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The Best Thing I Discovered When I Stopped Shaving My Legs

Kelsey Heeringa | Posted 11.16.2015 | Women
Kelsey Heeringa

I stopped shaving on a trip to Ecuador. As I traveled through rural villages and learned to appreciate the hard and proud lives of indigenous women and men and children, shaving just disappeared from my radar as a valuable use of my time.

6 Life Lessons From Teaching My Son to Shave

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Most of my father-son memories are documented in some way using the camera from my iPhone. It takes pretty good shots, and I'll admit it, I have a bit of a social media addiction. This moment was different, though.

What You Should Know Before Shaving Your Face | Emma Haak | Posted 10.02.2015 | OWN

What you've heard: Shaving is a great exfoliator. The truth: Actually, the primary benefit is hair removal -- shaving can remove peach fuzz that lase...

How To Choose The Best Hair Removal Method For You | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.26.2015 | OWN

Sources: Board certified dermatologists Whitney Bowe, MD, and Marie Jhin, MDAlso on Huffpost: ...

6 Ways You're Shaving Wrong

Supercompressor | Posted 08.27.2015 | Style

Because I've apparently been shaving wrong my entire life, I decided to speak with Jon Goldmann of the esteemed New York-based grooming company, Harry's, to find out the best possible way to get rid of that face-fleece.

Why Are Women In Razor Ads Always Shaving Hairless Legs?

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women

This isn't about women who shave their legs. This isn't about women who choose not to. This isn't even really about companies using shame as a ma...

Nick of the Blade: How Women Can Cut Their Cost of Shaving Tremendously

Clark Howard | Posted 08.04.2015 | Women
Clark Howard

Consumer Reports recently took a close look at women's shaving blades. They had a panel of 18 women shave their legs with a variety of razors and the results are a stunner: Every razor they checked had the same quality!

5 Things Every Woman Needs to Know Before Shaving Her Face

Well+GOOD | Posted 07.08.2015 | Style

Last month a New York Times article revealed that celebrity facialist Kate Somerville and many of her female A-list clients (names noticeably withheld) shave their faces.

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Dina Mikhails | Posted 06.29.2015 | Style
Dina Mikhails

With affordable salons popping up all over the city, this once costly option is now barely more expensive than a high-end waxing salon. So, for those of you thinking of joining me in Laserland, read on for helpful tips for embarking on your own laser journey.

Why Women Shave Their Legs

Alexandra Allam | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Alexandra Allam

What if we decided not to follow the crowd? What if it became an option to never shave or only shave if we wanted to? What if we freed ourselves from the judgement of ourselves and others? What if it stopped being radical? What if there was no standard?

This Woman Doesn't Care If You Hate Her Body Hair

Refinery29 | Posted 06.12.2015 | Style

In a piece originally written for her school paper very clearly titled "I Don't Shave and I'm Not Going To Start," the 19 year-old student recounts her personal grooming history, admitting that she started shaving at the age of 10 after boys made fun of her body hair.

How Do You Feel About Body Hair?

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Today has been dubbed the first annual #BodyHairDay. Writing for Bustle, Erin McKelle Fischer, who coined the holiday, notes: If you’re a woman ...

How To Shave Like Don Draper

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.20.2015 | Style

"Mad Men" might be over, but that doesn't mean Don Draper's well-kept look has to be gone, too. The ad executive's slicked-back hair and smooth face b...

8 Salons That Let Guys Get Their Groom On

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.10.2015 | Style

Salons that cater to men and all their grooming needs are cropping up all around the country, offering guys a place to get a shave, manicure, or a cas...

10 Real World Uses for a Kickass Lightsaber

Carl Pettit | Posted 03.10.2015 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

The feasibility and combat applications of this imaginary weapon not withstanding, let's take a look at some hands-on, practical lightsaber possibilities here on Earth -- assuming one could actually be built.

With This $17 Razor, You'll Never Be Embarrassed Again

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.05.2014 | Style

We can all think of a million reasons not to shave, and they're all valid (winter, hello). But that one time we actually really NEED to shave and ther...

Plan Your Next No-Shave November: It's Never Too Late (Or Early)

Marco Medrano | Posted 02.01.2015 | Fifty
Marco Medrano

C'mon, admit it: You already miss No-Shave November. No-Shave NovemberEver thought of growing a vaudeville-style villainous mustache? How about those days you wish you could give your razor a long vacation--like a trip around the world?

Dyed Armpit Hair Is Now A Thing On Tumblr

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.04.2014 | Style

Forget #pinkhairdontcare, there's a new trend knocking around that's sent Tumblr into tumult. Instead of focusing on the color of the hair on thei...

Historical Moustaches for Movember!

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 01.18.2015 | Style
Minnesota Historical Society

It is the halfway point of November and as you are out at the grocery store, perhaps doing a little early Thanksgiving shopping or just running errands, you become aware of the presence of many more moustaches than usual. At first you attribute it to the recent cold snap, but then you remember Movember and its awareness of men's health issues! The Minnesota Historical Society is highlighting some of the moustachioed men of the past in its photo collection. Perhaps these images can serve as inspiration for grooming as the end of the month nears? The gentlemen above sport matching moustaches that taper slightly in this 1918 photo.

The Shaving Game

Will Krisanda | Posted 12.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Will Krisanda

I look like a pubescent teenager with a fresh layer of soft black hairs on my upper lip and chin. Although it feels nice to actually feel something there, I've reached my patience with it.

What Every Guy Needs To Do Now To Save His Face

Marco Medrano | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty
Marco Medrano

Gentlemen, listen up! Okay, so maybe guys in our demographic don't need to be screamed at, or better yet, told what to do at our age. But for those who aren't paying attention to basic grooming, there's a very good chance our wives, girlfriends or significant others are starting to look younger -- even a lot younger -- than us. Sound familiar? Or, worse, look familiar?

Is It Sexy To Be A Hairy Lady?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

In order to meet the hairless, pre-pubescent body ideal that the American society sets up for us, women must engage in a constant war against their hair.

Why Women Of All Ages Are Going Bare 'Down There'

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.09.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

My friend Lara whispered loudly to me as she leaned across the table at a restaurant in a part of town high-end enough that women could afford Brazilians, but old-guard enough that they wouldn't talk about it over their pecan-crusted tilapia.

Dana Oliver

Want Smooth Legs? Shave With Honey Shampoo | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.29.2014 | Style

As a beauty editor, I probably pack way more toiletries than the average traveler. And of course on my most recent trip, foaming shaving cream was the...

Men's Biggest Grooming Problems Solved

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.10.2014 | Style

Men, admit it -- you don't know how to groom everything on your body. And everyone can get embarrassed asking for advice about said issues. But, l...