Hair facts that even the best hair transplant doctors probably don’t know.

Amidst all the searching and research about finding the best hair transplant it’s nice to lighten up once in awhile. To that end. here are some incredible facts that even the best hair transplant doctors are probably not aware of. For example, did you know that hair stretches by more than 30% when wet? Hair is much like a sponge and soaking up all that water is what makes it stretch.

Here’s one we’ve never heard of, the anticipation of having sex makes your hair grow faster. How was this research done? And who did it, for that matter? Likewise, who sets the price for human hair? A hundred grams of blond hair fetches $1, 600 on the current market. That’s probably why most wig makers buy black Asian hair (which can cost as little as $300) and simply dye it blond. Only 2% of the population have natural blond. No word on what red hair costs. Only 1% of people have that color. Average human hair is about 50% carbon, 20% oxygen; the rest is made up of 12 other elements including trace amounts of gold. The average head grows about 10 miles of hair per year. No one is saying how much hair it would take to get enough trace gold to make a ring.