Need some advices about fur

So, here’s my model:
With Filmic color space:


With default color space:
As you can see the fur is far from good, there’s a lot of dark spots, black stripes. Filmic color space makes things a bit better, but still. So:

  1. How can I reduce AO between hair? I think it causes these black spots and stripes
  2. How to blend skin and hair nicely? Fur around mouth looks wierd (skin and hair use same color)

Material setup: