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Shower + losing hair

For as long as I can remember, whenever I shower I lose chunks of hair. I know it's normal for some to fall out, but I get almost a handful. Just wondering I'd anyone has an idea what the cause might be. Is there something my hair might be missing?

Sent from my GT-I9100M using CurlTalk App
Medium - Fine texture
Normal porosity
Normal elasticity
Halo frizz (and a bit on the sides/back)


  • MotorCurlMotorCurl Posts: 90Registered Users
    They say that it's normal to lose 50-100 hairs per day, which are being replaced by new growth. I wash or co-wash daily and lose at least that much (a good sized little hairball). If I skip a day, I'll lose double that amount when I wash. If your hair isn't getting thinner, I'd guess you're probably okay.
    2C/2B; Med-fine texture, Normal porosity/elasticity, med-thin density; Color treated
    Cleanse: Jessicurl GLS, L'Oreal EverCreme cleansing conditioner
    Co-Wash: SNES, VO5 Kiwi Lime
    RO/LI: Jessicurl Aloeba and TooShea!, KCKT, GVPCB
    Stylers: KCCC (HG!), SM C&S Milk, BRHG, Jessicurl Gelebration Spray, Confident Coils
    CG since 4/23/12
    Located in Houston, Texas

    "Hair really is the crowning glory of a woman. It lights up her person, it frames her face, it makes a halo around her." - Ann Harding
  • GingerBearGingerBear Posts: 10Registered Users
    This happens to me all the time. I get chunks and chunks and chunks no matter how often I wash. It's so bad that I am constantly having to clean my drain, even when I try to make sure I don't let the hairs go down there. Curse of having curly hair. When you have straight hair, the 100 strands just slip out but with curly hair you have to physically remove it. My boyfriend hate hate hate hates it lol
    Been CG for 2 years

    3A/Botticelli/low porosity

    New favorite product:
    It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In Plus Keratin
  • earthnutearthnut Posts: 226Registered Users
    When hair is wet, it's fragile. If you pull, comb, or mess with wet hair too much, it can break. Try to limit your handling of your hair to when it's covered in conditioner, as much as possible.

    2c/3a-M-ii porous, good elasticity, APL, dark brown with a silver lining. Biggest enemy: frizz!

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