Decode 8 mysteries about hair

Myth 1: Stress is the cause of hair graying faster

Truth: Most likely

This is one of the statements about hair that is often mentioned but has not been scientifically proven.

Myth 2: If you pull out 1 gray hair, 2 more will grow

Fact: false.

Each hair root can only have one hair growing out, regardless of color.

Myth 3: Keeping your hair tied or braided for too long will cause hair loss

Truth: Yes

The American Academy of Dermatology (ADD) has recently issued a recommendation that the habit of tying hair, braids or hair extensions greatly affects hair health.

Myth 4: Going out in the cold with wet hair will make you sick

Fact: False

Perhaps everyone has heard their grandmother or mother advise them not to let their hair get wet when going out, especially when it’s cold.

Decode 8 mysteries about hair

Myth 5: Rinsing your hair with cold water after shampooing will help close the keratin cuticle on the outside of the hair, making it shinier .

Fact: False

Cold water on the scalp can bring a refreshing and relaxing feeling, but it does not close the cuticles and make hair smooth.

Myth 6: Every day we have to comb our hair with a comb 100 times

Truth: completely wrong.

None of us have hair as thick and long as Rapunzel’s so we have to brush it 100 times a day.

Myth 7: You should not dye your hair while pregnant

Fact: False

Many pregnant women often stop using cosmetics and do not dye their hair during pregnancy for fear that the chemicals will travel through the bloodstream and affect the fetus.

Myth 8: Washing your hair with beer will make your hair stronger and shinier.

Fact: False

The recommendation to use beer to wash hair is often based on the argument that proteins from barley and yeast will help strengthen hair.

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