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Author Topic: How long does it take for the average human (head) hair to grow 1 inch?  (Read 1764 times)

Offline spidersinthekitchen

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I shaved mine by mistake to assess 'deforestation'. It wasn't as bad as previously thought and now I want get back to the days when I had a more impressive 8 inches.

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heh heh heh :p

hair grows at different rates during the winter due to the cold (but if you wear a hat most of the time, the insulation may make it grow faster than in the summer). the average person will find that their hair grows at a rate of *about* half a millimetre a day - an inch will take about 6 weeks to grow in most people, less in some, more in others...
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Oh my God, I'd love an inch of hair!

I shaved my head on holiday in Cuba and it took a good couple of months before I needed to trim it again and I keep mine very short at the best of times.

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Further to the above...hair on different parts of your head can also grow at different rates.

My hair grows twice as fast as my partners (much to her annoyance). It's a genetic thing - both my paents had vast shocks of hair even when eighty so I am hopeful!

But...the hair on the top of mny head grows about twice as fast as the sides or back...si end up looking like a really successful souffle after a couple of weeks.
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