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  Turbocharge Your Shaving Kit

Shaving cream and a razor are just a start. To take your personal grooming to the next level, equip your Dopp bag with these tools.

 
  How Shaving Sharpens Your Life

Shaving accomplishes much more than just removing hair from your face. Here, we reveal the surprising benefits that accompany the right cut.

 
  Shaving: Secrets Dad Never Told You

Maybe you and Pa never had “the talk.” Or maybe you did, and still your face suffers from razor bumps and irritation. Here’s the shaving primer you never had.

 
  Get Your Whiskers on: The Right Razor Cut for Your Face

A few swipes of the blade can highlight your best -- and distract from your, well, less than best -- facial features. Here’s how

 
  The Cutting Edge 2010

When it comes to next year’s hottest haircut trends, getting out in front means looking backward to the past.

 
  Manscaping: The Art of the Body Shave

Whether your back resembles the Amazon or you just think below-the-belt topiary’s cool, here’s what you need to know before you begin.

 
  Depilation
Depilation is a generic term for hair removal which affects the part of the hair above the surface of the skin. The most common form of depilation is shaving.
 
  Beards
A beard is the hair that grows on a man's chin, cheeks, neck, and the area above the upper lip (the opposite is a clean-shaven face). In the course of history, men with facial hair have been ascribed various attributes such as wisdom, sexual potency, or high status, but also a lack of cleanliness and refinement, or an eccentric disposition.
 
  King Camp Gillette
King Camp Gillette (January 5, 1855July 9, 1932) developed and patented the safety razor. He is incorrectly known as its original inventor, though his particular innovation for disposable safety razors (patent US775134) beat out competitors.
 
  Razors
An Article about razors, including the early history.
 
  Facial Hair
Facial hair is a secondary sexual characteristic in human males. Most men develop facial hair in puberty.
 
  Razor Bumps
Pseudofolliculitis barbae (pronounced "SOO-doh-foh-lik-cue-LEE-tis BAR-bay") is a medical term for persistent inflammation caused by shaving. It is also known by the initials PFB or the term "razor bumps".
 
  Leg Shaving
Leg shaving is the practice of removing leg hair using a razor. It is a very common practice among women in Western countries, and is also done by some males, especially bicyclists and swimmers.
 
  Shaving
Shaving is a common method of depilation, and is most commonly used by men to remove their facial hair, and by women to remove their leg hair, underarm hair, pubic hair, or other bodily hair.
 
  Razor Burn
Razor burn is a an irritation of the skin caused by shaving with a razor. It appears as a mild rash and usually disappears after a few hours to a few days, depending on severity. In severe cases, razor burn can also be accompanied by razor bumps, where the area around shaved hairs get raised red welts or infected pustules.
 
  Hair - A Description
Hair is the filamentous outgrowth of the epidermis found in mammals. It is a characteristic of all mammals, though in some species hair is absent at certain stages of life.
 
  Waxing
Waxing is a temporary method of hair removal which removes the hair at the root. New hairs do not grow back in the waxed area for three to eight weeks. Almost any area of the body can be waxed, including eyebrows, face, bikini area, legs, arms, back, abdomen and feet.
 
  Barbers
A barber (from the Latin barba, 'beard') is someone whose occupation is to cut hair, give shaves and cut beards. A barber differs from a hairdresser whose business is limited to cutting hair. In previous times, barbers also performed surgery.
 
  Head Shaving
Head shaving is the practice by some men and very few women to shave the hair on their head. Males make up the majority of people who shave their heads, but some females engage in the practice as well.
 
  Biography of King Gillette
The biography of King Gillette.  This is an excellent article written by Ron Kurtus from the School for Champions.  Visit them at http://www.school-for-champions.com.
 
  Did you know . . .
that nearly 90% of U.S. men shave their facial hair?
 
  Gillette Sensor Razors still hold appeal for many
With all the new inventions in razors these days (3 & 4 bladed razors, battery-powered handles, etc...), it's a wonder that the Gillette Sensor razor still holds appeal for so many people.
 
  Shaving History
In 1901, King Camp Gillette invented the safety razor with disposable blades.
 
  Gillette M3 Power
How does this thing work?
 
  Did you know . . .
that skin is the body's largest organ?
 
  Gillette Venus Vibrance is here!
Following in the footsteps of the ultra popular Gillette M3 Power for men, Gillette has introduced the first battery-powered razor for women.
 

 

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