Shaving does not cause terminal hair to grow back thicker or coarser or darker. The hair only becomes wider and feels coarser. This belief is due to hair which has never been cut having a tapered end, whereas after cutting the edge is blunt and therefore wider than the tapered ends; the cut hair appears to be thicker and feels coarser due to the sharper, unworn edges. The shorter hairs being "harder" (less flexible) than longer hairs also contributes to this effect.
There is no evidence that daily shampooing is harmful to the scalp or hair. Wash it as often as you like, although the recommendation is thrice a week.
grows half-an-inch per month, whether you cut it or not. It has nothing to do with your stylist's scissors. Hair
Myth: Your Skin Pores Open and Close
A pore is not a door or window–they can not open and close. However, if something is built up in the pore (like dead skin cells) the pores can appear enlarged. Go ahead and exfoliate in order to remove that gunk stuff.
Myth: Soap Is Bad for Your Skin
When soaps contained lye and animal fat, this was true. But newer soaps are less harsh and often have good stuff like moisturizers.