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For the Women and the Men who love them

Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by RightHand, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. RightHand

    RightHand Been There, Done That RIP 4/15/21 Moderator Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Even if we are are in altered circumstances, I don't think too many of us would enjoy a hirsute existence so I found these methods of hair removal interesting. Since I haven't used them, I cannot vouch for their effectiveness but I would be willing to try just keep the squirrels and bees at a distance. The only negative is that they say these should be applied with a gauze. I don't think I would part with any of my supplies that could be used for medical purposes just to have less hairy legs. However, my partner may be willing to part with a few length of gauze for a good cause!

    #1 In A Nutshell
    First get yourself a handful of nutshells. The measurement isn't anything precise, you just want to make sure you don't have too much or too little.

    #2 Burn The Shells
    Yes, the next step requires you to burn your nutshells until they are black and crisp.

    #3 Get 'Em Wet
    Place what you've created in a sizable bowl and add some water. Stir it up and let the mixture sit for about 12 hours.

    #4 Applying The Concoction To Your Body

    Grab some gauze and soak it in the mix. Pull it out and place it over the part of your body where you want to remove your hair. Hold it in place for approximately thirty minutes before removal. To achieve maximum results, continue using this method for a few weeks

    #5 The Body Sugar Method
    The ancient Egyptians used this method for removing unwanted hair. Start with two whole cups of sugar... Not a spoonful as Mary Poppins would want you to think!

    #6 Add Some Water
    Add about 1/4th cup of water to your sugar and stir.

    #7 Finishing Touches
    The next thing to do is to add about a quarter of a lemon worth of lemon juice to the mixture. Then you'll want to boil everything until it reaches about 250-degrees. After it cools, use gauze to dip into the solution and then apply it to your skin; removing it after about 15 minutes.
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  2. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    I'm presuming you let the mixture cool before applying with gauze?
  3. RightHand

    RightHand Been There, Done That RIP 4/15/21 Moderator Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Anyone who has used wax would agree with you [LMAO]
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  4. Oltymer

    Oltymer Monkey++

    Ancient Egyptians didn't have sugar, ahem, but if my Lady wanted to wanted to do some unsightly hair removal in a grid down situation, I sure wouldn't argue, though I might be reluctant to see that much sugar used and would probably encourage the nut shell process. After a few weeks in the boonies it can be hard to tell our genders apart anyways unless I'm not shaving my light facial whiskers. Anybody tried charcoal eyeliner?
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  5. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    I see the Mennonite ladies from time to time around town, Seems like they are all natural from the floor up !
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  6. Meat

    Meat Monkey+++

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  7. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn RIP 1/13/21

    Retro to the grand ole hairy days and nights of the free love 60s. I find that possibility funny as hell. everything old new again. ... lol
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  8. azrancher

    azrancher Monkey +++

    Actually met this chick on Long Island, she was blond, all of her was blond, she played the organ at the Catholic church, that's wasn't the only organ she played, and she played the piano at a nightspot on Manhattan called "Nickels" hmmmm miss her.

  9. marlas1too

    marlas1too Monkey+++

    the Egyptians did have honey and I would presume they let it crystallize first then it would be like wet sugar
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  10. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey Site Supporter++

    Fellas, don't forget to pick up a straight razor and strop for yourselves, along with a boar bristle and cup for your soap. Learning to use the razor might be a hair raising experience for some...
    During SHTF, the life and safety of your loved ones will be 99.99% of what matters to you, and if she is a bit furry at night it won't be much of a concern, especially if that's right after the weekly bath.
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  11. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    If you can't remove it, maybe you could braid it to help with appearance.
  12. azrancher

    azrancher Monkey +++

    I do that with my pit hair....

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  13. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    That must look funny when you walk your pitt bull.
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