The bushy look is definitely out.
Of the private pruners, 62 percent reported going completely bare at least once.
But, to the study authors surprise, hygiene was the most common reason given for nether shearing, cited by 59 percent of groomers.
And, while sexy times still dominated the scheduling of said cropping, 40 percent of groomers said they tidy for upcoming trips to their gynecologist.
Why women would feel the need to freshen their southern hairstyles for a visit with an unbiased, professional health care provider is unclear, the authors noted.
Still, perhaps the more concerning finding is the idea that many women view pubic hair as unhygienic, despite the fact that the hair acts to protect sensitive skin and snare microbes so they don t enter the vagina.