Sunday, 12 September 2010

Did you Know?

  • The average human scalp has about 100,000 hairs. 
  •  90% of a person's scalp hair is in a continual growth phase that lasts two to six years.
  • The other 10% of scalp hair is in a resting phase that lasts between two and three months.
  • Normal shedding is 70 and 150 hairs are regularly lost from the scalp each day.
  • the average human hair grows at an average rate of 1 centimenter (around half an inch) per month.
  • The average people with blond hair typically have more hair (average 140,000 hairs) than the average brunette (105,000 hairs) or redhead (90,000).
  • Most balding is caused by a genetic predisposition
  • Maximum length of hair: 70 to 90 cm
  • Female hair grows more slowly than male hair
  • Healthy hair has an average lifetime of 2-6 years.(Before shedding)
  • Next to bone marrow, hair is the fastest growing tissue in the human body.
  • hair turns gray as we age is because the pigment cells in the hair follicle start to die, which is responsible for producing "melanin" which gives the hair colour.
  • Hair and fingernails are made from the same substance, keratin.
  • Human hair is a coveted asset for most people. It has been described as a person's crowning glory.
  • The Color blonde hair is the finest and black hair is the coarsest.
  • As a person ages, hair grows slower and gets thinner in both males and females.

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