This Hair Shrinkage Video Will Blow Your Mind

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When it comes to natural hair styling, we all know that hair shrinkage is real. Wash day (or any bout with moisture) can transform back-grazing tresses into a TWA in zero seconds flat. Yes, shrinkage is a great sign that your hair is healthy and not heat damaged – but we’re still always amazed at how our tresses have a life of their own.

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The Instagram video below is no exception, showing us another incredible view of our #blackhairmagic at work. Press play below to see just long this naturalista’s hair really is.


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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. founder of Sadiaa and editor for