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is 12 to young to shave?

my 12 y/o is shaving I 'm still not sure ,I think it wasn't noticeable,her sister 15 thoght she look like a fuzzy bear, but their irish so its normal their father is covered in red hair.

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whitedove34

Asked by whitedove34 at 2:31 PM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • That is about the normal time to start.
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 2:31 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • 12 is the normal age for girls to start shaving their legs, if that is what you are asking.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:32 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I started in Jr High when we had to change for gym, so 12 sounds about right
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 2:32 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • If they are hairy, they should shave. Age is not really the factor; it's the need. And some people are just hairer than others.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 2:33 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I did at 10,so no,not too young
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:33 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • no i think that's a good time... i was so mortified in middle school gym class because I was the only girl in class who didn't shave yet (mom made me wait until I started my period)
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 2:33 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Nope. If she has the hair to shave, then it's time. There isn't really an age when it's okay or not... It's more of an "as needed" thing.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 2:34 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I can't remember, but I think that was close to the time I started shaving. My little niece just turned 10 and her mom just taught her how to shave.
    Desi_Momof4

    Answer by Desi_Momof4 at 2:34 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • No, I don't think so... it's about the time I started.
    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 2:35 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • My oldest started shaving around 12- 13. My second is just now 12 and shaves her underarms every once in awhile, but not her legs yet because you can't even see the hair on them. I think it's more about when they need to (the hair gets darker and noticeable), rather than age.
    anime_mom619

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 2:36 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

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