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The life cycle of the hair


The hair is constituted mostly of proteinic fiber and is formed from the keratinization of the cells produced by the dermal papilla. The dermal papilla is at direct contact with capillaries and bring nutrients to the active part, the bulb.
The sudoriparous gland produces the hydric part of the hydro lipid mantel, while the sebaceous gland helps to make the hair become fluid, to lubricate it.

The life cycle of the hair is made of three phases: Anagen, Catagen and Telogen.

ANAGEN is the fase that involves the birth and growth of the hair. Almost 85% of our hair is in this phase. Its duration varies from 3 to 6 years.

CATAGEN is the phase in which the hair stops to grow and starts to distance itself from the papilla. This part involves 1% of the hair.

TELOGEN is the last period of the hair life cycle, the one in which the hair comes out completely from the follicle because of the pressure of another hair. This phase involves 14% of the hair, and it lasts more or less 2-3 months.


This implicates that there is a continuous physiological renewal of the cells and it should be considered normal the loss of about 60-80 hair every day. If there is a higher percentage of hair loss, we are facing anomalies. The causes of these anomalies could be different: tiredness, stress, incorrect alimentation, medicine, breastfeeding, pregnancy, hormonal disbalance.

Hair Loss is often related to greasy scalp problems. The excess of sebum can bring to the appearance of greasy dandruff and could prevent the oxygenation of the scalp, the outcome is that the bulb of the hair goes wasting.



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