staightening and having a longer hair

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switbettie
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staightening and having a longer hair

Post by switbettie » Sat Oct 24, 2015 3:58 am

Please I need help on how to make my kinky hair really long and to stop it's shrinkage and still maintain its natural look. Though I have been natural since a year ago. Below is an attachment of how my hair really looks. Please help me!

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Re: staightening and having a longer hair

Post by Jayla » Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:25 pm

You can try stretched styles w/out heat (ex. Twist/braid/Bantu knot/3 strand twist outs, banding, cocoon curls, airplaning and I highly recommend to stay away from heat to prevent damage), but first you should accept you shrinkage. Because of it, you can rock a twa or curly bob one day and waist length hair the next. It's what makes your curls pop. It's what makes them versatile. It's a sign of HEALTHY hair. IT'S WHAT GOD GAVE YOU! There is nothing wrong with wanting to show off a little length, but if you're doing it for the bad reason of not loving the shrunken fro that grows out of your scalp, that is another issue.
Sorry if I sound a little mean here but I wanted to remind you about self love and embracing crazy shrinkage- something that most others aren't born with and is a a beautiful rarity.
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Re: staightening and having a longer hair

Post by Amanda Frisk » Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:28 am

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Re: staightening and having a longer hair

Post by latesthairstylezz » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:10 am

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