Why is the hair around my temples short?

The hair around your hairline or temples may be shorter where the hair loss is occurring. This is called hair miniaturization. When a hair follicle is beginning to become inactive, the hair it generates becomes thinner and shorter until eventually, the follicle stops producing new hair.

Why won’t the hair on my temples grow?

Telogen effluvium is a type of hair loss that can affect the area around the temples. Hair may also become thinner around the crown of the head. … With telogen effluvium, the hair does not begin the next cycle of growth. As a result, there is no new hair growth to replace the hairs that have shed.

What is new growth in hair?

Anagen is the active phase of the hair. The cells in the root of the hair are dividing rapidly. A new hair is formed and pushes the club hair (a hair that has stopped growing or is no longer in the anagen phase) up the follicle and eventually out. … Scalp hair stays in this active phase of growth for two to six years.

Is it normal to have a receding hairline at 15?

While you may feel like you are too young to start losing your hair in your teens, the reality is that hair loss can begin as early as 15 or 16 years old. While it’s uncommon, hair loss in your teens tends to come on gradually, beginning with thinning hair or a receding hairline.

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