Natural Direction OF Scalp Hair And their Angle

  • hairdirectionIn the frontal hairline hair are directed forward and shows subtle lateral fanning as the frontal hairline moves towards the part line.
  • In the part line there is also subtle lateral fanning.
  • In the Mid Scalp hair are directed forward with gradual lateral fanning towards the part line.
  • In the crown area hair make whorl pattern.
  • In the temple area hair makes backward semi circle.
  • In the parietal area hair are downward toward the ear.
  • In the occipital area hair are directed downward toward the nape of neck.

The angle of exit from the scalp ranges 10 to 60 degree in different parts of the scalp.

  • In the frontal hairline it ranges 20 -30 degree.
  • In the frontal region of the Scalp, the average angle is 30 – 40 degree.
  • In the Mid Scalp, the average angle is 40 degree in the frontal part and it increase to average 60 degree in the posterior part of Mid Scalp.
  • In the Crown area, the whorl angle ranges between 20- 50 degree.
  • In the temple area the average angle is 10-15 degree.
  • In the Parietal area the average angle is 20 degree.
  • In the occipital area the average angle is 20 degree.