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Hair Facts

September 27, 2016Infographic, , Standard

Hair Facts

  • Average number of Hair on the head: 100,000
    On average, you lose 100 hairs a day
  • Black hair: 110,000
  • Blonde hair: 140,000
    Humidity stretches the hair
  • Red hair: 90,000
  • Lifespan of Hair: 2 to 7 years
  • Maximum length of hair: 27 to 35 in.
  • Annual growth: 5 in
  • Diameter of hair: 0.1 mm
  • Female hair grows slowly than male hair (wouldn’t you just know it)
  • Male hair is more dense than female hair (ditto)
  • Hair grows faster in warm weather (vitamin D)
  • ¬†Load carrying capacity: 3.5 oz (= one chocolate bar)

And some more fact tips…

  1. Combing is less detrimental than brushing
  2. Correct shampooing will not dry out the hair
  3. Cutting hair does not influence its growth
  4. Split ends can not be repaired and need to be cut
  5. Frequent washing does not increase loss of hair but does dry it

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