Back to anecdotes about the ups and downs of facial hair, from ancient Egypt to the hipsters and lumbersexuals of the 21st century. A hairy story. Back to the most famous beards in history.
Although hipsters pride themselves on having made beards fashionable and even invented them, the reality is that beards have existed since time immemorial. If we were to mention famous bearded men, surely actors, athletes, musicians and even the Magi, Santa Claus, the magician Merlin or six of the Seven Dwarves come to mind, to name but a few examples.
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Fur? Yes, if we go back a little (a lot) in time, we realize that in prehistoric times, the first men were very hairy, they even had fur.
How did the transformation take place up to the present man? What are the reasons for this evolution? You will know all about the evolution of man and especially his hair.
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Hypertrichosis, also known as werewolf syndrome, is a condition characterized by excessive hair growth throughout a person’s body.
It can affect both men and women, but is extremely rare. Abnormal hair growth can cover the face and body or occur in small patches. Hypertrichosis can appear at birth or develop over time.
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