18 Fun Hair Facts

There are fun facts about everything, why not about hair? Hair is fun, facts are fun, and hair facts are even more fun.

  • Hair is dead. Your eyes are not tricking you. The hair we see that extends from the scalp is dead, but hair inside the epidermis is not.
  • Hair is very strong. The full head of hair could support 2 tons!

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  • Contrary to popular belief, people with blonde hair have the highest number of hair strands.
  • We shed 100-150 hair strands per day. It is entirely natural. Losing more than that can lead to baldness.
  • If you want to grow your hair to your waist, it takes about seven years to do so.

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  • One has the most number of hair on their scalp when they are children. All of our hair follicles are formed when we are still in the womb.
  • Lips, the soles of the feet, eyelids, the palms of the hands: no hair? That is right. We have hair everywhere else on the body other than these parts.
  • When our hair is still wet, it can be elastic, stretching by up to 30% of its normal length.
  • Hair grows fast – not as fast as the bone marrow – but still fast.
  • Your hair is made of the same thing as the beaks, feathers, claws, horn in animals: keratin!
  • Most medications have a side effect of causing hair loss.
  • When you remove a hair strand, a new one starts to grow in its place.
  • “Shampoo” comes from the Hindi word “champna”, and it means to knead.
  • Split ends can never be repaired. One needs to cut them off.
  • Asian hair has the most elasticity.
  • Hair tells a lot about us – our environment and diet.
  • Our hair on our faces grows faster than other body hair.
  • Cutting your hair has not impact on its growth!

Hair is fun, and there are many more facts about it. We hope to share them with you soon.


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