Grandma’s Myth: Plucking Grey Hairs – Pulling out grey hair will sprout more grey hair

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Apr 06, 2011
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Question:  I have a lot of grey hair?  Should I pluck them out?  Will doing this sprout more grey hair?

Answer: Grannys’ Myth Debunked

No plucking out grey hair does not increase their numbers. And plucking hair is not a good habit anyway. It damages the roots and may result in infection of the scalp-leading to maybe more graying or even hair loss!

 

 

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