Now, what can I do about shrinkage?I BC'd a year ago - I'm about 4 inches in, but my hair shrinks about 90%.What can I do, without blow-drying it?Please advise, or direct toward advise.
As we have said many times before on this blog is that shrinkage is a love-hate thing. Shrinkage is part and parcel of being natural and you just have to love it, because if you do not it can have you clutching at hair shears at 11pm....looking crazed.
- Keep your hair in protective styles such as twists for a few days before you enjoy your twist out. A great tutorial here from this blog, http://meechymonroe.com/?p=1504
- When doing twists, try make them tight and use a strong holding product such a gel or curl cream, this will result in less shrinkage when you have your hair out
- Henna treatments have worked to loosen the curl pattern of some ladies and hence reduce shrinkage, I think this has helped Mary and I to some extent.
- Lastly embrace the shrinkage, when you tug at a strand of hair and you realise how long it is..it will surely make you smile
Hope this answers your question :-)
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