my daughter is biracial, the hair on her legs is VERY dark n long. I wonder if i should use nair, but dnt want it to be too e3arly. i already have to do her arm pitts. Please help!



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Suzie - posted on 09/30/2013




My daughter has lots of dark hair on her legs, too. She has light skin, and dark hair. It is thicker and darker on her legs; but, it is pretty dark on her arms, too. I hadn't thought much about it; because, she looks like her dad, and he is pretty hairy, and so am I. :) But, the kids have started to make fun of her at school, and she is getting self-conscious. I don't want her to think that she has to change her appearance to please others; but, I don't want her to be made fun of either. I have already started using the trimmer that I use on my upper lip on her lip and forehead, because it was becoming very noticeable. I told her that all dark haired girls are going to have dark hair on their bodies; and that if it's not hair the kids are making fun of they will find something else. Still, I'm thinking of using nair or bleach. In the winter, it doesn't matter; but, I may try something this spring. Good luck!

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Nair should be fine as long as she doesn't have any skin conditions. My mother got that for me before I was comfortable with the whole idea of shaving and I never had a problem using it.

Dove - posted on 09/25/2012




If she's old enough to have arm pit hair and she wants to shave her legs... let her. I am curious how YOU have to do her arm pits though? If a child is old enough to develop arm pit hair they are 'typically' old enough to shave it themselves. Arm pit hair doesn't start to grow until puberty....

How would it be too early? How old IS she?

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