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When do boys start growing facial hair?

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On average, boys start noticing hair on their face around age 15 or 16, but everyone's different. Some boys start growing a beard very early in their teenage years, while others don't notice a beard starting until they are much older.

From: Facial Hair FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

KidsHealth: "Understanding Puberty."

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford: "The Growing Child: Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)."

TeensHealth from Nemours: "Shaving," "Hygiene Basics," "What Can I Do to Prevent Razor Burn?"

Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology: "Secondary Characteristics."

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Teen FAQ."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Men's skin Care."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on December 06, 2017

SOURCES:

KidsHealth: "Understanding Puberty."

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford: "The Growing Child: Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)."

TeensHealth from Nemours: "Shaving," "Hygiene Basics," "What Can I Do to Prevent Razor Burn?"

Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology: "Secondary Characteristics."

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Teen FAQ."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Men's skin Care."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on December 06, 2017

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