Natural hair shrinkage – the bane of every natural’s existence. Let me set the scene: you’re in the shower during wash day, and you notice that your hair has not only thickened, but is past your shoulders. You’ve been deep conditioning and protective styling, and finally, finally, you’re seeing length. But when you get out of the shower, …
Natural Hair Shrinkage
Got shrinkage? Join the club 🙂
Many naturals experience shrinkage - some up to 75%! Shrinkage is normal - in fact, it means that you're hair is healthy, your cuticles are uncompromised and your moisture/protein ratio is balanced.
But of course, we want to show off our true length, and there isn't anything wrong with that! Here are the best tips for stretching your curls.