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New Trend for Guys: the 'Boyzilian'

More men getting bikini waxes: NYT

(Newser) - Women have the Brazilian, and now men have the Boyzilian: That's what one New York spa calls its bikini wax for men, a service that's growing in popularity. And not just with a certain subset of men, either: "It’s the gay community, it’s the straight... More »

Why I Got the 'Manzilian' Wax

Brazilians for guys? Increasingly popular, but not for the faint of heart

(Newser) - Jed Lipinksi didn’t realize it at first, but it would prove to be impossible for him to write a story about male waxing without getting waxed himself. After steadfastly declining several offers, Lipinski found himself getting a “Manzilian” from none other than Janea Padilha herself, the inventor of... More »

NJ Scrubs Plan to Ban Brazilian Bikini Waxes

State smoothes out dispute over painful procedure

(Newser) - New Jersey has ripped up a plan to forbid the state's salons from offering Brazilian waxes, reports the Chicago Tribune. A state panel was moving towards banning the procedure—which involves the full removal of hair “down there”—after reports of injuries, but the state's consumer affairs chief... More »

Porn Sucks Kissing Out of Intimacy

Smut appears to be kiss of death for old-school practice

(Newser) - Pornography is changing our most intimate practices, Susan Walsh observes for Salon—and looks to have been the kiss of death for, well, kissing. “When I was growing up in the ‘70s, making out was an essential precursor to even the most casual sex,” she writes. Now,... More »

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