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Old 05-31-2003, 07:58 PM   #1
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Post advice for my arms

i have really hairy arms and am trying to decide if i should shave them or not. help me out pleeeeeese!

 
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Old 05-31-2003, 08:58 PM   #2
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shaving them honestly looks very weird to me...

 
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Old 05-31-2003, 11:48 PM   #3
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If you shave your arms the hair will come in stronger every time so i wouldent other wize u would be shaving them everyday!

 
Old 06-01-2003, 10:57 AM   #4
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I shave my arms..and they hardy grow back, just little stubs..So I shave them maybe once a week..it's not that bad honestly. http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/t_up.gif

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Old 06-01-2003, 10:02 PM   #5
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What about bleaching? I wouldn't recommend shaving, but bleaching or waxing would be all right. There's lots of home kits around.

 
Old 06-02-2003, 04:23 PM   #6
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I just started shaving my arms. I dunno, I've only done it about 5 times but it does feel/look kind of weird. I guess you just have to get used to it. Anyway, maybe you could try shaving them and if you find you don't like it let them grow back? In my experience, they won't grow back dark/thick with just one time, but I could be wrong.

 
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i laso had hairy arms and i shved them and i am SOO happy i did i have more self esteem now...i dont have to stand in a circle ad fold my arms nemore..thats probably what u do to..dont listen to those who dontshave there arms they dont understand..do it if u really want to.o and those comments about it growing back long BLACK and hairy..SOO untry ive been doing ti for months and months and trust me mine r as blonde as be4 and no more thicker..hair doesnt grow in anythicker..so dont listen..do wat u want to do!
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Old 07-13-2003, 05:04 PM   #8
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i laso had hairy arms and i shved them and i am SOO happy i did i have more self esteem now...i dont have to stand in a circle ad fold my arms nemore..thats probably what u do to..dont listen to those who dontshave there arms they dont understand..do it if u really want to.o and those comments about it growing back long BLACK and hairy..SOO untry ive been doing ti for months and months and trust me mine r as blonde as be4 and no more thicker..hair doesnt grow in anythicker..so dont listen..do wat u want to do!
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Old 07-13-2003, 06:52 PM   #9
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I just use Veet or some other depilatory cream on my arms. I hate body hair!

 
Old 07-13-2003, 07:36 PM   #10
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I wouldn't recommend shaving arm hair to men or women.
If it really bothers you, then find a way that works for you(whether it be waxing etc).
I jsut wouldn't recommend shaving that area. *shrug*
But hey, whatever floats your boat.

 
Old 07-14-2003, 05:32 PM   #11
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its alright for girls to shave there arms but alot dont, so it doenst matter, its a part of growing up, but if your a guy thats thinking about it, dont do it, one thing with hairy arms or legs means youve mattured and look older and another thing is if people make fun of you for having hairy arms or whatever just laugh and say at least im growing up

 
Old 07-15-2003, 05:21 AM   #12
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I shave my arms and I dont recommend it..I mean its better than having hairy arms, But i wished I would of tried bleaching or waxing, because the hair does come back THICKER...

 
Old 07-15-2003, 01:59 PM   #13
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Have you tried waxing them? They grow back thinner b/c you're pulling out the root and it's as if baby hair is growing back. Plus it lasts a lot longer than shaving. Sometimes, if you wax enough, it will stop growing, but I think it depends on your genetics.

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Old 08-30-2003, 02:35 AM   #14
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..i shaved my arms, and its really prickly, but i dont really care about that. school is starting in a couple days and i want it to grow back to see if i like it. i just shaved them like..5 days ago. but the problem is that my friends know i had hairy arms before, and if they say something. . what should i say? because they will notice. i need to know what to say..please and thanks. (because i dont have a problem with shaving them all the time..so far i only did it once) --but shaving arms is easier then legs i think. .
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Old 08-30-2003, 10:23 AM   #15
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BleedingLocus, unfortunately it's not just a myth.

My friend Keri thought she had really hairy arms so she started shaving them. Honestly, they weren't that bad in the first place, and who honestly notices that stuff?! Now her arms just gross people out because it always grows back prickly and sometimes she gets ingrown hairs and uh, it's just a mess. I can't exactly say my arms are beautifully hairless, but at this point I refrain from caring. Shaving your arms can just be more than it's worth. I would highly recommend bleaching them first.

 
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