It’s an unfortunate truth for many black girls. Sometimes getting your hair done comes at a cost. That cost is often destroying your edges or, even worse, your baby hairs becoming obsolete. Unnecessary bald spots aren’t cute, and you don’t have to be a victim to them. Watch this video to figure out how to save your edges — if you’re losing them — and how to prevent this from happening again.

May your edges be with you!

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