The edges of your hair are the most fragile part — they're very thin, which means taking the time to give them extra TLC. If you think you're alone in the struggle against thinning edges, think again — even supermodel Naomi Campbell deals with it!
If you're reading this, you know that thinning edges are caused by excessive pulling and tugging; tight ponytails and buns are not your friends. Weaves also put a lot of stress on your edges, as do many of the products you could be putting into your hair.
If you are trying to grow back your edges, are hoping to grow them out, or just want to maintain healthy edges, there are a few things to keep in mind. Avoid products with alcohol for starters — alcohol is used to help products you put in your hair dry faster and is found in a lot of gel products, but they can cause major breakage! It might be tempting to gel down your edges, but avoid doing so if possible. (Your hair will thank you!)