Tag: Telogen

Three Phases of Hair Growth

| August 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Humans have hair growth cycles that can be divided in three phases: Anagen, Catagen and Telogen. The time these phases will take to complete the hair growth process varies depending on what part of the body the hair is growing on. In fact, there can be dramatic differences between hair growing in different parts of […]

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Average Hair Growth Rate of Head Hair and Limits on Hair Growth

| August 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Almost every culture gives inordinate attention to head hair, and social significance is attached to hair style. Very long hair is of particular interest, not only because it takes a long time to achieve lengthy locks, but also because not everyone can have lengthy hair. Despite all the products and treatments, maximum hair growth ultimately […]

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Hair Growth Phases

| August 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Our hair grows at an average rate of 0.30 to 0.40 millimeters per day. (This translates to approximately six inches of hair growth each year.) While the actual length of time for hair growth varies on different individuals, all types of hair undergo the same period of development. These processes, referred to as “hair growth […]

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Hair Growth Stages

| August 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The fastest growing tissue of the body is hair. Hairs grow from roots which rest in hair follicles located in the dermis of the skin. The visible portion of the hair is called the shaft and is not alive like the root of the hair. The lair of skin surrounding the root of the hairs […]

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