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How many hairs does the average person have on their head?

Learn about how many hairs the average person has on their head.

It would take a long time to count the individual hairs on a person's head. [©Shutterstock, 2010]
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It would take a long time to count the individual hairs on a person's head.

The amount of hairs the averge person has on their head varies from one individual to another.

An average person has about 100 thousand hairs on their scalp. Most redheads have about 90 thousands hairs, blonds have about 140 thousand, and brunettes fall in between these two figures. Most people shed between 50 to 100 hairs daily.

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