Is there such a thing as too long? Let this everything guide to growing your armpit hair ease your hairy journey. Why do we have pit hair, anyway? Another theory suggests that pit bush is a natural defense against friction — a way to prevent chafing between the arm and the torso. But, of course, it could also be because of sex — that handy explanation for basically everything.
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We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Body hair is a normal thing. We grow it everywhere, from our brows to our big toes.
With puberty , there will be lots of changes as your child slowly or in the blink of an eye transforms into a full blown adult. And one of the changes will include new hair growth here, there and everywhere. We cut through this hairy topic, answering some common questions and concerns you may have about adolescent shaving with helpful tips to guide you and your child. Puberty typically starts earlier for girls than boys but can vary from child to child. When they reach puberty, however, the increase in hormones will cause darker hair to grow on the legs, under the arms and in the pubic area.
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