Facial hair

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Facial hair is hair grown on the face, usually on the chin, cheeks, and upper lip region.wikipedia
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List of facial hairstyles

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".
This is a list of facial hairstyles.

Adolescence

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Men typically start developing facial hair in the later years of puberty or adolescence, between seventeen and twenty years of age, and most do not finish developing a full adult beard until their early twenties or later.
Facial hair in males normally appears in a specific order during puberty: The first facial hair to appear tends to grow at the corners of the upper lip, typically between 14 and 17 years of age.

Secondary sex characteristic

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It is typically a secondary sex characteristic of human males.
In humans, visible secondary sex characteristics include pubic hair, enlarged breasts and widened hips of females, and facial hair and Adam's apples on males.

Moustache

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".
A moustache is facial hair grown on the upper lip.

Goatee

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".
A goatee is a style of facial hair incorporating hair on a man's chin but not his cheeks.

Sideburns

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".
Sideburns, sideboards, or side whiskers are facial hair grown on the sides of the face, extending from the hairline to run parallel to or beyond the ears.

Man

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Men typically start developing facial hair in the later years of puberty or adolescence, between seventeen and twenty years of age, and most do not finish developing a full adult beard until their early twenties or later.

Hair removal

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Many women depilate facial hair that appears, as considerable social stigma is associated with facial hair on women, and freak shows and circuses have historically displayed bearded women.
Both men and women have visible hair on the head, eyebrows, eyelashes, armpits, pubic region, arms, and legs; men and some women also have thicker hair on their face, abdomen, back and chest.

Hirsutism

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Excessive hairiness (especially facially) is known as hirsutism and is usually an indication of atypical hormonal variation.
Hirsutism affects members of either sex, since rising androgen levels can cause excessive body hair, particularly in locations where women normally do not develop terminal hair during puberty (chest, abdomen, back, and face).

Hair

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".
Males have more terminal hair, especially on the face, chest, abdomen, and back, and females have more vellus hair, which is less visible.

Bearded lady

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Many women depilate facial hair that appears, as considerable social stigma is associated with facial hair on women, and freak shows and circuses have historically displayed bearded women.
A relatively small number of women are able to grow enough facial hair to have a distinct beard.

Face

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Facial hair is hair grown on the face, usually on the chin, cheeks, and upper lip region.

Male

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It is typically a secondary sex characteristic of human males.

Puberty

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Men typically start developing facial hair in the later years of puberty or adolescence, between seventeen and twenty years of age, and most do not finish developing a full adult beard until their early twenties or later.

Woman

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Women are also capable of developing facial hair, especially after menopause, though typically significantly less than men.

Menopause

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Women are also capable of developing facial hair, especially after menopause, though typically significantly less than men.

Beard

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".

Shaving

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Men may style their facial hair into beards, moustaches, goatees or sideburns; many others completely shave their facial hair and this is referred to as being "clean-shaven".

Abrahamic religions

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Many religious male figures are recorded to have had facial hair; for example, numerous prophets mentioned in the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) were known to grow beards.

Judaism

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Many religious male figures are recorded to have had facial hair; for example, numerous prophets mentioned in the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) were known to grow beards.

Christianity

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Many religious male figures are recorded to have had facial hair; for example, numerous prophets mentioned in the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) were known to grow beards.

Islam

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Many religious male figures are recorded to have had facial hair; for example, numerous prophets mentioned in the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) were known to grow beards.

Sikhism

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Other religions, such as Sikhism, mandate growing beards.

Amish

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Amish men grow beards after marriage, but continue to shave their moustaches in order to avoid historical associations with military facial hair due to their pacifistic beliefs.

Vellus hair

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Women typically have little hair on the face, apart from eyebrows and the vellus hair that covers most of the body.