Getting facial hair in old age

Duration: 15min 35sec Views: 295 Submitted: 10.07.2020
Category: Teen
Your hair and nails help protect your body. They also keep the temperature of your body steady. As you age, your hair and nails begin to change. Hair color change.

Unwanted Facial Hair and Menopause

Why am I getting unwanted facial hair at age 41? -

Your hormone levels shift periodically and throughout your life because of aging, weight gain, and other factors, including pregnancy and menopause. According to another study, it is very likely you will experience unwanted facial hair after menopause. Just like men, women have hair follicles all over their faces. However, for most women, these follicles grow tiny, soft hairs that are barely noticeable. The imbalance of hormones causes the appearance of some male secondary sex characteristics, like coarse facial hair. You should let your doctor know if your facial and body hairs are growing quickly.

Why am I getting unwanted facial hair at age 41?

Last week, a reader sent in a comment in response to one of our stories:. My biggest complaint—and no one I know seems to share this—is a sudden abundance of light facial hair! I had it waxed once, but read that waxing will eventually cause the hair to coarsen. Now I cut it back with at small pair of scissors, but it still seems so obvious to me.
Recently, I asked the women in our community to share their questions about makeup for women over We had some great questions, including one from Carol, who asked about facial hair removal. So, to help investigate this issue, I turned to my good friend, Ariane Poole.