Before we begin explaining the causes for hair breakage, let’s be clear about what breakage actually is. Hair loss and breakage are often confused, or considered one in the same. Actually they are nothing alike. While hair loss is the process of hair naturally falling out from the root, breakage is typically a sign of mishandling, and occurs when fibers split and break.
Breakage is typically caused by things we do in our day to day lives. It is important that we try to protect our hair from breakage, as hair that goes uncared for can become severely damaged. [Read more...]