A person’s face is composed of an outermost
layer of skin that is primarily made up of dead
When a person shaves while his or her skin
is wet, these dead skin cells are removed.
While shaving, a person removes about as much
skin as hair.
In general a person produces new skin cells
every 10 to 20 days.
Body hair usually grows out from an individual’s
skin at a 30 to 60 degree angle.
When saturated with water, the strength of
a single strand of hair is approximately one
third to one half less than the strength of
dry hair, making it much easier to shave.
The average person has about 615 hairs per
Shaving is the hair removal method that is
most preferred and recommended by dermatologists.