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How to take part

We're back from March 12-15 2015.

Sign up for 2015

Tips for a perfect shave!

There are so many ways you can be involved!


  • We prefer clipper length No1 or No2 for the guys.
  • Most women opt for No3 or No4.
  • For health and liability reasons we don’t recommend blade shaves down to the skin.


  • Spray your locks with a stunning temporary hair colour. We recommend you use non-permanent hair spray, wax or hair chalk which washes out. 
  • Cinta Intense Hair Colour Sprays are ideal and are available from all good pharmacies.

Under 18?

  • Don’t give the grown ups a nasty shock!
  • Always get permission from a parent and check with your school first.
  • You need to fill in the consent form and get it signed by a teacher AND a parent or guardian.
  • When you sign up you need to tell us a parent or guardian’s name and phone number – or call us free on 1800 500 088.

Consent Form

Other ideas for fellas

  • Try shaving off your beard, moustache or sideburns.
  • Wax your legs or chest!
  • Lose the mullet or the comb-over!
  • Use face-paint to get creative on your already bald head.

Other ideas for ladies

  • Wear a wig.
  • Go crazy with clips, scrunchies and hair extensions!
  • Wear a wacky style for the day.
  • Got long hair? Go short – then shorter still!

Your Step-By-Step Guide

Follow our six easy steps for a perfect shave!

Step 1

Decide to shave, colour or wax

No.1 or No.2: If you’re going to shave, we prefer clipper length No1 or No2. Many women opt for No3 or No4. For health and liability reasons we don’t recommend blade shaves down to the skin.

Temporary colour: Spray your locks with a stunning non-permanent hair spray or wax which washes out. Cinta hair spray is ideal for this and it’s available from all good pharmacies. You can also try hair chalks - they wash out easily as well. You can buy a pack here

Other ideas: Try shaving off a beard or waxing your legs!

Step 2

We'll help you reach your goal

Update your online Profile Page: When you sign up, we give you a personal Profile Page. We’ll help you create a unique link to your page, upload photos and tell people about your plans.

Send emails, get social:People are even more generous online or mobile, so send emails, SMSs and Facebook posts asking for sponsorship. Log in and use the My Shave Tools to Get Sponsors and Get Social. All your messages include a link to your Profile Page, so people can sponsor you with their credit card or PayPal – they get an email receipt straight away.

Go Mobile:Our apps for mobiles devices will allow you to fundraise on the run! Stand by they are coming soon.

A bird in the hand…It’s best to ask people to give you their money BEFORE you shave. It’s harder to ask for the money afterwards.they expect.

Step 3

Be Brave and Shave!

Make a date: Hold your own event at at time to suits you or attend a public shave. There will be lots of public events held over our shave weekend with hairdressers and equipment all provided. Event locations

Organise your own event: This is a terrific idea if your team are all shaving or colouring together. Your event can be as simple or as huge as you want to make it. Event checklist

Order the gear: Buy hats, T shirts and capes from our online shop

Enjoy yourself: After all the hard work preparing for the big moment, take plenty of before and after photos and upload them to Facebook.

Step 4

Celebrate your success!

Take photos - look amazing - ask people for more donations once they see how great you look!

Pay in all the money you’ve collected by reaching your goal - thank you!

At the bank: Collect all the cash and cheques and take them to any branch of the bank listed on the deposit slip inside your receipt book.

BPAY®: Put the money directly into our bank account using telephone or online banking. Our BPAY® biller code and your unique reference number are on page 3 of your receipt book. It’s as easy as paying a bill.

Pay in on the plastic: Log into the website and use your credit card to Pay-in Funds - you can show names on your donor listing.

Mail us a cheque: Enclose a cheque when you send your receipt book back.

Return your receipt book: Tax Office rules say we MUST get your receipt books back. We provide an envelope for this. Our address for returned books is: Leukaemia Foundation, GPO Box 9954, IN YOUR CAPITAL CITY.

Host your own shave

​Organising your own event is great if your team are shaving or colouring together.

Simple, sophisticated, private or open to the public - go for it!

Host a shave event