Do you shave your legs? Of course. Do you shave your armpits? Absolutely.Do you shave your face? What? Most women would never dream of bringing a razor anywhere near their face (we’ve all heard it can make hair grow back thicker or coarser). And those that do shave don’t spill the beans—in a YouBeauty reader poll, of the 24 percent who said they shave regularly, most (22 percent) do it secretly. Shaving is for guys, after all.MORE: How Hair Grows Back After Shaving But some of the country’s most exclusive aestheticians are slashing this gender taboo, calling shaving the secret to softer, smoother, perfectly exfoliated skin—with no risk of a 5 o’clock shadow.“It’s a fact that men are mechanically exfoliating their faces each time that they shave, which is why they sometimes appear to age more slowly than women do,” says Mary Schook, NY and CA licensed aesthetician.Don’t reach for your guy’s Mach-3 just yet, though. The kind of shaving we’re talking about is an ultra-precise method known as “dermaplaning,” and it’s done in a doctor or aesthetician’s office with a surgical (read: super sharp) blade.