When it comes to a head-shaving fundraiser there are many possibilities, and you're only really limited by your imagination — here are a few ideas to help you decide on something to do. See if you can find a school teacher or principal who is happy to have their head shaved for your cause — someone with long hair is ideal, as the more they are giving up the more people will be inclined to donate. Have the head shaving in public when you've met your goal. You might even want to let the top donors or fundraisers take turns with the clippers; alternatively, you can find a local barber who is willing to do the job. Another option is to have a beard or mustache shaving session. See if you can make contact with a salon or barbershop willing to donate some time, expertise and their place of business for a period.
Recently I decided to shave my head. I mean, I already had a short pixie cut so it's not like I sheared 20 inches of hair off; I was used to having short hair. I even had the sides and back shaved already. It wasn't a huge change, and yet lots of people in my life were skeptical or downright negative about the idea of my going full buzzcut. Since I'm the kind of person who hates being told what to do, this honestly just made me want to do it more.
Only on certain men. Sometimes I see a bald man and have a chuckle to myself as honestly they look like a thumb with eyes and a mouth. For me if I had a choice, I would choose a man with hair. I have a male friend who sometimes shaves everything off, and I have to do a double take backwards as it is so confronting. I think it helps if their a little bit attractive.
For those in the number 2 clipper club, a shaved head is more than a haircut; it's a statement. As model Jourdana Phillips told us, backstage at the Victoria's Secret show in Paris, "I no longer feel forced to adhere to society's beauty standards and feel free to do as I please,"—a sentiment shared by many women with the gender-norm-defying haircut. Similarly, when Internet trolls criticized Jada Pinkett Smith for allowing daughter Willow's shave, she fired back on Facebook: "Willow cut her hair because her beauty, her value, her worth is not measured by the length of her hair. I mean, I'm not going to be able to have touch-ups once I put the helmet on. I must shave my head!