Damaged human hair shaft SEM

Damaged human hair shaft SEM

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Caption: Damaged human hair shaft, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). This can be caused by overheating the hair using curling tongs or hair straigheners, as well as chemical dyes, back combing and over brushing. Hair straighteners can get so hot that the moisture inside the hair shaft can reach boiling temperatures, leaving the hair seriously damaged. The cuticle or scales which cover the outside of each hair shaft can be stripped off. The hair will become brittle, dry and frizzy causing breakages along the shaft. Magnification x 431 at 10cm wide.

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Keywords: back combing, breaking hair, brittle hair, brushing, cuticle, damaged hair, dry hair, hair, hair dyes, hair shaft, hair straighteners, scales, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem

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