Hair is amazing - we have ideas about it which, as expressive as they may be, do not necessarily stand up to scientific scrutiny. While, on the other hand, science can reveal certain aspects of it that are barely believable! Can you pick your way through this hair quiz and say which of our beliefs are accurate and which are not?

  Cutting the hair at full moon makes it grow quicker afterwards.
 
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  Cutting the tips of hair encourages their growth.
 
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  An average head of hair - made up of 120,000 individual hairs - can theoretically support a weight of 12 tons.
 
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  Under the effect of traction, a hair can become 50% longer before breaking.
 
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  For an average head of hair, losing about 100 hairs per day is quite natural.
 
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  Under the effect of intense emotion, hair can suddenly turn white.
 
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  The hair of a woman is different from that of a man.
 
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  The natural appearance of a person's head of hair reveals their character or mood.
 
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