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A He-Wax for Him (Bikini Waxing For "Men")
New York Times ^ | April 10, 2012 | RACHEL FELDER

Posted on 04/12/2012 3:52:18 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

YEARS after the word “metrosexual” entered the mainstream, there’s nothing eyebrow-raising about men getting a manicure or a facial. Lately though, guys’ grooming has gone one step further, deep into territory that was previously reserved solely for women: bikini waxing.

The below-the-belt treatment — which, just like the women’s version, removes either some or all pubic hair — is becoming increasingly popular, and not just among competitive swimmers or underwear models. “What we’re finding is, it’s everybody,” said Mike Indursky, the president of the Bliss chain of spas, which offers a men’s Brazilian called the Ultimate He-Wax for $125. “It’s the gay community, it’s the straight community, it’s very conservative guys, it’s very liberal guys. All different age groups are coming in. It’s much, much bigger than we ever thought.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: chat; metrosexuals
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I wonder what the original Jimmy Hoffa would have thought about this.
1 posted on 04/12/2012 3:52:21 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

It’s called the “Obama Hairstyle”


2 posted on 04/12/2012 3:53:31 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: PJ-Comix

Keep off my junk!


3 posted on 04/12/2012 3:53:42 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney have the mother of all Macaca moments)
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To: RebelTex; cabojoe; Conspiracy Guy; Lady Jag; glock rocks; MeekOneGOP; sam_paine; ...

PING!


4 posted on 04/12/2012 3:54:11 AM PDT by PJ-Comix ("How To Overcome Writer's Block In Less Than An Hour" ---Available at Amazon)
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To: PJ-Comix

Ouch.


5 posted on 04/12/2012 3:56:20 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Dr. Sivana

oh come on.

You’ll be a new man.


6 posted on 04/12/2012 3:58:21 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30
You’ll be a new man.

Or look like an overgrown baby.
7 posted on 04/12/2012 4:03:59 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: aruanan

No pictures, please!!!


8 posted on 04/12/2012 4:05:18 AM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: PJ-Comix

Some men will do anything to make their weiner look bigger...


9 posted on 04/12/2012 4:06:04 AM PDT by laker_dad
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To: PJ-Comix
“What we’re finding is, it’s everybody,”

I can personally attest, not everybody. I don't know about you guys but...

10 posted on 04/12/2012 4:06:31 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: PJ-Comix

LOL Do you have any coupons for this?


11 posted on 04/12/2012 4:07:00 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: PJ-Comix
All different age groups are coming in. It’s much, much bigger than we ever thought.”

..he said with glee as he bounced up and down like a 7 yr old female who discovered eight barbie dolls left to her care

12 posted on 04/12/2012 4:07:00 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: PJ-Comix

I only charge 85.00 for a man’s brazilian. 125.00 Wow


13 posted on 04/12/2012 4:13:37 AM PDT by waxer1 ("The Bible is the rock on which our republic rests." -Andrew Jackson)
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To: PJ-Comix

“It’s much, much bigger than we ever thought.”

I’ll take your word for it Mike...


14 posted on 04/12/2012 4:14:22 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: Dr. Sivana

Try it you may like it.


15 posted on 04/12/2012 4:15:10 AM PDT by waxer1 ("The Bible is the rock on which our republic rests." -Andrew Jackson)
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To: PJ-Comix

I can understand men wanting hair taken off their backs, but this is ridiculous. Maybe I’m getting too old, but this is not manly. Its not that long ago that women swooned over a hairy bare chested Tom Selleck...


16 posted on 04/12/2012 4:18:06 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: laker_dad
Some men will do anything to make their weiner look bigger...

Including Weiner.

17 posted on 04/12/2012 4:18:20 AM PDT by PJ-Comix ("How To Overcome Writer's Block In Less Than An Hour" ---Available at Amazon)
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To: PJ-Comix
“his male clients are submitting to pressure from their partners. “The vast majority say they’re doing it because their wife or their girlfriend told them to do it,” he said. “The wives bring them,” saying “If I’m going to do it, you better do it as well.””

Liberals are not only weak and unable to have sex with women, when they do get a chance the unattractive liberal women make them get a bikini wax first.

18 posted on 04/12/2012 4:25:06 AM PDT by detective
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To: detective

The worst part is if a He-Waxed guy gets into an accident and gets laughed at by the paramedics.


19 posted on 04/12/2012 4:28:48 AM PDT by PJ-Comix ("How To Overcome Writer's Block In Less Than An Hour" ---Available at Amazon)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Will John Edwards be allowed He-Waxings in prisons?


20 posted on 04/12/2012 4:30:48 AM PDT by PJ-Comix ("How To Overcome Writer's Block In Less Than An Hour" ---Available at Amazon)
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To: PJ-Comix

Obviously, you don’t know much about paramedics.


21 posted on 04/12/2012 4:32:05 AM PDT by Misterioso ( The difference between stupidity and intelligence is that intelligence has its limits)
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To: PJ-Comix

One of the funniest things I ever saw was girlfriend from years past attempt to Brazilian self-wax and get it all in one rip.

She didn’t appreciate my sense of humor.


22 posted on 04/12/2012 4:35:16 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: PJ-Comix

This is pathetic. Whatever happened to real men? What a bunch of, oh, I can’t even think of the right word.

Reminds me of a gay hairdresser I used to have - he would do something like this. He also used to wrap his body in seaweed or something for some unknown reason. Throw in the lotions and creams and silver toenail polish....he was beyond flaming.

I had to stop going to him because I couldn’t stomach the tales of his little “affairs”. Bleh.


23 posted on 04/12/2012 4:37:00 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

“... not that long ago that women swooned over a hairy bare chested Tom Selleck”

Not that long ago?!! Tom Selleck is still “swoon” worthy!!


24 posted on 04/12/2012 4:39:54 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: PJ-Comix
"Will John Edwards be allowed He-Waxings in prisons?"

Since he will most likely be someone's prison b#@$^& I'm sure that he'll be required to have a he waxing by his man...
25 posted on 04/12/2012 4:43:48 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: momtothree
"Tom Selleck is still “swoon” worthy!!"

You may be correct, but he's not doing it bare chested anymore. I think those days for him may be over.... : )
26 posted on 04/12/2012 4:45:04 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: PJ-Comix
Life used to be so much simpler.
The only "wax" a guy got at his barbershop was this...


27 posted on 04/12/2012 4:58:33 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: PJ-Comix

What will you do for a Klondike bar..


28 posted on 04/12/2012 5:02:01 AM PDT by Track9 ("Strength through peace.. oh wait, I mean.." Mit Romney)
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To: PJ-Comix

A procedure probably invented by a pedophile & will probably be covered by Obamacare in the future.


29 posted on 04/12/2012 5:06:46 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: PJ-Comix

Men bikini waxing? That is so gay.


30 posted on 04/12/2012 5:11:35 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: laker_dad
Some men will do anything to make their weiner look bigger...

Since women figured out how long 4 inches actually is, they had to change strategy.

31 posted on 04/12/2012 5:13:15 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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"...It’s much, much bigger than we ever thought.”

Yes, yes it is. But I'm still not getting it dipped in hot wax, thank you very much.

;-D

32 posted on 04/12/2012 5:23:02 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: PJ-Comix
It won't be long before they will have dresses, make up, and high heel shoes designed for men. As men have allowed themselves to be more and more feminized, no wonder that there are more and more lesbians. If I was a female, I would not want one of these feminized sissies either.
33 posted on 04/12/2012 5:28:06 AM PDT by sport
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“... I’m still not getting it dipped in hot wax...”

Well, technically they don’t dip “it” in hot wax. The hot wax is applied to the hair and then a linen type cloth placed over the wax. Then.. RIP... off comes the hair (roots and all). I am going to assume that your mind is still not changed!!


34 posted on 04/12/2012 5:40:43 AM PDT by momtothree
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I am not seeing a Happy Ending here . . .


35 posted on 04/12/2012 5:59:14 AM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: momtothree

If other husbands are like mine, this procedure would have to be done under general anesthesia.


36 posted on 04/12/2012 6:09:55 AM PDT by LadyBuck (In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher')
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To: submarinerswife

Since women figured out how long 4 inches actually is, they had to change strategy.
_________________

What’s that old joke:

Do you know why women cannot do math?

Because all their lives they have been told that this:




is six inches!


37 posted on 04/12/2012 6:12:05 AM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: Chickensoup

Hmmmmm. that didn’t work

was supposed to be a three inch line.

HTML eludes me.


38 posted on 04/12/2012 6:20:10 AM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: sport

Where have you been?!

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/high-heels-men-fashions-newest-trend/story?id=14763090

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2050300/High-heels-men-rise.html

http://www.forbes.com/sites/raquellaneri/2011/06/29/trend-spotting-men-in-skirts/

http://trendland.com/men-in-skirts-from-the-runway-to-the-street/#

http://www.forbes.com/2007/04/10/makeup-guys-products-forbeslife-cx_ls_0411makeupmen.html

http://www.styleandtechformen.com/blog/makeup_for_men/

If the mister ever did any of this— he would need to move to the sofa. What ever happened to the trend of manly men?! That is sexy. I don’t want a boy or a woman!


39 posted on 04/12/2012 6:20:52 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: PJ-Comix
"It’s much, much bigger than we ever thought.”

Nothing new. I have been hearing this for a lifetime ;-)

40 posted on 04/12/2012 6:31:50 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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“... this procedure would have to be done under general anesthesia”.

Or at gunpoint?!! LOL!


41 posted on 04/12/2012 6:36:02 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: momtothree
Well, technically they don’t dip “it” in hot wax.

Oh, I know... I've heard the process described by my wife. Describing it clinically just isn't as entertaining.

42 posted on 04/12/2012 6:45:09 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: PJ-Comix

I suppose that if your a Police officer,Paramedic or a physician doing that might just be a great idea becaus there are people out in society that they come into contact daily with that have No clue what a bath is and these creatures are carrying these things called lice that will search for a convinient new place to reside.

I’ll tell you this.I came into contact with a person like that and I itched for hours later.

At least if you got rid of the brush down south that would be one less problem,I guess.


43 posted on 04/12/2012 7:02:44 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: momtothree

“Or at gunpoint?!! LOL!”

Restraints, at the very least :-)


44 posted on 04/12/2012 7:14:20 AM PDT by LadyBuck (In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher')
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To: PJ-Comix

I understand from a lady friend that the term of art is “manscaping.” I suspect that waxing is the absurd extreme, and conventional trimming (”brush clearing on the south forty”) is more the norm for gents who feel the need for some grooming.


45 posted on 04/12/2012 7:55:18 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: PJ-Comix

I was reminded of this comic (NSFW, in a NSFW comic strip):

http://www.pidjin.net/2009/12/16/wax-up/


46 posted on 04/12/2012 8:00:21 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: PJ-Comix

He-wax video:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/15/hewaxing-the-brazilian-bi_n_849742.html


47 posted on 04/12/2012 8:36:32 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: PJ-Comix
"I have no idea what you are talking about."


48 posted on 04/12/2012 8:41:03 AM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Jimmy Carter's incompetence + Richard Nixon's paranoia = Barack Obama)
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To: PJ-Comix

Oh, HELL no! What? Putting a razor blade down there isn’t scary enough?


49 posted on 04/12/2012 8:42:41 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: PJ-Comix

I saw a beauty salon ad for the Brazilian Blowout and thought to myself, “Why would women want the hair down there blow-dried straight?”


50 posted on 04/12/2012 8:46:36 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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