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INSANE FACTS ABOUT HAIR
1. Did you know that the hair on your head can stand the weight of two elephants or that red is the rarest hair colour? And that s not the half of it: read on to find out more! .....
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2. Although hair is one of the most common types of forensic evidence, you can t tell someone s gender from a strand of their hair. .....
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3. The core structure of the human hair can reveal information about everything that has ever been in the bloodstream, including drugs. .....
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4. There are approximately 5 million hair follicles in the human body. .....
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5. All of the hair follicles in humans are formed by the time a fetus is just five months old. .....
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6. Hair can stretch up to 30 per cent of its original length when wet. .....
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7. The most common natural hair colour globally is black. Blondes make up just 2 per cent of the population. .....
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8. Red is the rarest hair colour, found in one per cent of the population. .....
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9. Every time a hair falls out, it will re grow. It can do this up to 20 times in a lifetime. .....
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10. After bone marrow, hair is the second fastest growing tissue of the body. .....
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11. Xie Qiuping (pictured) from China is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the longest hair. She started growing her locks from the age of 13. When measured on 8 May 2004, her hair length was 5.627 metres. .....
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12. At any given time, 90 per cent of the hairs on your scalp are in a growing phase, while the rest are dormant. .....
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13. Did you know that blonde hair was associated with prostitution in ancient Greece? .....
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14. The ancient Greeks also believed that people with red hair turned into vampires after death. .....
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15. Egyptians were the first people known to remove unwanted body hair using natural products. .....
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16. Trichoptilosis is the scientific term for split ends. .....
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17. The Scottish population has the highest percentage of redheads in the world about 13 percent. .....
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18. It is normal to shed between 40 150 strands of hair per day (unless you re bald, of course). .....
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19. African hair grows more slowly and is more prone to damage than other hair types. .....
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20. Warm weather stimulates hair growth, while cold weather inhibits it. .....
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21. Ever wondered why the head has so much hair? Because it does not have a layer of fat, and hair tufts act as insulation. .....
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22. On an average, a grown man will spend five months of his entire life shaving his beard. .....
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23. You have to shell out more money to buy a blonde wig. Blonde hair fetches as much three times the price of dark hair. .....
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24. One hair strand can bear up to 100 grams of weight. On an average, a person has around 100,000 hair strands on head?strong enough to lift the weight of two elephants! .....
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25. Trimming or cutting your hair at regular intervals will not help it grow faster; It only removes split ends, which make the hair prone to breakage. .....
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26. Blond people have more hairs on their body than people with darker hair. .....
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27. Your hair root, located beneath the scalp, is the only part of the hair which is alive. .....
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28. A single hair has a lifespan of about five years. .....
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29. We get goosebumps because stimuli, like fear or cold, cause the muscles surrounding the hair follicles to contract. .....
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30. Nobody ever has totally straight hair. All types of hair tend to twist as they grow. The only difference is that in some people the twist occurs to a greater degree than others, giving them curly hair. .....
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31. If a man does not shave his beard in his entire lifetime, it will grow to be about 30 35 feet. .....
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Caviar Nail Art Design. You can get the Caviar Nail art design by using beads and a fast drying top coat. .....
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