the shaving your face thing is an actual procedure called dermaplane. when researching laser hair removal an esthetician recommended it as an alternative, though its primarily meant for exfoliation. when she told what it is, i thought she was CRAZY. basically it's someone shaving your face using a surgical blade. but recently my sister in law told me she does it and loves it, and that it makes your face baby smooth. i don't know, seems extreme to me. also, the esthetician was like "feel my face, see? it doesn't give you stubble." but she totally had stubble, so that's def a downside.