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What are Single Strand Knots?

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A single strand knot under a microscope.

Single strand knots are the bane of lengthy hair existence.

These little annoying knots usually appear on a single strand of hair (see above picture) and generally towards the end. Some people have nicknamed them as fairy knots because the knots are so small it is as if itty-bitty fairies twisted and knotted them.
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