I’m a scientist. With most problems I encounter, I tend to solve them as if they are an experiment. If I know that certain predictions should come to pass and do not, the problem is most likely located within my protocol or process. Fast forward to the moment I realized my hair just wasn’t growing the way it should. I decided to attempt to identify
2015 was definitely a year of learning about my hair for me. I made some good hair habits, and some not so good, but all in all I can truly say that I know my hair much better now than I did at the beginning of the year. Sometimes we don’t always pursue the best habits for our hair and let’s face it: we’re all human
Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss in a certain area that is caused by applying constant tension and pulling to the hair in that area. Unlike other types of hair loss, traction alopecia is completely behavioral, and is not caused by diet, genetics, or any other source. The damage is reversible, but can become permanent if the tension is continued. What causes traction
Just kidding, there really is no secret! The answer is more obvious than you think. I remember when I first went natural; my hair was such a priority. I made sure to abide by every natural hair rule and didn’t skip a step on washday. Over time I slowly started skipping steps and cutting corners, expecting the same results. It simply doesn’t work that way.
I wish I could be more straightforward with my answer on this, but I have to say yes and no. Mostly, no. Yes, I get it, make up your mind it’s either one or the other! Well here is my reasoning behind my baffling response: I say no because…. Hair grows an average of 1/2 inch per month (which equals out to 6 inches per year).