I’m Forcing Myself Not to Shave Until Spring

Why I’m going razor free this winter, whether I like it or not

Fleurine Tideman
Dec 16, 2020 · 7 min read
Photo: Vika Aleksandrova / Unsplash

Shaving was never presented as an option, not really.

I remember first deciding to shave my legs at the age of thirteen, aware that other girls had already been doing it longer. I barely had any hair on my legs; I was fortunate to be blonde with fine hair. My…