It's unlikely to cause permanent hair loss, but overworking your locks can damage hair, making it weak and easily broken. Processes that may cause hair troubles can include aggressive brushing, back combing, straightening, and dying. Even chemicals in shampoos, water, air pollution, and too much UV exposure can weaken the outside and inside of hair fibers.
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