For the most part, it's kinda sorta... skin, right?
Why do you think there's mens razors and womens razors?
Do they use different blades?
Do women hold a razor differently than men?
has a fascinating overview of the woman's razor industry...
And shows how marketers used advertising to get women to change their grooming habits!
Definitely read the article, but my fav takeaways include:
Because STYLE changed, more skin was exposed.... so more opportunities to embarrass people if they have MORE hair showing.
From there, the action of shaving was positioned as a NECESSITY (and don't you want the bare necessities of life?).
And evolution occurred.
You could say, advertisers took advantage of changing styles to CREATE a previously non-existent need....
That has stayed with us today.
Apparently there ARE differences between mens and womens razors:
The Shave Angle
A different head arc
But that's the razor casing...
... NOT the actual blade itself.
Always be on the lookout how you can profit from growing trends.