A new study suggests an oily pate may lower ozone levels; but is the alternative any healthier?
By Abby Seiff
Posted 03.03.2008 at 3:06 pm 0 Comments
For all the problems greasy hair might bring, there's at least once upside: lessened exposure to ozone. In a decidedly odd, though fruitful study, University of Missouri researchers Glenn Morrison and Lakshmi Pandrangi measured the ozone levels surrounding samples of washed and unwashed hair over the course of a day. Dirty hair absorbed seven times the amount of ozone.
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