Views on pubic hair differ between people and between cultures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Known as female genital mutilation , the procedures include clitoridectomy and so-called " pharaonic circumcision ," whereby the inner and outer labia are removed and the vulva is sewn shut. Gartner's duct Epoophoron Vesicular appendages of epoophoron Paroophoron. The labia majora , also commonly called outer labia or outer lips, are lip-like structures consisting mostly of skin and adipose fatty tissue, which extend on either side of the vulva to form the pudendal cleft through the middle. The labia minora atrophy, making them become less elastic, and pubic hair on the labia majora becomes more sparse. The fourchette is more prominent in younger women, and often recedes after sexual activity  and childbirth. Viewing pornography may influence a woman's view of her genitals.