Ask the Experts: The Real Reason Your Hair Is Falling Out
It's no secret that sistas love rocking every hairstyle under the sun. But while our ever-changing tresses allow us to rock versatile 'dos, weaves, chemical processing and too-tight hairstyles are also causing premature hair loss at alarming rates. We sat down with Dr. Kari Williams, an expert in the study of hair and scalp disorders, to discover key causes of hair loss and breakage.
If you’re in the salon chair and start to feel pain or throbbing in your scalp, tell your stylist immediately. “I’ve found that when some women are experiencing discomfort, they don’t say anything," says Dr. Williams. "It’s really, really important that you say something. If your stylist is not willing to make the appropriate adjustments so that the style is not as tight, you need to find another stylist.”