An article from msnbc mentions that a weird and huge, weird banner using 420 pounds of human hair has been created by a Chinese artist Wenda Gu and this massive banner (80-foot-by-13-foot) has been put up at Dartmouth College's Baker-Berry Library for display. For this purpose hair was collected over several months from 42,000 haircuts of
As it came to the notice of one Mr Phil McCrory, a hair stylist from
Some studies have also found that human hair, when combined with additional compost, is an additional nutrient source for crops. Furthermore, as hair is a slow nitrogen release, hairmats are great for spreading in gardens. In fact, SmartGrow hairmats claim to achieve lush, healthy plant growth while reducing the time you spend watering, fertilizing and weeding. Available in several convenient sizes and which work equally well with all types of plants, indoors or outdoors, these mats are contain 15% nitrogen and other micronutrients natural to the hair and are 100% biodegradable and help retain moisture. However, spreading hair clippings on a lawn in summer might not be good idea and will just result in a big mess says the productivity site ehow. Since hair is lighter than grass it will blow away in even a slight breeze and your lawn will resemble a barber shop floor that has been hit with a leaf blower, it adds.
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
- George Bernard Shaw
She was a beauty in her youth a fact which she alone remembers.
- Benjamin Constant
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
Beauty Parlor: A place where women curl up and dye.
There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
If you're considered a beauty, it's hard to be accepted doing anything but standing around.
- Cybil Shepard
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
- W. Somerset Maugham
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
- Rabindrath Tagore
Joy is the best makeup.
- Anne Lamott