What is nipple hair?

Nipple hair can be embarrassing but it is actually a very common concern and can easily be treated. It is excess hair, that can be thicker or darker in colour to you normal hair, which usually grows around the border of the Areolla (the edge of the pigment of the nipple).

What causes nipple hair?

There can be a number of causes for this excess hair growth: over plucking or waxing this area can trigger stimulated hair growth, as can certain medications and hormonal conditions/ changes can lead to excess hair growth.

What treatments are available for nipple hair?

There are two options for removing nipple hair and both are available at our two London skin clinics in Kensington and Wimbledon. The most effective treatment for you usually depends on the colour and thickness of the nipple hair, and skin tone. Book a consultation with one of hair removal specialists to discuss the best treatment for you to remove this often embarrassing condition. Appointments are available at both our Kensington and Wimbledon advanced skin care clinics.


  • IPL Hair Removal
  • Electrolysis Hair Removal

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