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Connor Photography
Posts: 6,387
Elkton, Maryland, US


Recently I have noticed that there many models (she) have hairy arms.  Does not one shave theirs?  smile
Jan 09 09 02:25 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Skydancer Photos
Posts: 21,904
Santa Cruz, California, US


Seriously, is this really an issue?

Edit: Guess it was. tongue
Jan 09 09 02:28 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
stevejonesimages
Posts: 591
Ko Samui, Southern, Thailand


My (ex) Japanese girlfriend used to shave her forearms  smile
Jan 09 09 02:28 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
DarkPhotographyDesigns
Posts: 2,049
Germantown, Maryland, US


I knew a girl who had her lasered off...
Jan 09 09 02:29 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Vicious Kurai
Posts: 22
Salt Lake City, Utah, US


I shave mine.
I think models who have light or pale skin with dark hair really should. It could also depend on the project, like if you have a back light and the arm is at the side angle, the hair will show through the light and cast a shadow, lol.
Also, models who have tattoos should as well, no one wants to see hairy art work tongue
Jan 09 09 02:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Michael Bates
Posts: 1,550
Austin, Texas, US


The tattoo artist shaved mine before she inked me up..does that count? smile

Michael
Jan 09 09 02:31 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Less Than Two
Posts: 23,401
Ann Arbor, Michigan, US


Um.
Wait.
We're supposed to shave our arms now?
Well fuck.
neutral
Jan 09 09 02:32 pm  Link  Quote 
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JuliAnnimal
Posts: 144
Portland, Oregon, US


My cousin shaves her arms. But she does it because she is a make up artist for Benefit Cosmetics, and people don't really like having a hairy arm in their face when getting their make up done... lol
Jan 09 09 02:32 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Rebel Photo
Posts: 11,446
Florence, South Carolina, US


I told one recently to shave her butt.
Jan 09 09 02:36 pm  Link  Quote 
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KymberlyAnn
Posts: 1,384
Waukesha, Wisconsin, US


Raelyn Mouse wrote:
Um.
Wait.
We're supposed to shave our arms now?
Well fuck.
neutral

I agree...what's that about?

Jan 09 09 02:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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Candy Poses
Posts: 3,380
Seattle, Washington, US


Raelyn Mouse wrote:
Um.
Wait.
We're supposed to shave our arms now?
Well fuck.
neutral

Yeah, I have no idea how I've made it through life so far without doing something so clearly necessary.

Jan 09 09 02:43 pm  Link  Quote 
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Candy Poses
Posts: 3,380
Seattle, Washington, US


Rebel Photo wrote:
I told one recently to shave her butt.

I hope she kicked yours.

Jan 09 09 02:44 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Karina D
Posts: 1,592
Los Angeles, California, US


Connor Photography wrote:
Recently I have noticed that there many models (she) have hairy arms.  Does not one shave theirs?  smile

Hello! I shave my arms! big_smile I love it smoooth!
Been doing it since I was 16.

Jan 09 09 03:00 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Connor Photography
Posts: 6,387
Elkton, Maryland, US


Raelyn Mouse wrote:
Um.
Wait.
We're supposed to shave our arms now?
Well fuck.
neutral

I am innocent here.  I just ask a question. wink

Jan 09 09 03:01 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Connor Photography
Posts: 6,387
Elkton, Maryland, US


Rebel Photo wrote:
I told one recently to shave her butt.

What are you shooting?  tongue

Jan 09 09 03:03 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
MisterC
Posts: 15,162
Portland, Oregon, US


I've noticed the same thing.

I think it's up to the model to decide if she want's hairy arms or not. If the hair is very dark, it really can stand out in an image and be a bit of a distraction.
Jan 09 09 03:04 pm  Link  Quote 
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ChanStudio - OtherSide
Posts: 5,312
Alpharetta, Georgia, US


Skydancer wrote:
Seriously, is this really an issue?

Actually it is if you are doing swimsuit, lingerie or fashion or anything that shows your arm. smile.  Some has more hair than others.  This of course also depends on the model's skin tone and the color of her hair.  Some are just less visible than others.

A hairy arms are like hairy legs.

Jan 09 09 03:06 pm  Link  Quote 
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Coyote Doyenne
Posts: 196
Piéla, Gnagna, Burkina Faso


I actually have a worse problem with the callouses forming on my hands as my knuckles drag the ground. And, do you realize how hard it is to shape eyebrows when your forehead protrudes so much?

Arm shave? That's the least of my problems! smile
Jan 09 09 03:08 pm  Link  Quote 
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Less Than Two
Posts: 23,401
Ann Arbor, Michigan, US


ChanStudio - OtherSide wrote:

Actually it is if ... anything that shows your arm. 

A hairy arms are like hairy legs.

neutral

I have both.

Jan 09 09 03:11 pm  Link  Quote 
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Karina D
Posts: 1,592
Los Angeles, California, US


Some women like it natural. smile

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/rr122/writetosavanna/25-1.jpg
Jan 09 09 03:12 pm  Link  Quote 
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ChanStudio - OtherSide
Posts: 5,312
Alpharetta, Georgia, US


-Karina- wrote:
Some women like it natural. smile

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/rr122/writetosavanna/25-1.jpg

Great example of what I was trying to say... smile

Jan 09 09 03:13 pm  Link  Quote 
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stevejonesimages
Posts: 591
Ko Samui, Southern, Thailand


ChanStudio - OtherSide wrote:

Great example of what I was trying to say... smile

She's hairier than I am - and I'm a bloke ... scary !!! wink

Jan 09 09 03:15 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
ChanStudio - OtherSide
Posts: 5,312
Alpharetta, Georgia, US


Raelyn Mouse wrote:

neutral

I have both.

Long long long time ago I dated this girl and she don't ever shave her legs or anywhere.  Her hair was so fine and thin that it is impossible to see.  Even when touch, it is hardly noticeable.

Jan 09 09 03:16 pm  Link  Quote 
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adrian louise
Posts: 385
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


i shave my arms for several reasons: pale skin, black hair, tattoos, and it feels so nice and smooooth!!! an ex of mine shaves his arms too cause he has sleeves on both arms. i love smooth skin against smooth skin... =]

and i do think it really takes away from a photo when an otherwise beautiful girl has noticeably hairy arms. it's not my idea of feminine beauty. but everyone has their own, right?

so if you like your hair, no one's saying you have to shave. but you may find some folks who'd prefer you smooth. it's like anything else.. if one person doesn't dig it, you can be sure that someone else will.
Jan 09 09 03:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
ChanStudio - OtherSide
Posts: 5,312
Alpharetta, Georgia, US


stevejonesimages wrote:

She's hairier than I am - and I'm a bloke ... scary !!! wink

Yeap, she beats me too. smile

Jan 09 09 03:17 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
stevejonesimages
Posts: 591
Ko Samui, Southern, Thailand


ChanStudio - OtherSide wrote:
Long long long time ago I dated this girl and she don't ever shave her legs or anywhere.  Her hair was so fine and thin that it is impossible to see.  Even when touch, it is hardly noticeable.

Some of my Asian girlfriends or models had hardly any hair, even in their 20's/30's. So to see a very hairy model in a photo is a big no no to me.

Jan 09 09 03:22 pm  Link  Quote 
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Ariel Danielle
Posts: 1,389
Austin, Texas, US


I have dark hair.

It's a must, really.

Girls with naturally light hair, both in color and thickness, generally don't see it as being necessary, and I agree.

But if I didn't, I'd probably look like Miss Natural up there.
Jan 09 09 03:33 pm  Link  Quote 
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Lauren Grace
Posts: 1,906
Louisville, Kentucky, US


I bought a professional waxing kit complete with warmer, strips, hard and creme wax... It has saved me ALOT of money by waxing my own bikini, underarms, and legs! But one day I got "Wax happy" and did my forearms now I have to keep it up and it's annoying sad
Jan 09 09 03:39 pm  Link  Quote 
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Candy Poses
Posts: 3,380
Seattle, Washington, US


Ha, right now I do look like Ms. Natural up there, and I've never had any complaints from lovers or friends.  The only people who really care are you guys, apparently, and, seriously, I wasn't planning on screwing anyone in this thread to begin with.
Jan 09 09 03:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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theda
Posts: 21,711
New York, New York, US


Candy Poses wrote:
Ha, right now I do look like Ms. Natural up there, and I've never had any complaints from lovers or friends.  The only people who really care are you guys, apparently, and, seriously, I wasn't planning on screwing anyone in this thread to begin with.

What a way to reject us all!  Have you no pity?

Jan 09 09 03:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
adrian louise
Posts: 385
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


Candy Poses wrote:
The only people who really care are you guys, apparently, and, seriously, I wasn't planning on screwing anyone in this thread to begin with.

hey i didn't see any offers posted. did i miss something?

and i don't wanna play with you either. =P

(lighten up lady... it's just a discussion.)

Jan 09 09 03:44 pm  Link  Quote 
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Candy Poses
Posts: 3,380
Seattle, Washington, US


Candy Poses wrote:
The only people who really care are you guys, apparently, and, seriously, I wasn't planning on screwing anyone in this thread to begin with.
adrian louise wrote:
hey i didn't see any offers posted. did i miss something?

and i don't wanna play with you either. =P

(lighten up lady... it's just a discussion.)

Yeah, we've never had a discussion about hairy women before here.  Ever.

Jan 09 09 03:47 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
theda
Posts: 21,711
New York, New York, US


Vicious Kurai wrote:
I shave mine.
I think models who have light or pale skin with dark hair really should. It could also depend on the project, like if you have a back light and the arm is at the side angle, the hair will show through the light and cast a shadow, lol.
Also, models who have tattoos should as well, no one wants to see hairy art work tongue

I have pale skin and dark hair.  I bleach the hair on my arms periodically, but I'm not prepared to walk around with 5 o'clock shadow on my arms. I find something off-putting about seeing a woman with that post-shave look head-to-toe.  You can tell the difference between shaved flesh and someone who just naturally isn't very hairy.

Jan 09 09 03:48 pm  Link  Quote 
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adrian louise
Posts: 385
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


Candy Poses wrote:
Yeah, we've never had a discussion about hairy women before here.  Ever.

i'm sure it hasn't been discussed as many times as "will getting a tattoo affect my modeling?"
by now just about everything's been brought up at least once.

you're obviously comfortable with your body hair. that's awesome.
some folks prefer their models/ladies smooth. it's not that big of a deal.

Jan 09 09 03:59 pm  Link  Quote 
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BigA-LTL-Commercial
Posts: 830


Connor Photography wrote:
Recently I have noticed that there many models (she) have hairy arms.  Does not one shave theirs?  smile

Ewwie!  Arm shaving is for guys!  I have fuzz on my arms and it's CUTE, so suck my baws, mmmkayyy?!  big_smile

Jan 09 09 04:02 pm  Link  Quote 
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theda
Posts: 21,711
New York, New York, US


BigA-LTL-Commercial wrote:

Ewwie!  Arm shaving is for guys!  I have fuzz on my arms and it's CUTE, so suck my baws, mmmkayyy?!  big_smile

But if you have baws, doesn't that mean arm shaving is for you?

Jan 09 09 04:04 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Alicia_NudeModel
Posts: 1,550
MOORESTOWN, New Jersey, US


I shave mine, but simply because of the tattoo's.
Jan 09 09 04:07 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
adrian louise
Posts: 385
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


BigA-LTL-Commercial wrote:
Ewwie!  Arm shaving is for guys!  I have fuzz on my arms and it's CUTE, so suck my baws, mmmkayyy?!  big_smile

so you have hairy arms AND balls? umm... you may have a larger problem than fuzz. ;P

Jan 09 09 04:09 pm  Link  Quote 
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adrian louise
Posts: 385
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


Cherry Von Jersey wrote:
I shave mine, but simply because of the tattoo's.

we should rub our uber soft arms on each other! heh heh heh

Jan 09 09 04:10 pm  Link  Quote 
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Nikkie D
Posts: 182
Naples, Florida, US


As this convo is kind of strange i have to say really, us girls shave everywhere else already, is it really necessary to shave our arms now too!  I mean, I am not hairy at all so I would NEVER do that, but maybe if you looked like a guerilla or something then I would say do it! smile WHAT?
Jan 09 09 04:10 pm  Link  Quote 
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