52 min

Body hair, don't care with Marissa Malik and Henna Amin Unpretty Podcast

    • Society & Culture

Body hair is something that as, as women of colour growing up in the global north, are taught to be ashamed of. From early introductions to hair removal (brow threading, sugaring, bleaching) to adolescent shaming in the changing rooms at school; our darker, often thicker hair can be more visible on the skin leading to insecurities about our perceptions of our own beauty, particularly in the South Asian communities. Body hair positivity is on the rise, but with the erasure of the Black trans femmes who lead the movement, and South Asian & Latinx femmes from the conversation, there is clearly more progress to be made.
We are joined by Henna Amin and Marissa Mailk to chat about the biology and cultural history of body hair for Women of Colour, and if / how we can embrace our natural growths.
Marissa Malik
https://www.instagram.com/mariimals/
https://twitter.com/mariimals
Dazed Beauty: Marissa Malik on how it feels to have your stomach hair go viral https://www.dazeddigital.com/beauty/body/article/48969/1/marissa-malik-on-how-it-feels-to-have-your-stomach-hair-go-viral
Henna Amin
https://www.instagram.com/henna_speaks/
https://twitter.com/henna_speaks
mxogyny: Henna on the erasure of brown women from body hair movement https://www.mxogyny.com/pieces/the-erasure-of-brown-women-from-the-body-hair-movement-is-nothing-new-but-this-time-weve-had-enough
Allure: Soy La Pelúa: Embracing My Body Hair as a Latinx Person: https://www.allure.com/story/latinx-body-hair-acceptance-soy-la-pelua
This weeks beauty recommendations:
Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen: https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/supergoop--unscreen-sunscreen-spf-30.html
Cerave Moisturising Cream: https://www.lookfantastic.com/cerave-moisturising-cream-340g/11798692.html

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Body hair is something that as, as women of colour growing up in the global north, are taught to be ashamed of. From early introductions to hair removal (brow threading, sugaring, bleaching) to adolescent shaming in the changing rooms at school; our darker, often thicker hair can be more visible on the skin leading to insecurities about our perceptions of our own beauty, particularly in the South Asian communities. Body hair positivity is on the rise, but with the erasure of the Black trans femmes who lead the movement, and South Asian & Latinx femmes from the conversation, there is clearly more progress to be made.
We are joined by Henna Amin and Marissa Mailk to chat about the biology and cultural history of body hair for Women of Colour, and if / how we can embrace our natural growths.
Marissa Malik
https://www.instagram.com/mariimals/
https://twitter.com/mariimals
Dazed Beauty: Marissa Malik on how it feels to have your stomach hair go viral https://www.dazeddigital.com/beauty/body/article/48969/1/marissa-malik-on-how-it-feels-to-have-your-stomach-hair-go-viral
Henna Amin
https://www.instagram.com/henna_speaks/
https://twitter.com/henna_speaks
mxogyny: Henna on the erasure of brown women from body hair movement https://www.mxogyny.com/pieces/the-erasure-of-brown-women-from-the-body-hair-movement-is-nothing-new-but-this-time-weve-had-enough
Allure: Soy La Pelúa: Embracing My Body Hair as a Latinx Person: https://www.allure.com/story/latinx-body-hair-acceptance-soy-la-pelua
This weeks beauty recommendations:
Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen: https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/supergoop--unscreen-sunscreen-spf-30.html
Cerave Moisturising Cream: https://www.lookfantastic.com/cerave-moisturising-cream-340g/11798692.html

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