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10 Amazing Hair Facts

September 25, 2016Infographic, Standard

10 Amazing Hair Facts

Style:
On average, a woman changes her hairstyle 104 times in her lifetime. In surveys just wanting a change was the most common reason.

Length:
The record for the longest hair goes to a woman in china with 18 ft locks whereas the records for ear, eyebrow and nipple hair all stand around 6-7 inches

Money:
The largest amount hair has been insured for is $100,000 by Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tom Jones chest hair was insured for $7m and a lock of Elvis’s hair went at auction for over $100,000.

Natural Color:
Red hair is only found in about 1% of the worldwide population, in medieval times it was thought to be a sign of a witch, werewolf or vampire.

Strength:
A single human hair can support about 3 1/2 oz or 100 grams in weight, a guy from India pulled a 10 ton truck over 50 yards with his.

Extensions:
The longest hair extensions were applied in Serbia and about 1/2 a mile long. She must have needed a 10 ton truck and an Indian guy to get around

Image:
In surveys 96% of women agreed that their sense of beauty and positive and positive self image is connected to their hair

Growth:
Human hair grows just over 1/2 inch per month this can increase by leading a healthy lifestyle and getting plenty of sunlight.

Gender:
Male and female hair is impossible to tell apart unless genetic tests are used. About 11% of American men admit to coloring their hair, it’s 75% for women.

Hairdressing:
The most expensive haircut was by Stuart Philips in his saloon in Covent Garden, London, England on an Italian client for over $16,000.
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