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when should my almost 13 year old start to shave?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:58 PM on Feb. 18, 2009 in Teens (13-17)

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  • Is it a boy or girl? I started shaving my legs at 11.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I was 12 when my mom let me.But I have dark hair.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • OMG..she should be shaving already -.-;;
    SandraB383

    Answer by SandraB383 at 10:05 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I don't think a 13 year old girl needs to be shaving her legs unless she wants to. But if it's a boy and he has that icky peach fuzz, he should probably start!
    sfwilson

    Answer by sfwilson at 10:11 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I have a huge ugly scar from using my Dad"s rasor about 11. If you dont want that to happen provide a means of hair removal. I bought my daughter cream hair remover till she was older and could use a rasor correctly. She really only needed to use it up to the knees. My son was threatening to use my rasor at 11. He had a dark lightly fuzzy moustache I bought him an battery shaver. I dont want them scaring themselves.
    DAWN-10

    Answer by DAWN-10 at 10:57 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • it's time she shaves, is she harry?
    mommiedear

    Answer by mommiedear at 11:06 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • When she starts to really feel self conscience about it (at this point in time anyway)...I would let here now.
    jenellemarie

    Answer by jenellemarie at 11:07 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I think its a great time if she/he wants to. Don't force a child to grow up too fast. I think I started shaving about 11, but I wanted to. My almost 11 yr old doesn't have anything to shave so she will be more like 12 or 13. Just let them go at their own pace.
    momofsaee

    Answer by momofsaee at 8:36 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • When they need to, my daughter started at 12.
    KFree907

    Answer by KFree907 at 11:26 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Boy = when they get hair on their face and want to.
    Girl = before 13 if they are self-conscious about it!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:00 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

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