The Internet went crazy earlier this year when women began to embrace shaving their faces. If you're still considering jumping on the bandwagon, but are curious about the effects of putting a razor to your mug, I've got you covered. Here are all the things that happen when you shave your face. While you personally might not experience all seven, it never hurts to be prepared!
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Many women have long touted facial shaving, an at-home, less intense version of dermaplaning. It is the practice of using a razor to shave the peach fuzz and hair off of your face in pursuit of hair removal and smoother, exfoliated skin. There is no shortage of online resources singing the praises of face shaving. But there are, of course, plenty of questions to be asked about the procedure. The first fear many women have is that shaved hair will grow back faster, darker or coarser. Shaving does not change the number of hair follicles in the skin or the rate of hair growth.
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Their reasons? Talk about a perfect recipe for an ultra-smooth face. But wait a second. While these buzzy or should we say fuzzy?
But while most women have fair hair on their faces that is barely noticeable — usually short, light-coloured baby fine hair also known as vellus hair — many women with dark facial hair also seek ways to remove it by using the usual tried and tested hair removal methods of threading, waxing, and lasers. According to recent reports, however, more women are shaving their faces, and some beauty experts even say it could have anti-ageing benefits. According to common beauty folklore, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, and Cleopatra all shaved their faces.