Epilfree - HUMAN HAIR FACTS
Hair overgrowth symptoms & reasons

Overgrowth of hair may appear on human as a result of:
  • From birth (Genetic).
  • Hormonal imbalance.
Genetic disposition - Overgrowth from birth is mostly attributed to genetics, some people are hairier than others. Women usually show overgrowth on the limbs, forehead and sideburns.
Hormonal imbalance – the overgrowth appears at puberty and usually shows on lower jaw, chest, neck, back and buttocks.
Human body hair can be of two major types:
Vallus hair – fuzzy, soft to touch, somewhat invisible
Terminal hair – longer, thicker, stiff, comes in many shades
Throughout life some vallus hair becomes terminal hair. The human body contains about 5 million hairs from both types, same for both men and women. All hair papillae are developed before birth.
Body hair grows about 0.2 millimeters per day, maximum growth takes between 2 to 6 months, to a maximum of 3 centimeters.
Men grow hair faster than women.
The intensity of hair growth and growth period depends on the person’s age and hormonal activity.
 
Hair structure 
Hair Life Cycle

Human Hair Facts

CONTACT US
For more information please contact us: info@epilfree.com