Body positive pits from France.

This is why women are sharing snaps of their hairy armpits on social media

Daily Star – ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
French women have launched a social media campaign to fight against the stigma over female body hair using the hashtag #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils (#PrincessesHaveHair). The Twittersphere trend started after 16-year-old schoolgirl Adele Labo was …

Princesses have hair hashtag has women sharing pictures of body hair on social media

Daily Mail – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Adele Labo, a 16-year-old from Lille, started the social media hashtag to try and fight stigma around female body hair after she was ridiculed at school for not shaving. Soon thousands of women were sharing pictures of their ‘unladylike’ body hair

French women are bragging about their body hair

New York Post – ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Thanks to a tweet by French teen Adele Labo last week — “envoie moi tes poils #lesprincessesontdespoiles,” or “send me your hair #princesseshavehair” — hundreds of girls and women across the pond are bearing their body hair on social media. Some are …

French women are sharing pics of body hair – #lesprincessesontdespoils

Metro – ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
‘French women don’t shave their armpits’ has long been a diss used by men who have never actually met a French woman, and probably haven’t come close to any other sort of female since leaving school. But now, women in France are taking to social …

French Women Say ‘Princesses Have Hair’ to Stop Body Hair Shaming

Yahoo News – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Most research shows us that upwards of 90 percent of women remove their body hair, mainly because they are stigmatized if they don’t — a reality that 16-year-old Adele Labo knows firsthand. The French teen told the Guardian she had “suffered

Here’s why French women are sharing photos of body hair on social media

The Indian Express – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
A movement asserting the normalcy of women’s body hair has taken to the social media, as a part of which, women are posting pictures of their body hair on Twitter and Facebook. Written by Soumya Mathew New Delhi Updated: Jul 14, 2016, 13:35 …

How The Internet’s Been Saying FU To The Body Hair Shamers This Week – ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The internet’s been low-key hating on body hair for ages — based on the ‘social norms’ that women should be ‘bald from the eyebrows down’, to quote The Wolf Of Wall Street — but the stigma has got ridiculous. Millie Mackintosh got Insta-trolled after

French Women Are Sharing Photos of Their Body Hair For an Empowering Reason

POPSUGAR UK – ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
It’s a fact of life: everyone has body hair, whether it’s sparse or swarthy. Sadly, many women know what it’s like to be shamed for this natural feature and often resort to uncomfortable methods of removal. One French woman, however, is fighting back

This French Teen Sparked A HUGE Body-Hair Debate

Refinery29 – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
“Evoie moi tes poils #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils” reads a photo posted by French teen Adele Labo on Twitter. The call to action translates to: “Send me your hair #PrincessesHaveHair.” You don’t need Google Translate, however, to understand the point: It

French Women Remind Everyone That Yes, Even Princesses Have Body Hair

TIME – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Anyone who has ever watched some post-apocalyptic survivalist drama in which the heroine retains perfect eyebrows, or some TV series set in the middle ages wherein all the ladies appear rigorously waxed, will appreciate what’s going down on French …

French women are sharing photos of their body hair for a very good reason

Mashable – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
LONDON — Women in France are sharing photos of their hairy legs and armpits to fight body hair stigma. SEE ALSO: Peer pressure, false claims lead many women to remove pubic hair, study finds. Women are sharing photos using the hashtag …

French women fight anti-fuzz fascism with ‘princesses have hair’ campaign

South China Morning Post – ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
French women took to Twitter with pictures of hairy armpits and legs on Tuesday to fight the stigma over female body hair – a divisive topic which had many bristling. The hashtag #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils (princesses have hair) was the top trending

French Women Are Breaking The Body Hair Stigma On Twitter

Grazia – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Despite what airbrushing and adverts would have us believe, women aren’t magically hairless, stubble-free beings. We have body hair, and shouldn’t be shamed for it – as one brilliant French teenager has pointed out, kick-starting a social media

French Body Hair Hashtag #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils Is Going Viral for the Best Reason – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Body hair is totally normal, and is nothing to be ashamed of. Some people choose to wax it or shave it or otherwise get remove it, which is totally fine, while others choose to go the natural route and leave it on the body for all to see. However, the

Women Are Tweeting #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils in Defense of Their Body Hair

Mic – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Leave it to the French to remind the world that beautiful women can rock armpit scruff and hairy legs. Earlier this week, a French teen Adele Labo’s invitation for women and girls to send her pictures of their natural body hair on Twitter went viral

Women Are Sharing Pictures of Their Body Hair for a Powerful Reason

ATTN – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Dozens of women are posting pictures of their unshaven legs and armpits to help change the perception of one old beauty standard. Women in France are using the hashtag #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils, which means #PrincessesHaveHair, to challenge the …

These French Women Are Fighting Stigma Around Female Body Hair

Huffington Post UK – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
We grow hair on our legs, mons pubis and under our armpits. Some of us have dark hair on our arms or tummies, others on our backs or the sides of our faces. But, once upon a time, some bozo thought it would be a good idea to make female beauty …

French women’s remarkable fight against ‘hairy’ body stigma a hit on social media

The News Minute – ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
This one is sure to strike a chord with all those ‘hairy’ women who have often hidden behind full-sleeved or floor-length dresses not out of modesty -mind you- but out of sheer embarrassment of having un-waxed or un-shaven arms and legs. The hashtag …

“Les Princesses Ont Des Poils” Twitter Hashtag Reminds Us That Princesses Have Hair — And Yes, That Includes …

Bustle – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Although virtually every woman grows body hair, you wouldn’t know it by looking at mainstream Western culture. Women are encouraged to pluck, shave, wax, and otherwise erase the evidence that we’re not naturally as smooth and hairless as our culture’s …

Badass Women On Twitter Are Taking Down The Most Universal Body Standard

Elite Daily – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
These days, you can’t check Facebook, Instagram or Twitter without seeing badass ladies showing shamers what they’re made of. They don’t give AF about anyone’s beauty standards. Well, women in Europe are reminding us about one beauty standard that …

Women share hairy armpit pictures in campaign to stop body shaming – ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The hashtag #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils, meaning ‘princesses have hair’, was trending in France today, with many females keen to share their snapshots. The hairy armpits and limbs not often seen in beauty photography are part of a bid to fight