Why I Stopped Shaving My Legs • Ladylike

  • Published on Jan 6, 2019
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Comments • 9 451

  • Harry Richardson- Holt
    Harry Richardson- Holt 22 hours ago

    Nah if u like the hedgehog look fine go with it....

  • Natalie Elizabeth

    yeah but where are her shoes

  • M e m e s
    M e m e s Day ago +1

    I would proudly stop shaving my legs but my hair is to thick and dark and I personally don’t like hair on my body ( except hair on my head, eyebrows, and eyelashes )

  • Gemma Diaz
    Gemma Diaz Day ago

    My mom has never shaved her legs in her life and she has the silkiest smoothest legs! If she does see like one little hair she just tweezes it off and that’s it

  • Snsd ngg
    Snsd ngg 2 days ago

    I don't even shave ever xD

  • Galaxywolf_plays •OwO•

    I try to stop shaving my legs I've been shaving them for 2 years now. My mam won't let me stop tho 😅

  • Quiana Mejia
    Quiana Mejia 2 days ago

    The only time I don’t really shave is over the winter ❄️😂

  • irock yayy
    irock yayy 2 days ago

    Only insecure bitches gave a thumbs down

  • Lana Khader
    Lana Khader 2 days ago

    I only like being hair less cause I feel cleaner

  • Brianna Style
    Brianna Style 3 days ago

    Why her legs look so shiny though

  • Shy_Derp10
    Shy_Derp10 3 days ago

    Legit like I don't friggin cARE that I look like a friggin bear I AM NOT ABOUT TO CUT UP MY LEGS FOR BEAUTY

  • Passion Flower
    Passion Flower 3 days ago

    Hair on your thighs too? Wow!

  • Emi Gee
    Emi Gee 4 days ago

    lol it’s just shaving your legs. whatta historical movement

  • Megan White
    Megan White 4 days ago +2

    I dont shave. I feel great. Not having to worry about having to shave before going somewhere or deciding not to go somewhere because i forgot to shave.

  • jasmine ervin
    jasmine ervin 5 days ago

    Same exact story for me

  • Mia Vasquez
    Mia Vasquez 5 days ago

    I don't want to play along with how femininity should be.... I'm heading into a difficult part in growing up and if I get bullied or judged for my natural leg hair so be it. I want to be able to be happy with my body and not alter it for others ideals. Not against shaving... I do shave my armpits but the choice should be made by yourself and no one else.

  • And Peggy
    And Peggy 5 days ago +1

    I love her socks!!

  • Monica Gonzalez
    Monica Gonzalez 5 days ago

    I wanna shave so I don't feel embarrassed about wearing certain clothing but my mom won't let me shave because she says I'll get razor bumps so I don't shave because I'm scared too get bumps :(

    KARMABITE307 5 days ago

    This is why nobody likes you

  • Alexis Collins
    Alexis Collins 7 days ago

    I've never shaved and never will. But I barely have any hair on my arms or legs and zero on my armpits so I don't care 😂

  • Miss Cam
    Miss Cam 7 days ago

    I’m a burlesque dancer and a Cuban salsa instructor and I get so embarrassed about the hair on my arms but don’t care about my legs at all. When I lift my arms I internally cry because I don’t like shaving and hurting myself, (I have lymphatic issues and shouldn’t shave my armpits anyways) but wish I was hairless.

  • Joy May Panilagan
    Joy May Panilagan 7 days ago

    Filipina women shave armpits and down there but they don't shave legs. Shaving legs is like too much for them. If you shave your legs, when they grow again, the hair will be thicker. Why not accept our natural hair? Accepting natural beauty is better than making too much effort to beautify yourself.

  • Nevaeh Pelkey
    Nevaeh Pelkey 8 days ago +3

    I am French so we don't shave and yes my first language is French but I can speak English fine.

  • Nellysowavvy
    Nellysowavvy 8 days ago

    Her legs aren’t even hairy tho 🤔

  • nuclearvlogs
    nuclearvlogs 8 days ago

    I do my armpits to stop them from smelling like I hadn’t showered, I stg every time i take a shower and like 10 minutes later, the smell comes right back I’m like this is a problem as a upcoming freshman who will be walking to and from school everyday

  • Honey Bee 13
    Honey Bee 13 8 days ago

    I have a question!! In the video you talked about your mom telling you “you can never go back” but then you did. Do you feel like it is worse (thicker, more prickly or uncomfy) because you had shaved in the past? Im trying to decide if I should shave because I love the smooth feeling but also know I might decide later in life to stop. I know this is an old video but thoughts?

  • Anya Perry
    Anya Perry 9 days ago

    I love her shark socks

  • Zoya L
    Zoya L 9 days ago

    The hair on my legs r nearly 1 cm long

  • eva ingels
    eva ingels 9 days ago

    I just shave my armpits because otherwise i smell a LOTT but if it wasn't like that i wouldn't shave at all

  • Megan Carney
    Megan Carney 10 days ago

    I love Chantel’s socks😂😂

  • Jazmine Elliott
    Jazmine Elliott 10 days ago

    No one cares just do you

  • Emily Unicorn
    Emily Unicorn 10 days ago

    yeah I don't see any hair on your leg until you went up really close but I'm not going to judge you because of that it's like saying I'm going to judge you have hair on your head 😂😘😍

  • Jamie 387
    Jamie 387 11 days ago

    This made me feel better xD

  • The Princess
    The Princess 11 days ago

    So one year for Halloween I dressed up as Cinderella for school and a boy that was in my class but transferred to a different class because of this reason I cannot remember but what I do remember was that on Halloween I overheard him telling his friend why is that boy dressing up as Cinderella and I got really sad about that and I started shaving but now I'm like I don't care anymore just leave me alone like be who you want to be don't care if some boys or girls are making fun of you because you have leg hair and arm hair it does not matter you grow it you could have it, it's a part of your body not theirs and it only "bothers" them because they're staring and they're sharing because you are you no one else

  • Kevin W
    Kevin W 12 days ago

    The hair on a woman legs is even sexier!

  • Derrick McAdoo
    Derrick McAdoo 12 days ago

    I wouldn't mind a woman with hair, as long as her personality was 100% cool. Confidence and Kindness - great for both sexes.

  • Derrick McAdoo
    Derrick McAdoo 12 days ago

    Gillette now markets to feminists, saying, ' Be FREE from the patriarchy! Use our MAN-Made Razors!! '. What a bunch of clowns. Anyone remember when feminists were opposed to shaving? Everything is backwards now, because people are easily-manipulated. Great video.

  • angelica peoples
    angelica peoples 13 days ago


  • legandary knight
    legandary knight 13 days ago

    The real reason you quit shaving your legs is because it grows thicker every week or some other time

  • talisara
    talisara 13 days ago

    2:40 same but then I'm like screw idc anymore! LOL

  • Jesus Lover33
    Jesus Lover33 14 days ago

    Your only doing this because your trying to break down traditional femininity, but then you save other places which is the same thing

  • -Carbonated Blood
    -Carbonated Blood 14 days ago

    I never shaved my legs hair!!!

  • Elizabeth Hayden
    Elizabeth Hayden 15 days ago

    At least shave your armpits lol

  • Livie Dat fangirl
    Livie Dat fangirl 15 days ago

    it takes me 2 hours most the time ti shave my legs cuz im a perfectionist sometimes and i wait to long between doing it and just wear tights all the time lmaoo

  • Rhia Myers
    Rhia Myers 15 days ago

    Did you see her shark socks

  • Megan Rose
    Megan Rose 15 days ago


  • Jm Catedral
    Jm Catedral 16 days ago

    In my country there's nothing wrong with not shaving😂

  • Mary Basco
    Mary Basco 16 days ago

    That last line sounded like a boss. If it we and mcu movie iron man would have said it

  • KL Lilac
    KL Lilac 17 days ago

    I’ve shave my legs a lot when it “mattered” back when I was in middle school, now I shave my legs whenever I’m going somewhere fancy or I just feel in the non lazy mood to shave. My boyfriend really doesn’t care if my legs are hairy cause he loves me enough because he loves me for being me. (He is such a sweetheart about this) besides that I normally where t-shirts and jeans like all the time and wear shorts (and shirts) at home do just my family and my boyfriends really knows about the leg hair situation.

  • Annie Moore
    Annie Moore 17 days ago

    I like having smooth legs lmao

    REDBLADE RED 17 days ago

    Well their legs

    REDBLADE RED 17 days ago

    Guys shave too

  • Abby Hernandez
    Abby Hernandez 17 days ago

    I cant even see the hair on her legs

  • Eliza Z
    Eliza Z 18 days ago +8

    Off topic, but she is so beautiful! She reminds me of Shakira and german actress Chryssanthi Kavazi

  • Abby Stephens
    Abby Stephens 18 days ago

    I shave my legs because my hair grows in thick

  • Makayla Takang
    Makayla Takang 18 days ago

    i shave my legs so very little that when they’re smooth it’s weird

  • Halle Ball
    Halle Ball 18 days ago

    I can’t stop looking at her long beautiful hair, is it her natural curl

  • Ardo Con
    Ardo Con 18 days ago +1

    I haven't shaved my legs or arm pits for over a decade. The hairs are quite smooth when they are fully grown out.

  • Amelia Nascimento
    Amelia Nascimento 19 days ago

    do you have any idea how much plastic gets used for razers it's kind of crazy and pointless

  • Laura Emilia
    Laura Emilia 19 days ago

    I shave my legs because I like how smooth legs feel. That’s it nowadays :D I used to be insecure about body hair, but then I realized that it’s my business if I want to do it or not.

  • paigenotcasey
    paigenotcasey 19 days ago

    The longest I've gone without shaving is two months....im very pale with dark hair. Extremely noticeable even from far away

  • Rebeca Morales
    Rebeca Morales 19 days ago +1

    I like to shave because I like how silky and shiny they look and feel

  • Peggy Koko
    Peggy Koko 19 days ago

    I am a swimmer, so I spend a lot of my days in nothing but a pair of brief swimmers. I let ALL my body hair grow out because i have learned that my body hair is beautiful. People have been like, "but don't you feel embarrassed around boys... or like people in general?" and I answer is no. I will never be ashamed of body hair ever.

  • Averybun_ 19
    Averybun_ 19 19 days ago

    *darwin has left the chat*

  • Raven Plays
    Raven Plays 20 days ago +1

    The only person that has ever told me to shave my armpits..
    Was my brother.
    He was 16. I was 12. He said women aren’t supposed to have body hair. It apparently bothered him.

  • Hey There Rose
    Hey There Rose 20 days ago +2

    Once my friend was basically laughing at me because I have what she calls "boy legs", and one time I shaved cause I WANTED TO and she was TELLING ALL THE BOYS I did it, and one of them was like "Yeah, so?", She said "She never does it" I must clarify I did it way too often so I don't know why she said that, anyways his response was "why do you even care if she does it or not" you guys have no idea how glad I was to hear that, the sad thing is that I'm just 14 years old

  • Janielle Cuala
    Janielle Cuala 20 days ago +1

    Love those socks tho 😍

  • Jennifer L._.
    Jennifer L._. 20 days ago

    Yes girlllll qweeeen

  • Mady Anderson
    Mady Anderson 20 days ago

    Omg I felt the same way about shaving

  • lucky jinx
    lucky jinx 21 day ago +1

    In my opinion shaving arms and legs isn't necessary, but you should regularly shave(or trim) your private area and underarm for hygiene

    • Jess Melgar
      Jess Melgar 19 days ago +1

      It’s actually less hygienic to do that, and you have a higher risk of contracting STIs. So shaving private areas is still realistically a you do you situation.

  • t a e ;-;
    t a e ;-; 21 day ago

    My hair is too dark.....

  • Olivia Worth
    Olivia Worth 21 day ago

    it’s pronounced ‘renAE sonce’

  • Kylie Coolidge
    Kylie Coolidge 21 day ago

    Girl your so gorgeous ! Be yourself hair or not your still amazing 💜

  • Anchal Kumari
    Anchal Kumari 22 days ago

    Thank you for opening my eyes, THANK YOU.

  • Alexa Marie
    Alexa Marie 22 days ago

    I’m still gonna shave my legs but thanks for the story😬

  • Lexi The Fox
    Lexi The Fox 22 days ago

    I love her socks ❤️

  • Saraa Renaud
    Saraa Renaud 22 days ago

    In all complete honesty, I just don't like the feeling of hair on my legs. I get itchy 😂 so I just shave

  • V
    V 23 days ago

    Well said.

  • alice hatterz
    alice hatterz 23 days ago

    No, this had to do with fashion and feeding off of womens insecurities, insecurities they created. Shorter dressed, open sleeves etc. Were said to have required shaving and removing the hair. Just another ploy. Don’t shave especially if you don’t want to or it is tedious for you , most people either won’t care or will get used to it.

  • Ciara Devane
    Ciara Devane 23 days ago

    I love this

  • Bean cake
    Bean cake 23 days ago

    I hate body hair I gotta shave it off

  • jheta chandler
    jheta chandler 24 days ago

    i try to tell my friend all the time like if you were never told to shave, you wouldn’t know to shave ! and it is so irritating to me because she says “well it’s my opinion” but it isn’t her original opinion ! it’s what she’s been told her whole life !! and she judges me when i don’t shave... like huh ?!

  • göccigäng
    göccigäng 24 days ago +20

    i stopped shaving my legs because i started WAXING lmao

    • Jella Banks
      Jella Banks 5 days ago

      good job

    • ommaren mennaren
      ommaren mennaren 24 days ago +1

      göccigäng same I started waxing my armpits because people were picking on me because of it. Even though they had bullied me so long time for other reasons

  • Maya Goinga
    Maya Goinga 24 days ago

    I actually like shaving and having nice silky smooth legs and i personally dont like looking at my hairy legs, i shave for me not for anyone else.

  • Catermellon
    Catermellon 25 days ago +6

    *_This is why I never started shaving my legs_*

  • Te Tee
    Te Tee 25 days ago

    My friend is 19 and her armpit hair never grew in so it’s been baby smooth her whole life

  • Li Rodj7
    Li Rodj7 25 days ago

    My mom didn’t let me shave till 15 I’ve been 15 for 5 months and I really don’t care, I only shave when I go to a party or I have a meet for swim but I rarely shave, my teammates just don’t care, we just go on like normal

  • Brember - EmberLavender

    Personally, I just shave my legs because it makes me physically uncomfortable to have hair on my legs. But whatever makes you happy :)

  • Anita Balla
    Anita Balla 25 days ago

    What about shaving down there or your bikini line? Try wearing shorts and bathing suits with all that hair. No thanks.

  • Kit Kat
    Kit Kat 25 days ago

    I don’t care about leg hair but arm pit hair is a neef

  • redsapphire 123
    redsapphire 123 26 days ago

    bru... I try to shave sometimes, ill shave for so long. and I'm like doing different places. so I'm probably gonna shave one more time then like let it grow even.

  • Gum Princess
    Gum Princess 26 days ago +4

    I thank my mom, thanks to her I've been confident to not shave my legs and arms since that pressure during middle school was about to start

  • Ra'Neisha Carter
    Ra'Neisha Carter 26 days ago +1

    I only shave my legs for special occasions or vacations where I was going to show my legs alot but other than that I dont care. Plus my hair dont grow that long so no one notice unless they really staring at them and idc what others think about it either. I shave everywhere else though such as my underarms because of appearance and I dont like the feeling of it and that my preference not anyone else's.

  • Lannahllama 1
    Lannahllama 1 27 days ago

    I am going into middle school and I still haven’t shaved and I don’t care what others think bc that’s who I am and my grade and some teachers understand that and respect it.BTW I have very hairy legs and I am not ashamed or embarrassed of it.😎

  • applejack
    applejack 28 days ago

    I honestly only care about my armpit hair

  • bumblekittyTV
    bumblekittyTV 28 days ago

    My leg hair grows back really slowly so I can go like 2 and a half weeks before the hair on my legs are really that visible and like a month before it’s fully grown back but the thing is once it’s fully grown back it’s REALLY hairy like when I was in middle school I always wondered if other girls legs were as hairy as mine like guys never shaved their legs but there was like no hair on them but girls shaved there legs so I didn’t get why girls legs were hairier but anyway now I know it’s because girls are growing during middle school and guys grow during high school well usually

  • Moon walker142
    Moon walker142 28 days ago

    And still males dont wear make up
    Then why r u wearing make up huh?
    Ofc shaving our not shavibg is our decision girls but dont say wortheless reasons

  • Sarah A
    Sarah A 28 days ago

    When you already are in an ltr and work in an environment where you have to cover your legs for safety 👌

  • Just_Another_La_Beebo_Tea

    I didn't shave my legs until I was in 6th grade and I did it because girls kept saying I should shave. Yeah the first time I shaved was nice and soft and it stayed shaved for a while, but now I have to keep up with it and it grows back after a day and it's more of a chore. I miss having smooth legs but it sucks that if I don't do it people are gonna make fun of me.