10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Your Hair

If you have a lot of hair, you know that maintaining it can be time consuming. And the extent to which you probably think about the hair on your body is whether or not you want it there, and if you do, how will you cut, color and style it. But there’s a lot more to hair besides the latest trends and dyes. Hair is magical in a way. It is valuable in ways you’d never imagine and grows in places and ways that might make your stomach churn. In any case, there are many things about it that will surprise you. Enjoy these 10 mind-blowing facts that you never knew about human hair!

Hair is Eco-Friendly

Since hair acts like a sponge, absorbing oil from water, it is put to good use! Human hair is used to clean up oil spills. We wonder how many heads of hair are needed for one of those jobs.

How About An Ear Wax, Literally?

We all know about the unwanted places hair can grow, but many of us don’t have to worry about ear hair, especially in our younger years. However, ear hair is serious business and can grow longer than you might think! A man named Radhakant Baijpai has ear hair that reaches 9 inches!