1. Hair consists mainly of keratin, the same protein animal horns, hooves, claws, feathers and beaks are made of.
2. In case of wet, a healthy lock of hair can still stretch another 30% of its original length.
3. Hair grows slightly faster in hot weather, because the heat stimulates blood circulation and stimulates hair growth.
4. All hair death, with the exception of the hair which is still in the epidermis of the scalp.
5. Hair contains information about everything that has ever been in your bloodstream, including drugs, and is one of the most widely used types of forensic evidence.
6. The only thing about you that can not be identified by your hair is your sex-men and the hair of women are identical in structure.
7. Black is the most common hair color. Red is the most rare and exists only in about 1 percent of the global population, with blond hair found in 2 percent.
8. As soon as a hair is plucked from the follicle, a new one begins to grow.
9. Hair is 50 percent carbon, 21 percent oxygen, 17 percent nitrogen, 6 percent and 5 percent hydrogen sulfur.
10. Hair can grow anywhere on the body except the palms, soles of the feet, eyelids, lips and mucous membranes.
11. Goosebumps cold or fear are contracting due to hair follicles, causing the hair and surrounding skin bunch up.
12. The average number of strands of hair varies by natural color, with the most blondes and redheads have the least.
13. The scientific term for split ends is “trichoptilosis.”
14. In addition to bone marrow, hair is the fastest growing tissue in the body.
15. Balding begins only become visible once you have lost more than 50 percent of the hair from your scalp.