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RZA Shaved the Track and He Caught Razor Bumps

Teach me how to shave properly. [more inside]
posted by orville sash on Jun 22, 2010 - 33 answers

Shaving question

Shaving question [more inside]
posted by abbat on Jun 15, 2010 - 39 answers

This could hurt worse than the 40 Year Old Virgin

How to remove hair from a very sensitive spot? (Warning: TMI, NSFW) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 3, 2010 - 11 answers

Attack of the stubble monster

Why is my leg hair growing in so quickly now, and how can I stop or curb it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 19, 2010 - 15 answers

What are some good cheap alternatives to the Mach 3 razor

I've used the Mach 3 razor on my face for the longest time and I have been very happy with its performance. But Gillette's recent price increases are just not something I can absorb in my current economic situation. What are some good cheap alternatives that would be available in NYC-area stores? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Apr 18, 2010 - 31 answers

Why did you do this to me, Tom?

Where can I get Tom's of Maine calendula shaving cream? It seems they don't make it anymore!!! If I can't get it, do you know of a product that is very similar? This was the best shaving cream I've ever used and have never found anything that can compare.
posted by sickinthehead on Apr 8, 2010 - 17 answers

Help me find relief!

Does anyone know where I can find Nick Relief, a product which helps stanch shaving cuts, in Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by j1950 on Mar 30, 2010 - 5 answers

What's the source of this quote?

I'm looking for the source of this remembered anecdote I heard about 30 years ago: A famous letter was to the editor of the Times of London read, in its entirety: "This morning while shaving, I broke 100. What's par?" This apparently released a flood of responses. The letter was published much longer ago, I'd guess, and it might not have been the Times, either — perhaps it was in the journal Notes & Queries. Search at Times or Notes & Queries fails to find it, however. It was in Britain, in any case. [more inside]
posted by beagle on Mar 10, 2010 - 1 answer

Wax on, wax off

Which is better to do in between brazilian waxes: shaving or depilatory creams such as Veet? Bonus question: can somebody please explain to me why it is recommended not to shave in between? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 22, 2010 - 12 answers

How can I get rid of my pubic hair without going broke?

How can I get rid of, and keep away, my pubic hair without going broke? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2010 - 23 answers

I like being hairy. But maybe I'll like being a little less hairy.

ItchyGirlParts filter. I shaved my nether regions two days ago and now it itches in that prickly "hair is growing and stabbing me" kind of way. What can I do to prevent/mitigate this itching. Aside from, "shave every other morning." Throwaway email and other details follow. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 11, 2010 - 23 answers

Polishing the dome

Calling all bald men (and women, I guess): what products do you use on your head? I need gift ideas for bald boyfriend who complains of peeling after shave, and oil day-to-day. [more inside]
posted by caveat on Nov 25, 2009 - 15 answers

Where can I go smell some shaving soap?

Where can I purchase shaving soaps in the Chicago metro area? [more inside]
posted by burnfirewalls on Nov 18, 2009 - 11 answers

Did common people used to shave with fire?

Before the sharp steel razor became generally available, what did most people shave with? Fire seems the best choice. Right? [more inside]
posted by penciltopper on Nov 9, 2009 - 35 answers

Help me de-hair down there

I need tips for how to shave (or otherwise make hairless) my male genital area? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 1, 2009 - 23 answers

How to be young again?

As an 18-year old male I received a free razor from Gillette. Internet digging tells me Gillette uses an outside source to determine men's birthdays, but no one actually knows. There are tons of blog comments, all of which can be summarized as either "Maybe it's Selective Service" or "Yeah, I got one too, X years ago!" How do I get myself back on the list of 18-year olds for the next razor shipment?
posted by colgate on Aug 10, 2009 - 17 answers

Shaving Advice Sought

Want to look my best for tomorrow, seeking shaving advice. [more inside]
posted by ®@ on Aug 4, 2009 - 25 answers

Can I use a depilatory cream on my male genitals?

Can I use a depilatory cream on my male genitals? or Non-sharp ball hair removal suggestions. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 4, 2009 - 35 answers

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzt

As a lifelong manual shaver, I'm giving electric shaving a try. What should I expect? [more inside]
posted by spamguy on Jul 15, 2009 - 41 answers

Am I supposed to just avoid the beach in between waxes? That doesn't seem right.

It takes weeks for bikini line hair to grow long enough to wax, so what do you do if you frequently are going to the beach or pool during the summer? What do you do between waxes? Also, how do you manage unsightly bumps? [more inside]
posted by metamush on Jul 7, 2009 - 22 answers

Repair and maintenance of facial furze.

How should I look after my beard, and, when it's under control, what can I train it to do? [more inside]
posted by BadMiker on May 13, 2009 - 14 answers

Give me tips/products to trim (not shave) Down There

I'm a guy, looking for recommendations for, er, personal grooming. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 12, 2009 - 18 answers

What 70's or 80's serial killer movie is this?

Help me identify this 70s / 80s serial killer movie featuring a scene where a barber gives the detective a shave. [more inside]
posted by whir on May 11, 2009 - 5 answers

"Honey, I noticed a little fuzz this morning..."

Growing up with a mindset that bodyhair is icky and no one should see any of it ever ever ever, I now find myself questioning just how crazy most people get about removing it, or discovering it on their partners. I feel so naive about the whole thing, it's embarrassing. Are women expected to be silky-smooth every day? Is leg stubble horribly mortifying? Do men run away screaming when they find unsightly patches? (Well, probably not.) [more inside]
posted by Bakuun on Mar 16, 2009 - 40 answers

Taking it all off.

What should I know before and after I shave my head? [more inside]
posted by gursky on Feb 24, 2009 - 72 answers

Is there a word for when you look weird to yourself in the mirror after shaving?

You know when you haven't shaved your face for about a week, and then when you do finally shave, you look weird to yourself in the mirror? Is there a word for that (in English or any language?)
posted by tumbleweedjack on Feb 1, 2009 - 15 answers

Best course of action after cutting open ones eye.

In the event that I cut my eye open while shaving with a straight razor, what steps can I take to improve the chances of keeping my eye. [more inside]
posted by demon666 on Jan 20, 2009 - 26 answers

Best Shaving Cream?

I love the moisturizing qualities and close shave I get from Kiehl’s White Eagle Shave Cream, but miss the lather of something more conventional (one slathers a thin layer of the Kiehl’s on like cold cream). What shaving cream puts it all together? [more inside]
posted by boombot on Jan 19, 2009 - 13 answers

Help me shave without a sink!

How do I shave without a sink? [more inside]
posted by indiebass on Jan 14, 2009 - 29 answers

Clearly, this is why Texas produced ZZ Top.

Why do I get a closer shave in some cities than in others? [more inside]
posted by AngerBoy on Jan 10, 2009 - 13 answers

Merkur Safety Razor in DC?

Can I buy a Merkur Safety Razor anywhere in (metro-accessible) DC?
posted by phrontist on Dec 30, 2008 - 9 answers

Skin care advice for guys

Help me improve my skin care routine. I'm a guy in my mid-twenties and here's what I currently do: shave, then use a tea tree oil-based facial wash and finish up with a moisturising lotion. I do this once or twice a day. The moisturising lotion fixed my somewhat dry and flaking skin but I still have some issues with acne, especially in the area where I shave. I use a Gillette Fusion with new blades and Gillette Fusion shaving gel. Getting rid of the acne (which isn't too serious but still annoying) is priority number one but if there are other things I could improve then please let me know.
posted by A Kingdom for a Donkey on Dec 14, 2008 - 24 answers

Why all the shaving cream?

I was standing behind a young mother at the supermarket. Among her items I noticed about eight cans of Barbasol shaving cream. Any idea why someone would need that much shaving cream? Is there another use I don't know about?
posted by archaic on Oct 13, 2008 - 48 answers

How to shave when "closeness" isn't an issue?

I don't care how "close" my shave is, I just want to save my skin. What should be my approach? [more inside]
posted by TSGlenn on Sep 22, 2008 - 31 answers

Electric shaver?

Can you recommend a specific electric shaver? [more inside]
posted by simplethings on Sep 17, 2008 - 7 answers

I want to be smooth.

Question about best practices for hair removal in intimate areas. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 29, 2008 - 16 answers

this or another shaving mirror

Gatco shaving mirrors - good quality? [more inside]
posted by amtho on Jul 27, 2008 - 7 answers

[grooming-filter] how do I beat the five o'clock shadow?

[grooming-filter] how do I beat the five o'clock shadow? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Jul 17, 2008 - 28 answers

How do people shave when backpacking?

When backpacking around tropical climates where most budget hostels seem to only provide cold showers or bucket showers, how do people go about shaving? [more inside]
posted by paulfreeman on Jun 23, 2008 - 13 answers

Long Haired Mama Seeks Lawnmower

Razor Filter: What's a good electric razor for legs and face? [more inside]
posted by Phalene on Apr 2, 2008 - 13 answers

Best Badger Brush?

The BEST silvertip badger brush? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 24, 2008 - 22 answers

Can he really eliminate a shaver?

Does laser hair removal really work? If so, can you recommend anyone in the Bay Area who is particularly good? [more inside]
posted by arnicae on Mar 2, 2008 - 13 answers

Help me find an epilator

I want to buy an epilator. Which should I get? [more inside]
posted by icarus on Oct 25, 2007 - 15 answers

How do I permanently remove chin hair?

I'm female, and I have hair on my chin. How to best remove it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 26, 2007 - 14 answers

How can I reduce shaving rash?

I've read the previous threads on shaving, and got some useful tips, but my query is slightly different. I use an electric shaver, specifically this one. What product can I use with it to help reduce the redness and irritation? I've tried the recommended Nivea products, and while they do make the shaver glide easier, I still get the irritation. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Sep 19, 2007 - 11 answers

how to stop a powder from clumping and clogging a dispenser in a wet enviroment

how do I dispense a very hygroscopic powder in a very moist environment without causing clumping in the remaining powder and without clogging the dispenser? [more inside]
posted by Infernarl on Aug 21, 2007 - 15 answers

How to Achieve a Clean Face and a Clean Scalp?

I could use some shaving tips, with regards to two specific questions: (i) how to achieve a much closer facial shave; and (ii) tips, anecdotes, etc. on headshaving. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Aug 15, 2007 - 28 answers

Red Blotches From Shaving. Help.

I shaved my face last night in order to buy me some more time this morning, but it seems like I overdid it, and now there are giant red blotches of irritation all over my face and neck. I have a date tonight. Help me to not look like a chump? [more inside]
posted by logovisual on Apr 17, 2007 - 20 answers

Where to get a good shave in downtown philly?

Where can I get a barber shop shave in downtown Philadelphia. The closer to the Radisson Warwick Hotel, the better.
posted by hihowareyou on Apr 4, 2007 - 4 answers

shave

why do i keep missing hairs when shaving? [more inside]
posted by randomizer on Jan 7, 2007 - 13 answers

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