Protective styles should do just that: Protect your natural hair. Whether you’re growing your hair out or just avoiding daily maintenance, protective styles serve as a way to change up your look without damaging your hair. Unfortunately, too many hair styles that are intended for Black women to protect their hair have caused more damage than they were intended to prevent. The biggest culprit: the long-wear lace wig.
The Full Moon on Wednesday September 2nd, 2020 is rising in the sign of Pisces. For those who geek out on astrology, that means that this can be a time of sensitivity and heightened perception, but it’s also a great time to emotionally prepare for the weeks to come.
How Stress Affects your Hair (And what to do about it!)
We’ve heard over and over again that stress can be a killer on the body, but how does it affect our hair? Hair loss and hair damage are a serious issue for men and women all over the world. Stress can cause hair loss, but low self-esteem and lack of confidence caused by hair loss can make us even more susceptible to everyday stresses, creating a stress cycle that can feel impossible to break. Luckily, de-stressing practices and habits can be adopted into your daily routine easily by making small, simple adjustments.
Let’s take a closer look at how stress can affect hair growth, and how we can manage stress to avoid hair loss.