We address the question of hair tangles and show experimentally that curly hair tends to become less tangled than straight hair. A statistical model based on geometry confirms our findings. The model gives an interesting geometric approach to hair behavior.
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PAPERS| August 01 2007
Why does curly hair get less tangled than straight hair?
Jean-Baptiste Masson; Why does curly hair get less tangled than straight hair?. Am. J. Phys. 1 August 2007; 75 (8): 701–706. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.2733683
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