Please help! Each hair grows out of a little pit in the skin called a follicle. So two things are required: androgens in the blood, and cells that respond to androgens by making hairs. Because men and women are not as different as you might think.
Excessive or Unwanted Hair in Women
Excessive Or Unwanted Hair In Women
All women have facial and body hair, but the hair is usually very fine and light in color. The growth pattern of hirsutism in women is associated with virilization. Women with this condition have characteristics that are commonly associated with male hormones. Hypertrichosis, on the other hand, can increase hair anywhere on the body. According to the Indian Journal of Dermatology , hirsutism affects between 5 and 10 percent of women. It tends to run in families, so you may be more likely to have unwanted hair growth if your mother, sister, or other female relative also has it.
This is why some women get facial hair
Facial hair is an issue that many women prefer to keep quiet, with furtive trips to the beauty salon or secret bleaching sessions at home. While all women have fine, light hair covering their faces and bodies, for some women this hair can be thicker, coarser and more visible — but why? We spoke to dermatologist Dr Stefanie Williams at the launch of the new Philips Lumea , where she told us that there are a variety of factors behind female facial hair.
Oh, facial hair. From the immense amount of popularity that beards have been getting lately, one might start thinking about why that is. Do girls actually like facial hair or has the idea of growing such a robust beard become such a phenomenon as of late that all men just hopped onto the trend? The truth is that it can go either way. Some girls LOVE a man with a healthy amount of facial hair while others completely despise it.