whats the deal with guys shaving their armpits

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  1. hot97

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    I was just curious. How many of you guys shave your armpits. I dont....I have a bush and like to show them off(lol thats kid of weird)....Whats the deal with you guys that shave your pits:mad:
     
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    Perhaps it matches the pubes?

    I don't shave those parts, but I have to admit that guys who do shave their pubes but not their armpits do look rather funny - especially if they have no body hair at all.

    And given the fact that hair acts to trap odors, shaving the pits would likely make them less smelly. I don't know this for a fact, I'm only speculating about the reduction in smell.
     
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    I've done it before a couple times, thinking maybe I'd be cooler or sweat less/have less BO. Ultimately it felt too strange so I didn't continue doing it. If I'm going out shirtless somewhere I will sometimes trim but I don't shave them anymore.
     
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    I trim my pits occasionally, and I've shaved them maybe 3 or 4 times in my entire life. They're not as hairy as some I've seen.
     
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    I don't shave my armpits, but I know from experience that I can take a shower, go to work, and if I'm moving my arms around a lot, depending on what I'm doing, I can have smelly armpits in only an hour or 2!

    I don't use anti perspirant on a daily basis, just for dress up situations. Maybe that's an issue also.
     
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    Oh my goodness! That's the queerest thing I've ever heard you say. :tongue::biggrin1::eek: You know what they say, when a man shaves his pits it's a sure sign he is just 2 steps from being gay and sucking cock. <----- Calm down people, this is sarcasm, not homophobia! :cool:

    Maybe?! Maybe?! What is wrong with you? :confused: :eek: From about the age of 10 onward, both men and women NEED to shower everyday AND use an anti-perspirant/deodorant AND brush your teeth. It's called good personal hygeine it's a part of personal grooming and most importantly it is common sense!:mad::eek::rolleyes:
     
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    lol I've never shaved my legs or arms and never will. I'll bet you shave your armpits and legs. And I know for sure that you shave something else. :wink:
     
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    Like NJ I think all men (and women) should use ap/deodorant, the only time sweat smells good is if you're just been up to nasty sex stuff for 12 hours :)
     
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    I rather shaved, less hair on my doby...I dont go for being hairy, and what grows, I tend to shave off.
     
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    I don't have much armpit hair, but I couldn't imagine shaving what I do have as I think it would make me sweat more.

    As for the antiperspirant (sp?) or deordorant, for a greater part of my life I never needed to use it because I simply did not sweat, even in heavy activity. And, if I did (I know most won't believe this) I just didn't give off an odor. It is only since I turned 35 (I'm 38 now) that I had to start using it. I knew I had to start using deodorant when I did sweat one day and it actually smelled.

    I think it's something genetic because when I was young and in a marching band, I once walked in on the girls changing and one of them was shaving their underarms. I had mentioned it to my mother and she was a little perplexed as she never shaved under her arms. Don't get grossed out. She just never grew hair there, so she never needed to.
     
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    Body hair is SO 70's.
     
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    Not hapenning in my world!Do you know what aluminium oxcide is,it's a key component in those products.After having five cyst's lanced or carved out of my pit's that shit is no longer is allowed in my bathroom!If you can't take the way a man smells buy a dildo.:cool:
     
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    Finally ! Some-one who speaks sense and point out the truth.
    I agree with personal cleanliness: Shower at least once a day (if one can), brush your teeth (always), but as far putting aluminium oxcide under my armpits: no way. This whole thing re smells, hairyness etc is driven by the need to sell more "personal hygene " products, so the add industry has duped us all into believing that human smells are bad.(they can be) If a person is clean, a little bit of sweat is OK.
     
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    I was expecting some crunchy granola type to fight me on this. :rolleyes::tongue:

     
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    I shave them...not clean shavin...but like a trimmer setting three. I feel since I workout, and have a tank t-shirt on, that this is now an exposed area that should be groomed. Uses less deoderant too. I like this aspect because I think deoderants are not really healthy when all is said and done... though one wants to smell clean
     
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    You hit the bullseye, Luke. I have so much body hair, it's ridiculous. I'm very physically active and don't want to smell gross of feel gross while I'm working out. Excessive hair will smell 2 - 3 hours after the shower unless you take a bath in cologne. I use hair clippers to routinely trim body hair, including my underarms. It feels way better and I never smell. I'm indifferent to what it looks like. It's all about comfort.
     
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    I shave becauase when you put anit persperant on you are just putting it on the hair, where as I put it on the skin.
     
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    Shaving makes you more aerodynamic.
     
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    I shave because my armpit hair can grow out of the sleeves of my t-shirt. Before I started shaving, the long hair would hang out of my t-shirt and nothing turned girls off more than that. My guy friends would even say that shit about "shave it, man. That is disgusting."
     
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