Unsurprisingly, the range of depilatory products available in Japan is huge. Actually, perhaps that is surprising, given that it seems to be a commonly-held assumption that Asians do not sport vast amounts of body hair. Of course, that’s not true – they are hairy too, and the curse of hair removal is a blight on Japanese womens lives as much as it is on Westerners lives! Also, some of us are lucky enough to be blessed with blonde leg hairs and can get away without shaving much (as long as no-one gets too close…) but if you’re Asian it’s pretty much guaranteed to be dark and obvious.
I saw these last weekend and couldn’t quite figure out what they were, so took a few snaps and did some googling: