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    • On average, there are 90,000 – 150,000 hairs on the human scalp.
    • 95 percent of our skin is covered by hair.
    • The first hairs of children appear in the mother’s womb, during the 2nd trimester of pregnancy.
    • Hair grows faster during the ages of 15 – 30 years old; growth slows down after the age of 50.
    • Hair grows faster during the summer than in winter.
    • Hair life-span is different. For men, it equals about 2 years, and for women, it equals 4 – 5 years.
    • Baldness cases are rare among women, as their hair roots are located 2mm deeper in the skin than those of men.
    • Year by year, hair becomes shorter and more sparse. People usually lose 60 – 100 hairs a day.
    • Fair-haired people have the most hair – about 150,000.
    • African-American people have the thickest hair, which can be 3 times thicker.
    • Hair absorbs humidity because of its structure. It can also accumulate some substances, which is why it’s often used for crime investigations. For example, if a person is poisoned by arsenic, its traces remain in the hair and can be identified through examination.
    • Greasy hair must be washed more frequently than dry or normal hair. The most appropriate temperature of water for washing is 104°F – 113°F (40°C – 45°C). It is recommended the use of soft (free from calcium, magnesium, iron and salts), boiled water or a weak solution of borax (1 teaspoon for every 1L of water).
    • Short hair is combed from the roots to the tips, while long hair is combed from the tips, gradually moving the comb upward. It’s recommended to use a rare-tooth comb.
    • Hair can be stretched out to 1/5 of its length, and will return to the primary position. Hair is comparable to aluminum in strength and is able to endure 100g – 200g in weight.
    • On average, hair grows daily by 0.33mm. On an annual basis, that is equal to 12cm. If we don’t cut our hair, we’ll have 24ft – 26ft long plaits at the end of our life.