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How often should I shave my facial hair?

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That depends on how fast your beard grows and how dark it is. For some guys, shaving once every few weeks is fine at first. Other guys shave maybe once every three or four days.

As you get older and your beard gets heavier, you'll feel the need to shave a little more often.

From: Facial Hair FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

KidsHealth: "Understanding Puberty."

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford: "The Growing Child: Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)."

TeensHealth from Nemours: "Shaving," "Hygiene Basics," "What Can I Do to Prevent Razor Burn?"

Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology: "Secondary Characteristics."

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Teen FAQ."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Men's skin Care."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on December 06, 2017

SOURCES:

KidsHealth: "Understanding Puberty."

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford: "The Growing Child: Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)."

TeensHealth from Nemours: "Shaving," "Hygiene Basics," "What Can I Do to Prevent Razor Burn?"

Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology: "Secondary Characteristics."

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Teen FAQ."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Men's skin Care."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on December 06, 2017

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