1. An average human has 1,00,000 hair follicles, each of which produce 20 hairs in a lifetime.
2. Each of our hair strands undergoes 3 stages: Anagen phase, Catagen phase and Telogen phase.
3. The rate of hair growth varies from person to person, but the average rate is about 15 centimetres or 6 inches per year.
4. Each hair strand completes its cycle and wears off. A person loses about 50 to 100 of hair strands per day. On the day when you wash your hair, you end up losing upto 250 strands. But if you lose more than this range, you suffer from severe hair fall problem and should consult a dermatologist.
Use of chemical laden cosmetics causes severe hair fall, as these chemicals clog your scalp pores by forming a layer over it. Most of the shampoos and conditioners contain harsh chemicals which have adverse effects on your hair. Thus avoid using them and switch to natural products, you can use a mixture of amla, reetha and shikakai to wash your hair. A hair pack of honey and eggs can be used as a natural conditioner.
However there are some mechanical reasons also which cause hair fall like excessive combing, hair styling (like dye, bleach, perming), tight braids etc are.
I hope you found these mantras, tips and tricks helpful for growing you hair faster. Do try them and discover your beautiful tresses.
Till then take care and keep it stylish!