WONDER #1570: Why Does Your Hair Look Darker When It’s Wet?

Question 1 of 3

When it comes to color, water is what?

  1. transparent
  2. white
  3. silver
  4. black

Question 2 of 3

When hair gets wet, the water has what effect on the hair’s absorption of light?

  1. Wet hair absorbs more light.
  2. Wet hair reflects more light.
  3. Wet hair absorbs less light.
  4. Wet hair has no effect on absorption of light.

Question 3 of 3

The more light that hair absorbs, the what the hair will appear?

  1. lighter
  2. darker
  3. shorter
  4. longer

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