It's being a while. Today we are discussing on thinning edges. I am also a victim of thinning or damaged hair edges. Our edges are the most fragile part of our hair. Any woman can experience thinning, breaking, or balding edges. It’s not just women who are relaxed, wear weave, or are older. There are numerous reasons why your hairline can thin. Hair loss is not confined to men alone but also occurs in women too. Frequent touching these area will cause more damage to our edge by straining them. There are various factors that could cause thinning of our hair edges.
Causes of thinning edges
Wearing tight hair stylesWhen you wears too frequently hair style such as weaves(corn row), tight pony tail, using glue in lace front weavon, tight or micro braiding. These style pulls our edges, weaken it and pull the hair strands off from the root.
fine fragile hair strains
Having a fine hair line can be prone to hair breakage at the edges. It's advisable to gentle hair styling and maintenance.
some thinning edges are hereditary.
Post partum sheddingFrequent after child's birth
Mothers tend to experience hair loss few months after child's birth or breast feeding due to hormonal changes.
Certain health conditions such as iron deficiency, anemia, hypothyroidism, weight less or hormone imbalance.
How to prevent thinning edges
- Massage the edges with hair growth stimulating oils such as coconut, avocado oil, castor oil etc.
- Regular hair protein treatment.
- Avoid any hair styles that strain your hair at the edges.
- Take hair supplements.
- Sleep with satin cap or pillow case.
- Avoid brushing your hair often but apply protective gel at the edge.
- Eat balance diet.
- Drink enough water.
- Regular exercise to increase blood flow in the scalp.