Book Appointment

Categories

We reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee if appointments are cancelled less than 24 hours.

Fun Hair Facts

Hair-raising facts:

Hair is so strong that each hair can withstand the strain of 100 grams (3.5 ounces). An average head of hair could hold 10-15 tons if only the scalp was strong enough!

Hair is the fastest growing tissue in the body, second only to bone marrow.

35 meters of hair fibre is produced every day on the average adult scalp.

The average scalp has 100,000 hairs. Redheads have the least at 80,000; brown and black haired persons have about 100,000; and blondes have the most at 120,000.

90% of scalp hairs are growing and 10% are resting.

It is normal to lose 100 hairs per day from the scalp.

You must lose over 50% of your scalp hairs before it is apparent to anyone.

Many drugs can cause hair loss.

Thyroid imbalance and iron deficiency are reversible causes for hair loss.

Over 50% of men by age 50 have male pattern hair loss.

Forty percent of women by the time they reach menopause will have female pattern (hereditary) hair loss.

Add a comment