(WMC-TV) - Women have been straightening their hair since the 1800s. But now many African-American women are going back to their roots, the natural way.
And for some it's just what the doctor ordered.
"The hair is now aging and literally falling apart before its natural shedding cycle," said Dr. Lisa Akbari.
See the dangers in using chemicals in your hair and find out why more African-American women are going the natural way tonight on Action News 5 at 10 p.m.