Anatomy of the hair follicle
the base of the hair follicle there are sensory nerve fibers that
wrap each bulb. When the hair is bent, the nerve endings are
stimulated and the person feels that her hair has moved. One of he
main functions of hair is acting as a touch sensitive receptor.
The sebaceous glands are also linked to each hair follicle and
produce a greasy secretion to condition hair and the skin