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Bald Men

a group for bald men you are manly enough to show there shiny cranium! Weather by choice by shaving their head, or not by choice, and don't cover it with a hat.

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The Barber

Started by Christopher McLaughlin. Last reply by Earl Foote Mar 3. 5 Replies

So who goes to the barber to get their head shaved? I LOVE getting a hot towel head and face shave. I feel so refreshed after.

First Timer! Any suggestions...

Started by Chad. Last reply by Chad Feb 19. 7 Replies

Well, I have decided to shave my head.  My wild hairline and thin patch in the front has become unmanageable!  Shaving my head has been something I have wanted to do for a while now.  I buzzed it…Continue

A Queston For Those With MPB That Don't Shave Their Heads

Started by Bearwolf. Last reply by Clinton R. Ausmus Feb 6. 1 Reply

After ten years of shaving my head I let it grow out a couple of months ago and realized I don't really have that much on top. I decided today to start shaving again but still like the idea of…Continue

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Comment by Bearwolf on June 30, 2014 at 8:21pm

I know what you mean Earl. When I started shaving my head 16+ years ago there weren't that many guys with shaved or even buzzed heads, esp. white guys. Now it's fairly common. It's a bitch when one looses their uniqueness, but dammit we're still special. :-) 

Comment by Earl Foote on June 30, 2014 at 6:33pm

I went to the beach this weekend, and a lot of men, especially over the age of 40, had buzzed or shaved heads.  It would be boring if everyone looked like this, but I'm comfortable with the number of guys who are shaving it all off.  I don't think I'd be the only person to shave my head, but it seems to be pretty popular, especially in the summer.

Comment by Earl Foote on June 19, 2014 at 9:53pm

I use the Headblade myself, altho I prefer the older model.  The new one is a bit high-tech and complicated to use, especially when changing the blade.  It does give a close, comfortable shave, tho.  Welcome, Jason.  You posted a photo in a different group, and your bald head looks really good!

Comment by Bearwolf on June 19, 2014 at 10:14am

The Headblade does have a learning curve and I prefer it for my top and against the grain shaving in the back. I have one of the originals that don't have the wheels on it. Seems to do better than the ones with them. It doesn't do a great job on the sides though. Never could get it to shave well against the grain there.

Comment by Gary J on June 19, 2014 at 9:30am

I have a Headblade.  It does an okay job.  It doesn't give me as close a shave as I want against the grain.  I was lifting the wheels off my head to get the blades at the angle I needed.  I switched to a Gilette Fusion Proglide with Flexball.  That works better for me.  But I do like their Head Slick shaving cream.

Comment by Henry on March 14, 2014 at 11:22pm
I've been shaving for about 20 years now. My hair started thinning in my late teens. My wife gives me a hard time if I go too many days without shaving. The longer my hair grows the more balding I look. I'd much more prefer to be bald than balding.
Comment by Earl Foote on March 14, 2014 at 5:13pm

Okay, an informal poll.  How many of you guys are totally bald--either buzzed down to the scalp or shaved completely clean.  How many of you are balding.  If you are balding, do you want to try to grow your hair back, or are you content to leave it as is, do you plan to shave it all off at some point.  I'll start.  Since September 26 of last year, I have been shaved clean.

Comment by Allen Thomas on March 12, 2013 at 12:41pm

I started receding in my teens.  I was freaked.   Even wore a rug for a time.  Now I just get what little is left buzzed off.  I too like a hot towel beard shave.  Feels like a facial.

Comment by Robecru on October 24, 2012 at 5:30pm

Just shaved my head 2 weeks ago.  Feels better and I think I look younger.  My hair was thinning and the line kept going further back.  Always swore if I was going to go bald I was not going to the get the grandpa look.  Both of them were bald up top with hair on the sides.  Unfortunately it still grows in those areas and have to shave it everyday...or every other day.   Hope to learn from you pros.

Comment by Ian Wilson on October 5, 2012 at 2:20pm

plucking and waxing, as i understand, over time damages the follicle so eventually no more hair.  and there are laser treatments... though i wonder if those technicians will avoid the scalp area.

 

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