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How many hairs are there on the human head?

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How many hairs are there on the human head?

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You are born with about 100,000 scalp hair follicles to start with, but it varies with natural hair color. Blondes have an average of 150,000 hairs, the average redhead has 90,000. Those with black or brown hair average 110,000 to 100,000 hairs.

*There are about 5 million hair follicles on the adult human body and men have a few hundred thousand more than women. These follicles are distributed fairly evenly throughout the body, with the exception of our hairless palms and soles.*

Shedding, hair thinning, decreased volume of hair and loss of scalp coverage are commons signs of hair loss, which can be treated.

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30 responses to “How many hairs are there on the human head?”

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  3. Sunniva says:

    whattaaafaaaaack omg I’m shook

  4. Cindy says:

    Thats impossible for a blonde to have more hair than brunettes.. never met a blond who was v hairy infact most have blonde hair on their legs and arms.. yet nearly every brunette/black are super hairy soo dunno where the info from

  5. […] Redheads typically have the least amount of hair with 90,000 hairs on average, while blondes generally have the most hair with an average of 150,000 hairs. Ref: baumanmedical.com/qa/many-hairs-human-head/ […]

  6. […] 4. Redheads typically have the least amount of hair with 90,000 hairs on average, while blondes generally have the most hair with an average of 150,000 hairs. – Source […]

  7. […] good news is that when it comes to hair, damage can be undone. The average person has over 100,000 hairs on their head and these hairs are constantly falling out while new ones grow in their place. In other words, our […]

  8. Arjan says:

    Keep them growing!

  9. […] but there are many other ways to ensure great health of your hair. Since  there are around 150,000 hair follicles on the human scalp and you should treat them as part of the body for better […]

  10. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  11. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  12. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  13. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  14. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  15. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  16. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  17. […] is estimated there are between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on human beings’ heads. Of these, 40 to 100 hairs are lost each day, which are replaced by new ones grown from the hair […]

  18. […] 5,000 HFGs. Again, not exactly enough to cover an entire human head, which has an average of 100,000 hair follicles, but a decent […]

  19. […] 5,000 HFGs. Again, not exactly enough to cover an entire human head, which has an average of 100,000 hair follicles, but a decent […]

  20. […] 5,000 HFGs. Again, not exactly enough to cover an entire human head, which has an average of 100,000 hair follicles, but a decent […]

  21. […] 5,000 HFGs. Again, not exactly enough to cover an entire human head, which has an average of 100,000 hair follicles, but a decent […]

  22. […] 5,000 HFGs. Again, not exactly enough to cover an entire human head, which has an average of 100,000 hair follicles, but a decent […]

  23. […] Encore une fois, pas exactement assez pour couvrir une tête humaine entière, qui a une moyenne de 100.000 follicules pileux, mais c’est un début […]

  24. […] born with a set number of hair follicles on your head. Interestingly enough, this number varies by hair color. Blondes have about 150,000 follicles while brunettes have 110,000 and redheads have 90,000. […]

  25. […] you’re born with a set number of hair follicles on your head. Interestingly enough, this number varies by hair color. Blondes have about 150,000 follicles while brunettes have 110,000 and redheads have 90,000. […]

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