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Sultry Summer Styling


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This Triple Threat’s Hot Hair Moves


Weave Couture weave-home

Modern Mermaid Moment


Hair Color Now color-home

Red Haute!


Natural Hair braids-home

Curly Gal’s Handbook


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Hair emergency? SBH has your back! Check out our coif question of the week.

In every issue, the SBH Hair Advice column answers your biggest hair concerns with the help of today’s top stylists. Here, mane pro Jacqueline Tarrant tackles a popular coif query. Have a hair care question you need answered? Tell us all about it and send an email to: sbhletters@associatedpub.com

Q
My temple areas are thinning. What can I use to thicken these areas? —Cynthia

A
The first step is to determine why your edges are thinning. If it is due to styling with tight ponytails, braids or excess tension, it could be Traction Alopecia. If that is the case, release any tension or tight areas and provide stimulation to the area by way of topical ointments or creams. If the area has gone too long without repair, the hair may now be in a resting phase and may not return. To be sure, see a professional who specializes in hair regrowth to assist you in this process.

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