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When it comes to shaving, one of the most important things to understand is the direction in which hair grows on the face and neck. This is important so that you know how to give your client a proper shave without complication. The grains of the hair or the direction in which hair grows will determine the shaving strokes you take. The grains of hair growth can be determined by examining the skin closely and feeling with your fingers. Listen to Chris Vaughn, the Beverly Hills Barber, as he explains how the grains of hair growth should be taken into consideration when shaving.