Did you know that your hair acts just like a sponge? So does animal fur, in fact one pound of hair can soak-up one quart of oil, yes, oil and stop it from spreading. In 2007 during the Cusco Busan Oil spill in San Francisco Bay they used hair to absorb the oil from the water and hair is now used all around the world to help clean up oil spills!! History shows that hair is a symbol of femininity. During the civil war when women weren’t to battle, hundreds of women soldiers di
In the 1950's only about 7% of women colored their hair, but today over 75% women are coloring their hair! When wet, a healthy strand of hair can stretch an additional 30% of it's original length. Hair is the second fastest growing tissue in the body after bone marrow. The average person has 100,000 – 150,000 strands of hair and on average, one sheds around 50-150 strands of hair a day. A strand of hair is stronger than a copper wire with the same diameter.