7 Great Facts That Are Simply Not True

Fingernails and hair don’t stop growing after death


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For hair and nails to grow, we need to continue producing keratin that makes hair and nails grow. For that to happen, we need eat and digest nutrients. Typically hair and skin that grows post-mortem is a result of dead skin drying out and pulling away from nail beds and hair shafts.