Nike Ad Triggers Underarm Hair Debate

Nike’s picture of a model proudly displaying underarm hair has triggered a debate on the whole issue with some welcoming it as a positive statement while others object and say she needs to get rid of it. 

The model Annahstasia Enuke is pictured in a Nike sports bra with one arm raised, revealing a small but clearly visible amount of hair growth in the armpit.

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A number of people praised the body confidence and natural look. Positive comments to the Instagram post include:

“Natural and so beautiful”

“Our bodies, our rules”

“Bravo! 👏👏👏”

However, other comments were not so keen, including:

“This is very disgusting”

“I think… After this advertising, I won’t have to buy Nike trainers”

It does seem that there are more people choosing to display body hair – Madonna and Miley Cyrus have both been pictured with underarm hair showing.

However, the majority prefer to get rid of armpit hair if it’s not hidden under clothes – even if they respect someone else’s decision to show it.

In fact, statistics suggest that over 90% of women DO get rid of armpit hair.

Laser Hair Removal

Less Hassle and Long-Lasting Results

For longer lasting results, more women are now choosing laser hair removal, which over a course of treatment gets rid of more and more of the hair growth, providing the confidence to display the underarms without worrying about unsightly hair or stubble.

After treatment, there’s no more daily shaving – just the occasional whiz with a razor to get rid of any remaining sparse growth.

Laser Hair Removal, Bristol

Quinn Clinics’ laser hair removal centre based in Redland, Bristol, has invested in excellent technology for laser hair removal. The company offers a choice of 2 state of the art laser hair removal systems to suit a wider variety of patient needs, depending on each patient’s unique requirements. Both were purchased new and have been fully serviced and maintained to assure high standards:

Staff are fully trained and as Quinn Clinics is a doctor owned and led business, clinical standards are very high.

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For an initial assessment, Quinn Clinics offer a refundable consultation deposit of £25, taken off the cost of treatment should you go ahead.

4 Redland Court Road, Bristol, BS6 7EE
Telephone: +44 (0) 117 924 4592



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