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There are so many natural hair fads and fallacies out there, and it’s so easy to get tangled up in the web of it all. Yes, we have stepped into the era of ample information about natural afro hair, and information abounds everywhere if you are looking for resources to boost you on your natural air journey. However, there are still some commonly propagated hair myths that you might come across ever so often.

The purpose of this article is to shed light on these common hair myths, so that you can ignore them if you ever come across them on your hair journey.

Natural hair is very weak

There is this misconception that afro hair is weak and brittle, but the truth is; afro hair is actually one of the strongest hair types. It has excellent tensile strength and can hold a lot of water. This being said, it is important to note that afro hair is also the most vulnerable hair type that needs to be properly handled if you want to avoid breakage and damage.