy then it will be a neverending task to keep it all under control and also hair in the right places on a man can be attractive, not to mention masculine. I understand that a Hollywood is cleaner, smells fresher - and can even make your manhood look larger! - but there is something strangely emasculating about not having any hair down there.
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