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Skin

12 April 2011

Braids and weaves lead to balding

A new study of middle-aged black women finds that almost 30% suffer from baldness and scarring in the center of their scalps, possibly because braids and weaves pull their hair too tight.

A new study of middle-aged black women finds that almost 30% suffer from baldness and scarring in the center of their scalps, possibly because braids and weaves pull their hair too tight.

Baldness in the middle of the scalp is quite common among black women, Kyei said, but there hasn't been much research into what causes it.

Baldness is permanent

 

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