The gap between professional hair extensions and do-it-yourself, at-home wig-bonding applications is greater now than ever before. The Internet has made access to hair extensions and wigs immediate, but not necessarily safe for the women who buy these products. More than ever, consumers are bombarded with information, only to be convinced to find a cheaper, more economical way to gain the same result. Enter the quick weave approach to hair replacement and hair extensions – bonding to the scalp poorly designed wigs or wearing too-tight braids – which only results in hair damage in the end. Unfortunately, this often results in traction alopecia, a direct result of what happens to women who cut corners in their hair health regimen and reach instead for products and services that are designed for professionals only. In this videoour veteran hair loss expert/hairstylist reveals the secrets to avoiding traction hair loss. By following these simple steps, you can discover the telltale signs of this disorder and be better prepared to avoid the pitfalls of unsafe techniques in hair extensions and hair replacement.