Shrinkage, the godforsaken extra tight coiling of the hair, normally happens after wash day, but can also occur when the weather is humid, or when a twist-out goes bad.
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No matter the reason, it’s always a huge eye opener when the hair transforms from its shrunken state to a more stretched pattern. We live for it!
And you don’t have to be a professional hair stylist to get your hair to its longest lengths. Although blow-outs normally give the most length, styles like bantu-knots, twist-outs, and even old school corn-rows can also do the trick. Check out these amazing pictures of healthy hair shrinkage transformations and get inspired for your next lengthening style!