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So… What do you do for a living?

So… What do you do for a living?

This is one of those questions that I either love or hate while out in a group. That all depends on who’s asking the question. If I’m out with a bunch of ladies and there’s a few new faces, it can be a really fun conversation starter. I always start with, “I have my own beauty salon.” This normally flows effortlessly into nails, makeup, skin care and all kinds of helpful tips and tricks that I enjoy giving out so much that I never consider it work to do over a cocktail or two. If we’re already on the second cocktail then the conversation moves swiftly only what waxing most ladies do and if certain practices regarding bodily hair are “normal”. There’s much giggling and wrinkling of noses while this conversation takes place, but I’m glad it does because there are so many misconceptions about what’s normal that I’m happy to dispel these. I’ll have to do a new blog entry about these misconceptions or we’ll be here all day. If, however, I’m out with a mixed group and a man asked me this question, the conversation has a variety of directions it can take. Sometimes, to my delight, the man becomes genuinely interested and asks me questions on how he can improve his own personal grooming. Or, adorably, he could pull his significant other into the question and we could all talk about how she can unwind and relax more. Sometimes though, the man goes straight to the, “Do you wax a lot of pu**y?” question. I die a little inside before politely diverting the conversation elsewhere. What...