A few things for you;
1 hair will not attach to polygons.
2 Did you select your object and click 'make paintable'
3 check your paint brush settings and make sure your strokes are to scale with what your painting it on.
start with these and see what you caan get. let us know what happens.
And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal spooning,
E.T. revealed to me his singular purpose.
--TOOL, 10,000 Days---