Oct 25, 2013 - When a hair is shed, the entire length (from its base to its tip) falls out. . Also shed hairs tend to have a very tiny white bulb at the base of the hair. This is because when the hair is in the resting phase, colour stops being produced before the hair falls out in the shedding phase. May 31, 2017 - In fact, such hairs can be shed anywhere from 50 – 100 times per day. However, a problem occurs when more hair than that is shed. Whether through AGA, telogen effluvium, or other hair loss causes, an increase in hair lost with a white bulb attached can be treated. Mar 23, 2005 - Discussion in 'Men's General Hair Loss Discussions' started by . I have been checking out my hair when I run my fingers through it, I see hairs with white bulbs . The bulb end is swollen and looks like a cotton applicator tip. . baldness in men. Here, Trichologist Philip Kingsley discusses hair loss myths. . When a hair comes out with a white bulb, the root is dead. You may notice . The result is shedding, or TE hair loss. TE appears as a diffuse thinning of hair on the scalp, which may not be even all over. It can be a bit more severe in some areas of the scalp than others. . The shed hairs are typically telogen hairs, which can be recognized by a small bulb of keratin on the root end. The inner sheath follows the hair shaft and ends below the opening of a . Pulling out a hair in this phase will reveal a solid, hard, dry, white material at the root. I am seeing a major increase in my hair falling out while showering and . armpit and yank out a few hairs and you should see a white bulb/tip. A white tip, from the root of your hair is the bulb that has come out of your hair follicle. . Gray hairs is the loss in the production of melanin in an aged hair follicle. Apr 22, 2010 - Most of the articles I've seen online say the white tip is indicative of . white bulbs meaning the hair will grow back- all my hairs that fall out (and .