Head Shaving

Head shaving is the practice of shaving the hair from a person's head. At different times and places people have shaved, all or part of, their heads for very diverse reasons: practical, religious, cultural, or aesthetic—so a shaven head has widely varying connotations depending on the context.

Read more about Head Shaving:  Early History

Famous quotes containing the words head and/or shaving:

    Better to cheat an old grey head than to trick a small child.
    Chinese proverb.

    Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.
    —A.E. (Alfred Edward)