Skin infections are the most common. Asian Educational Services. Although generally considered part of the process of puberty, pubarche is distinct and independent of the process of maturation of the gonads that leads to sexual maturation and fertility. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Fawcett, writing in , he had observed the removal of body hair, including pubic hair about the vulva , as a custom of women from the Hindu Nair caste.
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Among the upper class in 18th century pre-Victorian Britain , pubic hair from one's lover was frequently collected as a souvenir. Pubic hair and underarm hair can vary in color considerably from the hair of the scalp. Some people remove pubic hairs for erotic and sexual reasons or because they or their sex partner enjoy the feel of a hairless crotch. Crab lice attach to pubic hair that is thicker than other body hair because their claws are adapted to the specific diameter of pubic hair.