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The Hair Growth Cycle

The Hair Growth Cycle It is important to recognise that the hair grows in a cycle, consisting of 3 stages.  Waxing the hair at the right stage of growth will ensure a longer period before the hair re-grows.  Hairs begin to develop and grow deep in the dermis in small pits in the skin called …

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The hair shaft

The hair shaft ⦁ This comes out from the follicle on the skin’s surface. It’s considered dead because it’s been keratinised; the hair in the follicle that isn’t visible on the surface is considered living. There are three layers that make up the hair shaft. Sebaceous glands⦁ These apocrine glands are found all over the …

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