Shaving myths and facts
Shaving myths are like urban legends. The Mr Science side of your brain knows the difference between shaving myths and facts, but if it’s so obvious, how come the myths are still around? Here are a few of the most popular myths, 100% bunk-free.
Wet shaving every day makes beard hair grow back faster. Or thicker. Or darker.
New razors make more cuts, not the perfect shave
Razor blades should be changed weekly
Real men don’t shave below the neck
So now you know the top shaving myths and facts. But like the myths of the 40-hour working week and the instant six-pack ab exercise, these popular shaving myths are probably not gone for good.*
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*Based on three to four shaves per week.