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  Leg shaving - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leg shaving is the practice of removing leg hair using a razor.
If a non-electric razor is used, some lathering agent such as soap or a special "shaving cream" or foam should be applied to the legs first, if a painful razor burn is to be avoided.
For women, the practice of shaving the legs derives from a current cultural standard in the West that deems leg hair on women unattractive.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leg_shaving   (385 words)

 Shaving - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shaving is the removal of hair using a razor or any other bladed implement to slice it down to the level of the skin.
Shaving is a common method of depilation, and is most commonly used by men to remove their facial hair.
Shaving the head is often associated with the military and competitive sports such as swimming and extreme sports.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shaving   (807 words)

 Leg shaving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For women, the practice of shaving the legs derives from a relatively recent cultural standard in the West that deems leg hair on women unattractive.
Some shave as often as every day, and others may not bother to shave at all during winter months when their legs aren't visible to the public.
Uncommon in most other parts of the world, the practice of leg shaving among women is common in North America, Australia, and much of Western Europe -- so much so that the term "hairy" has come to denote one type of fetishism on pornographic websites.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/l/le/leg_shaving.html   (591 words)

 leg shaving — shave legs
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 Leg shaving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Certain male bicyclists who shave their legs do so ostensibly because road rash or heal faster without the presence of leg However its primary purpose may be to as a means of establishing membership in community of peers.
This standard emerged during the twentieth century at a time when women's legs more visible and when the safety razor made the practice of leg shaving The reasons for this cultural standard are but this is sometimes seen as an of a cultural mechanism for increasing sexual dimorphism.
Most women consider leg shaving to be tedious activity but some consider it is They usually begin the practice at some during their adolescence.
www.freeglossary.com /Leg_shaving   (874 words)

 How to Shave Your Legs - eHow.com
Shave the entire leg until you've removed all the shaving cream.
Shaving areas where bone is close to the skin surface, such as ankles and knees, can result in painful cuts and nicks.
Shave your legs by Beth P. A doctor told me once to soak my razor in a small cup filled with Peroxide because it kills the bacteria that grows on the razor inbetween shavings.
www.ehow.com /how_1438_shave-legs.html   (582 words)

 Razor: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shaving is the practice of removing body hair using a razor....
The electric razor (also known as the electric dry shaver) is an common electrical shaving device with a rotating or oscillating blade.
It has a shaving head consisting of cutters that cut off the hair entering the head of the razor at skin level.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ra/razor.htm   (1709 words)

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 is a an irritation of the skin caused by shaving with a razor.
Head shaving is the practice by some men and very few women to shave the hair on their head.
www.razorsdirect.com /shavingarticles.html   (578 words)

 Leg hair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shaving dry legs may seem convenient, but it doesn't do as good of a job and will probably irritate your skin after awhile.
Legs are big things and it's going to take at least ten minutes to shave them - just accept it and save yourself some skin.
Leg hair is usually a lot thinner than face hair, and I find that it's enough to drag a razor lightly over the hair (that's if your razor is sharp, of course, see Sunday's tip).
www.cs.wisc.edu /~brenton/features/leghair.html   (402 words)

 All the hairy details about leg shaving
According to that site, women in India and Greece were removing hair from their legs as early as 400 B.C. In India they used razors and tweezers.
Pretty soon various razor manufacturers were mounting ad campaigns to convince women that hairy legs and armpits were gross and unhygienic, and by 1922 the Sears catalog was selling razors for women.
It seems that shaving didn't really catch on with European woman until the 1960s, and it seems that they still tend to be kind of casual about it.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/local/articles/0911clay11.html   (406 words)

 Forums - Daylight Shaving Time
Traders who shave their legs will be charged an extra fee if they start to shave one leg and then either stop shaving or change to the other leg before finishing the first leg.
However, the armpit must be shaved the same day as the cancelled leg shaving to qualify.
However, before shaving your bikini area you will be required to sign (electronically, with a mouse click) a disclaimer acknowledging that bikini shaving is an activity which carries substantial risk, and is not for everyone.
www.elitetrader.com /vb/showthread.php?threadid=15995   (577 words)

 www.cyclingnews.com news and analysis
Being hairy legged allows for a certain degree of anonymity - no one in the bunch expects you to perform when you are obviously either a novice or an over-the-hill cycling bumbly.
Having done half the leg the novelty had definitely worn off, and a bit of a psychological battle had to be won in order to finish the job - it was somewhat disheartening knowing how many yelps were yet required.
As I only had half a leg to do here, it was impossible for me to make a judgment as to whether this formulation of shaving cream would keep the lathered area moister for longer.
www.cyclingnews.com /tech.php?id=tech/2005/reviews/red_ace_depil   (2065 words)

 I Train Because I'm Driven, Not Because I'm Crazy: Where Does It End????
A hairless leg and/or arm is easier to clean and disinfect than a hairy one.
Shaving your legs brings you into a whole new level of commitment and competition.
Where to stop shaving is also a dilema for us females.
ironbenny.blogspot.com /2005/09/where-does-it-end.html   (654 words)

 Just Breathe: Brought to you by our sponsers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ahh leg shaving, a time-honoured tradition amongst the women folk of your village to de-hair and thus be more enticing to you men folk.
A thoroughly difficult bloody task it is to balance on one leg in the shower while rubbing baby oil into the other and holding a razor in one hand.
There you have it folks, the leg shaving experience brought to you via Silk and sponsored by Sadie, Christina and Kathy (who should be giving us their view point of this womanly trial soon so check them out!).
justbreathe.blogs.com /just_breathe/2005/02/brought_to_you_.html   (941 words)

 Shaving Legs with the Skintimate ® Leg Shaving Experience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is my funny story if you need a laugh: I was about 11 years old and I decided to shave for the very first time.
I didn't even get to shave my leg because I messed up my knee so bad- I had a hole in my knee for two or three days that left a long scar for a couple weeks.
I used to think that just any kind of shaving gel would work, but when I used Skintimate® shave gel for the first time, I was so happy.
www.skintimate.com /shaving-legs   (743 words)

 Leg shaving - Crossdressers.com
Bikers shave their legs because it is easier to clean out road rash wounds after a bad fall and because the regular massages any hard riding biker needs is also performed better on shaved legs.
I was completely shaved all winter, but, unfortunately, have had to let it grow back for summer...don't want to disappoint my family and relatives.
Vaxing is much better than shaving, longer lasting results, but shaving or vaxing nevertheles if you have a lot of body hair that you need to use moisturizers.
www.crossdressers.com /forums/showthread.php?t=526   (2385 words)

 Pantyhose - Unisex Fashion - Tips for you
Waxing works best on hair that is about half a centimetre long, so I'd advise shaving once first, in the direction of hair growth to avoid ingrown hairs, then let the hair grow for a week or two until it is long enough.
You may have to shave a week after waxing to remove hair that were broken rather than pulled out - the thicker your hair is, the more of these broken hairs there will be.
Shave against the direction of hair growth or you'll have stubble right away.
www.geocities.com /lewisinph/tips.html   (2079 words)

 Luxurious Leg Shaving
NEVER attempt leg shaving with anything but a clean, fresh razor blade.
Leg shaving is one of the few exceptions to the general shaving rule that you should shave in the direction the hair grows.
Brenda Shackley from Tucson, Arizona approaches leg shaving a whole different way and it sounds like she finally found the "Holy Grail" for shaving ANY part of her body.
www.hair-removal-shaver.com /leg-shaving.html   (472 words)

 Leg shaving [Archive] - Crossdressers.com
It takes a while to learn to shave closely, as it did with our faces which we will always nick or cut occasionally but I think that it is well worth the way it feels and the way it looks, especially in heels.
Shaving is a pain at first, but once you get into a routine, the end result is well worth the effort.
I even shaved when I was in the Reserves, and if anybody asked, I just had to show them my naturally bald arms and that was the end of discussion (of course, it made women green, with envy, not camoflage!).
crossdressers.com /forums/archive/index.php/t-526.html   (5659 words)

 Dixie Sun Online Edition - Dixie State College of Utah
While women dread shaving around their knees, ankles, and along their shins, men don’t seem the least bit bothered as they prefer their legs silky and smooth.
Maybe men are being convinced to shave their legs by women who are secretly bitter with the system and leg-shaving-double-standard.
It may be that one day men will be forced to succumb to shaving their legs just as women are, but for now, the men that choose to shave their legs have their reasons.
sun.dixie.edu /index.php?pg=story&storyid=220   (439 words)

 The Truth about Leg Shaving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
My legs are very pale the glare from them could blind a person.
My legs are as pale as ever and I have to wear long pants.
I daresay that Leg Shaving is far less irrational behavior than litigating a once-great country to its knees.
neverdream.com /ArchiveList/063098.html   (392 words)

 Shaving Your Legs by Jobst Brandt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In any case, where a wound needs stiches the skin will be shaved around the opening anyway for the reson that hair inclusions are as bad as dirt inclusions.
You'd think from this excuse, that those who shave get massages regularly and that massage parlors always shave their customers.
Shaving exposes the sculptured lines of muscle definition (defo) or the absence of it for some women and some of the best legs are on bikies.
www.sheldonbrown.com /brandt/shaving.html   (264 words)

 The Story of 3 Individuals » Blog Archive » Leg Shaving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I can honestly say that I don’t like it when guys shave their legs on a regular basis, and I don’t like it when girls don’t shave their legs and wear shorts/skirts.
If a girl doesn’t care to spend the time shaving her legs, and doesn’t mind others being discusted, then all the more power to her… but I don’t like it.
Although, back when I was still playing basketball many of us wouldn’t shave our legs simply because none of us cared, and because basketball is a winter sport no one ever noticed because we wore pants everywhere but on the court.
blog.aqtaste.org /?p=18   (566 words)

 frontline: the navy blues: Tailhook '91 The Rhino Suite | PBS
would shave the legs, and in some cases the pubic areas, of
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exposed their breasts during leg shaving or wore only
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 Leg Shaving
Shaving works well on a regular basis, it's just the hair grows back so soon.
Leg warmer are separate from the shorts and are easily removed when it warms up.
*Therefore a cream applied to the legs not as a warm up but as a water replant/insulator my be better than leg warmers and tights at keeping you warm.
www.cyclingforums.com /t715.html   (1118 words)

 Leg shaving
I have heard stories about aerodynamics, the massage oil people uses rips hairs from the legs and that's a lot more painful than shaving, but I don't know if any of these reasons are right.
I have never had a serious crash on a road bike and the chances are that i will have a big crash at some time in the future, i am only 20 so many years to come.
Also there is less chance of infection with no hair, and the legs clean up quicker.
www.cyclingforums.com /showthread.php?t=123076   (1353 words)

 Women's shave gels, bikini area shaving, women's leg and underarm shaving.
Women's shave gels, bikini area shaving, women's leg and underarm shaving.
TruBody Shave Gel for Women represents a refreshing change from traditional women's shaving products, by offering a uniquely formulated, non-foaming skin-moisturizing alternative to existing shaving creams, gels and depilatory products.
TruBody Shave Gel is the solution to frustrating skin irritations associated with the bikini area, underarms and leg areas.
www.trubody.com /forwomen.html   (116 words)

There’ll always be a few on these boards who lamely try to justify leg shaving: "It makes it easier to give and receive a massage," and "it's easier to clean and disinfect after a bike crash." Fine.
I shaved the other leg-and-a-third for three weeks, until the waxed leg caught up.
The second reason I know longer shave is that at 45-years-old I no longer need legs like Ann Miller (1950’s MGM tap dancer whose legs were insured).
www.slowtwitch.com /mainheadings/coachcorn/shaving.html   (654 words)

 Cooking Light - To Shave or Not To Shave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This will keep your legs stubble-free for several weeks, although you have to wait until the hairs are long enough (about a quarter-inch, or a month of growth) to wax again.
Many women find that their legs stay smoother longer than with shaving and that the hair, when it grows back, is lighter and softer than before.
First, prep your skin by washing it, patting it dry, and dusting it with a little talcum to encourage the wax to grab the hair, not your skin.
www.cookinglight.com /cooking/print/0,14444,235592,00.html   (439 words)

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