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How much hair do you lose? Ways to minimize hair loss? Side-part Question too.

I have short hair. I know you lose 100 hairs a day, but the amount I lose seems like an awful lot.
I've been CG for almost 3 weeks.
This is the amount of hair I lose from combing with a wide tooth comb after co-washing:
(Yes, I included a picture of a wad of hair. This is semi-disgusting, but curly haired girls are usually very open and understanding)

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I know it's kind of hard to see, but it's the size of the palm of my hand. I also lose triple that in the shower. I co-wash every other day.

Normal for short hair?
Any ways to minimize hair loss?

Also, an odd question for those with a side part- Do you seem to get better curls on the fuller side of your part (see my Avatar:pr:)? And the fuller side seems to get cleaner when I co-wash, also. It's always a bit stringy on my other side, which is weird since I finger comb my hair back a little as I wash.
3A~fine texture
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Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
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  • kayemmkay159kayemmkay159 Posts: 171Registered Users


    Also, an odd question for those with a side part- Do you seem to get better curls on the fuller side of your part (see my Avatar:pr:)? It's always a bit stringy on my other side, which is weird since I finger comb my hair back a little as I wash.

    Yes! I can't seem to figure out why, but my hair seems to be getting better. I'll have a few days a week where both sides of my head will be looking good, compared to when the less fuller side never did. I can't figure out why though...
  • PrettyMedusaPrettyMedusa Posts: 619Registered Users
    Definitely don't feel bad. I lose A TON of hair when I comb in the shower (it varies from a teeny bit to a huge handful, depending on how long it's been since I've combed). Unfortunately, my hair has always tended towards the more brittle and fine (even when it's healthy), so there's not really much I can do to change this.

    I've definitely found that conditioning every day and being super gentle and slow with combing has helped minimize the amount of hair I lose on a daily basis. Using a good leave-in and massaging my scalp with coconut oil very thoroughly once every two weeks has also helped "thicken" my hair. In short, doing as much as you can to stimulate your hair follicles will definitely make up for the amount of hair you are losing, which I think varies depending on your genetic makeup, etc. Of course, if this is happening to you all of a sudden, you may want to go to the doctor to check out whether you might have allopecia, which can usually be fixed pretty quickly.

    As far as the side part goes, I've yet to master parting in general. I think it makes my hair look lopsided, honestly, so I tend to stick with a middle part to even out my volume.
    Fine, porous 3a with some 3b...
    Co-wash: Suave Tropicals Coconut Conditioner (with shampoo bars 2x a month) Rinse-out: L'oreal Vive Pro Nutri Gloss Leave-in: Lustrasilk Styling: CK, Pink Boots, KCCC, AOMM, HESMU, BRHG, CJ Aloe Fix Gel Post-Styling: Apply product to wet hair, scrunch out water with Curls Like Us, diffuse for 5-7 minutes Treatments: Vatika coconut oil, Kama Brahmi oil
  • AnnieKayAnnieKay Posts: 112Registered Users
    My hair is medium length, but I seem to lose a lot like that in the shower too after combing conditioner through with my fingers. I'm not sure how much is supposed to be normal... It actually seems like I lose less hair since I went CG though.
    3b curls :love4:
    Products I'm using:
    Shampoo 1-2x/week: Organix Coconut
    Co-wash: Suave Naturals Coconut
    Conditioner: GVP Conditioning Balm
    Leave-in: Giovanni Direct Leave-In
    Gel: LA Looks Sport

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  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    kayemmkay159-
    Weird, isn't it?
    I'm thinking about finger combing my hair more in the shower- combing it from one side to the other and co-washing in between? Maybe it'd help.
    I know that it does help to loosen my hair by putting my fingers on my scalp and moving the hair around a bit. Not really shaking, and not really scrunching, either. Just sort of... fidgeting with it? LOL, I'm not sure what to call it.
    3A~fine texture
    Cleanser: GiovanniTTTT, Deva Low Poo
    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
    I <3 second day hair :iconbiggrin:
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  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    Definitely don't feel bad. I lose A TON of hair when I comb in the shower (it varies from a teeny bit to a huge handful, depending on how long it's been since I've combed). Unfortunately, my hair has always tended towards the more brittle and fine (even when it's healthy), so there's not really much I can do to change this.

    I've definitely found that conditioning every day and being super gentle and slow with combing has helped minimize the amount of hair I lose on a daily basis. Using a good leave-in and massaging my scalp with coconut oil very thoroughly once every two weeks has also helped "thicken" my hair. In short, doing as much as you can to stimulate your hair follicles will definitely make up for the amount of hair you are losing, which I think varies depending on your genetic makeup, etc. Of course, if this is happening to you all of a sudden, you may want to go to the doctor to check out whether you might have allopecia, which can usually be fixed pretty quickly.

    As far as the side part goes, I've yet to master parting in general. I think it makes my hair look lopsided, honestly, so I tend to stick with a middle part to even out my volume.

    I've always lost a lot of hair for some reason. I just recently got blood work to check everything, and everything came out normal. Getting a leave in before I put on gel would most likely help, that'll be my next move (along with the coconut oil).
    Thank you!

    AnnieKay-
    Yeah, I seem to lose less hair when I'm CG also. I know I lose less when I finger comb with conditioner, or just use a comb with conditioner, but the rinsing without combing after wards makes my hair really tangled. I think that's where the leave-in will help as PrettyMedusa brought out.
    3A~fine texture
    Cleanser: GiovanniTTTT, Deva Low Poo
    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
    I <3 second day hair :iconbiggrin:
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  • Jess the MessJess the Mess Posts: 5,844Registered Users


    Also, an odd question for those with a side part- Do you seem to get better curls on the fuller side of your part (see my Avatar:pr:)? It's always a bit stringy on my other side, which is weird since I finger comb my hair back a little as I wash.

    Yes! I can't seem to figure out why, but my hair seems to be getting better. I'll have a few days a week where both sides of my head will be looking good, compared to when the less fuller side never did. I can't figure out why though...
    My hair is the same way and I haven't been able to fix it no matter what I try. Weird, huh?
    High Priestess JessMess, follower of the Goddess of the Coiling Way and Confiscator of Concoctions in the Order of the Curly Crusaders

  • kaysarakaysara Posts: 152Registered Users
    Oh my goodness, I lose an insane amount of hair every shower. Even just from applying conditioner! I stopped worrying about it since it happened both before and after I went CG, and I never seem to have less hair. My hair has always been very very thick (lots of it) so I figured I could spare a wad every shower, haha.

    My concern though is that it often isn't full length hairs for me, so it seems like breakage. I do what I can to minimize that.
    3a/2c, medium texture, thick and dense, normal porosity/elasticity. Cone free since 5/1/09.

    Low Poo: SheaM C&S
    Condish: GFS&SZero or SheaM WCR
    Stylers: UFDCM + LALSG
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    Some curlies notice more shed in the shower because the shed hairs get caught in the curls and don't just float of elsewhere as easily as straighter haired folks do.

    And, since we went there with pics, lol, this is what I lose in a week.

    14waw3l.jpg

    Even with all of that, I still have a ton of hair left, and I have no big thin areas or growth issues.

    Many of us are also curlier on one side, regardless of part, which is interesting.

    ETA: Lol at the pic; I didn't mean for that to look so.... turdlike.
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  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    Some curlies notice more shed in the shower because the shed hairs get caught in the curls and don't just float of elsewhere as easily as straighter haired folks do.

    And, since we went there with pics, lol, this is what I lose in a week.

    14waw3l.jpg

    Even with all of that, I still have a ton of hair left, and I have no big thin areas or growth issues.

    Many of us are also curlier on one side, regardless of part, which is interesting.

    ETA: Lol at the pic; I didn't mean for that to look so.... turdlike.

    LOL, you're my new CG idol for posting that ^^
    And I can tell by just that wad of hair, yours must be really pretty!
    It's so much more comforting to know that a lot of curlies lose so much.
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    Cleanser: GiovanniTTTT, Deva Low Poo
    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
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  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    Some curlies notice more shed in the shower because the shed hairs get caught in the curls and don't just float of elsewhere as easily as straighter haired folks do.

    And, since we went there with pics, lol, this is what I lose in a week.

    14waw3l.jpg

    Even with all of that, I still have a ton of hair left, and I have no big thin areas or growth issues.

    Many of us are also curlier on one side, regardless of part, which is interesting.

    ETA: Lol at the pic; I didn't mean for that to look so.... turdlike.

    Why did you post a picture of my shed hair and dye it red?:happy2: That looks about right. My one day shed after cowashing and combing looks like a small hamster.
  • SariaSaria Posts: 15,963Registered Users
    I had a picture of my big glob of hair that I posted in another thread, but I deleted it! I will tell you that it was much bigger than yours, so I don't think you should worry.

    These days I brush out my hair before washing it and I find I lose less when I brush than if I were to detangle in the shower.
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  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    Speckla, you crack me up.

    I did make a hair rat (maybe I should call it a hamster) with that hair for a Tudor costume. I let a weeks worth sit in my comb, but then I couldn't pull it out. I had to cut it off of the comb.
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  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    Now come on ladies, size really doesn't matter..does it?:elephant:

    This is what came out after shampooing and conditioning before I even detangled with a comb. I wet my hair nearly everyday and have a wad of hair. There was more than that after I combed but the cat jumped on the edge of the tub and got away with it. He was trying to chase the 'hamster'!
    My hair is shoulder length.

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  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    Speckla wrote: »
    Now come on ladies, size really doesn't matter..does it?:elephant:

    LOL!!
    3A~fine texture
    Cleanser: GiovanniTTTT, Deva Low Poo
    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
    I <3 second day hair :iconbiggrin:
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  • Robin-in-FLRobin-in-FL Posts: 1,731Registered Users
    I lose enough hair to panic just about anybody. Like Sairis, I lose a Lot Less if I try to detangle dry hair before showering, instead of detangling with conditioner in shower. It's like the conditioner just slides the hairs out of the follicles or something, it really freaks me out.

    When it was ultralong, I only really "messed with it" once a week, and the weekly loss in that one shampoo day was less than the amount lost on one conditioner-detangle day now. But I don't want to keep it in a braid all the time now it's shorter and looking good, LOL, so I re-do the hair 3-4 times a week, and seem to lose the weekly amount of hair each time.

    I am thinking I'll have to go back to dry-detangling.
    2c / C / iii (FIA)
    Med-Coarse, LowPorosity, NormalElast (LCLF)

    Shoulder-Length now.

    Wash: DevaCare Low Poo
    Detangle & Rinseout: Walgreens or Sally's Conditioning Balm (always)
    Leave-in: DevaCare OneC (budget choice is GFTN)
    Style: ReCoil & DevaCare Arc Angel (budget choices are HESMU or Got2BSpikedUp)

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  • GreatcurlsGreatcurls Posts: 1,782Registered Users
    I'm glad to read another post about hair shedding. I understand about the average amount of shed hair, but I also read that up to 200 strands per day is acceptable.
    My hair sheds more than the average person, but it grows longer as well with protective styling and moisturizing.
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  • StarmieStarmie Posts: 6,679Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I lose a scary amount every time I do my hair, frightens me to look at it sometimes but my hair on the whole never seems to look much different (it is on the thin side though which is why the loss is scary).

    Re the side part - my hair is much better on the "thin" side, it curls better, with more definition and generally just sits better.
    3b in South Australia.
  • thegreendivathegreendiva Posts: 20Registered Users
    I lose about 150-200 hairs a day- I tend to leave hair everywhere I go. However my hair is still pretty thick and I ahve been like this for at least ten years, so I'm not too worried.

    If you've had your bloods checked (did they check your ferritin stores?) then I wouldn't worry. I don't believe in "normal", everyone is different- the time to worry is if you are dramatically thinning. Your hair looks great! :toothy10:
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  • Curls=BeautyCurls=Beauty Posts: 1,781Registered Users
    I lose a lot as well. Never tried saving it for a week, but it would be interesting to see how big it is. lol. It takes forever to get every last hair out of the shower or tub, but if I don't the drains get clogged fast.
    The amount you lose just depends on the individual person.
    Cleanser: Liquid Castile Soap diluted in a foaming soap dispenser
    Rinse:
    ACV rinse
    Detangler/Conditioner:
    Oyin Handmade Greg Juice or Juices and Berries
    Stylers: Botticelli Botanicals Styling Mudd, KCCC, Honey Rinses and BRHG, Crack Leave-in Hair Cream when straightening

    Tools: Silk pillowcase, Floursack towels, Jersey T-Shirts, Wide Tooth Comb, Velecta Paramount TGR-VQX Hair Dryer (for when I straighten) and BaByliss PRO Ionic Rollabout Hard Hat Dryer
  • madhuri_dixit_fanmadhuri_dixit_fan Posts: 310Registered Users
    Since going back on gluten and wheat (and casein for the hubz) free diets my fam doesn't shed hair as massively as we used to shed hair. When I say we shed massively, it's just that, enuf to knit sweaters for dogs. Turns out we are gluten, wheat and casein (one of us) intolerant, and after finding that out, I realized it took this long for the effects to start showing up on our skin and hair. I'd have these massive bird nests hairballs after gently fingercombing my hair. I knew something was wrong, because in the past even when my hair was most neglected it didn't shed as much. We've been eating corect diet for about 4 months, made all our products gluten and wheat free, and I have noticed a big difference. 100 hairs a day seems very high to me because this is what I lost, if not more, before a return to proper eating. I understand that 100 is an average, but that's a red flag for my fam if were talking daily shed. :read2: Said all that to suggest maybe looking at your diet to see if you have changed anything or have checkup with doctor to rule out anything abnormal. If everything is on the up and up health wise, maybe it's just your normal shedfall and you can try being extra gentle with your hair with whatever you do to it/put on it.
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  • bigredapmibigredapmi Posts: 229Registered Users

    If you've had your bloods checked (did they check your ferritin stores?)

    I have very low ferritin stores. How does that apply to hair loss?
    3a/3b coarse and thick.....big and red

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  • oddityofwingsoddityofwings Posts: 1,261Registered Users
    It sounds a bit weird, but I actually count the hairs I lose while showering. Seeing as I don't really touch it after washing (aside from scrunching), other 'shedding' is minimal. I appear to lose somewhere between 25-50 in the shower, though it always seems like loads because it's pretty long. I always wonder if sometimes more shedding is also related to hair length - I know I don't shed nearly as much when my hair is shorter.
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  • CurlyCoreanCurlyCorean Posts: 64Registered Users
    Does gender have anything to do with it? Also, does race?

    I lose little to no hair in the shower or throughout the day.
    Naturally Curly/Wavy Korean Guy
  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    God, I had THE hugest blob of hair hanging off of my t-shirt today at school. I thought I looked all "stylin" like the other summer school kids... I look down, and there it is: a big huge blob of curl to interrupt my temporary self esteem boost.

    Must've came out while I was scrunching. ^^
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    Cleanser: GiovanniTTTT, Deva Low Poo
    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
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  • Curls=BeautyCurls=Beauty Posts: 1,781Registered Users
    It sounds a bit weird, but I actually count the hairs I lose while showering. Seeing as I don't really touch it after washing (aside from scrunching), other 'shedding' is minimal. I appear to lose somewhere between 25-50 in the shower, though it always seems like loads because it's pretty long. I always wonder if sometimes more shedding is also related to hair length - I know I don't shed nearly as much when my hair is shorter.


    You know, now that you mention it, I do seem to lose more hair then I did before my hair cut.

    I don't know why I never thought of that, next shower I am going to be counting the hairs (maybe, if I have the patience).


    Even when I am done with my shower and am raking gel through my hair, it still comes off my head. It is really annoying because it takes longer when that happens.
    Cleanser: Liquid Castile Soap diluted in a foaming soap dispenser
    Rinse:
    ACV rinse
    Detangler/Conditioner:
    Oyin Handmade Greg Juice or Juices and Berries
    Stylers: Botticelli Botanicals Styling Mudd, KCCC, Honey Rinses and BRHG, Crack Leave-in Hair Cream when straightening

    Tools: Silk pillowcase, Floursack towels, Jersey T-Shirts, Wide Tooth Comb, Velecta Paramount TGR-VQX Hair Dryer (for when I straighten) and BaByliss PRO Ionic Rollabout Hard Hat Dryer
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    I was losing 200-300 per day or perhaps more. My hair was shedding in clumps rather than just strands from all over. I was diagnosed with a b deficiency and started taking more b vitamins, biotin, msm and some extra calcium. My excessive shedding stop, my lost hair grew back, and now I'm back to losing about 100 hairs per day. I have no thinning spots on my head. I have thinner places but they're the same ones I've had all my life.
  • melaniesusanmelaniesusan Posts: 948Registered Users
    I also tend to lose a lot of hair when I wash, condition, and style.

    I've definitely noticed that I lose less hair in the shower if my conditioner has excellent detangling properties. Then I don't yank out extra hair trying to get the comb through.

    Also, I've found a low poo that I really like because it provides gentle but thorough cleansing, yet I have less hair loss in the shower than with other poos. It's the Avalon Organics olive and grape seed shampoo.

    No idea what ingredients in other shampoos cause me to lose more hair, but I'm sticking to this one for now.
    hair type: 2B/3A
    low poo: Elucence moisture; Elucence clarifying (after swimming)
    condish: CJ smoothing; CJ argan; CJ repair me; CJ curl rehab
    winter/spring styling: CJ Beauticurls leave-in + Curly Kinks coil jam + Ouidad mongongo oil; or CJ leave-in + SpiralSolutions CEJ & FHG
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  • zcurlygirlzcurlygirl Posts: 217Registered Users
    I have also lately have had a lot of hair loss. It comes out in huge clumps (slightly smaller than the size of my fist) when I take a shower, bu even when I touch my hair, strands come out.

    I called the doctor, and the nurse said that it might've been because I had pneumonia 3 months ago- she said that hair loss is common about 3 months after major illnesses. I don't know for sure if this is the reason, but it could be a possibility.
    2c/3a/3b
    Co-Wash: TJ's Nourish
    Conditioner: 1/2 TJ's Nourish, 1/2 AO Honeysuckle Rose
    Leave-in: GDLI, CJ Curl Assurance
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    Normal Porosity, Fine Texture (who would've thunk!), normal elasticity, and medium density.

    PM me if you have suggestions for my hair (i.e. product, etc.), help would be very much appreciated!
  • kellygreen49kellygreen49 Posts: 625Registered Users
    zcurlygirl-
    I'm actually more thinking it might be a hormone imbalance? When I take a natural balancing cream for a couple weeks, my hair doesn't shed as much. As in, it's noticeably different. Odd, huh? :?

    melaniesusan-
    If I comb my hair in the shower actually with conditioner in it, I lose half the hair I do when I just comb it wet after. So I know my hair must be super brittle, and breaking. But you're giving me the inspiration to start combing it with condish in it again, and try rinsing very carefully. Because a lot of times if I don't comb at my rinse, I can get tangled?

    Speckla-
    It's amazing what proper vitamins can do. If I don't take a supplement, my face breaks out insanely. I either take an All-one powder vitamin when I can afford it (kinda pricey), or I double/triple up on One-A-Days (surprisingly safe, I googled it).
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    Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
    Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
    Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
    I <3 second day hair :iconbiggrin:
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  • melaniesusanmelaniesusan Posts: 948Registered Users
    kellygreen49,

    My hair tangles very easily, so detangling is the #1 property I look for in my conditioners. The right balance of moisture (not too much, not too little) is my #2 criteria.

    My two favorite conditioners for detangling are LVPNG and EO Rose and Chamomile. I can't use the EO every day, because it's fairly rich, so I alternate it with LVPNG.

    With either conditioner, I can rake it through my hair with only slight difficulty, and then the detangling comb glides right through. I still lose some hair in the process (which I place on the edge of the bathtub temporarily so it doesn't clog the drain), but it's not as much of a struggle.

    Also, it leaves my hair virtually tangle-free after I rinse, exit the shower, and comb through again.
    hair type: 2B/3A
    low poo: Elucence moisture; Elucence clarifying (after swimming)
    condish: CJ smoothing; CJ argan; CJ repair me; CJ curl rehab
    winter/spring styling: CJ Beauticurls leave-in + Curly Kinks coil jam + Ouidad mongongo oil; or CJ leave-in + SpiralSolutions CEJ & FHG
    summer/fall styling: CJ CCCC lite + CIAB + Curl Queen
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