In a regular day cycle, two weeks 14 days after menstruation begins, another egg is released from one of the ovaries in a process called ovulation. Pubic hair is the hair that grows on the mons pubis, around the genital area, and sometimes at the top of the inner thigh. The age when a girl starts puberty can be very different among girls, so if you start earlier or later than your friends, it is perfectly okay! Overall, girls tend to fill out all over the body and develop curves as they grow older. Women can explore their vulva by standing or sitting in front of a mirror with their legs spread apart or holding a mirror between their legs while propping one leg up.
It is not yet definitively known why women have nipple hair, although it is speculated that the reason for growing this hair leads back to primitive times when both male and female bodies needed more body hair to keep them warm.
You may develop acne pimples. To see a detailed illustration and description of the various parts of the vulva, please visit our page on female anatomy. Your voice will begin to get deeper. Allow your breasts time to grow and develop; they will, we promise! You will see that a few of the guys have already started puberty. Boys and girls begin to go through similar stages of physical changes, but at different times.