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Don't Freak Out if Your Hair Clogs the Drain
Have you noticed more of your hair in the shower drain or on your brush lately? It's normal to shed about 100 strands of hair a day, except at the end of summer, when you lose more hair than at any other time of year. "When the weather's hot, our metabolism speeds up, making hair grow faster," says New York City trichologist Philip Kingsley. When temperatures start to cool in September, hair reaches the end of its growth phase and falls out. You might be experiencing more breakage right now from exposure to sun, wind, chlorine, and saltwater, too. — Kate Sandoval