1. 0.35 millimeters a day or 1 centimeter per month is the rate at which human hair grows.
2. Your hair grows in response to individual biochemistry and hormones. Heredity, genes, race, medications taken, physical and mental stress, and diet influence these hormones.
3. Your skin is subject to changes in its resiliency and thickness because of temperature, humidity, diet and stress.
4. While shaving, a person removes about as much skin as hair.
5. The average person has about 615 hairs per square centimeter.
6. African American people have more body hair than Asians, but Caucasian people have more than African Americans.
7. Men’s facial hair grows at a rate of approximately half an inch per month (6 inches per year).
8. The average man will spend 60 hours shaving each year.
9. Body hair usually grows out from an individual’s skin at a 30 to 60 degree angle.
10. Just 1% of men enjoy their daily shave, with 99% regarding it as an annoying chore.
11. Hair grows faster during the day than at night.
13. It is false that human hair continues to grow after death.