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Sunday, August 7, 2016

My Hair Diary | Houdini Magic: Shrinkage Blows My Mind

I absolutely love seeing this verse of the natural hair anthem - gently stretching a coil to show the strands true length. Seeing naturalistas do this blows my mind!

The Chic Natural: YouTube - How To: Straightening My Natural Hair
How many times have we seen pictures of naturalistas stretching their coils? It's such an amazing sight to see. Really, no matter how many times you have seen your naturalista friend, sister, mother, cousin, or sister at the church...you may not really know how long her hair is!

Instagram: miliandolarez - Image Credit: Black Hair Information
Say it with me...NATURAL GIRL MAGIC!
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We are Houdinis up in here!

Instagram: Vannie3000 - Image Credit: BGLH

For me, I honestly don't mind my shrinkage. Since doing Big Chop Number 2, I have embraced my shrinkage and enjoyed the shorter styles. Shrinkage is a normal part of kinky, curly, and coily hair. And I absolutely love mine!

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Now that's shrinkage!!!

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If you want to minimize shrinkage, try stretching methods like:

Check out more pictures of awesome natural hair shrinkage!

Natural hair says: Natural hair is versatile and able to withstand any style...but don't fight your shrinkage. Love all the curls, coils, and kinks of your hair.

Always Desire Your Natural,

Christina J

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