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Hair And Nails

Facial  hair grows faster than any other hair on the body.
If you're ever had a covering of stubble on your face as you're clocking out at 5 o'clock you're probably pretty  familiar with this. In fact if the average man never shaved his beard it would grow to over 30 feet during his life time , longer than a killer whale.



Every day the average person loses 60-100 strands of hair .

 Unless you're already bald, chanced are good that you're shedding pretty heavily on a daily basis . Your hair loss will vary in accordance with the season , pregnancy, illness diet and age


Women hair is about half diameter of men's hair .
While it might sound strange, it shouldn't some as too much of a surprise tht men's hair should be coarser than that of women. Hair diameter also varies on avergae between races making hair plugs on some men look especially obvious .



One human hair can supports 3.5 ounces
That's about the weight of two full size candy bars, and with hundreds  of thousands of hairs on the human head, makes the tale of Rapunzal much more plausible

nails facts



The fastest growing nail is on the  middle finger .
And the nail  on the middle finger of your dominant hand will grow the fastest of all. Why is not entirely known, but nail growth is related to the length of the finger , with the longest fingers growing nails the fastest and shortest the lowest.


There are as many hairs per square inch on your body as a chimpanzee..
Humans are not quite nakes apes that we're made out to be. WE have lots of hair, but on most of us, iit's not obvious as a majority of the hairs are too fine or light to be seen


Blondes have more hair.

They're said to have more fun, and they definitely have more hair. Hair color determines how dense the hair on your head is. The average human has 100000 hair follicles , each of which is capable of producing 20 individual hairs during a person's life time. Blondes average 146000 follicles while people with black hair tend to have about 110000 follicles . Those with brown hair fit the average with 100000 follicles and redheads have the least dense hair with about 86000 follicles .


Finger nails grow nearly 4 times faster than toe nails .

If you notice that you're trimming your finger nails much more frequently than your toe nails you're not just imagining it . The nails that get the most exposure and are used most frequently grow the fastest . On average nails on both the toes and fingers grow about  on tenth of an inch each month .



The lifespan of a human hair is 3 to 7 years on average..
While you quite a few hairs each day, your hair actually have a pretty long life providing they aren't subject to any trauma. Your hairs will likely get to see several different hair cuts , styles and even possibly decades before they fall out their own


Human hair is virtually indestructible.

Aside from it's flammability, human hair decays at such a slow rate that it is practically non-dis integrative . If you're ever wondered how your  clogs up your pipes so quick consider this., hair cannot be destroyed by cold, change of climate , water or other natural forces and it is resistant to many kinds of acids and corrosive chemical

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