Thigh Gap, Mons Pubis, Women, Bikini Body,, Sports Illustrated, Hannah Davis

Forget about your thigh gap, ladies, this year it’s all about the mons pubis – the flesh on top of your pubic bone!

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According to an opinion piece in The New York Times: “This year, the hot new body part is the formerly unnoticed span of flesh between the top of one’s panties and the labia majora, currently displayed on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition by the model Hannah Davis.”

On the cover, Davis is slightly pulling down her bikini bottoms with her thumbs to reveal her vajazzling tanned and hairless mons pubis.

It seems the new trend is starting to catch on via social media, too. Google search the hashtag #monspubs and you will be bombarded with images of ladies lazing at the beach with their vaginal bones on show.

While the new phenomenon seems harmless, there are fears that women will go to extremes, just like with the thigh gap that prompted a dieting craze.

According to the Daily Star, the demand for monoplasty – a surgical procedure used to reduce and tighten the mons pubis – has increased. Liposculpturing has also become more popular, another mons pubis enhancing procedure that makes the area look less protruding by removing fat.

The trend reportedly stems from the popular ‘barely there’ dress that sports the upper-thigh split and reveals the top of a women’s pubic bone. So should we blame celebs for the new craze? Because your Instagram feed is about to get a whole lot more naked!

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