For centuries, the thick hair is considered a symbol of beauty and health.
But how to determine the density of hair?
This will help you some simple home tests.
If your hairdresser says that you have a thickhair, talking about the number of hairs per square centimeter. Hair vary in density for rare, medium and thick. This classification is based on the amount of hair on the head and is not dependent on the texture of the hair. On average, one square centimeter is about 2200 hair follicles. There are about 100,000 hairs on the head. They are constantly updated: the old fall, the new grow. The density of hair can be due to physical health, but more often it is a hereditary trait. There is also a trend that connects the hair color and the number of hair follicles.
It is necessary to separate the notion of texture and density of the hair. Thin hair can be dense, whereas a thick elastic hair - rare.
The dependence of the density of hair on their color
It is believed that the number of hair color depends on thenatural hair color. The largest number of hair in natural blondes - about 140 000. Brown-haired brunette and slightly behind - 110,000 and 108,000 respectively. And most of all no luck red. Their solar head of hair less - about 80, 000.
Most actively growing hair in representatives of the Mongoloid race.
How to determine hair density
Of course, to imagine that someone cancount all the hair on his head, trying to find their density, it is impossible. But knowing that one square centimeter should be about 2 200 of hair, you can try to determine their density. Select the strand size. Thus it is better to avoid the temples area, forehead and neck. Hair at these sites tend to grow less. Of course, this activity requires patience and will take a lot of time, but the result will be as accurate as possible.
Another test for determining hair densityIt involves analysis of the parting on the head. Divide hair parted in the middle and observe carefully. When thinning hair it is wide, the scalp is easily visible, clearly visible hair roots. With thick hair parted narrow, consider scalp hard.
The third way is very relative, but nonehowever, it has the right to exist. The hair must be tied back with a tape measure the circumference of the base of the tail (but not on an elastic band for hair). It is believed that the result of at least 5 cm suggests thinning hair. At 5-10 cm thickness of hair can be considered a normal or average, and at 10-15 cm you are the owner of a thick head of hair.
If you want to improve the condition of hair and makethem more dense, then you will come to the aid of modern cosmetics, stimulate the growth of hair follicles, as well as the recipes of traditional medicine. Or pick up with your stylist haircut option suitable for your hair type. To achieve the effect of thick hair, believe me, is a snap.