Chin hairs are like stars. You dont always see them, but every so often they emerge to surprise you in all their bold glory.
Facial hair, of course, is no big deal, but we have always wondered what the deal is with that one thick, long hair that seems to appear out of nowhere, just begging to be plucked.
We took a break from staring at our faces in magnified mirrors to call on the experts. First and foremost, we wanted to know what makes those individual chin hairs different from our thinner, finer facial hair.
Dr. Heidi Waldorf, director of laser and cosmetic dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, broke it down for HuffPost.
These are terminal hairs versus the vellus hairs on the rest of the face, she said. Hair differs in its susceptibility to testosterone. Beard and mustache hair are ...