Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response?

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According to Wikipedia, “Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR)…is a perceptual phenomenon characterized as a distinct, pleasurable tingling sensation in the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body in response to visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, or cognitive stimuli.  The nature and classification of the ASMR phenomenon is controversial, with strong anecdotal evidence to support the phenomenon but little or no scientific explanation or verified data.”  Could it be why we like shaving?

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The Evolution of Shaving Creams

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If you are thinking that shaving is a modern day concept; you need to get your facts straight. Shaving and skincare by men to get that smooth and clean shaven look has been recorded in 3000 BC in the Sumer civilization. Men at that time used a rudimentary form of shaving cream that was made up of wood alkali and animal fat. You will be surprised to know that they discovered this method while removing the fur of animals.

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