Wednesday 26 April 2017

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

'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
Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

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.

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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