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January 4, 2019

No Shave, No Problem: Vintage Photos of 12 Famous Women Who Aren’t Afraid to Show Off Their Armpit Hair

To shave or not to shave? Most – if not all – women ask themselves this on a regular basis. While many girls opt for the former because of gender norms and there are also those who say ‘screw it’ while simultaneously tossing their razor blades out the bathroom window. Yes, even celebrities. Here are 12 celebs who aren’t afraid to show off their armpit hair.

Georgia O’Keeffe photographed by Alfred Stieglitz, 1918.

Italian actress Sophia Loren, wearing a white embroidered dress, posing for the photographer, a sail on the sea in the background Venice, 1955. (Photo by Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche/Getty Images)

Barbra Streisand, 1962. (Library of Congress)

Grace Jones (Getty Images)

Leonardo DiCaprio and his parents, 1976.

Patti Smith photographed by Lynn Goldsmith, 1977.

Madonna in New York, 1984. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

Sheer shirt with top hat. Blue sunglasses and a sideways smirk with armpit fuzz. A young Lisa Bonet back in the day in 1990. (Getty Images)

Ani DiFranco performs at Wetlands in New York City in 1994. (Steve Eichner/WireImage)

Drew Barrymore photographed by Mario Sorrenti, 1996.

Portrait of 22 years old Portuguese actress Dalila Carmo in New York, 1996.

Julia Roberts at Notting Hill’s 1999 Premiere. (Mark Cuthbert/Getty Images)



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