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My mom won't let me shave because she says girls don't NEED to shave (which is probably true, but it's more attractive and if I don't then people will think I dont keep myself clean) and my mom doesn't shave (at least I've looked everywhere and can't find a razor) I'm 11, turning 12 in a few weeks. I remember at the beginning of 6th grade when we started PE girls would stare at my legs but not say anything and that made me feel self conscious. I've tried talking to my mom multiple times, even talked to my aunt who does shave her legs. My aunt told me that in Vietnam (where my mom was born/from) things are different and I've tried talking to my mom about that but she won't listen. At least my other friends who don't shave yet, their moms have given them a time, like when their period comes or a certain age but here my mom said NEVER. I can't go on with this until I'm 18! My brothers friends (girls) have just went behind their moms back and shaved but I don't want to decieve mine.
by RandomPanda1600 on 12/7/2012 5:02:13 PM
by Daddy'sgrl12 on 8/13/2012 4:55:56 PM
by Susmita24 on 6/25/2012 6:27:01 PM
My mom won't let me shave :'[
I Told her everything and she said: that my hair is going to grow faster and their going to look like a man if i keep shaving but she keeps saying no no no
IDK what to do now :'[ I Don't want to wear skirts, shorts and everyone even my bf is going to look at my hairy legs
by Rosie_Notperfect on 4/8/2012 12:30:21 PM
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by lillierabbit on 9/25/2010 11:47:13 AM
mod mod mod mod
im too scared to do this.....any tips?
by lillierabbit on 9/24/2010 9:11:08 PM
You wanna know what I did? During New Year's I had two friends over. And they were shaving and I wasn't allowed to. But I did it anyway because I wanted to do it really bad like my friends. My mom opened the door and saw that I was shaving my legs and she didn't get mad. Not one bit. I was actually very surprised.
by jdizzle09 on 4/11/2010 8:54:53 PM
by mandysaur010 on 4/5/2010 8:13:08 PM
by randum1998 on 2/23/2010 12:01:05 AM
by clownsrscaryxo on 1/22/2010 9:29:55 PM
This happened to me when i was like i just turned 12 my mom sed no no no!! i got pissed off then we stopped talking about it! then all of a sudden i guess she understood me because we went to a party i had to wear a skirt and my legs were hairy! she understood and let me shave when i was gunna take a shower sh was like i changed my mind i dotn want u to shave anymore because it makes the hair grow thicker and faster so she bought me hair removal cream now im 13 and i still use the same removal cream it works great i have never shaved in my life!!!! i am so thankful to my mom ily mommy <3
by poptart_baby on 10/21/2009 8:59:45 PM
by sweatpea7 on 8/4/2009 4:26:38 PM
Sorry 2 tel u but every person I have talk to that used Nair or other hair removal things, said they got alleric reactions (including me)... You get ichy and your legs start burning... Smooth Away doesn't work sorry to break it to u
by poohluvr12 on 7/28/2009 2:35:18 AM
I asked my mom if i could start shaving through a text. She said sure. Then later that day she asked me why and said my legs arent that hairy. Both my sisters started around my age! She now thinks someone is making fun of me because i have hairy legs. i just feel uncomfertable. im in gymnastics and i have to wear leotards. and then you see my hairy legs. i mean, idk!? help!
love yal!(and gymnastics)
by Gymnasts Got Chalk on 7/26/2009 9:52:10 PM
by sushigirl_5 on 7/16/2009 1:14:59 PM
my mom wouldn't let me shave so i bugged her and finally she just siad, do what you want.
by Wirly1 on 7/4/2009 12:03:25 AM
i just shave without telling my mom. and i never got a scar. or anythin
by tandog1512 on 7/3/2009 6:39:41 PM
i didnt rlly kniow what to tell my mom when i wanted to start shaving and then one day i had to replace my razor and she gave me 2 and i asked wat the second 1 was 4 and she was just like ... its for your liegs silly and ive shaved ever since ... and i no this is gunna sound crazy but shaving gives me more self confidence because i feel cleaner and more presentable and femanine
by ally_d on 6/29/2009 10:23:16 AM
I love my mom soooooo much and she means the world to me. We are so close! But she won't let me shave! She says that she didn't start shaving until high school. So she's gonna make me wait that long! I like how you gave the advice Lisa, but I'm just scared to ask my mom. I've brought the topic up many times before, and she gets kind of iritated when I bring up the subject. What should I do? HELP!!!!
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by greenqueen on 6/22/2009 2:17:45 PM
this is so good b cuz i tried talking 2 her about half a year ago, and she changed her mind!
waiting really works!
by greenqueen on 6/21/2009 5:52:25 PM
i just talked to my mom like 5 mins ago about this situation with me after reading this. the advice totally worked!
she is gonna get me somethin like Nair!
by greenqueen on 6/21/2009 5:40:27 PM
instead of shaving, use a hair removal cream cause if u cut yourself you'll have a bad scar on your leg. and if u want to look tan, instead of using tanning lotions and stuff, just wash your body than exfioliate by use an aprocot scrub like st.ives and just put lotion afterwards. it really works and it will keep ur skin smooth
by lizbizz on 6/18/2009 9:28:19 PM
i live with my dad, he doesnt want me to shave because he thinks i will cut myself. he says to wear shorts but i dont cuz of my legs. i wouldnt even wear shorts in 100 degree weather!
by inoshika1 on 6/18/2009 12:46:15 AM
why would my mom care my mom lets me do whatever i want so shaving is no biggie to her wtf!!
by sweetheart66 on 6/15/2009 2:50:48 PM
Lol my mom will not let me either i some times gets me emmbaressed because people laugh at me!!
by sissybug99 on 6/14/2009 1:47:44 PM
by sissybug99 on 6/14/2009 1:38:14 PM
if you cant shave then just use (Nair). Nair® gives you waxing without the "ouch," for results that lasts up to 4 weeks. it really works in my opinion my sister looked at a website and she bought one of their products and she loves it. you just apply on your skin and wait for a while and it dissolves the hair on your skin. it doesnt hurt or anything. They're quick and easy! In as little as 3 minutes for lotions, and with no nicks or cuts, you can be free of unwanted hair. you can buy it anywhere. Target, walmart, CVS,kmart. u should really use it. its 100% safe. but you should still be careful.
by yatou on 6/13/2009 9:47:02 AM
by aero14 on 6/11/2009 4:36:11 PM
by pupellie on 6/10/2009 10:32:55 PM
it depends how old you are. if your like 9 or 10 its probably to young i started shaving my legs and armpits in 5th grade my mom was a little upset but sed it was my choice .....just wait bc u wont like it anyway u have to like everyday to get rid of stubble....sux!
by Ms.EdwardCullen101 on 6/9/2009 3:29:34 PM
ok who ever asked that question i feel soooooo bad for you does your mom not let you shave your pits either??? bc that is plain gross my mom lets me shave all the time and she doesn't care and its even worse when you have a boy involved!! girl i feel baddddd for you but the advice givin was good i mean talk to your mom explain the situation and maybe once your mom hears the word boy she will let you...or not lol if you dont thn idk what your gonna do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by iluvryansheckler on 6/8/2009 4:12:13 PM
Been there done that! My mom wouldn't let me shave until I got my period. (Thank God it came in January)Trust me, although you may go through TONS of ridicule, you'll live through it! (Did I mention I'm going into eighth grade?) And she still won't let me shave, I'm only allowed to smooth away and nair. Its no big deal, you'll live through it. and trust me, she may actually have some good reasons. Listen to the girl who lives in south Florida and for 3 years would ONLY wear jeans in 85 degree weather! hope it helps!
P.S. try to talk about non-shaving products. Like nair or smooth away. They may take longer to get the hair off, but its worth it!
by ansg11 on 6/8/2009 8:52:43 AM
by shanster2vball on 6/6/2009 6:54:25 PM
The same happened to me.
People have noticed my dark hair (I'm European) ever since I was in 2nd grade.
It was horrible, and many of my friends didn't understand why I wouldn't wear capris, shorts, or skirts in the summer.
Finally, when we had to go to the pool, I refused to wear a bathing suit.
My mom tried to get me to use Nair, and then shave.
But I don't like spending unnecessary money, especially when it's not exactly super-abundant, and my childhood has been ruined already.
by pinkdottedbow on 6/5/2009 10:20:41 PM
by pinkdottedbow on 6/5/2009 10:12:12 PM
My mom got me a razor without me asking, because I got my first miniskirt. She taught me how to use self-tanner, too. It would suck not to be able to shave!
by clawh12 on 6/2/2009 8:25:43 PM
If you can't convince your mom to let you shave you should ask if she would be ok with you using the creams that are out there. Nair has a great product, but there are plenty of other ones. They work great for most people, and it's not the same as shaving. My mom lets me use this stuff because I'm kind-of a clutz and she doesn't want me to hurt myself shaving ^-^' hehe.
by puppyrock3 on 6/2/2009 7:28:15 PM
I don't even think my mom knows that I do shave she probably dosen't care though
by rockthered!ov8 on 6/2/2009 4:21:06 PM
by popcorn_1996 on 6/1/2009 9:05:21 PM
I shave my legs but i have never tried anything else. Does Smooth Away really work and what is Nair? Is it the cream?
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....abt the shaving thing.
ive been shaving since i was 8. just tell your mom. and she will understand.
by ALixApocalypse on 6/1/2009 4:16:02 PM
My mom lets me shave even though im only 12!
Okay ill tell you how i did that. I sat down and had a chat with her that went like this.. Mom I know you told me No but You were a kid once too and you should understand how uncomfortable i am and that i am embarased to go around with unshaved legs with shorts on and stuff. So try that if that doesnt work then talk to a doctor about how you feel. PS Mention smooth away to ur mom and tell her you dont need water,soap,and You cant get a cut at all! Its sold at regular cvs and ect.
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by exercisegirl on 5/31/2009 6:07:49 PM
ya my mom wanted me to start out with a hair removal cream, and then she eventually let me start shaving
by trendypenguin on 5/31/2009 7:10:23 AM
my momma let me use nair it comes in dif packages i use the 1 w/ the sponge attached it is great u should ask ur mom if u can use it u will never get any nasty nick or cuts again!!
by drpepper_cherry on 5/30/2009 9:55:59 PM
i've been trying to get my mom to let me shave, so this will probly help...she does'nt take me seriously and it makes me kinda mad especially sincemy cuzin in 4th grade already started shaving and im in 6th
by shanster2vball on 5/30/2009 9:34:07 PM
shaving is awesome. some ppl say itss a bother...i love it. it gives me a chance to relax.
by lovya14 on 5/30/2009 8:23:26 PM
I shave and my mom knows it, she just doesnt know how much I shave. But I have friends who have to hide it that they shave and I just dont understand that. I wonder why some Moms are like that?
by luckykel on 5/30/2009 5:41:27 PM
My mom just gave me a razor and was like "wnna start 2 shave" and i'm just like "sure". this was last summer...
by artist13 on 5/30/2009 12:38:16 PM
i shaved below my knees in the 5th grade behind my mother's back for a year! then, finally, 4 days before the last day of school in 6th grade, my mom was like "i can't believe you haven't asked me to shave yet! go ahead you might even need 2 razors.. you have ALOT of hair on your legs!!" OKAY, MOM!
good luck... even though shaving isn't everything, it does put a load on your self confidence level. good luck, chica!!
by showtayy:) on 5/30/2009 11:14:46 AM
God, my mom doesnt let me shave 2!!
by B' girl on 5/30/2009 8:15:10 AM
well uhm not that im any help at this, but my mom doesnt really know i shave. well she probably does but watever. its mostly my sister cause i use her razor but she hadnt found out in a while but just the other night, she was like did u shave ur legs? im like maaaybe...and shes like what razor did u use? mine? im maaaybee...and she said my name like u know when people say ur name like awww why?? then she said ur buying me a new one but i wonder if she forgot. i just dont know how to bring it up with my mom bout shaving. i mean basically ALL my friends are all open bout shaving and like saying i shaved my legs last night and feel them and blah blah blah but im like uhm yea ok. ive been shaving for like 2 years and i never actually got permission from my mom or sister or anyone...
by prettypirate101 on 5/29/2009 11:29:42 PM
by bergmanb on 5/29/2009 6:57:34 AM
Yeah my mom doesnt let me shave 2
by B' girl on 5/29/2009 5:00:14 AM
heyy, a couple of thinqs...i think itt would b a qood idea if yooh used a tanninq lotion thats spray on bc it will cover up the hair nd make it look golden. i heard some ppl mentioninq Smooth Away nd Venus Breeze shavers-i own nd use both so i'll tell yooh wat i think:
Smooth Away: works qood on arms but takes lyk 15 min. & at least 2 pads 2 work-it takes around 3 wks 4 the hair 2 fully qrow back [4 me].
me nd a few of myy friends tried itt on our legs nd it doesnt work. works qood on knuckles but the hair qrows back in lyk a week.so thats my opinion on that.
Venus Breeze: works perfect on my leqs nd thiqhs..best shavers ive ever used! idk about usinq them anywhere else...
oh! 1 more thinq..nair. i bouqht it nd took it back bc i felt it was a little scary/weird althouqh i didnt even open it. im qoinq 2 buy sally hansens spray on hair remover bc it looks better nd safer.
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by godsprincess13 on 5/29/2009 12:45:09 AM
My mom kinda wanted me to shave. Ouch!
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by sportybabe on 5/28/2009 11:44:19 PM
by pinkvbgirl on 5/28/2009 11:13:55 PM
my mom like made me shave!! she was like were going to a wedding and i think it would look weird whith hairy legs! your going to shave! i was like yay cuz i wanted to!!
by kcto14 on 5/28/2009 11:07:16 PM
my mom said it was fine when i asked her. i started shaving in 6th grade. my mom is more strict about clothes tho. i wanna try that smooth away thing but i dont know if that really works.
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by kcto14 on 5/28/2009 10:30:33 PM
wow my mom didn't care
by dogzarethebest on 5/28/2009 10:29:09 PM
Try Sugaring or waxing it doesn't hurt after a while and you don't have hair for like a month!
I love it!
by JennaBanana on 5/28/2009 10:28:33 PM
thx mod that helps!!!
by mirandafan101 on 5/28/2009 10:27:12 PM
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by soccerluver12 on 5/28/2009 9:30:31 PM
It works but it takes a while hope i helped
by jokerpoker on 5/28/2009 9:30:18 PM
I don't shave on my thighs cuz it comes back darker and hairer.
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by soccerluver12 on 5/28/2009 9:29:31 PM
I have Smooth Away and it works pretty well. I think shaving lasts a little longer and makes legs a little smoother, but Smooth Away is good when you're in a rush and don't want to deal with the hassle of shaving cream and the razor and all that stuff. So bottom line, it works really well :]
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by lovergirl624 on 5/28/2009 8:46:40 PM
my mom actually encouraged me to shave when i got to the right age...i tried nair once but it stings really badly. it's so much easier to just use a razor!
good luck with this though! i'm sure your mom will understand!
by trulyoneofakind on 5/28/2009 8:46:03 PM
Mom won't let you shave?Wow.I shave all the time.
by actress96 on 5/28/2009 8:45:59 PM
hey heres a tip if your mom doesnt want you to get nicks or anything use an electric haver i use one it works well!
by lizzyd12 on 5/28/2009 8:36:00 PM
I totally know what you mean, you shouldn't worry about nicks. I've had them before but this is what I've learned:
1. don't rush
2. use soap (at least) on your legs before shaving
3. keep your leg in a natural position
4. just watch your razor, make sure you don't need a new one
by loudandproud329 on 5/28/2009 8:30:18 PM
my mom honestly doesn't care what i do when it comes to stuff like this, LOL my mom rox. she says it's fine as long as i don't look like a skunk bag.
by hyperpuppy on 5/28/2009 8:18:40 PM
chicas...how long does nair work for you?????
i shave on a reg basis at night and my hair grows back (very slightly)by the nxt morning. i want to try it on a week long trip this summer. thx <3
by zobe910 on 5/28/2009 8:18:09 PM
My mom is totally fine with my shaving!
As long as you do it correctly, there's practically nothing to lose (except the hair!! lolz sorry bad joke alert)!
Unless it has to do with your cultural beliefs or something
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by The Club of All Things Soccer on 5/28/2009 7:59:13 PM
dont worry! my swim team doesnt let us shave until a big meet cuz when u shave it off after practicing with it u go faster. im 13 so it sorta sucks. i just dye it with a cream called Jolen. nobody even notices!!
by EdwardCullenLover1 on 5/28/2009 7:54:16 PM
My mom allows me to shave ,but I don't like to ,but I do it anyways....................I can get away for not shaving cause you can't see the hair on my legs unless you look very closely.^^
,but my arms................
Mod- is it normal for girls to shave their arms(I don't mean armpits)??, cause I have a friend who does that and I was just wondering and why would people do that and exc....................
by lovemenot on 5/28/2009 7:50:18 PM
when i was going into the 6th grade, i decided to have the talk about shaving with my mom. i told her that it was getting to the point that i didnt want to wear shorts in public, and i live in california, so it gets pretty hot over here. i also explained to her that one time i wore shorts and i was extremely embarassed, espically around my crush. my mom understood. she didnt let me start shaving, but she bought me hair cream instead. a couple months later she bought me a shaver and now im fine. for me, it was really embarassing, but now im glad i did it. just talk to your mom and youll be fine.
by luv2recycle on 5/28/2009 7:40:32 PM
I just started shaving and i prested tooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
hard and I go a short scrape that has been bleeding for 3 days stright
by Nsoddancer on 5/28/2009 7:37:53 PM
Lol, my mum was the one who told me to either shave or wax She didn't say I had to, but she wanted me too Lol, I wax, and it hardly hurts at all, and the lady who does it is really nice. And, besides -- you only have to do it every 3 or 4 weeks =)
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by hannah<3 on 5/28/2009 7:32:35 PM
my mom just let me like yeasterday but i don't know how and she wont tell me!!!!!!!!!!!
by norreygirl on 5/28/2009 7:28:59 PM
omg me too
by yesley on 5/28/2009 7:27:51 PM
my mom was the one who said i should start shaving, when we were on a vacation on an island and i was in a bathing suit everyday!
by britluv29 on 5/28/2009 7:20:51 PM
Haha. My mom woudnt let me shave.
But i did it anyways. I was 13 and pratically the only girl who had hairy legs. She got mad at me but then got over it.
She dosnt mind if i shave alot now. But is still a bit sensative about that. So when ever i wear shorts i try to hide my legs. she just prob. donst like me growin up. oh well
by twilightlove on 5/28/2009 7:20:38 PM
Same thing happen to me!! At first I just shaved with my dad's razor!! but then when I told my mom that I NEEDED to shave: 1 because the hair was gross 2. b/c everyone else could and It was SUMMER!! she Let me so just present your case and don't go accussing her! GOOD LUCK and shave those legs!!
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by Choco_Princess on 5/28/2009 7:12:38 PM
Aw.... That sucks.
My parents don't want me shaving my arms... but they're okay w/ the legs. Maybe i should convince them too...
anyway... good luck with that!
by avrilgirl8888 on 5/28/2009 7:03:13 PM
i used 2 have this prob before this article cam out and i used the compromise methd. theres a freckle on my lower thigh, and i told my mom i would shave only up to there, and she let me! tee hee
by Sk8r_Girl on 5/28/2009 7:01:48 PM
My mom woudn t let me shave either but we found sum stuff called Veet. Its a easier to use and not as strong Nair. You put it on ( i use it for armpits and legs) and wait 10 minutes and wipe it of with a tissue. I luv it!
by coolio08 on 5/28/2009 6:53:56 PM
hey, sorry 100%DavidAFan. i've never tried it. i'll ask my friends if they have!
by megabegabyte on 5/28/2009 6:52:51 PM
my moms fine w/ me shavin. in fact, she WANTS me 2 shave!!!
by skatingsarah96 on 5/28/2009 6:52:31 PM
wow! i am allowed to shave and i do, but i just think that that is fabulous advice to try to persuade your mom! if i was her mom i would definitely be persuaded.
by megabegabyte on 5/28/2009 6:49:06 PM
Ya. when i first started to shave, my dad got really mad for some reason. idk why dad's r wierd. but my mom was totally ok with it. ya and u shud DEFINITLY talk 2 her because some of my friends who started the year not shaving were like made fun of.
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by OMGitsMILLI on 5/28/2009 6:22:21 PM
i never had this prob. i day iwaz n my bikini and my mom looked atme and said i needed 2 start shaving.
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by iheartnickjobro on 5/28/2009 6:11:56 PM
i started shaving in 5th grade and it wasn't as big a deal as i thought it was
by vballmaster:) on 5/28/2009 6:00:35 PM
dat stinks i didnt have this problem thou mi mom kinda told me 2 shave before i went to my cuzins party in this sundress shes like ok you need to start shaving now i totally didnt want to i waz in 5th grade i think lik the summer afta 5th grade! sry bout dat thou
by cookingirl490 on 5/28/2009 5:57:01 PM
My mom TOLD me i had to shave cuz my legs were to hairy. why would ur mom NOT want u to shave? good luck
by emerald-girl18 on 5/28/2009 5:46:30 PM
hey i have this problem too .
last year my mom said i could shave in spring/09 and i didn't get to yet!
MOD AND GIRLS PLEASE HELP!
This is great advice... I am just soo scared . I don't know what to say . I can't think of reasons, excpet that i hate having dark hair on my legs cuz i think it looks wierd & that everyone else does it so i don't think i am too young.
HELP ME SOON PLEASE!
by aero14 on 5/28/2009 5:44:12 PM
im so sorry that ur mom wont let u shave!!! wat i did wuz ask her if i could shave the day i wuz goin 2 a pool party. i wuz like i feel weird, can i shave? mayb u should bring this up when u r goin 2 the pool or the beach or just wearin shorts... might work!
by FMNgirl on 5/28/2009 5:36:02 PM
by me girl on 5/28/2009 5:33:34 PM
if ur under 12 then u dont have to shave. ur hair is probably too light.
my mom let me shave when i grew armpit hair.
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by shellster128 on 5/28/2009 5:23:16 PM
my mom let me start last summer since i was going into 6th grade she really wasn't all that happy though
by littlemiss139 on 5/28/2009 5:13:16 PM
my really skinny friends are alwayz like i'm so fat and it bugs the crap out of me.. i'm skinny and i know that i am.. I don't know how to reply to it i alwayz say no ur not buy I'm tired of it.. I'm always saying that to them.. They just don't get that they are skinny. They have really low self esteem and I just can't bring it back up, it just seems like I make them feel worse!!!! PLEASE HELP MOD!!! and its not like I can be like ur smaller than me cuz i'm shorter and skinnier than all my friends.
by LJSOCCER12 on 5/28/2009 5:11:39 PM
This is pretty good advice, though I don't have this problem cause I've been allowed to shave since the fifth grade lol
by cg1304 on 5/28/2009 5:11:06 PM
i would just do it anyway!
by Cletta on 5/28/2009 5:02:07 PM
i tried sumthing alot like this 4 a cell phone b/c i really want 1. it didn't work.
by so_she_told_me... on 5/28/2009 4:49:15 PM
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by sweet n' sugar on 5/28/2009 4:41:09 PM
yea, my mom encouraged my shaving
by xmonkeybrain10 on 5/28/2009 4:40:18 PM
by bubbles1215 on 5/28/2009 4:36:23 PM
I try to kind of give hints to my mom, and twice she is like "Oh your legs are getting hairy" I ask her If I can shave and She says "Oh shaving is a pain" And I ask for nair and she is like "Oh that irritates ur skin" Then why does she get my hopes up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
by frostybunny9 on 5/28/2009 4:32:50 PM
i started shaving at 9 because teasing got so bad. my mom just was exsasperated and told me "well now i guess you'll have to keep shaving." and she didn't complain. just tell her why you don't like not being allowed to shave *hint:everyone else is doing it does not work!!* just keep your cool.
by BFFsR4eva on 5/28/2009 4:24:33 PM
woza, im not even ready 2 shave.
by Maddie12798 on 5/28/2009 4:20:06 PM
by kaki101 on 5/28/2009 4:09:00 PM
aww that stinks. good luck!!
by serafinasunshine23 on 5/28/2009 4:06:47 PM
Use a spray on like Nair. It works great and it lasts longer.
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by orangeslice on 5/28/2009 4:03:47 PM
by asalema12 on 5/28/2009 3:58:55 PM
For all you girlies who are havin a prob with your Momma and Shavin, (I know I've been there!) It's not so hard!! I was really nervous and I didn't think my Mom would let me since I was only 11 but I just confronted her and hey! Whatdidja know? It worked! She gave me the stuff, showed me how on her leg, did it on my leg, and then waited that way if i had any probs she could help! If your nervous just get it out there cuz it's worth the smooth hairy less legs. Trust me on this one!
by lat144 on 5/28/2009 3:54:38 PM
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by chelsea101 on 5/28/2009 3:51:29 PM
omg girl that stinks.
by chocolatelover13 on 5/28/2009 3:51:14 PM
wow! I started shaving in fourth grade and my mom was fine with it! Well good luck hope she says yes!
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luckly i can shave my legs, but sorry girl
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by _xojennaxo_ on 5/28/2009 3:41:29 PM
i did it behind my moms bac then wen she found out she was fine with it
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by waterlily576 on 5/28/2009 3:33:38 PM
i thing my mom had smooth away and i think she sed it didnt work 2 well. i would read some reviews and and go by ur better judgment on gettin it or not.
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by CLubMOD on 5/28/2009 3:19:05 PM
All I did was ask her when we were at the drugstore... She ws like "Do you need anything?" and I was like "Can I get some razors? I want to shave my legs" and she was just like sure.
by lechair on 5/28/2009 2:54:51 PM
ok so your mom doesn't want you tto shave why is it because your to young or she don't thank that your old enough anyway good luck with the chat oh and by the way you don't have to worry some people are praying for hair but not much any way you should be proud of yourself that show growth and you are maturing.
by mizzbeautifulm on 5/28/2009 2:51:40 PM
by penguins4emi on 5/28/2009 2:45:44 PM
my mom never puts up a fuss about anything like this.
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by sillymeoops on 5/28/2009 2:40:57 PM
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girl, cmnt my profile for advice
by djjollyrancher on 5/28/2009 1:55:52 PM
If she says no, another possibly good isea i smooth away, or asking her for the cream?
by stylechic21 on 5/28/2009 1:39:55 PM
oh she said that in the advice about cream!! I didnt read that til after iposted astcoent i promise i wasnt trying to take credit for it!!
by stylechic21 on 5/28/2009 1:38:07 PM
What about hair removale cream?
by stylechic21 on 5/28/2009 1:35:57 PM
my mom doesnt let me shave but i dnt have a lot of hair on my legs so it doesnt bother me
by zany94 on 5/28/2009 12:34:07 PM
when i started shaving i first used nair and it worked really well..i started to early and i wish i wouldnt have, i only did it cuase my sister had started and i was jealous. so make sure that if you start shaving you are ready to constantly shave and shave and shave in other words only start if you HAVE to cause shaving is really annoying
by lilhomie0202 on 5/28/2009 12:05:33 PM
oh that stinks, but you could prolly use thoses other produts that you spray on and wash off, those do the trick
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by willow xx on 5/28/2009 12:02:53 PM
that would stink!! good luck
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by twilightfreak23 on 5/28/2009 11:50:07 AM
I just started shaving at like um... last summer I think, and I was a little later than my friends starting, but my mom said yes after she noticed how BAD my legs really looked! Our shaving convo went REALLY well, so don't be afraid to just try to talk to your mom!!
by dancechick on 5/28/2009 11:48:43 AM
yea but nair and veet basically burn your hair off with out the fire! i had the same problem and my mom said i couldn't shave and i asked her if i could use nair and she said yes. well after my experiance she let me shave cuz it hurts more than shaving! it stings really badly!
by <3jesusfreak<3 on 5/28/2009 11:46:11 AM
aw that sux, maybe your just to oung, or she thinks your too young, try acting older- like helping make dinner
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by tennizchick on 5/28/2009 11:41:21 AM
I'm sorry just make sure to be mature about it, if she doesn't let you shave try bleaching your leg hair blond, just spray lemon juice on your legs lay out in the sun. Then your leg hair will be less noticeable good luck!!
by glluver4life on 5/28/2009 11:38:13 AM
ive never reallyyy understood the mom wont let me shave thing. i mean im sure they have good reasons, but my mom wsnt so...uptight...about it. but i mean its just leg hair!! its really not a big deal
by mrs.kevinjonas on 5/28/2009 11:36:50 AM
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by *dancing*star* on 5/28/2009 11:21:46 AM
I had to make a compromise with my mom. I have to keep my room neat, and I can shave. If I don't keep it neat for 3 days, my razor gets taken away for a week.
Good advice though, Lisa!
by sillyrosiepoodlesock on 5/28/2009 11:19:21 AM
Oh my gosh, that would stink so bad. Idk why she wouldnt let u shave (unless you're in 2nd grade or something, in which case u would b way too young), but the GL people are right, listening can get u a really long way. Peace out people! XOXO
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by karaoke on 5/28/2009 11:13:21 AM
I have the EXACT same prob! My mom doesn't think my legs are hairy! WOW! I think my mom is BLIND!!!! LOL I will probably ask her again some other time.
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by wednesday1408 on 5/28/2009 11:01:41 AM
Wow well I had the same problem but my mom told me to shave so I can now.
by alyssajonascullen<3 on 5/28/2009 10:48:51 AM
Maybe she would prefer you to use a depilatory like Nair or Veet?
by willow xx on 5/28/2009 10:48:37 AM
by alyssajonascullen<3 on 5/28/2009 10:48:26 AM
(OH YA FIRST COMMENT!) I think it depends on how old you are. i started at...10. in other words, i started shaving young. if ur 12 or older, its time to shave!! she probably does have a reason not to let you. A lot of my friends started shaving with out telling their moms, and about a week l8r, told them. Now, i asked my mom. I have an older sister, so i guess that why she said yes. It IS a pain, but it makes a great improvement in the way u look!
by purplenay on 5/28/2009 10:38:17 AM
that sounds like a big problem to me!
by ATL'n Gurl on 5/28/2009 10:36:45 AM
OMG!! i feel super bad for you! i hope that you get to shave soon. and thx girlslife. my friend has the same problem ill print this page =)
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by camel490 on 5/28/2009 10:29:46 AM
i had this prob i hope this works for you!
by taylorswiftchick101 on 5/28/2009 10:28:42 AM
I agree, thats what I did when my mom said no to shaving the first time =D
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by girlyadvice123 on 5/28/2009 10:09:39 AM
wow thats a pretty darn good idea i shoulda done that lol
by BrownEyedGirl10 on 5/28/2009 10:09:34 AM
by babygirlk on 5/28/2009 10:08:05 AM
gosh i had that problem a while back but without anybody telling me how to talk to my mom i did exactly what they just said- it worked for me!
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by monkeymaniac on 5/28/2009 10:00:51 AM
oh my mom was totally like that! so then i shaved and she was all "wateva!" lol
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by igymnast10 on 5/28/2009 9:26:44 AM
Ask her if you can use Nair. That's what my mom made me do and it works great! Good luck, girly!
by gladiator*girl on 5/28/2009 9:21:21 AM
That would suck. The first time I tried to shave my legs without telling my mom, I only used soap instead of shaving cream. Now I have a nasty scar down my leg.
by Nikkita on 5/28/2009 8:31:26 AM
This is just what i needed! im soo tired of sneaking behind my moms back and shaving but now im totally gonna try this out. thanks GL
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by SportyGal on 5/28/2009 7:55:41 AM
first comment? My mom is totally fine with me shaving.
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