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.
As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat,” and according to Dr. Williams, this phrase applies to your hair, too. “The hair is a barometer of health. I’m a big advocate for women to adopt healthier lifestyles, get active, supplement your diet with vitamins and make sure you’re eating as healthy as possible. Limit the amount of sugar you eat. Drink more water. I know it sounds cliché, but all of those things are so important when it comes to healthy hair.”