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My daughter is 11. She uses NAIR for her legs right now to start off with. I'll allow her to start shaving as soon as she's ready to use a razor. It's her choice. She's the one who has to live in her own body, I want her to be comfortable while doing so;) I definitely don't want to give her any additional reasons to struggle through puberty or adolescence when it's not necessary!

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11

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... when you start getting facial growth ... (or growth wherever you're shaving)

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13

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11 or 12

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I started at 11

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There really is no particular age to start shaving. It just depends on when your facial hair starts to grow and gets to the point that it is longer than you like

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whenever you feel your facial hair is growing out of control!

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i was ten when started shaving but I knew as a girl who was becoming mature faster than most I wanted to shave earlier because I didn't like me hairy legs. so I mean it depend on maturity level and really when u feel comfortable :)

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That was a great answer. Personal choice. Although I admit after reading all the answers, I shaved my pits for the first time in years. Longer than my son's beard. Felt good. Wore a sleeveless shirt. Kisses and chocolate chip cookies to you
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seriously 13? come on people i started when i was like 6

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That's just awful. 6? Where was your self-esteem? Where were your parents?
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yea six is a bad age!!! if you were hairy at the age of 6 thats not normal
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I was 67. I needed a lawnmower!

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when you feel like you need to

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whenever you feel comfortable.

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Whenever u start growing hair

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whenever your hair starts to get dark

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I'm 18 & I was 15 the first time I shaved my mustache & chin hair & have been shaving my face regularly like once or twice a week to keep it extra SMOOTH

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never..it's a stupid cultural thing...be your own woman...if you want to, shave, if you don't want to, don't

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You gotta shave or youll look like big foot...
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Whenever you hit puberty

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in my honest opinion, shave when ever you feel comfortable. just remember, once you start the hair will grow back worse.

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I don't know if I'd categorize the return of shaved hair "worse". It grows back, yes but not in any thicker pattern or with more robust hair. Hair only grows "back" when it's cut; unshaved hair on legs will grow to a certain length and density (dependent entirely on the individual) and then stop; if it is shaved, it will return to that length and density again, but not any more. Facial hair will continue to grow until cut and then will grow back but once again, not at higher density or in places where it hasn't been cut.
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ex. if a man shaves his beard it will grow back fuller and darker. if a woman shaves her lages it comes back pokier and darker. if a woman shaves her arm pits it comes back thickerand more colorful
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I really don't think so. "Fuller" would imply that once shaved, hairs would sprout where they hadn't before, and that just wouldn't happen. Hairs can only come from pores, and shaving doesn't increase the number of pores in the skin that is shaved.
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Around the pre-teen age. So around 11-12.

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I started shaving when I was 11. I think it should be about 10or 11 up

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Girls: Don't start shaving legs unless you absolutely have to. If your hair is light and hardly noticeable, then don't, because once you do, it comes back thicker and darker. Shave armpits so that deodorant works better. French girls seem to like looking like bigfoot with 6 inches of arm pit hair. Gross! (Yes I met one)

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whenevr you need to.

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11 or 12

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It really depends when you start going through puberty. If you begin to get hair -wherever- then you can start to shave if you really want to. If you don't want to, then that's your choice.

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depends on how mature you are at that age, I started at 11 because my legs were super hairy and people were making fun of me

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I started shaving when I was 10 because I used to do a lot of sports

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Whenever you feel you are too hairy. :)

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EXACTLY! Nailed it, FTW! Best advice anyone had given yet.
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Whenever you feel your ready is fine. :D don't fall for peer pressure!

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when it gets hairy

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whenever you start getting hair

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when facial hair matters to you.

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for girls no younger than 12
for boys whenever facial hair grows about 14 usually

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Well...over the age of 9 and as soon as your hair start growing longer and becoming noticeable :)

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I say 9 or 10. ^^; that's when I started shaving.

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11
or 10


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Whenever you start to grow hair on your face/legs/other, you can grow it to a comfortable length, and shave whenever you're ready

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when u hit puberty

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93 Years Old At The Least

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when ver you think you are ready to and see hair developing

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It really depends on your comfort, I shaved at 13 to go to a amusement park, but it's about personal choice, and how much or how often it grows back. But in general pre-teen 11-12, or teenager 13 and so forth.

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When you want to :)

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There's not really an exact age, but its more or less when hair growth geta to the point where it should be shaved.

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11/12

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Whenever you feel like its embarrassing. Your parent should allow it if you're embarrassed. If you're not embarrassed then don't sweat it :)

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Truthfully I started around 12/13 but everybody's different.Just shave if you need it.if your growing hair on your arm pits or your legs then you should shave them or wax them.You don't want to look like a yetty (lol :P ha).Do pressure your self to do it there's no need. Hope this helped. How old are you any ways.

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ive been shaving for 3 years i started when i was 11 but once its noticeable

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GROW IT NATURAL!! :) that's what I do

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When you get too hairy...

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I started when I was 11 because my legs were really hairy but I would say 11 12 or 13

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I started when I was 10

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well I'm 15 and I don't shave. But most people do. I just think it's kind of dumb, pointless, and a waste of time. Plus my hair's pretty blonde. I don't mind having hair on my legs. It's just like having hair anywhere else. Might as well shave my arms, or my head. To answer your question, well it's kind of a social norm, so if she wants to, probably just when the hair starts to darken, or whenever she's ready, and can use a razor.

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whenever you develop hair

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Whenever you need to.

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