A Guide to Shaving for Trans Men

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 May 2018

Starting to grow facial hair can be a really exciting and important step for transgender men. However, facial hair usually means learning how to shave and trim, unless however you’re going for the lumberjack look! Firstly, be patient with yourself. It’s quite common along many males to share poor first facial shave stories. Learning to shave properly will take some time, and definitely some trial and error. Along the way you will also discover your shaving preferences when it comes to the type of razor, and type of shaving cream or gel. With these, there is no one right way. It’s down to your personal preference. Choosing a Razor There are several different types of razors available, such as: Disposable razors   These are plastic razors that are quite easy to find at a variety of stores. While these are cheap razors that do well in an emergency situation, they…

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Entering the Workplace as a Transgender Person

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 22 May 2018

Many transgender people feel anxiety about either returning to their workplace following surgery, as well as entering a new workplace after their gender transition. Anxiety is completely natural, but you shouldn’t have to feel that way about being your true self. Here are some tips for entering the workplace after…

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Supplies You Should Have at Home to Help With Recovery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 May 2018

After top surgery, you can expect a substantial recovery period. If you have a desk job, or are a student, then your surgeon will recommend 1-2 weeks off before returning to work or your studies. However, if you have a more active job, play sports, or work-out, you should wait…

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