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Eyelash in follicle, surrounded by mites

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Actual photo (microscopic) of hair follicle showing the indention of the skin to the depth of the follicle.

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SEM of hair follicle (center) This is a healthy hair follicle that has just shed its hair. During the resting phase of a follicle (telogen), the hair does not grow, and when it falls out, it has what we know as the “root” attached. Pulling a hair out at this stage does not harm the follicle to any significant degree, and a new hair should begin growing within less than 100 days, when the processes of the hair cycle naturally start over. You can see that the follicle is ...

A human embryo at 7 weeks gestation (Image: Ralph Hutchings / Visuals Unlimited / Getty)

Heart valve and strings, colored SEM. This is the tricuspid valve (upper right), seen from the right ventricle of the heart

Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevisare are parasitic mites that particularly favour the hair follicles of eyebrows and eyelashes and measure a mere fraction of a millimeter long. They crawl about your face in the dark to mate and then crawl into the pores to lay their eggs and die. Demodex does not have an anus and therefore cannot get rid of its faeces. Instead, their abdomen gets bigger and bigger, and when the mite dies it decomposes and releases its faeces all at once into the pore.