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Do Hair Follicles Really Die? The Truth and the Myth about Scarring Alopecia and Male Pattern Baldness
Hair follicle miniaturisation that precedes long before its death During hair thinning or balding process which could happen due to a variety of reasons – terminal hair progresses back into vellus hair during hair follicle miniaturisation stage, before completely dying. However for the hair follicle to die completely it takes a long time and some research around stem cells in the hair growing areas point to the fact that even after hair follicle does effectively die (i.e. it does not produce any type of hair, including vellus) – some stem cells can create new hair follicles. For now, it is...