Weaves, Braids May Hasten Balding Process

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A study of 326 black women revealed that a quarter of them were suffering from baldness that may be linked to hairstyles that tug at the scalp, such as braids or weaves. What do you think?

"Hmm. I'll have to check with my one black friend to see if that's true."

Mary Bloom • Career Counselor

"It makes me glad that, in one very small way, the universe has finally started to treat black women and rich old white men with utter equality."

Keith Roester • Sea Transport Worker


"Big shout-out to my black sisters. I want to wish them the peace and strength to deal with that whole janky weave thing."

Finn Castellano • Animal Control Worker