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Where did that long hair on your chin suddenly come from?

You look in the mirror and suddenly he is there:a long hair growing from your chin. You'd swear he wasn't there yesterday.

Hair on your chin

It is a problem that is more common in women. It often occurs with hormonal changes. Are you heading towards menopause? Then you can suffer from it more often. Male androgens cause a hair follicle to suddenly produce thicker and darker hair. Not all women are equally sensitive to it.

Read also: ‘What can you do about ingrown hairs?‘

Long hair?

Do you suddenly have a long hair growing out of your chin? It could also have been an ingrown hair that came off your skin after exfoliating.


You can simply remove the long hairs with tweezers. Do you suffer from hair that suddenly appears in strange places? In that case, it is wise to discuss your hormones with your doctor.