A Hairy Situation What's the Skinny? Hi, Gene! You Nailed It I'll Take a Combo!

100

keratin
What is hair made of...melanin OR keratin?

100

cells
Your skin is made up of several stacked layers of which substance...melanin OR cells?

100

warm water
Which of these is better to use when taking a shower or a bath...warm water OR hot water?

100

dry
Will you get a cleaner, smoother cut of your nails when they are dry OR wet?

100

gorilla
Humans have the same amount of hair on their bodies as which animal...lion OR gorilla?

200

2-5 years
How long does hair of the scalp last...2-5 years OR 10-15 years?

200

20
How many square feet of skin does the average adult have...20 OR 30?

200

deodorant
Which is better for your body...antiperspirant OR deodorant?

200

ingrown toenails
Which problem can happen when your toenails are not trimmed straight across...ingrown toenails OR split toenails?

200

a change in color
What effect can the sun's UV rays have on hair...a change in color OR a change in curliness/straightness?

300

3-5 months
How long does hair of the eyebrows last...3-5 months OR 1-2 weeks?

300

40
How many pounds of skin will you shed in your lifetime...40 OR 60?

300

10 minutes
Which length of shower is better for your body...10 minutes OR 20 minutes?

300

socks
Changing what on a daily basis can help keep your toenails healthy...nail file OR socks?

300

acne
Which of these problems can occur on a person's back because of excess oil and dirt that is left from not taking a shower or bath after physical activity...moles OR acne?

400

grey
Which color hair is simply hair without any pigment...blonde OR grey?

400

every month
How often do you have a brand new layer of skin on your body...every month OR every 3 months?

400

soap with few bubbles
Which of these is better for washing your face...a soap that makes lots of bubbles OR a soap that makes few bubbles?

400

skin infections
Nail biting can lead to what problem...cavities OR skin infections?

400

wear deodorant daily
Which of these things is something that has been said numerous times by your guidance counselor during HGD and is very important to remember...wear deodorant daily OR use scented soap?

500

80-100
How many hairs fall out of your head every day...20-40 OR 80-100?

500

30,000-40,000
How many dead skin cells fall off your body every MINUTE...5,000-10,000 OR 30,000-40,000?

500

true
Brushing your hair a lot can cause it to become oilier than normal...true OR false?

500

9-11 weeks
For a fetus, fingernails begin to develop around which time period...9-11 weeks OR 22-25 weeks.

500

An adult you trust. Anyone online could say they are a doctor or expert even if they are not. Go to your actual doctor/teacher/parent if you have questions.
Between these two, who is a better person to talk to when you have questions about puberty and other HGD issues...an adult you trust OR an online HGD expert?

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