Nipple hair: Some women have a lot, some have a little, and sometimes it pops up out of nowhere. You may not have ever thought about it before, or perhaps it makes you feel self-conscious.

What's normal? When should you be concerned? And if you want to remove it, what's the best way to go about it? We spoke with experts to get the scoop on this hairy situation.

Is nipple hair normal?

When it comes to nipple hair, according to Constance Chen, M.D., board-certified plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist, there is no normal. "Human beings have hair all over their body," Chen said. "Sometimes human hair is thin and clear and sometimes it's thicker and darker. Some women have darker visible hair around their nipples."

In other words, nipple hair, or periareolar hair if you want to get technical, is pretty common in women. So, odds are your nipple hair is perfectly fine.

Megan Gray, M.D., an OB-GYN with Orlando Health Physician Associates said it's rarely a cause for concern. "It can vary from a few sparse hairs to dense hair along the outside circumference of the areola. The amount of hair often varies based on