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Old 06-20-05, 09:50 PM   #1
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Do you shave your...?

... nosehairs?

I've been a longtime nosehair shaver. I'll trim them as short as I can. I like to keep them really short because I feel it increases my breathing ability. Does anyone else find this to be true or am I just deluding myself? Is there any reason not to trim as short as possible?
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Old 06-20-05, 09:53 PM   #2
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Nope I let them grow like mini bushes. Really seperates the men from the boys ...

I actually can't breath threw my nose. Not sure why but its been like this since I was a kid. So regardless of whether I do or not, it wouldn't help very much ...
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Old 06-20-05, 09:59 PM   #3
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Nope I let them grow like mini bushes. Really seperates the men from the boys ...
LOL

Trimming really helps my breathing too, but makes it very itchy
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no, but I do shave my pubes.
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no. I don't need to.
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no, but I do shave my pubes.
Remember, it only looks longer.
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Aren't nosehairs used to stop dust/dirt/pollen/etc. from getting into your lungs? So if you shaved your nosehairs wouldn't you be breathing in(more) of all that nasty stuff?

Having said that, no I don't shave my nosehairs. They really aren't that long...
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I trim ear hairs. I find that ideas flow in and out better.
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Aren't nosehairs used to stop dust/dirt/pollen/etc. from getting into your lungs? So if you shaved your nosehairs wouldn't you be breathing in(more) of all that nasty stuff?
Probably. I do notice my snot rockets being a little more brown after I've trimmed my nose hairs.


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Having said that, no I don't shave my nosehairs. They really aren't that long...
Mine don't get that long either but I do feel like it makes a difference for me. Whether or not I actually breath better is unknown. Maybe, I should repost my question in the Road Cycling forum. Since I don't shave my legs, I can claim to shave something. Should I post pictures of my bare nostrils?
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With someone such as myself with incredibly bad allergies all year around there's really no point in shaving your nostrils, given the fact the same two things happen.

1: You're stuffed up to hell.
2: You're running like a faucet.

Then again, I'm not your average bikeforums.net hardcore rider.
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How the hell do you fit a razor up your nose?
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How the hell do you fit a razor up your nose?
I assumed he was talking about one of those micro trimmer gizmos.
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Mine are so long its like a detached handlebar moustache
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Trimming the nosehairs, regardless of aerobic benefit, is good for the ladies --meaning the ladies like it I use one of those rotary trimmers, and have noticed that I booger less when they're freshly trimmed. shrug.
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How the hell do you fit a razor up your nose?

Wax.
Heck, just wax everything.
My waxing appts last 2 hrs.
I say, "get 'er done!"
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Heck, just wax everything.
Drooooool.
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I'm not sure what the cut backs will do for your breathing ability but if your stuff is seeing the light of day, you should trim it.
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Sometimes, when my nosehairs get long and stick out, I pull them out! Kinda masochistic! The problem is then I get a zit in my nose and it hurts for a couple weeks.

j/k, I did that once and swore I'd never do it again!
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My nose is all itchy from reading this thread. I don't shave my nose hair, if I go bald, then I have my combover hair.
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Pinch a bunch together really hard with your fingers or tweezers and yank them all out at once. It helps build tolerance for pain.
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My nose is all itchy from reading this thread. I don't shave my nose hair, if I go bald, then I have my combover hair.
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... trim nosehairs?

Does anyone else?
I do. I think it helps a lot.
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Old 06-21-05, 02:09 PM   #23
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Wax.
Heck, just wax everything.
My waxing appts last 2 hrs.
I say, "get 'er done!"

You should be an MC. You sure know how to work a crowd.
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Pinch a bunch together really hard with your fingers or tweezers and yank them all out at once. It helps build tolerance for pain.
I did that once except I didn't have tweezers. I did have my Gerber multitool which has pliers.
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Hmmm ...there must be lots of alternative methods to the electric trimmer.

Lighter fluid ...a solid inhale through the nose ...light 'er up as you blow.
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