Tips for Women

True or False: Shaving Myths and Realities

We’re here to bust some myths about shaving: True.

Shaving makes hair grow in faster.

FALSE: The roots of your hair live below the skin, and aren’t affected by shaving. It’s the hair root that controls hair growth. So, shaving doesn’t change hair’s growth rate.

The ancient Egyptians used Aloe on their skin.

TRUE: Ancient Egyptians used Aloe vera, a plant with an exceptional rate of water and minerals, on burns. Aloe is still great for moisturizing skin and soothing skin irritation.

The best position for shaving your armpits is with your arm raised.

TRUE: When you’re shaving your armpits, raising your arm gives you a flat surface to shave.