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PETA’s Leopard Ladies Take a Stand for the Brazilian Wax

Written by PETA | March 23, 2009

As a woman and an as-proud-as-you-can-be resident of New Jersey, I have to say that this latest piece of news frightened me right down to my … toes. The New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling was seriously considering a ban on any and all waxing of our lady-parts—particularly “Brazilians”—after two women wound up hospitalized with infections they contracted following their, ahem, extreme waxes. The idea of a ban has been dropped but that’s not stopping us here at PETA. As you know, we are decidedly anti-fur—at least when it comes to fur that’s been stolen from animals—and think women should have the right to shed as much fur as they want!

I mean, let’s face it—if you’re popping into the back room of your nail salon for a $15 Brazilian, you’re probably going to get what you pay for, but that’s no reason to consider a universal ban on waxing.

With that in mind, we’re dispatching our lovely Leopard Ladies to the garden state to speak up for every woman’s right to go as bare as she dares—and, more importantly, to call attention to a much grosser type of fur trim. You know, the stuff you see on the coats and jackets of people who don’t know any better? And what better way to get tongues wagging about this very important issue than a billboard—specifically, this billboard:


Fur Trim Billboard


Look out, Trenton! This will hopefully be coming soon to a billboard near you.

Written by Amanda Schinke

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  • Sarah says:

    Okay this billboard really makes me gag. But then so does fur trim!! I think this billboard is a very good idea for exactly that reason!

  • AAG says:

    I support PETA but this ad is terrible. People will react negatively to the ad only PETA people will truly understand the message. PETA has much better antifur ads than this one.

  • Paige says:

    This is ridiculous to ban such a chosen way to groom. They need to pass a law for correct and sanitary standards in the state when a wax is performed so the infection won’t happen. Ahem I’ll pass on wanting to see this billboard a little to personal for me don’t want to see other’s personal areas in person or in a pic. I live in the South so the chances are slim it would be put up in my conservative town.

  • Brian Whiting says:

    Big supporter of Peta but not billboard in my opinion will turn people away from your cause…i agree very distasteful

  • farah says:

    awful billboard distasteful.

  • lynda downie says:

    LOL The billboard cracks me right up. I say go with it.

  • Elaine Vigneault says:


  • Cat! =^-^= says:

    I LOVE THAT! Keep it up PETA you hit the nail right on the head with this one!

  • Harley says:

    This is totally awesome.