How Fast Does Hair Grow? (Photo: Victor Xok / Unsplash)
Do you want waist-length hair? That takes years. How fast does hair grow? Find out here.

Our head has around 100,000 hair follicles. Whatever the exact amount an individual has, that's it. We are born with that total amount and that is all we will ever have in our lifetime. Aging stops follicles from producing hair and that is when thinning begins.

Hair grows a quarter of an inch per month, half an inch if you're lucky. It can be influenced by several factors: genes, diet, age, hair type, overall health, and existing health conditions.

Stages of Hair Growth

According to Healthline, hair grown in three stages: