Can wigs, extensions, clip-ons, and weaves cause traction alopecia? Yes, they can all cause traction alopecia. Traction means pulling, and alopecia means hair loss. We are in complete control over this type of hair loss. It is caused by what we choose to put in our hair and how we treat it.
You can use an anti-fungal shampoo, a gentle shampoo, or you can use a vasodilator. Those will stimulate your follicles, kind of get them alive again—also, proper nutrition. If you don't have the building blocks, nothing in your body is going to get better.