Sep 26, 2015 4:29 AM GMT
articleWhether you sport a man bun (cool with us), a top knot (nope), or a man braid (heeeellllll no), all that pulling on your scalp could hurt your style in the long run. It's called traction alopecia, and it's hair loss that occurs after gentle pulling on the roots for weeks or months on end. It causes the roots to become inflamed and basically ditch the follicle like a bad boyfriend. Even worse, you might not even know this is happening until your after precious locks start falling out—like the universe's way of letting you know how stupid you look.