Five Steps for Healthier, More Beautiful Hair

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5. Avoid tight braiding, weaves, and wigs

Traction alopecia is a form of gradual hair loss, caused primarily by pulling force being applied to the hair. And traction alopecia is a serious problem among many Black women who exclusively wear tight braids, weaves, and wigs. The thing to remember with traction alopecia is that once the hair is pulled, the hair loss will most likely to be permanent. So the best thing you can do to avoid this altogether by not pulling on hair. Remember, a receding hairline is rarely a good look.

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