Folklore about Cutting Hair

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To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

Myth: Clipping and shaving makes hair grow faster. 

Truth: The rate and thickness of hair growth is unaffected by cutting.

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1994 Old Farmer's Almanac

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