Why Does My Hair Shrink So Much When It Gets Wet Or I Wash It?

Breanna Rutter


Ashley asked this question because she said her hair is getting long but when it get’s wet, it keeps shrinking to the point of a small condensed Afro so I hope this video helps!


1st Answer: That's natural shrinkage baby!

This is what natural hair does, it’s completely normal and to be expected!


2nd Answer: Wash your hair in twist or braids to prevent your hair shrinkage from causing single strand knots.

A Detailed Wash Regimen is broken down in My Book

“The Natural Hair Bible: 10 Commandments For Black Hair Care”


3rd Answer: Work with the nature of your hair and wear hairstyles that keep your hair stretched.


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