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More women began to shave their underarm hair after seeing a model with shaved armpits in a fashion ad in 1915


The recorded history of armpit shaving is a spotty one indeed. The earliest reference we have found was that the ancient Babylonians, more than one thousand years before the birth of Christ, developed depilatories to remove unwanted body hairs. Julius Caesar reported that early Britons “had long flowing hairs and shaved every part of their…