I Hate Shaving My Legs

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    I always cut my knees

    or ankles :/ evil thing
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    Puberty Boy Legs

    It sux. It's a waste of time. Nicks and scrapes. Shaving cream. Stubble. Time and missing little spots. WHY ARE WE FORCED TO DO IT? And I would love to know who was the one that started this trend that NEVER DIED DAMMIT!
    foxxymeeko foxxymeeko
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2008

    Can't wait for winter!

    Shaving my legs is annoying! Sweatpants here I come!
    AmraTheBosanka AmraTheBosanka
    18-21, F
    Sep 17, 2015

    Ugh. I have to do it like every other day.

    I just wish I could go weeks without shaving without feeling nasty or being embarrassed to wear shorts in public. Ugh.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk
    22-25, F
    Aug 20, 2014

    i wish that i was born with hairless legs

    so that i don't have to worry about shaving them every like two weeks. but i still do it just because it makes me feel good inside. it makes me feel less insecure of myself and have a bit of self-confidence. i don't often wear dresses or shorts just because i don't apperciate my...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 11, 2015

    Such a hassle...and especially in the summer

    when you wear swimsuits and shorts, you have to do it so often! Who started the rule that girls have to shave their legs?!....I mean I think it'd be gross if we started letting it grow out but why don't guys shave theirs?
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    Just a randon thoguht has anyone tried to

    shave only one leg for some time and then compare how much it grows ?
    Coraline2000 Coraline2000
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2014

    What's the point of shaving?

    in a couple of days/weeks, all that hair will start growing back. Shaving using a razor makes your hairs thicker and darker, waxing is so painful, let alone it wastes a lot of time. If shaving was to last something like at least 3 or 4 months, I wouldn't mind doing it. But...
    WitheredMind WitheredMind
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015
    Myzery Myzery
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    Ever body is a talking about showing yer Peter

    Hell I don't see the big deal in it Last time I showed mine wuz at the Munsiun county fair Just pulled out enough to win the biggest Peter con- test :)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    My Husband Couldn't Stop Laughing!

    I hate shaving my legs.  Once I got past the age of 12, when I begged my mom to let me, I then discovered that it was a ridiculous ritual.  Sociology then taught me all about social constructs, but even that knowledge hasn't allowed me to stay "au naturelle"...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker
    41-45, F
    101 Responses Jun 1, 2008
    sullie34 sullie34
    16-17, F
    Mar 5, 2015

    Why shave? Hair is hair

    and eventually it's going to grow back. Starting from the hour after you shave. I don't shave anymore. I wore a dress last month, I didn't hear anyone complaining, well I guess it's because my legs weren't so hair. Shaving... Uh... That thing that I stop doing on my legs. Yah! I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

    Why do people expect me to shave my legs

    when it's winter and I wear nothing but pants? I have lots of stuff that I would rather be doing besides unneccesary body hair removal.
    talkingleaves talkingleaves
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2014

    I Don't Bother

    I hate shaving my legs so much that I've finally given up on trying to fit in to society. I'd rather be hairy.
    ShadoWolfx ShadoWolfx
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Dec 18, 2012

    I hate having strawberry legs.

    ...looks unattractive to me
    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx
    18-21, F
    Jan 18, 2015

    I hate shaving my legs to the point

    where I shave about once every 2-3 months.
    Anon2721 Anon2721
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2015
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 30, 2015

    I just do it if I need it.

    .. Sometimes I think we should not do it just because society demand us to... I mean we're free to do whatever we want... As long as you feel fine with it... For me it's just on summer and if I need to wear a skirt or dress haha I think that the reason why I like winter :p
    dalexand16 dalexand16
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    I was shaving my legs,

    dropped my razor and cut a chunk out of my toe. Ouch
    bxcka bxcka
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 27, 2015

    Unshaven And Proud(:

    sooo this is more of a "No shaving' group? cool! yes i dont shave anything anymore not even my pits.im proud of it!! its natural i dont have to worry about chaving or irritated bumps or anything now...my legs and arms are soft light and fluffy like babyhair, i never really shaved...
    ElectroMagneticForce ElectroMagneticForce
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 16, 2010

    So I don't.... it's needless.

    Getting accidental cuts hurt, shaving cream is outrageously expensive, and razors aren't so low priced either. If people don't like my hairy legs they can look away. It's that simple.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    I hate my legs and shaving them I could shave

    them at night and then wake up the hair has already grown back I have to shave everyday because my legs grow back so fast I hate it it's horrible I wish my hair on my head would grow super fast like the ones on my legs...
    kumaroo kumaroo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2014

    I only shave when I remember

    or for special occasions. I only regularly shave my armpits. It's a hassle. My boyfriend doesn't care. I don't care.
    larisahhh larisahhh
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2014

    I love them feeling smooth

    so I started shaving full legs,its just a pain like I shave so much in shower gets annoying especially if I cut myself which oftenly I do.
    lela201465 lela201465
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2015

    I hate shaving my legs.

    I'm a female. You probably think it's nasty. I hate shaving because it grows back. I do shave it sometimes. I do shave is my underarms thou
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2014

    I know I have to, too many judgemental people

    if I didn't. It's not like I go swimming anymore with school or wear skirts but... I don't know, if I didn't shave and one of my trouser legs slipped up everyone would judge me. Also now I've started it tends to itch and become irritated if I leave it too long
    Randompi Randompi
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2015

    Don't act like you don't feel me ladies.

    I'm not afraid to admit I hate shaving my legs because it's a pain in the ***. It sucks having to shave every couple of days or every other day. Now I know why men grow beards!! In the winter my husband is lucky if I shave my legs once a month bwaahaaha!
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 26, 2014
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 30, 2014
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2014

    I have eczema and it gets worse

    when I shave. The struggles of broken skin
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    But like if I don't, I get a hairy leg monster

    in my bed the every morning😰
    DevilPony DevilPony
    18-21, F
    Sep 2, 2014

    I've grown to shaving my legs using a bowl of

    water and a razor. I hate having to fill up the tub every time just to shave my legs and shaving them in the shower is beyond impossible for me. I was brave and I went to the local swimming pool with my unshaven legs and everyone looked disgusted. I really hate the society we...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    Just Don't Do It!

    I don't shave anything!  I seem to have no trouble in the arena of dating and I honestly find shave armpits creepy!  Love the hair you got ladies!
    shedreamsincolor21 shedreamsincolor21
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2009

    Always a disappointment

    when you realized you shaved for nothing.
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    I'm A Girl, I Shouldn't Be Like This

    I don't like to be negative about the weather, it can be enjoyable. But its summer time and the frequent frenzie to shave is afoot. I hate shaving with a passion. I am a natural hairy girl. I even have dark hair.   I had to start shaving at the age of 8. It was a miserable...
    Evlana Evlana
    22-25, F
    15 Responses Aug 1, 2011

    I Mean, Not Really But Sometimes

    I stopped shaving my legs the first time when I was at a Rainbow Gathering last year in Florida. In our camp, there was this beautiful being called Monica, and hers were only the second pair of unshaved legs I had seen and I just could not get over how gorgeous that was, and how...
    applethunder applethunder
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2012
    whitenut whitenut
    18-21, F
    Jan 10, 2015

    Conditioner Use your hair conditioner to shave

    your legs. It's cheaper than shaving cream and leaves your legs really smooth. It's also a great way to use up the conditioner you bought but didn't like when you tried it in your hair.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 26, 2014

    Hubby Shaves My Legs

    I hate shaving my legs. Hubby does it so gently. It gives him such a kick and normaly leads to more. I love the attention too
    johnnudiecouple johnnudiecouple
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Aug 10, 2012

    I'm Forced to

    I hate the idea of society telling me what to do with my body on a large scale, but this one is the most annoying.  Sure, it may look and feel good for a day or two but when the stubble comes in it's worse than long hair. I only ever get the hair off when something special...
    axelval axelval
    18-21, T
    4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

    Two words: Toe Hair. Guys be thankful the god

    sent invention of razors because some of your girls would be walking around like Hobbitsss. Dig it.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

    I actually watched the entire length of a

    shaving commercial, and it's safe to say I'm not happy with it. It said these women were rocking some other aspect of their lives, but their stubbly legs ruined it. Really??? Chill out. Shaving should be done if you WANT to, not if someone SHAMES you into removing the (perfectly...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans
    18-21, F
    May 24, 2015

    More like the fact that I have to shave them

    often. It suuucks... Shaving legs is just a pain in life and a waste of time. But on the other hand, nothing is more wonderful than smooth new shaved legs 😍
    Wolforx Wolforx
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 27, 2014

    it always making the hairs worse

    but I need to shave it anyway
    kristinef1 kristinef1
    18-21, F
    Dec 16, 2014

    Shaving my legs is the most difficult thing

    for me to do ever! This morning I tried to shave them and most of the air won't get off!!! Often times I bleed from it too, shaving my arms are way easier.
    TheFatOreoCat TheFatOreoCat
    16-17, F
    Jul 22, 2015
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