When it comes to hair myths, there are too many to count! Separate fact from fiction so you can give your locks the best care.
Too much tugging and tension from tight hairstyles such as cornrows and weighty extensions can bring on traction alopecia, a form of hair loss that is common among black women. It’s preventable, though. Avoid stressful styles and switch the positions of your braids (ponytails and headbands, too) to alleviate tension.