Here at Beso, I get a lot of questions about shaving.
I thought I’d share the most common questions I receive and tell you my answers because we all
have times when shaving is necessary.
As you know, unsightly body hair can be upsetting and it often seems to crop up unexpectedly, making
you reach for the razor.
So here are the 4 “myths” about shaving:
1.Myth: Hair grow back faster after shaving
Fact: No, it does not. If it seems like it does, it’s probably only because you’re paying attention to the area more because you
2. Myth: Hair become thicker after shaving
Fact: Your body only has a set number of hair follicles and it’s not possible to create new ones. Keep in mind when you do shave your hair,
the base of the hair is thicker and as it grows it becomes more fine at the end.
3. Myth: Shaving cause ingrown hairs?
Some people are naturally prone to ingrown hairs but this does not mean you’ll get ingrown hairs every time you shave.
Fact: If ingrown hairs are a problem for you, I recommend scrubbing the area beforehand with a cloth or loofah.
You can also try shaving in the direction of your hair growth.
4. Myth: The age you start shaving impact your hair growth?
Fact: These factors are determined strictly by heredity. Early experiences with shaving coincide with the natural increase in hair growth resulting from puberty.
A final thought about shaving:
Unfortunately, shaving can be a terribly uncomfortable thing to do if you have
sensitive or fair skin.
Even with expensive shaving creams shaving can be hard on your skin, even making it look and feel like you’ve had a second
To keep shaving to an absolute minimum, I highly recommend permanent hair reduction.
We offer a number of hair removal options and would be happy to discuss your situation with you through email, over the phone, or
These options are more comfortable than painful shaving.
Looking forward to talking with you.