I am in smack dab in the middle of perimenopause, the transition of a woman's body into menopause. Once I don't get my period for 12 months, I'll officially be in menopause. But at the age of 49, I'm still getting mine every 28 days. I am sprouting hair where I don't want it. Like long black ones on the backs of my legs.
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Menopausal peach fuzz is not high on the list of "favorite things about menopause. Vellus hair is that short, soft, nearly not-there hair children and women have. Who gets what re: facial hair is determined mostly by our hormones. More estrogen gets you the finer, softer, lighter stuff. More testosterone, the heavier kind.
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Click here to read Part 1: Things I learned from my teenage son. We went to Dr Anna Garrett to pluck the facts. Here is what she said:. Or that we develop meno-middle…that lovely spare tire that grows out of nowhere?
But the other day I took one look at myself in the mirror and recoiled. There, smack bang in the middle of my chin, a long black hair had seemingly sprouted overnight, right where the whole world could see it. Tweezers did the job — but I know that next week another will emerge.