...that pulling your hair back too tightly in a ponytail or braiding can lead to traction alopecia because the tension stresses the hair follicle? There's also a possibility of permanent hair loss. - Dr. Frederic Brandt
I tend to opt for the sleeker ponytail like the top two styles. If you are as ponytail obsessed like Ashanti and I, it might be best to opt for more looser styles from time to time to reduce the pull on your hair.
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