Japanese Hair - Unraveling Its Origin

Ever wondered why Japanese hair is straight and thick? Many people already know the answer but cannot explain it exactly. For this reason we are here to give you a brief lesson in biology and physics. But nothing talking about the hairdressers in Japan, for that we have another post.

Remembering that we are going back there for the school season. It may seem strange but the explanation can easily be found there. The problem is that the explanation can be a little more interpretive than explicit. So we are going to unravel a bit of history as well.

Unraveling Japanese Hair

Cold places and hot places

Let's start with a little history. You should know that just like today, people were spread across the globe, and they always made their migrations. These migrations are over as long as they learn agriculture, but that is beside the point.

Very well, depending on the climate of the locality, the peoples were cold or hot. This is still true today, but in the past it was more intense for people. In the cold, people needed characteristics that helped them retain heat in their bodies.

Already in the heat, people needed characteristics that helped them to dissipate the heat. And remembering Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, those who survive are the ones who adapt. And every living thing needs and will adapt to survive.

So, Japanese hair, that is, the smooth and thick Asian, and the frizzy and curly African people are his adaptations.

Japanese hair - smooth and thick

As Asia is in one of the coldest places on the planet, they would have to adapt to retain heat. In this way, straight and thick hair became its own evolutionary characteristics. I think that part was enough to understand.

Japanese hair, or rather Asian, is thick because it contains many more cells than other types. This is so that the yarn has a much better ability to retain heat. In addition to the fact that your keratin is evenly distributed between the strands. That way the hair becomes smoother and firmer.

Have you ever thought that in straight hair you can't see the scalp? This is to help with heat retention as well. When the scalp is, in a certain way, exposed, as in frizzy and curly hair, it dissipates heat faster.

In this way, Asian people have evolved with this precept of preventing heat loss. Speaking of which, have you ever wondered if the Japanese have any kind of prejudice with your hair?

Unraveling Japanese Hair


Speaking of hair, one thing I always find strange is baldness problems. As much as we evolve, this problem will always accompany us. Be it an African, an Asian, a European, an American or any other.

Calvive seems to be evolving with us. And it looks like I saw it continue until we found a cure. Worse, there are also problems with female hair loss. This is all the more reason to find a cure soon.


Evolution, the process of adapting to the environment. The human being is famous for being able to survive anywhere on the globe. But that was only possible because of evolution. And in that way we will continue to evolve. speaking of that, I recommend going through the list of protagonists with white hair.

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