The Dangers of Misusing the 'Clean Look' The Viral Hairstyle That Will Save You From Washing Your Hair

This hairstyle is very easy to do, it is very repetitive, especially now that it is fashionable, but it has very obvious effects in the short-medium term.

As with everything in the age of the Internet and social networks, Once something is (re)baptized, it seems to start a new life, especially in viral terms, twist – in the case of the beauty and hair industry – any hairstyle, dye or cut a rage around the world. It happened little by little as it is now known Clean look ', which translates to 'clean look, appearance or style' in Spanish. That is, and translated into everyday language, Concealed by a hairstyle, maybe our hair is not clean enough to wear it.

But of course, just as it was born, it became fashionable and once its virtues were discovered, there was no need to have dirty hair to do it, rather It has become a common hairstyle for everyday life and any type of event. How can marriages be?

'Clean Look' Goes Viral on TikTok |  Photo: Gtres'Clean Look' Goes Viral on TikTok | Photo: Gtres

And that's it The 'clean look' is very easy to do -Because we didn't invent the wheel- It consists of putting your hair in a ponytail or bun and combing your hair so that the hair is very close to the head and tight.. For this It is necessary to use some form of adjustment Usually one of the gels, hairsprays or fixing waters has become very fashionable.

In addition to an easy hairstyle, it achieves another 'turgiddo' of beauty Lifting effect. By pulling your hair too far back It also helps tighten the facial skin. Fades some wrinkles, elongates the eye area, lifts the eyelids and achieves a more feline look. As its name suggests, A lifting effect without the need for any aesthetic function. And once you take it off, everything goes back to normal.

But still This hairstyle hides many problems and long term effects They start to become noticeable in people who like the 'clean look' and are almost unfixable. After months, even years, of being one of the most popular hairstyles, we're starting to see that abusing it can cause some problems that may seem logical now, but not so much when it's a hairstyle. Who Hurts a Hairstyle?

What is traction alopecia?

good then, This is traction alopecia. This type of alopecia is one It occurs in certain areas of the head because the hair is subjected to a lot of tension over a long period of time. The effect of certain hairstyles such as braids or dreadlocks. What this constant tension accomplishes Weakening and damaging the hair from the rootsthus creating an irreversible fall.

The 'clean look' creates a lifting effect |  Photo: GtresThe 'clean look' creates a lifting effect | Photo: Gtres

In the case of the 'clean look', although it is true that all the hairs are tight, the more damaged areas are also more visible, ie The entire edge of our scalp, such as the forehead, sides, or nape of the neck Due to this, the hairs in those areas become weak and fall out. But he's not the only one. And the part where the hair is gathered in a ponytail or bun is especially tense.

Kourtney Kardashian's Traction Alopecia

An example of this What happened to Kourtney Kardashian in February 2019 A whole episode of the now-defunct 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' was enough. The eldest of the sisters opted for a 'clean look' hairstyle as she attended the amfAR Gala in New York with Kim Kardashian. A high ponytail style ponytail. She is herself He then complained that his head was very tight and that he felt pain.. What I didn't expect was weeks later A ponytail results in a bald spot in the middle of your head. And it is no more than a case of 'Traction Alopecia'.

Kourtney Kardashian's Traction Alopecia |  Photos: Gtres / 'KUWTK'Kourtney Kardashian's Traction Alopecia | Photos: Gtres / 'KUWTK'

Of course, in the case of Kourtney, a wealthy Kardashian with top doctors just a phone call away, she soon found a solution that wasn't available to everyone. What the businessman did was surrender A PRP treatmentcontaining They take your blood, centrifuge it, and use the plasma to re-inject it into the damaged area so your hair can grow back.. In your case, it worked, but it's better to avoid the problem than to solve it later. As the rich Spanish proverb says: prevention is better than cure..

How to know if your scalp is damaged

It's easy to know when you're damaging your scalp when it comes to unsightly hairstyles. A hairstyle that requires pulling the hair several times Causes damage or headaches It only gets easier when you let your hair down – and time flies. It may sound funny and anecdotal when influencers say this through their social networks, but it is nothing more than a symptom of damage to our scalp and hair follicles, which can create alopecia.

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