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June 11, 2015 at 12:41 am

Kate Somerville, a celebrity facialist whose long list of Hollywood clients include Jessica Alba and Debra Messing, has a beauty secret that many women would prefer to keep secret.

At least once a week, it foams with their own brand of washing face and with a Gillette Mach3, the men’s shaver is going to shave her face. Ms. Somerville, who is in her 40s, is sworn in by this routine since her 20s.

“I hate to say this, but personally I get hair on my upper lip, and have forever,” Ms. Somerville said, adding that waxing irritates your sensitive skin. “At first, I went a lot better for the hair, but then I realized that it was a great scrub and my makeup.”

Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor shaved their faces, so Mrs Somerville, who said that an esthetician who worked with them to her. She declined to reveal which of their celebrity clients shave their faces, but said she recommends it is widespread and that many correspond.
Skin Deep

Michelle Money, who appeared on “The Bachelor”, made to shave a YouTube video of her face. “I do not care who you are, ladies, on your face, you have hair,” she says in the video, which had more than 251,000 views. “Men do not like it. Get rid of it.”
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Andrea Bai McCann, who runs a website about beauty and families, shaved her head in her home in Davis, California. Credit Thor Swift for The New York Times

In the video, woman shaving her money dry face of fine downy hair, commonly resists as fluff, the laser hair removal because it lacks pigment. It uses a single blade disposable razor with a memorable name, tinkle. Sales of the jingle that resembles a dental floss pick and $ 5 for a pack of three, grew by 53 percent in the first three months of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014, according to a representative ofFromm International, which distributed it in the United States ,

Three from four American women aged 18-34 had facial hair or carried out in recent years of the eyebrows (58 percent), the upper lip (41 percent) and chin (21 percent) own, most often by a 2014 survey of Mintel, which has not to pursue removal methods.

Regardless of the method, it is feared that shaving are the women in Zach Galifianakis rotate unfounded. “It’s definitely a myth that shaving make hair coarser or darker,” Elizabeth K. Hale said, a clinical professor of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center.

At-home Shaving is a less intense form dermaplaning in which the face is shaved with a scalpel-like instrument facialists, dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons.

Dr. R. Stafford Broumand, a plastic surgeon whose practice includes Manhattan spa services, facials, including that dermaplaning which cost $ 185, tripled in 2014 over the previous year. He said that the procedure for its effectiveness in exfoliation advocates (scraping away dead skin cells, dirt and small defects) and not for hair removal.

Shaving at home with a razor “carried out as with most things at home, is not as effective as going to the office of the experts,” said Dr. Broumand.

Nevertheless, many women are very satisfied with at-home results. Jen Ruhman, who lives in San Diego, began shaving in the 12th grade. After using extra-virgin olive oil to your skin, shaving with a traditional razor men. When strangers compliment her complexion, which is not expected her to say.

“I tell them I shave once a week, and they look at me as if I was crazy,” Ms. Ruhman, shaving said in a post on her blog, elegance and beauty recommend reviews. “But I tell them, you try it, it works.”

Andrea Bai McCann grew up with her grandmother, who is from Japan, shave her face, which is widely used in Japan and called kao sori. Mrs McCann that. In Davis, California Lives, shaved about twice a month with a face stung by Shiseido.

“I’m not like a bearded lady, but I’m very self-conscious about my sideburns”, Mrs McCann, who posted a facial shaving tutorial on YouTube said. “And I’m big in makeup and skin care, so why not have the smooth canvas that possible?”

Dr. Hale advises women to consult with a dermatologist before shaving, especially when they sprout an abnormal amount of facial hair that could indicate a hormonal imbalance.

Marnie Goldberg, who lives in San Antonio used to have on his upper lip waxed at a salon hair.

“I would get skin irritation and bumps, and I just thought:” God, that is not worth more, ‘”Ms. Goldberg said you shave every couple of weeks with a tinkle..

Sometimes in the stands at one of their teenage sons’ games, Mrs. Goldberg sees other mothers and have to bite your tongue.

“Women, especially blondes, think they do not have facial hair because it is so easy, but when the sunlight hits, it looks like you could run your fingers through it,” she said. “I just want to grab it and be like,” Here’s my Tinkle. ‘”

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