We have tens of thousands of individual hairs on our head, not to mention the rest of our body. Hair keeps us warm, wards off dirt and little creatures that want to enter our body, and sometimes makes us attractive (although bald can definitely be sexy too). How much do you know about those strange cells we call human hair?
What is the most common hair color in the world?
On which of these places can hair actually grow?
How much of our body is covered in hair?
True or False: Crash dieting can cause temporary hair loss.
How much hair can one lose (on average) before it's visible they are balding?
How long does an average balding process take in men?
How many hairs does the average person lose a day?
How fast does hair usually grow?
About 1/2 (1.3 cm) an inch a month
About 3 (7.5 cm) inches a month
About 1 inch (2.5 cm) a month
About 1/10 (0.25 cm) inch a month
Which of these foods does NOT encourage hair growth?
True or False: Hair is the fastest growing tissue in the body.
Which of these hair colors has the largest number of hairs covering their head?
The major cause of dandruff is a/an...
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It's on our body and it keeps us warm, do we really need to know more than this? By your score, it seems you don't really think so. That's fine, perhaps it's not something that interests you. But if you want to learn more about it, read our answers!
You know quite a lot about the human hair and its conditions, which is more than most people do. You'd make a good hairdresser (at least in theory) and you probably take good care of your own hair, OR you've learned from your own mistakes...
You know all there is to know about hair! They wrote the musical about you! You're quite the hair expert and you are keenly aware of how much of it we have, how to preserve it and how to lose it. You probably take very good care of your own hair, and that's a smart thing to do.