Hair FAQs:


Q: Is hair a protein filament that grows from follicles found in the dermis?

A: Yes, or skin.

Q: Was hair popular among the flappers in the 1920s as a sign of rebellion against traditional roles for women?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair one of the defining characteristics of mammals?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair strongly skewed toward the equator?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair a sign of age or genetics, which may be concealed with hair dye , although many prefer to assume it?

A: Yes, Male pattern baldness is a sign of age, which may be concealed with a toupee, hats, or religious and cultural adornments.

Q: Is hair resistant to styling?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair composed of keratin?

A: Yes, so the make-up of hair follicles is not the source of varying hair patterns.

Q: Was hair evolutionarily advantageous for pre-humans to retain because it protected the scalp as they walked upright in the intense African UV light?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair focused on hair growth?

A: Yes, and hair types and hair care, but hair is also an important biomaterial primarily composed of protein, notably keratin.

Q: Was hair reduced in response to ectoparasites?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair a misnomer in connoting the high heat insulation derivable from the true wool of sheep?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hairs blunted instead of tapered off at the end?

A: Yes, although the hair never actually grows back thicker.

Q: Is hair the result of having little pigmentation in the hair strand?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair also more likely to become frizzy than straight hair?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair much less dense than its European counterpart's?

A: Yes, and in the intense sun the effective 'woolly hat' that such hair produced would have been a disadvantage.

Q: Is hair through waxing?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair found in the follicle?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair a juvenile characteristic?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair made up of the medulla?

A: Yes, and cortex, and cuticle.

Q: Is hair maintained using a trimmer?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair not merely an aesthetic characteristic?

A: Yes, it protects the skin from wounds, bites, heat, cold, and UV radiation.

Q: Is hair a sign of puberty in men?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair a notable secondary sex characteristic?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair the Callovian Castorocauda and Megaconus?

A: Yes, and both near-mammal cynodonts.

Q: Is hair worn extremely long?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hair most noticeable on most people in a small number of areas?

A: Yes, and which are also the ones that are most commonly trimmed, plucked, or shaved.