Johns Hopkins researchers urge black women to avoid weaves, braids and hair extensions — theGrio


Johns Hopkins researchers are urging black women to avoid weaves, braids and hair extensions because of the risks of permanent hair loss. Researchers say that these hair styles, which can pull on the scalp, can contribute to traction alopecia, a form of gradual hair loss, which about one-third of African-American women suffer from. –Read more on…

via Johns Hopkins researchers urge black women to avoid weaves, braids and hair extensions — theGrio

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