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follicle [2019/11/11 15:00]
Cemmos Added to [Types of Hair] sections
follicle [2020/03/22 15:18] (current)
Cemmos Kenogen phase
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 While you //might// be able to help the fullness of your beard by using something like [[minoxidil|minoxidil]],​ you cannot change how your hair comes out. In general, the curl of a beard may resemble the hair on your head, although there are many exceptions to this (such as straight-haired men having curly beards). The color of your beard will be determined by genetics, and may not be the same color as your head hair. Even mustaches or soul patches may be different colors from the base beard. While you //might// be able to help the fullness of your beard by using something like [[minoxidil|minoxidil]],​ you cannot change how your hair comes out. In general, the curl of a beard may resemble the hair on your head, although there are many exceptions to this (such as straight-haired men having curly beards). The color of your beard will be determined by genetics, and may not be the same color as your head hair. Even mustaches or soul patches may be different colors from the base beard.
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-===== Shedding ===== 
-Hair can and will shed, as it is a natural process of cell replacement. If you notice facial hair falling out of your beard daily, //you are not losing this hair//. It will regrow in the hair follicle. 
  
 ===== Hair Growth Cycle ===== ===== Hair Growth Cycle =====
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 ==== Telogen Phase ==== ==== Telogen Phase ====
 The telogen phase is the body's way of conserving its resources while the rest of the hair is in its growth (anagen) phase. It sticks around for one to several months before the hair is shed. In the coming weeks, the follicle will then enter its growth phase. The telogen phase is the body's way of conserving its resources while the rest of the hair is in its growth (anagen) phase. It sticks around for one to several months before the hair is shed. In the coming weeks, the follicle will then enter its growth phase.
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 +==== Shedding Phase ====
 +Hair can and will shed, as it is a natural process of cell replacement. If you notice facial hair falling out of your beard daily, //you are not losing this hair//. It will regrow in the hair follicle.
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 +This natural process is also known as **exogen**.
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 +==== Kenogen Phase ====
 +The kenogen phase is in between exogen and anagen phases. It's the time when the hair follicle is empty, to when it starts to grow a new hair.
  
 ===== Types of Hair ===== ===== Types of Hair =====