Go Back   CurlTalk > Hair > General Discussion about Curly Hair

Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By wavydaze
  • 1 Post By Firefox7275

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-13-2013, 07:33 AM   #1
 
DearNatural23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 9
Unhappy Little help please... Very Fragile Hair...

Right now my hair is braided in tight braids. And it when i unbraid my braided hair it sheds. Is this normal because it happens EVERY TIME I UNBRAID THEM. I have 4b hair, which i very fragile and that might be causing the breakage.


Can anyone out there give me a helping hand thanks
DearNatural23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2013, 08:13 AM   #2
 
wavydaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,589
Default

Is it breakage or shedding? If it's shedding you'll see a white bulb attached to the strand.

We shed hair each day, but if your hair is braided in tight braids the hair that sheds each day won't be falling out. This will cause what looks like shedding in excess. But what is happening is when you finally unbraid, all the hairs you've lost over a long period of time are not being held together by the braid anymore and finally falling, so the shedding is actually normal, you're just seeing all of it at once.

If it's breakage it might be an issue of moisture-protein balance being off.

I don't know if very tight braids could be causing more hair fall because of the tightness, hopefully someone with more knowledge on this subject will chime in!
DearNatural23 likes this.
__________________
fine - low porosity - medium density - normal elasticity. Very high dews. Soft water.

Cowash: CJ Daily Fix
Low-poo: CJ Gentle Cleansing Shampoo, Giovanni 2chic BK&AO
RO: TN Radiant Care, Giovanni SaS, Ogx BKT*, Sukin Nourishing, SS Caitlin's, various
LI: sometimes TN Radiant Care
Styler: FSG with CNPF, CJ Pattern Pusha, Volumax Mega, Ouidad Climate Control*, Ogx BKT serum*
PT: CJ Repair Me, IAgirl's gelatine

*have cones
underline = I love these!

iherb discount code: CFN646
wavydaze is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2013, 08:20 AM   #3
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,594
Default

Tight braids on fragile hair is not a great idea, that can put the hair under more stress, increasing damage and breakage. Can also cause hair to be pulled out by the roots.
DearNatural23 likes this.
__________________
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut
Treatments: Komaza Matani, coconut oil, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume, Inecto argan
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots Essentials gel
Experimenting with: going back to basics
Firefox7275 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2013, 11:05 AM   #4
 
DearNatural23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 9
Default

Well now i know its breakage. But do you know anything i can do to stop break cage. It's mostly around the nape and ends.
DearNatural23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2013, 11:45 AM   #5
 
KateLeFeb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 5
Default

As the poster above said, please refrain from tight braids or anything that may put strain or pressure on your hair, that is just asking for problems with your hair type. Do you eat lots of foods that are rich in protein?
__________________
RateMyHair.com- Check out our free library of educational articles for everything about hair!

Plus, RATE the hottest and worst hairstyles on the internet!


KateLeFeb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2013, 12:16 PM   #6
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,594
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DearNatural23 View Post
Well now i know its breakage. But do you know anything i can do to stop break cage. It's mostly around the nape and ends.
Take the braids out and leave them out, then treat your hair way more gently. SUPER careful finger detangling, satin pillowcase, loose styles, etc.

You will likely have to grow or cut out the worst of the damage, anything only a little damaged you can treat with products containing hydrolysed proteins, ceramides, panthenol. Maybe coconut oil if your hair is porous or lacking in elasticity, humectants depending on your local climate.
__________________
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut
Treatments: Komaza Matani, coconut oil, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume, Inecto argan
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots Essentials gel
Experimenting with: going back to basics
Firefox7275 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com