15 Jaw-Dropping Images Of Natural Hair Shrinkage

Shrinkage Is Real

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Having a strong snapback game is a major win – especially when it comes to natural hair. The jaw-dropping realness of shrinkage is actually a testament to our #blackhairmagic! Unprocessed healthy and undamaged hair should always return to its natural kinky, curly, coily state with ease after a wash.

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But, real talk, the difference in length between tresses in their naturally textured state and when blown-out can sometimes be mind-boggling and frustrating if you think all your hard work is goring nowhere. So, we’ve pulled together several jaw-dropping moments of naturalistas proving that #shrinkageisreal and not to judge your length by its curls. Click through to have your mind blown.

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About The Author

Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. by day, she serves as online editor for Hype Hair and runs boutique PR/digital company Kladé Group. by night, she bangs as frontwoman for rock band Born Relic.