Snippet from the article:
Hair extensions should be banned, according to one of the biggest hair science groups in the UK.
The Trichological Society says a growing number of salons are offering to do them at a cheap price and some hairdressers don’t have the qualifications to put them in properly.
The organisation says that’s leading to more young women suffering from hair problems such as bald patches and alopecia.
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While it is true that hair extensions can lead to traction alopecia, the idea of banning them likely won’t go very far. Groups like this issue a press release with some big proclamation (in this case, banning extensions), in hopes that a news organization picks up the story and gives them some notoriety. This follows a published report in the British Journal of Dermatology about the dangers of hair extensions. If anything, people should just be more aware of what possibly could happen if they decide to wear extensions in their hair.