Oct 20, · That is, the trend for some males to remove body hair has coincided with a trend to grow facial hair. Of course, our grandparents used to tell us to eat our veggies because it would put hair on our chest. Guess it's possible that some of these rugby league blokes don't eat their veggies. Or, perhaps the things they use to make their muscles big. We have two types of hair on our bodies: the coarse, usually pigmented terminal hair which includes our head hair, pubic hair and for men their facial and chest hair; and the finer, less visible vellus hair. Hair growth and size is modulated by hormones, in particular androgens like testosterone, which kick in .