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In China the hair is typically put in a chemical bath to remove the cuticle completely, Tarlo explains.
You wouldn’t know what a journey that hair is on. Like prize pony tails, by the end of this process it can look fantastic. Just think for a moment. Like the scales of a fish, the outer layer of a hair -the cuticle -has scales, all of which point in similar direction. Oftentimes this resolves the tangling but the lack of a cuticle results in somewhat lower quality hair, she says. The big poser with comb waste is that hair is mangled up -the scales point in different directions causing it to tangle and knot. You should take this seriously. Now, an order went out that men must cut off their plaits and some had their hair forcibly removed by the Revolutionary Guard, when the Manchu dynasty was overthrown in China in 1912.
The majority of these plaits came on to the hair market but traders worried their source of long hair combings from men’s plaits will run out if men no longer had long hair.
It was for now that Indian hair became important to the industry, says Tarlo.
When the US imposed a ban on ‘socalled’ communist hair, the Chinese hair industry hit problems again in the late 1960s.
That said, hair loss is a regular problem for men and women. About 50 of men and women in the United States experience some hair loss by age Women generally lose less hair than men because of hormonal differences between the sexes. Telogen Effluvium is the next most common hair type loss.
In most cases, hair will grow back.
Surely it’s commonly associated with severe or sudden stress that causes the hair to shed.
Basically the three most common types are androgenetic alopecia, telogen effluvium, and alopecia areata. Hair loss can be well known on most parts of the scalp, especially the hair line. Alopecia areata is patchy hair loss and may have an autoimmune basis. It can be the most medically important, since the androgenetic form is most common and least gonna resolve spontaneously. Androgenetic Alopecia is the classic Male Pattern Baldness and is seen in men and women and is the most common form. All this hair gets amassed, passed from trader to trader, until it ends up in ‘hair untangling’ workshops in parts of Bangladesh, India and more recently Myanmar -countries where wages are low and people need work. Pure Mongolian hair. Besides, sleek European weaves. Luxury virgin hair from Brazil or Peru. For example, go online in search of a wig or hair extensions and you’ll be presented with a dizzying spectrum of choices. Very rarely will you see hair from China advertised -even though that’s where a lot of it’s from.
Finest remy hair from India. Basically the US and Israel -until 2004, hair from India was a staple supply for wig makers in Orthodox Jewish communities across Europe North London went to investigate whether the hair going to be considered kosher. While sorting and treating comb waste, there’s a whole industry around untangling. Surely it’s likely to be a mishmash of hair from many Asian countries, while the finished product invariably passes through China on the way to its final destination. For the most part there’s no distinction, it all gets mangled up, says Tarlo. Although, in Myanmar women were given 100g of hair in the morning and another 100g in the afternoon. Villagers would also come in to buy mounds of the comb waste to take home, untangle and after that sell back to the hair brokers.
Therefore the typical conventional approach to alopecia may include evaluation of underlying hormonal status. Treatment may include birth control pills, hair regrowth medications like Rogaine and wigs and hairpieces. Definitions are as varied as they are vague. Consult the many online hair glossaries, blogs and tutorials and you’ll be ld that Chinese hair is the coarsest, that Filipino hair is similar but much shinier, that Brazilian hair is fullbodied with a beautiful bounce and Indian hair is versatile with a natural lustre. Therefore at the opposite end of the scale is standard hair -often used as a more marketable term for comb waste. Then, Chinese or otherwise, lots of sleek and shiny hair extensions start life as hairballs, collected from combs and plugholes. It’s painstaking work, and very labour intensive -5kg of hair takes around 80 labour hours to untangle she says.