Feb 15, · Girls commonly have a fine growth of hair on their bodies and face. But some girls have excessive and coarse hair growth on their face and body. In medical terms, this condition is referred to as hirsutism. It is said that around % of women have hirsutism (1). Jan 24, · Excessive chin or facial hair, or suddenly increased growth in hair on any part of the face, may be a sign of a condition called hypertrichosis. The type of hypertrichosis specific to women is Author: Adrienne Santos-Longhurst.
For girls, one of the many afflictions they can face is unexpected facial hair. Male hair growth patterns in females is called hirsutism. Either way, it is hormonal. In its mildest form, pubescent hirsutism can present as dark hair on the upper lip, upper cheeks, on the forehead, and between the eyebrows. Sep 06, · Girls usually have fine facial hair on their face before puberty. This fine hair is called vellus. However, following puberty, changes in hormone balance can lead to the growth of coarse dark hair called terminal hair on many parts of the body.