How dare she, a womanreveal such an unsightly thing? Well, to all of you chastising Miley and her armpit hair, you need to take a breather and realize that not only is body hair natural, but being hairy is good for you … or so says science. According to a study by University of Bradford, not only is being hairy good for youno matter your gender, but it also tells a lot about the inner workings of your body, like your circulation and possibly even your intelligence.
Men and women have some obvious differences for obvious reasons, normally related to reproduction and the gender roles that spawn from them. Why, for instance, do men grow beards? Why are they more likely to go bald?
Some men may have hairy backs. Women can sometimes have hairy backs, too. Common beauty or fashion standards may make people feel like having a hairy back is undesirable or unattractive.
Just like the super follicles that make these men so special, our love affair with hairy chests is ever-growing. Read more: 8 reasons why bearded men make the best partners. Who needs Ann Summers when you and your hairy man can play king and queen of the jungle any time you like?
Men and body hair. There is a lot to talk about in this broad category. But men with plentiful body hair are also somewhat glamorized for their masculinity… at least, as long as it is done right!
People who believe male pattern baldness is caused by excessive testosterone i. As with most common "factlets" about the Bald, this is as far from the truth as a bald man is from winning a beauty contest. I am, aged 28, balder than my father was until he was more than twice that age.
Body hairor androgenic hairis the terminal hair that develops on the human body during and after puberty. It is differentiated from the head hair and less visible vellus hairwhich is much finer and lighter in color. The growth of androgenic hair is related to the level of androgens often referred to as male hormones and the density of androgen receptors in the dermal papillae.
When it comes to grooming, men have followed the lead of women in recent years, and opted for a hair free body. There is no shame in a man admitting to waxing or shaving these days, preferring a polished torso to a hairy chest. Nothing wrong with a bit of a tidy up but men stripping themselves of all masculinity completely seems a waste.