Sunday 11 December 2016

Comment: Goodbye Tom Selleck and your chest fur - here's why hairless men are on the rise

Published 20/10/2016 | 02:30

'Gone are the days of the hairy 1980s sex symbols like Tom Selleck, who proudly showed off their furry bodies' Photo: AP
'Gone are the days of the hairy 1980s sex symbols like Tom Selleck, who proudly showed off their furry bodies' Photo: AP

Ladies, if you're wondering where your razor's gone, you might want to ask your other half. Over 50pc of men have now admitted to trimming and shaving their leg hair.

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In a recent online poll by 'Men's Health', carried out on its Facebook page, close to 50pc of respondents said they trimmed their leg hair.

Male leg-shaving was previously the preserve of professional cyclists or swimmers. Cyclists claimed bald skin allowed the road rashes they suffered to heal better.

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