It is important to teach children and adolescents to handle their hair with care, especially when shampooing, drying, brushing, combing, braiding, and using chemical processes.
To prevent future outbreaks, keep children from partaking in scalp to scalp contact while participating in activities such as sports, sleepovers, hair brushing and braiding.
This is especially helpful in black women who may be experiencing hair loss due to burning, scarring or damage on the scalp caused from heat styling, braiding, weaves, hot oil or other damaging styling products.
The processes involved were gathering the raw material, shredding, splitting, gauging, wrapping, twining, spinning and braiding.
Finger braiding - Learn how to make a decorative braid using just your hands.