Human Body

Skin, Hair, and Nails

How many hairs does the average person have on his or her head?

The amount of hair on the head varies from one individual to another. An average person has about 100,000 hairs on their scalp (blonds 140,000, brunettes 155,000, and redheads only 85,000). Most people shed between 50 to 100 hairs daily.


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