21 facts tagged with Hair Facts
In North Korea, you are forced to choose one of 28 government-approved haircuts.
Ancient Greeks believed that redheads turned into vampires after they died.
Only 2% of the worlds population is blonde.
Valentine Tapley promised to never shave again if Abraham Lincoln was elected president. He died in 1910 with a 12-foot-long beard.
Only 2% of the Earth's population are natural redheads.
Blonde hair is not exclusive to Europeans. Melanesians of the south Pacific evolved a different gene for blonde hair.
In 1996, research found that having excessive body hair is linked to higher intelligence.
When you get goosebumps and your hair stands, the hair helps to trap air, making you feel warmer by keeping in your body heat.
Some Chinese-made hair bands were fashioned from recycled condoms.
Redheads require up to 20% more anesthesia to be knocked out.
The technical term for a cat’s hairball is a “bezoar.”
An average person’s yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs.
In 1911, pigtails were banned in China because they were seen as a link with its feudal past.
A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day.
In the 1800's, rum was considered excellent for cleaning hair and keeping it healthy. Brandy was believed to strengthen hair roots.
A man's beard grows fastest when he anticipates sex.
Most of us have microscopic, worm like mites named Demodex that live in our eyelashes and have claws and a mouth.
In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
One human hair can support 3 ounces.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.