Even as boys there are a few facts about body hair that we all know. Some facts about body hair are less well known though. Who knew that hair would appear on their gooch, also known as the perineum, or on their back, or that our moustaches would eventually start inside our noses rather than underneath them? The condition that causes men to lose some or all of their beard is called alopecia barbae. You may already be familiar with alopecia areata, which is when bald spots appear on people's scalps.
No matter how hard you wish and try for a beard, you might find yourself without the facial hair you want. There are many factors that decide how your beard will grow, and if you can grow one to begin with. This is the biggest player in your beard growth and appearance. Where and how fast your hair grows is decided by your genetic makeup. One of these things is your hormonal balance. Facial hair is a male feature, and the hormone responsible is testosterone.
Beards are definitely in right now. Even for those not following facial-hair trends, many men switch up their look for winter, going from a clean-shaven face to a full beard. Knowing how to grow a beard is actually a science that requires patience, persistence and proper grooming. In fact, growing and maintaining a beard requires its own regimen. Growing out a beard can take a month or more.
A beard is the unshaven hair that grows on the chin , upper lip , cheeks and neck of humans and some non-human animals. In humans, usually only pubescent or adult males are able to grow beards. Some women with hirsutism , a hormonal condition of excessive hairiness, may develop a beard. Throughout the course of history, societal attitudes toward male beards have varied widely depending on factors such as prevailing cultural-religious traditions and the current era's fashion trends.