Unhealthy Habits That Lead To Hair Loss In Women

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 16th February 2018

Here are a number of surprising habits that cause hair loss.

Hot tools

Using a blow dryer, flat iron, curling iron or other hot tools creates air bubbles within the hair shaft which lead to breakage and hair thinning.


Tight Hair Styles

Tight hairstyles like ponytails, buns, braids or any other style can lead to hair loss. According to Dermatologist Dr. William Kwan: "Wearing braids or extensions that are too tight for a long period of time can lead to permanent hair loss, This is called traction alopecia." To avoid hair loss keep braid or ponytails loose.

Wearing Your Hair Out

When you wear your hair out your hair will be at risk of developing breakage and splits ends. When the protein bonds in our hair are damaged our hair will basically create split ends and get weak.


Eating Habits

"Hair is mostly made up of protein, and as such, your body requires enough of it in order to make it," Dr. Shereene Idriss of Union Square Laser Dermatology. Nutrition deficiencies including protein, press, vitamin B, zinc, and selenium cause balding.

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