WRONG. Well, yes it is, but it's not healthy to think of it in such limited terms. Just because it's dead doesn't mean it can't be affected by the environment. Moreover, your scalp is very much alive and if you're abusing your hair, chances are you're abusing your scalp too.
Due to the often steel wool-esque nature of kinky-coily hair, many people mistakenly assume it's the toughest, most durable hair type. However, all the curls and kinks actually serve to make afro-textured hair the most brittle of all. There are a couple of reasons for this:
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