The secret to robust hair growth: plucking hair out, study finds

April 10, 2015 7:31 PM

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Researchers at the University of California were amazed to find that when 200 hairs are plucked, it grows back up to six times as many. Why so? The current theory is that if hairs are forcibly removed from one area or patch of hair, it triggers distress along the scalp into a burst of regeneration to compensate for the hairs plucked out. Isn’t it great news for those men with hair loss problem?

Millions of men and women, but mostly men, suffer from hair loss. In our generation wherein appearance is everything, hair loss is a great issue that is needed to be dealt with. Previous researches had shown that when hair follicles are damaged, it triggers distress releasing inflammatory proteins t...

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