If you’ve ever tousled your tresses only to wonder why your hair hurts when you move it, that strange sensation is not just in your head. While pain in your mane sounds peculiar, trust us, it’s an actual thing. And it’s not uncommon.
Achy hair stems from problems with your scalp. In other words, your strands themselves aren’t sore, but rather the pain is produced by the skin around your hair, which is rich in blood vessels, nerve endings and oil glands.