I started shaving my legs when I was 8. Yes EIGHT. I lived with my mum and older sister and they shaved their legs and so I just started to do mine too. I didn’t do it religiously from eight years old, but I definitely liked the feel of my tiny hairless pins. I think I took to my pits around 11-years-old and then I even took to my hoo haa. Anything that had hair on it, besides my head, I would attack with a razor.
The only other place I have never shaved is my face because it’s MY FACE! I don’t have a beard, yet, and although I have a little mo, I really don’t want to get stuck into that with a razor. It’s safe to say the lady down the street who threads my mo has that region covered.
Although I ain’t planning on shaving my mo, I keep reading more and more about WHY we should actually give this face shaving thing a crack. It has been used in Hollywood for yonks by dames like Marilyn Monroe and Liz Taylor. Lots of lasses who shave their mugs actually swear by it. Here are some reasons why shaving your face, (or ‘dermaplaning’ for the fancy term) is meant to be awesome.
1. Get’s rid of peach fuzz on your face. Even though our hair grows back thicker and darker every where on our body after we shave, the hair on our face does not. The blade used for dermaplaning is very sharp so maybe that has something to do with it. Obviously I can’t speak personally on this but all the articles I read tell me the hair doesn’t grow back gorilla-like.
2. It’s a great exfoliator. Shaves all that dead, crusty skin right off.
3. It’s meant to help with any scarring you have on your face and also meant to be great for anti-aging.
4- If you shave your face, your make up sits smoother and is meant to look more spesh.
Check out this video of beauty pro Huda Kattan shaving her face and talking through some more reasons to do it. Will you give it a crack? I’m still not sold. M x