Expert Q&A - Traction Alopecia with Dr. Antonella Tosti

Posted by Sasha Kaleigh on Apr 12, 2017 12:04:37 PM

Traction alopecia is a form of hair loss that is caused by excessive stress being placed on the hair shafts. Tight ponytails, braids, cornrows, dreadlocks, extension braids, and weaves are all hairstyles that can cause scalp tenderness and put painful stress on hair. Unlike most cases of hair loss, traction alopecia is preventable. To better understand traction alopecia, we connected with Dr. Antonella Tosti to learn more.

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Topics: hair health, receding hairline, hair loss, expert q&a

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