The part of the hair that protrudes above the surface of the skin is known as the hair shaft. Unless the hair has been cut the tip is pointed. The actual hair shaft is comsoed of a dead, tough horney protein material that is called keratin.
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The National Cosmetology Association Hall of Fame is located in St. Louis, Missouri. New members are inducted into the Cosmetology Hall of Fame at the annual convention held every summer.