How can we break the facial hair taboo?


Excess facial hair affects 5-10% of women – Dr Katerina Steventon asks how can we work with medical professionals and the media to address this sensitive issue?

How can we break the facial hair taboo?

One of the last taboos of menopause, excessive hair growth in women, or hirsutism, is a big cosmetic concern. Affecting women mainly around the menopause, or even earlier in life, it is a sign of an underlying endocrine disorder and (for many women) a disturbing issue to live with. So what can the industry do?


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