So far, its nothing I've never seen before, but I wanted to document her advice for how to prepare your hair for braids.
2. Hot Oil treatment - to make the hair supple
Shedding and Breaking are different. Shedding is when the hair completed its growth cycle and falls out. Breaking is when damaged hair breaks off from the shaft.
This book talks about salons, extensions, and braiding styles. Good if you are starting up on braiding your own hair.