The photo shows the 32-year-old singer showing off her tight braids on one side of her scalp. The rest of her head is covered in a bushel of blonde hair weave.
What little we can see of her real hair seems to be healthy. While CiCi may not have problems with thinning edges, other Black women suffer from balding edges and thinning hair due to poor hair maintenance.
According to Naturally Curly blog, at least 40% of women suffer from hair loss. The cause of thinning edges could be due to hormone imbalance, menopause, thyroid disorders, lupus, iron deficiency anemia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, skin disorders like eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and more.
protective styles" which are usually hair weave and braid extensions. While these styles are lucrative for the hair salons, they contribute to damaging and balding edges. The tighter the style, the more tension you are applying to your fragile follicles.
Avoid wearing tight bonnets or sleep caps
Wearing satin bonnets may sound like a great idea to help retain oils in your hair, but most sleep bonnets contain elastic bands that are too tight and cut off circulation to your edges.
Do not use edge control
If you have strong edges you can use edge control, but if your edges are balding you should avoid using edge control gels or brushing your edges to lay them down.
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