A Girl's Guide to Personal Hygiene: True Stories, by Talullah Pomeroy

By Talullah Pomeroy

We sniff our knickers; we chunk our personal toenails; we laboriously dig out ingrown hairs: ladies usually are not as ladylike as humans wish to think. utilizing anecdotes accrued from hundreds of thousands of nameless assets, this gleefully disgusting illustrated e-book rewrites our definition of femininity.

One day, the artist Tallulah Pomeroy overhead a talk among ladies approximately one other buddy of theirs they knew in collage. it appears, whilst this good friend were on travel with the rugby group, she'd drunkenly 'done a shit within the sink.' 'She's no longer a lady if she did that,' acknowledged one to the opposite. 'She could have a vagina, yet she's now not a girl.'

This trade made Tallulah snigger, however it additionally made her imagine. what percentage issues had her associates performed that intended they 'weren't girls?' She made a fb staff and requested humans to publish tales approximately their 'unladylike' behaviors. The web page used to be quickly flooded with extra tales than she may have ever imagined: approximately ear wax and trapped wind, grey pubes and bloody pajamas. It grew to become a neighborhood of sincere, humorous, and supportive girls, who, via admitting to objects they would notion have been shameful, not needed to suppose ashamed.

For A Girl's advisor to private Hygiene, Tallulah made unique illustrations to accompany a range of these fb posts-plus dozens extra from an multiplied demand submissions-to create an exuberant and provoking guide for the entire nasty ladies of the world.

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