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Hair Facts: Did you know??

hair facts

Did you know???

-All of the hair follicles you'll ever have were formed when you were a fetus at 5 months -The average human sheds about 50-150 strands of hair a day -A hair follicle will replace a new strand of hair about 20 times in a lifetime -A single healthy strand is stronger than a copper wire of equivalent diameter -The only part of the hair that is not dead is within the scalp -Hair is composed of the following elements: carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, and sulphur -Each hair strand has its own muscle, nerve, and blood supply -Hair remains in the anagen phase (growing phase) anywhere from 2-6 years -The determining factor of the amount of time hair spends in the anagen phase is genetically predisposed

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