A follicle is a depressed area along the scalp or on the skin at any point on the body that contains a hair root. From this root is where hair grows. Follicle is often referred to in relationship with hair.
Daily Hair Tip
Embeth Davidtz was discovered by Steven Spielberg while decked out in a huge bouffant hairdo for a TV film. Davidtz comments "I'm grateful he got past that hair"