A characteristic consisting of “terminal” facial hair on the cheeks, lips, chin, and neck.
The number of terminal beard hairs per square centimeter. Higher densities correspond to greater beard development and thicker beards.
The line which is defined by the upper limit of the beard on the cheek.
The part of the beard below the lower lip on the front of the chin.
The line defining the lower limit of the beard along the neck.
The substance within the hair shaft that gives it color.
Facial hair that grows typically after puberty. It is coarse, pigmented hairs that make up the beard. Terminal hair replaces the soft vellus hair and is stronger than vellus. It allows your beard to grow longer and thicker.
The characteristic of beards, which determines whether beard hairs will be straight, curly, coarse, or soft.
Vellus is the first facial hair that grows during adolescence. Some men retain some vellus throughout their entire bearded life.
A yeard is the combination of the words year and beard, and it is also known as the one year beard. Beards grow in different stages. If you have never grown a beard, the initial stage may be awkward and not so pleasant to the eyes. It takes time for your beard to fill in, this is where the term “yeard” becomes important. It takes commitment and a little patience.